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.
Daily Archive: February 15, 2012
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The 23rd annual “Excellence in Early Childhood Conference,” from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday in the Student Center.
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.
Senate allocated money for renovations to the dorms’ exercise equipment and discussed amendments to the constitution at the meeting Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.