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Opinion: Looking beyond the stereotypes, prejudice to see the people

Imagine this: You go to a car sales lot and a woman walks up to you and begins to talk to you about the mechanics of the car you’re considering and why it works best.
She’s probably pulling your leg, right? Only men know this stuff. How about when you see a Hispanic family shopping around a local Walmart with their children? Some might go as far as to think they probably are just depending on welfare and “stealing” jobs.

Mayor honors Munger with award

“She understands the impact on young people and how that love of education changes their whole lives,” Mayor Paul Harpole said. “If you look at the work she does and that the school does to help young people and to help children, there’s no denying that it has a huge impact on our community.”

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Actors take the stage in Irish one-act plays

The theatre department will debut its first show, “An Evening of John Millington Synge.” It will consist of two Irish one-act plays titled Riders to the Sea and In the Shadow of the Glen.

The showings will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22 and March 6-8 and 3 p.m. March 9 in the Experimental Theatre. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $5 for students and faculty and $3 for groups of ten and more.