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Community Perspective: Scapegoating Mental Health

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Community Perspective: Electric Vehicles Should Not Be Delayed in Virginia

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Community Perspective: City should focus on making Harrisonburg more user friendly

A community perspectives piece submitted by Bob Pippin

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Community Perspective: An open letter to Virginia Senator Mark Obenshain

A community perspectives piece by Charlotte Shristi Dear Senator Obenshain, As a constituent and resident of Rockingham County, I strongly urge you to oppose Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation as Virginia’s Secretary of Natural Resources.  At a time when Virginians are facing the imminent effects of a climate crisis, Wheeler is clearly the wrong choice! I live in …

Community Perspective: Suicides at Middle River Regional Jail demands accountability

A contributed perspectives piece by Connie Wright-Zink

Community Perspective: Hanging out with Stephen Sondheim

A community perspectives piece by Tom Arthur: The last time I was in New York, a former student asked if I wanted to meet Stephen Sondheim, with whom he was friends.

Community Perspective: The Winter Coat

A contributed perspectives piece by Anna Rose Geary.
It was the winter of 1927 and twenty-two- year- old Nenzi, my mother, wanted a dressy coat to wear to church and to special occasions.  

Community Perspective: Reconsidering Books— Protecting Students and Their Right to Read

By Sandra Parks, NBCT, Retired Teacher Librarian

Recently there has been a lot of attention paid to censorship attempts in schools across the nation. Sometimes a ban is requested or demanded for whole lists or categories of books or sometimes an individual book, while some parents are vocalizing that they don’t feel they have a say.

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