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Athena's Web Journal Athena’s Web is an academic journal dedicated to publishing outstanding undergraduate work of students in the college of Arts and Sciences.

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Scientific American
12/20/2017
Scientific American

Scientific American

Words have power. An expert explains how language changes our perceptions of the world.

Calling all readers! Our 2017 Spring/Summer edition is now live! Follow the link below and explore this great issue!
11/28/2017
2017 Spring Summer AWJ

Calling all readers! Our 2017 Spring/Summer edition is now live! Follow the link below and explore this great issue!

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s millions of monthly readers. Title: 2017 Spring Summer AWJ, Author: Athena's Web, Name: 2017 Spring Summer A...

11/07/2017
TED-Ed

TED-Ed

How many different verb tenses are there in a language like English? At first, the answer seems obvious — there’s past, present, and future.

But it isn't quite that simple:

This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World
09/24/2017
This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World

This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World

Did you know that most of the different languages we speak today can actually be placed in only a couple of groups by their origin? This is what illustrator Minna Sundberg has captured in an elegant infographic of a linguistic tree which reveals some fascinating links between different tongues.

TED-Ed
08/10/2017
TED-Ed

TED-Ed

Happy #BookLoversDay!

To celebrate, check out this compilation of reading assigned to students around the world:

07/27/2017
Great Big Story

Great Big Story

If you can read it, hear it, see it, think it, there’s a good chance The Library of Congress has it. With a collection of over 160 million items, it’s the largest library in the world, home to historical landmarks such as the Gutenberg Bible, the original copy of the “Star Spangled Banner” and the first portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Let’s dive in.

05/29/2017
TED-Ed

TED-Ed

Embrace the semi-confusing semicolon with these helpful guidelines:

05/19/2017
A Plus

A little encouragement before the summer semester starts😉😄

"My fear of failure never approached in magnitude my fear of ‘what if?’ What if I never tried at all?" Will Ferrell

We are now accepting spring/summer submissions for Athena's Web! Any Athens State University students pursuing a B.A. or...
05/05/2017

We are now accepting spring/summer submissions for Athena's Web! Any Athens State University students pursuing a B.A. or B.S. degree - submit your creative writing or art work - or even academic essays with professor permission! You might just get published!

How NYC's First Puerto Rican Librarian Brought Spanish To The Shelves
03/12/2017
How NYC's First Puerto Rican Librarian Brought Spanish To The Shelves

How NYC's First Puerto Rican Librarian Brought Spanish To The Shelves

When Pura Belpré became a librarian in 1921, she couldn't find Spanish language books for kids — so she wrote them herself. Belpré would go on to become a champion of bilingual library programs.

Happy birthday, Dr Seuss!!!
03/02/2017

Happy birthday, Dr Seuss!!!

02/21/2017
Edutopia

This school is teaching the art of conversation across disciplines. The ability to converse in a clear, respectful, and intellectual manner can sometimes make or break you in the "real" world. Equipping students at a young age to engage in problem-solving language is so important and necessary in an ever-evolving, multimodal conversational culture! Love this!

Through the study of oracy, these students are able to articulate their thoughts and learning in an amazingly advanced way.

HOW IT'S DONE: http://edut.to/2lwkmRi

The Writer's Circle
02/16/2017

The Writer's Circle

You don't have to know what you're doing before you begin!

Happy Valentine's Day!
02/14/2017

Happy Valentine's Day!

What a great resource!
02/07/2017
The African American Newspapers Collection

What a great resource!

Never before has such important original source material, written by African-Americans for African-Americans, been readily available for research and fresh interpretation by historians, sociologists, educators and students.

Truly wise words!
02/06/2017

Truly wise words!

Wise words from John Green.

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Kares Library at Athens State
11/16/2016

Kares Library at Athens State

November Library Hours:

11/12/2016
Athens State University Library

Anyone looking?

We're hiring!
Are you a student at Athens State University? Do you like the library? How about a few extra dollars? If you have said yes to these questions, becoming a library work study student could be for you.

Go here to apply as an institutional work study student (15 hours per week): https://jobs.athens.edu/pools/240. Or go here to apply if you believe that you are applicable to work as a federal work study student (20 hours per week): http://www.athens.edu/financial-aid/work-study/.

May we never forget the sacrifices of those who obtain, secure, and protect our freedom!
11/11/2016

May we never forget the sacrifices of those who obtain, secure, and protect our freedom!

Support your artistic peers by attending!
11/10/2016

Support your artistic peers by attending!

Be sure to check out the graduating Art majors' Senior Art Exhibition!

Today, we vote.
11/08/2016

Today, we vote.

The Write Club
11/02/2016

The Write Club

Happy Halloween!🎃🎃🎃
11/01/2016

Happy Halloween!🎃🎃🎃

We've got some free bookmarks and journal copies out there, too! Be sure to grab yours! Happy Transfer Orientation Day!!...
10/27/2016

We've got some free bookmarks and journal copies out there, too! Be sure to grab yours! Happy Transfer Orientation Day!!!

Lots of fun goodies at Transfer Day, so be sure to stop by the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom and GET PLUGGED IN!!!

Don't forget!
10/26/2016

Don't forget!

We're all set up! Half an hour!!!

The Write Club
10/24/2016

The Write Club

The Write Club is hosting special guest speaker, Tom Newton, this Wednesday in the Writing Center (located in Athens State Library). Mr. Newton is an actor and playwright who will be speaking about his various works and writing as an actor. We'd love to have you attend! Contact Jennifer Bravo @ [email protected] with any questions. Hope to see you there!

10/19/2016

SPRING/SUMMER 2016 HAS ARRIVED! :D
It's here! It's here! It's finally here!!!
We apologize for the delay in publication. We experienced technical difficulties this round, but they should (fingers crossed) be fixed going forward! Thanks again to all of our contributors! Also, WE'RE ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR FALL 2016!!!

Time to clean out those closets!!!
10/18/2016

Time to clean out those closets!!!

The Write Club
10/18/2016

The Write Club

L A S T * O N E * O F * F A L L * 2 0 1 6
Hello, fellow Writers!
This is a friendly reminder that we'll be meeting upstairs in the Library @ 5 pm today!!! Free tea and coffee will be provided, just B.Y.O.Mug if you can! Can't wait to see you there!!!

This is the last Hangout of this semester! We'd love to have you join us! Just stop by and chat!!!

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Half of those horses are mules...just saying.