2 Sentence Horror Story Winners

A Jack o' Lantern made for the Holywell Manor Halloween celebrations in 2003. Photograph by Toby Ord on 31 Oct 2003. {{cc-by-sa-2.5}}A Jack o’ Lantern made for the Holywell Manor Halloween celebrations in 2003. Photograph by Toby Ord on 31 Oct 2003. {{cc-by-sa-2.5}}

Here are the winning entries to the horror story contest…

1st place
Samantha Healey
He always liked the sound of rain.
It drowned out the voices of the ghosts in his house.

2nd place
Being deaf, her world was silent.
She only heard voices when she visited the old cemetery alone.

3rd place
Emma Secor
I walk around the kitchen, tiptoeing so I don’t wake anyone up.
I’m thankful you left your door unlocked; I love watching you sleep.

Computer Lab Near the Bookmark

Due to the Advisement & Transition Construction Project that is underway, the Computer Lab located near the Bookmark Cafe on the first floor of Memorial Library is closed.

We apologize for the inconvenience but would like to remind students that laptops are available for library use from the Help Center Desk in the Lobby.

Fun Distraction: Fat Bear Week

Various images of bears

It’s OctoBEAR at Katmai National Park in Alaska and that means 10/5-11/2022 is FAT BEAR WEEK!!! You can vote your favorite bear to the top of the brackets each day. Follow the links to learn more about #fatbearweek, read the bios for each of the bear contestants, and vote!



Two-Sentence Horror Story Contest

Two-Sentence Horror Story Contest

image of 2 glowing Jack O'LanternsOctober is the month for horror! Memorial Library and The Writing Center are hosting a two-sentence horror story contest to celebrate. All SUNY Cortland students are welcome to participate. Entries must be submitted online by Friday, 10/14 at https://forms.office.com/r/3dX74D4uhy. Story submissions must be original and two sentences long.

The first place winner will receive a Hocus Pocus board game. Three lucky winners will have their stories presented in the Digital Commons institutional repository (https://digitalcommons.cortland.edu/) and in Library social media (Facebook and Instagram @sunycortlandmemoriallibrary).

For full contest rules and information, please visit the contest link.