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Tuesday Treasure – The Historie of the World, by Sir Walter Raleigh

While imprisoned in the Tower of London in the early seventeenth century, Sir Walter Raleigh, penned this work. While it proposed to be a history of the world, it was also identified as promoting the glories of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, at the expense of her successor, King James I. 

Completed in 1611 it was first published in 1614, and was followed by at least eleven editions. This copy was printed in 1634 and features two title pages, the first being a copy of the original (1614) which appeared in all subsequent editions up to 1652. The second the full title page and portrait of the author may also have appeared in other editions.  

Emblem books were popular during this era. An emblem book required an image, a motto, and text explaining the meaning of the image and motto. This book is considered to be within that tradition. 

Meet us today at 2pm in the VU MPR for a the first ever Summer International Day! There will performances, games, and delicious snacks... Watch this short video for more information. 😎
The new Everett University Center is almost complete! This gorgeous stairway will welcome students to state-of-the-art classrooms and Western's suite on the 3rd floor. Come check it out on August 15th. Open House starts at 11am. #wwu #western #everett
*deep sigh* Ahhhh....BellingHOME looks just as lovely when viewed from the water.
Going to be living off campus or in Birnam Wood? We have meal plans just for you. wwu.campusdish.com #wwu
Happy Birthday to the captain of @wwu_wsoccer Sierra Shugarts. Big things in store for the Vikings as they set to defend their @ncaadii national title in 2017. #GoViks #BirthdayViks #BeVIKtorious #WWU #Bellingham
Photo of the Day: Luke Olney of @wwu_msoccer was a First Team All-GNAC selection during the 2016 season to help lead the Vikings to their first NCAA Tournament appearance (and postseason victory). Luke is a co-captain with Tyler Visten and Jeremiah Lee for the 2017 season, as the Vikings look to make a return trip to the NCAA Tournament. #GoViks #WWU #GoalViks #BeVIKtorious @nscaa1941 @lukeolney @ncaadii @ncaasoccer @westernwashingtonuniversity
Can't hike? No problem! Lakewood Boathouse can get you out and active and without breaking your bank! This kayak rental was just $6 for the whole day!! #staysafe #stayactive #wwuoutdoorcenter
Need a job this fall? We need you. #wwu

Summer time! 

Western hosts many students over the summer, not just those attending classes. Many students and their families take advantage of Summerstart and Transitions to participate in orientation and to register for courses. Featured photos show students from 1969 and 1970 enjoying campus. 

One of the best things about Western; it's proximity to so many outdoor adventures. Check out the WWU Outdoor Center this fall for great excursion options!
Oscar with a goal and MotM honors for Louisville City FC last night. Vikings doing great things!

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