Articles Archive for June 2010
Story by: Melissa Frohberg
“The problem is that people hear a snippet of media coverage and that’s all they can form their opinions on.”
For administrator Dennis Mann, the media has played a key role in the alteration of East’s reputation through the “green card” incident’s coverage. The many judgments formed by East students, spectators, and others across the nation, have been highly affected by the media.
There have been many different takes on what really happened at the State Championship Boy’s Soccer …
By Kelsey Haugen
Due to the commotion following this year’s State Soccer tournament, a lot of attention was taken away from the well-earned victory of our Varsity soccer team here at Lincoln East. However, the final game and our Varsity team of 09-10 will never be forgotten.
The team consists of players who work exceptionally well together, and a coach who has watched and helped them grow. Coach Jeff Hoham, who has been coaching at East for 16 years, has helped these young men become the great players that they are today.
by Maesen Churchill
Sometimes having a name helps. The Solution Team? The Apologizing Committee? The Black-Book Brigade?
“We have a name now,” said senior Kate Dwyer. “We’re the Student Coalition Against Racism – SCAR.”
Dwyer is one of about a dozen members of SCAR, the committee formed after the State Soccer green card incident. The members of SCAR have been hard at work organizing apology notebooks to be sent to Omaha South students. They have also visited all Freshman English classes to discuss racism.
“Obviously, this incident was lead by upperclassmen, so the main …