Part of the mission of the School of Theatre at Stephen F. Austin State University is to promote diversity in the study of the arts. Presenting plays with characters and themes that reflect diversity in race, culture and beliefs is one avenue to achieving that goal.
I work on a college campus and everyday I see students scurrying along to class, some gleefully, some not so gleefully. The 21st century college campus is truly a diverse environment; I can think of no other place that integrates so many races, creeds, religions and ethnicities.
Dear Dave: I have decided it’s time to get control of my money. Your plan sounds workable, but I talked to some friends about it, and they think I would be better off using a credit card for emergencies. Can you explain why you advise saving a separate emergency fund? — Leslee
I remember sitting on a stool in the kitchen with a towel over my shoulders pinned at the neck with a clothes pin. Raising a family on a dairy farm, Mom knew better than to spend money at the barber shop.
This column ordinarily is devoted to the lives of wild animals of the fields and forests. We rarely think much about them because we believe that humans are, or think we are, on a different strand in the web of life. I’m not so sure.
Sept. 16, dies y seis de septiembre, is Mexico’s equivalent of July 4th — a celebration of Mexican independence from Spain and the establishment of a new nation. Although some overlook it, Texas was part of New Spain in 1810 when the independence movement began. Thus, Mexican independence, a…
Today I watched an older couple get out of their car and walk into a store together. They both had canes, both were very slow, they held on to each other as they made their way inside the store. I had just come out of the store and raced to get in my car, start it up, and as I got ready to p…