1st Appearance: The X-Men and Magneto

The X-Men Professor X Real Name/Alias: Charles Francis Xavier, Onslaught, Consort-Royal, Doctor X 1st Appearance: The X-Men #1, September 1963 Place of Origin: New York City Profession: Professor, Head Master of Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, Geneticist Affiliations: X-Men, Illuminati, X-Corporation, The Twelve, New Mutants Partnerships: Magneto (Max Eisenhardt), Moira MacTaggert, Lilandra Neramani Created by: […]

“RBG” DVD Review

“RBG” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 and provides not only an overview of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s formidable journey from her beginnings in Brooklyn to her notorious work as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, but insight into the life she lived while making that  journey. The film discusses Ginsburg’s time as both a […]

Thyroid Awareness Month in January

What weighs about 25 grams or .88 ounces is about 4 inches long and an inch wide and can cause havoc with your whole body?  It is the thyroid or thyroid gland.  It looks like a butterfly found in the front of your neck, below the Adam’s apple.  The gland secretes three hormones: the two […]

Did You Know? Winter 2021 Edition

The Freeman/Lozier Library is always changing to keep up with the latest trends and services to offer you our best.  Our More Than Books newsletter has a “Did You Know” section that keeps you informed about the changes that have taken place in the library.  Here is the latest news from that newsletter:     The library has returned to […]

Commemorate Human Rights this December

On December 10, 1948, following the close of World War II the newly created United Nationals General Assembly officially adopted a Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This comprehensive declaration asserts that “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Similar to the United States’ Bill of Rights, the Universal Declaration of […]

The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution E311.C46 2020

The Cabinet describes the experiences, events, and history of the nation’s first cabinet during the eight years of George Washington’s presidency and the precedence it set during the Early Republic. The author, Lindsay M. Chervinsky, put it quite eloquently, “The cabinet stood at the center of almost every major development during the 1790s and reveals […]

Words For Snow

Snow is probably the trademark of winter, If you’re trying to convey cold through symbolism, a snowflake gets the job done. We’re all dreading the first snowfall of the year, we shovel it, we play in it, making snowballs, snowmen, and snow angels. We even make fake snow for decoration, ambiance, and even ski resorts. […]

New Arrivals Winter 2020

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Megan McIntosh.   Why We Act: Turning Bystanders into Moral Rebels BF637.H4 S26 2020 Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies BF698.35.S45 C37 2019 The Cornfield: Antietam’s Bloody Turning Point E456.W455 2020 Exploring the History […]

1st Appearance: Kang the Conqueror

Kang the Conqueror Real Name/Alias: Nathaniel Richards, Rama-Tut, Iron Lad, Immortus, Victor Timely 1st Appearance as Kang: The Avengers #8, October 1964 Place of Origin: Other Earth, 31st Century Profession: Conqueror, Time Travelling Despot Affiliations: Council of Kangs, Cross-Time Kangs. Partnerships: Doctor Doom, En Sabah Nur – the ancient mutant who became Apocalypse Created by: […]