Carnival workers face stigma, stereotypes with job

Carnival workers face stigma, stereotypes with job

The life of a carnival worker is one often shrouded in secrecy. They’re a group of people who consider themselves to be different from everyone else in the world—the “marks,” as they call them. And we consider them different too—whether or not they are. They have...
Dairy Bar gives profits to volunteer workers

Dairy Bar gives profits to volunteer workers

The 10 lines at the Dairy Bar around dinnertime usually stretch to the street from the round-barn building, with more than 100 people waiting to get their relatively inexpensive milkshakes and grilled-cheese sandwiches. But the long lines don’t seem to stop fairgoers...

Feed goats for a quarter, feel happy the rest of the day

The little girl with straight brown hair was loud. She talked loudly to her mom, and she talked loudly to the goats, standing in straw behind white iron gates. She was one of those kids who giggle-shrieked. When the goat came closer to the side of his pen and thrust...