Cabin Fever Challenge
Wamego Middle School
Times: 7:30 AM- 2:30 PM
1701 Kaw Valley Road
The 5th Annual Cabin Fever Challenge which is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2009. This year we have three paved routes (54, 37 and 16 mile) that include scenic views of the Flint Hills. All the routes are a little different than last year. New this year: Bike Swap Meet will be available (buy/sell) to all who register for Cabin Fever Challenge. If you do not register for CFC you can still shop but if you want to sell items it will cost $5. Either way, please provide a list and descriptions of the items you plan to sell. Huffy Bike Toss is new this year too. A local bicyclist is donating an old bike of his that will be used/abused for this event. Cost: $1 per throw. Location: 1pm, basketball courts (NW corner of school parking lot). Rules: the bike has to leave the ground and wherever it stops, we measure from the throw line (marked with tape or chalk) to the nearest point of the bike. Prizes: Three individuals with the farthest throws win: 1st: T-shirt, 2nd: Spotlit, 3rd: Spokelit. You can now register on Active.com by using this link: http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfmevent_id=1683165, or you can still print out the form and mail it in with payment. Notice the various deadlines. Each registered CFC participant receives: Cabin Fever Challenge T-shirt if you register by March 12. Bountiful breakfast before the ride (730 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.) if you and/or non-riders register by March 20. Tasty snacks including Harvest Lark bars (www.harvestlark.com), fruit, water and Gatorade mix at stops. Bike Swap Meet (Please provide your items for sale by March 12 if possible. This will allow more time for publicity.) Bicycle mechanic available at start provided by The Pathfinder (www.thepathfinder.net). SAG support provided by Manhattan Area Amateur Radio Society. Showers available if you bring your own towel, soap. Complimentary sports massage provided by the American Academy of Massage Therapy. Complete details for the event are on the website (www.wam-sag-man.org/cabinfeverchallenge.php).
The Rule of Law and the Global War on Terrorism:Detainees, Interrogations, and Military Commissions
Washburn University School of Law
1700 SW College Avenue
The U.S. Constitution was founded on the Rule of Law. The Global War on Terrorism has tested the limits of our constitutional values, posing unprecedented challenges for the U.S. legal system. Throughout these difficult times, the federal courts have been instrumental in upholding the Rule of Law. This symposium will examine legal implications of governmental actions taken in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. Speakers and participants will reevaluate and reassess these complex issues to explore possible ways forward as our nation prepares for a new administration. Symposium themes are: - Setting the Conditions for the War on Terrorism - The U.S. Administration Responds: Detain and Interrogate - The U.S. Congress and Courts Respond: Detainee Treatment Act, Military Commissions, and Habeas Corpus - A New Administration: The Way Forward Please visit the event website for a complete list of speakers and schedule. Registration is complimentary but seating is limited.