Daily Archive: February 15, 2012

‘Tebowing’ students suspended, critics cry foul

‘Tebowing’ students suspended, critics cry foul

Administrators at Riverton High School in Long Island, N.Y., suspended four students for imitating Tim Tebow’s game-time prayer ritual, aptly named “Tebowing.” The administration said the students were blocking off hallways, causing a distraction, but critics claim religious intolerance.

Feb. 16, 2012

Feb. 16, 2012

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Meteorite discovered by professor to be centerpiece in University of Lincoln Gallery

Meteorite discovered by professor to be centerpiece in University of Lincoln Gallery

A football-shaped meteorite, weighing 165 pounds, will be on display in the Cooper Gallery of Morril Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Feb. 24.

CSC’s new sign is a high-tech eyesore

CSC’s new sign is a high-tech eyesore

Last time I checked, I was in Chadron, not Las Vegas.

Which was why I was extremely surprised one night when I drove to campus and saw a great big, tacky LED sign smack dab in front of Memorial Hall.

Schools have the right to restrict students’ actions

Schools have the right to restrict students’ actions

This week, The Eagle’s opinion writers are taking on the suspension of several New York high school students who were suspended for “Tebowing” in their school’s hallways (see Page 6). Since this imitation of the football star’s sideline prayer falls neatly into the category of self-expression, The Eagle’s editorial board felt it prudent to discuss the legal realities of free speech for students in public schools.

Artist speaks through art

Artist speaks through art

Surreal watercolor goats meld into hands forming the “rock on” gesture. Such an eclectic piece is just one of the strange offerings found in Heather Freeman’s art exhibit, showing now through March 16th at Memorial Hall’s Main Gallery.

Sweet dreams coming to CSC

Sweet dreams coming to CSC

Dreams of walking through a misty fog, drowning in an abysmal sea, levitating through the atmosphere – most semiologists will analyze these nocturnal happenings as attempts of the brain to process information during sleep, and many will speculate that dreams have universal meaning. Not so for local author Debbie Johnson, of South Dakota, however.

CSC introduces 25th head football coach

CSC introduces 25th head football coach

Chadron State’s Athletics Department hosted a press conference 2 p.m., Feb. 9 in the Ballroom of the Student Center to answer questions and introduce Jay Long, CSC’s recently-hired head football coach, to the broader campus and community.