Daily Archive: September 2, 2010

Students toss their hat in the ring for fun, prizes

Students toss their hat in the ring for fun, prizes

Megan Burruss, 21, senior of Grand Island, throws rings onto bottles of soda at the RLA carnival Friday on the lawn next to Reta E. King Library. The carnival hosted many different challenges and games, and offered prizes such as iHome equipment, vacuum cleaners, blenders, and other useful items for dorm rooms.

‘Salaam alaikum’ – student dispels myths

‘Salaam alaikum’ – student dispels myths

What characteristics come to mind when the idea of a traditional Muslim woman is mentioned? Quiet? Domestic? Oppressed, even? None of these things apply to Afza Asif, junior of Islamabad, an international student who happens to be both a goal-oriented career woman and a devoted Muslim.

Students go GAGA for hypnotist

Students go GAGA for hypnotist

Katrina Mundt, senior of Hemingford, gestures wildly while under hypnotic suggestion during Thursday night’s event. Mundt danced to the Lady GaGa hit “Bad Romance” on Memorial Hall’s stage.

Living spaces should sparkle

Living spaces should sparkle

Grandma and Dad recently made a trek up to Chadron, both to visit me and to check out the dorms that I live in. While walking through the lobby of Edna, Dad whispered to me, “This looks like the Betty Ford Center. It feels like we are visiting you in treatment.”

Carpenter optimistic about future salary negotiations

Carpenter optimistic about future salary negotiations

In a telephone interview Wednesday Stan Carpenter, chancellor of the Nebraska State College System (NSCS), weighed in on the Aug. 13 Nebraska Supreme Court opinion that affirmed the State College Education Association’s (SCEA) salary increase offer.

Heineman says implementing federal health care reform will hurt education

Heineman says implementing federal health care reform will hurt education

In an Aug. 25 letter to state education leaders, Gov. Dave Heineman encouraged supporting the repeal of the federal health care reform bill passed in March.

Senate enforces non-discrimination for club membership

Senate enforces non-discrimination for club membership

At its Monday meeting Student Senate discussed the new NeSIS system, other campus issues, and a possible club for non-traditional students. A new liberal arts senator was also sworn in.

CAB queries Rhine: do inebriated minors get a safe ride?

CAB queries Rhine: do inebriated minors get a safe ride?

CAB heard from Randy Rhine, vice president for enrollment management, student services, and college relations, and voted in an additional sponsor at its Tuesday meeting.