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Get to Know Your 2019-2021 Council Members: Noverinda Bella Ratmelia

Bella is the newly appointed Website/IT Committee Chair. She is a Librarian from NTU Library’s Advisory and Consultation Team. She works closely with faculty and students from the School of Social Sciences, as well as the School of Art, Design, and Media as the liaison librarian for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. …

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Battleship.Letter from Gene

In Battleship, some alien super high tech ships had landed somewhere near Pearl Harbour where some also high tech digitally run american destroyers were having some naval exercise. Invariably the more high tech aliens decimated our digital stalwarts one by one. In a plot twist a la Space Cowboys involving an aging Clint Eastwood saving the world, the only ship left to face the rampaging extra terrestrials was a 70 year old battleship which had somehow become a museum for school kids cos – guess what – it’s all analog. Yet somehow it was unsinkable and in a strategem that was all about reading the right book and extracting just what was contextually appropriate, the hero with help of a crew of old shipmen who all looked like our grandpas… well, won’t spoil the movie for you.