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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY. JANUARY 27, 2012 DTMS Students of the Week Dugan-Tarango Middle School Students of the Week are Jessie Gamin, Savannah Newell and Tommie Rojas. The students are.pictured above with Principal Garcia. Courtesy photo WHAT A CHILD LEARNS ABOUT VIOLENCE A CHILD LEARNS FOR LIFE. LHS first semester Honor Roll announced Freshmen 3.0 Average 4.0 Average Rishae Allen Jeremie Salazar Jonathon Craig Anthony Tovar Rosendo Cruz State Bar Essay Contest offers cash prizes Submitted by STATE BAR OF NMIA/buquerque The State Bar of New Mexico is accepting entries from high school juniors and seniors from around the state for its annual essay contest. This year's assignment is entitled The Search. which deals with personal freedoms in the school environment. Thoughtful essays expressing personal points of view will be accepted until March 1. Essays must contain 1000-1500 words and will be judged by a panel of judges, lawyers. State Bar staff and educators. The law firm of Modrall. Sperling, Roehl. Harris & Sisk PA spon- sors cash awards of $1000 for first place, $750 for second place and $500 for third place In addition, the first place winner's classroom receives $500. Winners are recognized, at the annual Law Day Lun- cheon in May in Albuquerque. Last year's winners were first place Caitlin Stone of Valley High School in Albuquerque; second place Kathryn Martinez of Ofiate High School in Las Cruces; and third place Melecio Perea of West Las Vegas High School in Las Vegas. Now in its 23 'd year. the contest is sponsored by the State Bar to promote higher education and to encourage an appreciation of the law. High school language arts and social studies teachers through- out the state in both public and private schools have received contest materials. Extensive materials are provided on the State Bar web,site at, Contest infor- mation and entry form. a tutorial on writing a legal essay, the scoring rubric, standards and benchmarks for teachers, and essays from previ- ous contests are available to assist students and teachers. The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is com- posed of more than 8500 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law. and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profes-- sion. JBODY 'JEWI=i!!2Y Huge Selection! 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New Mexico State Univer- sity is offering the Borderland a chance to take the discussion back in time, allowing for insight into contemporary discussions on immigration with a speaker se- ries,-"Arriving in America: The Challenge o'f Immigrants and Minorities in Modern American History." The series presents seven noted historians from across the country who will look at the ex- periences of several 'different im- migrant groups such as Mexican and Hispanics, the Irish, the Ital- ians, East European Jews. the Great Migration of African Ameri- cans and Asians. "Given the similarity among the experiences of Mexicans and other immigrant groups," said Andrea Orzoff, a history profes- sor in the College of Arts and Sci- ences at NMSU and speaker se- ries organizer, "I thought this would provide the opportunity for a transnational comparative discussion of immigration as an ongoing problem for American society." Orzoff also hopes to encour- age thoughtful reflection on a complex issue. "This kind of dialogue might allow us to make more useful ob- servations" about ongoing pat- terns of xenophobia and nativism, changes in American borders, and the shifting defini- tion of whiteness in modern American history," Orzoff said. The series begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. All talks will be held in the College of Health and Social Services auditorium, ex- cept for the final talk, which will be at the Stan Fulton Center. The first speaker of the se- ties, Anthony Morn. an assistant professor in the history depart- ment at the University of Michi- gan, will present "'Americans Immigrate Constantly:' Historic Ironies and Reversals that Made the Modern U.S.-Mexican Bor- deF." Matthew Jacobson. a profes- sor of American studies. African- American studies and history at Yale University, will speak on "Race. Immigration. and Citizen- ship in the United States: The Irish Experience as Racial Odyssey" on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Independent documentary filmmaker Gianfranco Norelli will bring his documentary film "Pane Amaro (Bitter Bread)" on the Italian-American immigrant experience to campus Thursday, Feb. 16. Spencer Crew. a Robinson professor at George Mason Uni- versity, will discuss "The Great Migration of African Americans: Making the 'Color Line' Na- tional" on Monday, Feb. 20. Hasia Diner. the Paul S. and Sylvia. Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History at New York University, will speak on "East European Jewish Immi- grants: Unwanted in the Land of Promise" on Thursday, Feb. 23. Charlotte Brooks. an assis- tant professor of history and co- chair of the Program in Asian and Asian-American studies at Baruch College, City University of New York, will discuss "The First 'Illegals': The Legacy of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882" on Thursday, March 8. On Monday', March 12, David Gutierrez. a professor in the history department at the Uni- versity of California at San Di- ego, will conclude the series at the Stan Fulton Center with a capstone lecture on "The Sup- pression of Immigrants' Rights and the Impending Crisis of Citi- zenship." The lectures are free and open to the public. A parking per- mit for off-campus visitors is available at https:// ParkingForms/epermit.aspx. A campus map indicating the location of the College of Health and Social Services. in- cluding nearby parking, is avail- able at spective- students/visit-our-col- lege/ For more information con- tact Andrea Orzoff at 575-646- 4612. 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