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March 26, 2008


It's time somebody stopped these cloak-wearing singers, with their singing, cloak-wearing ways.

(Thanks to kbrews)


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Langford, a 19-year-old mathematics major from Wisconsin

'nuff said

*hides his cloak*
no math majors here....

Give it up for...."Cloak Boy and the Fantasy Geeks"

In Utah this guy is a hippie. Sad isn't it?

He's allowed to sing ANYTHING? Hmmm...
His name was Nathan, he wore a big cloak,
He loved to sing and give a show,
Too bad it wasn't Manilow.

Aw. That's so attractive in a guy.

He has to amuse himself somehow. It's Utah - neither alcohol nor caffeine were involved.

Hey Ellie, to folks in Utah we cheeseheads are rare and exotic creatures.

and i was just getting ready to suggest sending all the rest of the freaks to Utah, where they could be fruitful and multiply as long as they didn't ever leave.

The fact that he was actually spooked into not singing is really sad, IMO. A few idiots ruined something that was obviously pleasant for a lot of people.

He should be cloaked in the Klingon sense.

I'm with you, Diva. Some people need to chill.

*psst, g - the costume party's next week!*

It's amazing what counts as rebellion in Utah. Next thing you know the young ladies will be going about in dungarees and pinafores that expose the harlotous ankle!

Spammie, I think that the Utah young ladies should wear anklets and bare everything else. Shake things up a bit @ BYU.

SpamLamb - Check out the dress code at BYU-Hawaii

Here's the quote that steams me:

"In today's world, we can't just blow off people saying there's something going on here," he said. "For us the bottom line was his peers were concerned about his behavior."

"In today's world." Because, apparently, campus gunmen have traditionally signaled their attacks by wearing cloaks and singing.


Annie- we already have our own version:

Her name was Mary, she was a freshman.
In a dress she made herself in her class home Ec. 112,
her roomates brought her down to a dance there,
but Mary just couldn't unwind, Elder Jones was on her mind,
he went from door to dooor, she danced across the floor
he's been gone 6 months already only eighteen more.

At the Willkee, Wilkonsen center,
Hottest place you'll ever enter
here at the wilkee wilkinson center,
RMs and freshmen
are making connections
at the wilkeee, will they find love?

His name was Roger he was an RM,
he went to the Wilkee were he saw Mary dancing there,
He was attracted by her sweet spirit,
so he'd thought he take a chance, he asked Mary for a dance,
he turned the macho on, you know before too long,
Mary wrote her missionary, she bagan "Dear John"

At the Willkee, Wilkonsen center,
Hottest place you'll ever enter
here at the wilkee wilkinson center,
RMs and freshmen
are making connections
at the wilkeee, will they find love?

Her name is Mary she's still a freshemen,
but that was eighteen months ago,
now she takes tickets at the show,
to pay tuition for husband roger,
still in the dress she made herself,
a year's supply upon the shelf,
she's got a kid they say,
another on the way,
and what about her missionary,
he came home today.

At the Willkee, Wilkonsen center,
Hottest place you'll ever enter
here at the wilkee wilkinson center,
RMs and freshmen
are making connections
at the wilkeee, will they find love?

The Wilkinson Center is where all the student services are, bookstore, food court, counseling, Jamba Juice, Center for Service and Learning, etc. It has a large ballroom with a dance floor where they hold a lot of activities.

And I am not a freak, just a perfectly ordinary 23 year old Mormon BYU student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences Education with a minor in History Teaching, and the dress code in Hawaii (and here) is perfectly fine. My uncle is the president there, so it's something very personal to me.
/unfunny stuff

My cousin used to sing between classes and no one called the police on him. He was studying vocal performance, so I guess they considered it homework.

Strange they outlaw beards. I thought religion is normally into them.

I didn't mean to kill any amusement, it's still silly and Provo is still a ridiculous place and Utards are still weird, and BYU doesn't have Spring Break and invented Fizzix carbonated yogurt, and everyone gets married and has kids and I have infants in many of my classes, etc etc etc

You might have spent too much time in Utah if:

Green jell-o with carrot shreds mixed in doesn't seem strange.
You can pronounce Tooele.
You have actually eaten funeral potatoes.
You are not surprised to hear words like "Darn, Fetch, Flip", "Oh, My Heck" and "Shootdang". (and in cases of extreme disgust/surprise/etc: Oh my frikkin' heck")
Hunting season is a school holiday.
The largest liquor store is the state government.
30% humidity is muggy and almost unbearable.
Somewhere in your family tree is a polygamist.
You know the difference between a 'Steak House' and a 'Stake House'.
The elevation exceeds the population
You have a bumper sticker that says "Families are Forever." (or even worse a license plate frame that says "RULDS2?")
You were an aunt or uncle before you were three.
Your spouse's mother was pregnant at your wedding.
You have more children than you can find biblical names for.
Hurricane isn't something you worry about coming, it's a city, and it's pronounced "Hurecun"
You feel guilty when you watch Monday Night Football.
Your kids believe the deer hunt is a national holiday.
You drink Coca Cola from a brown paper bag.
You wonder why fire truck drivers honk when you drive 35 mph in the left lane on the freeway.
There is a similarity between a church basketball game and the L.A. riots.
You think Jack Daniels is a country western singer.
You can make Jell-O salad without the recipe.
You've heard about BYU football over the pulpit at church on Sunday.
You have two gallons of ice cream in your freezer at all times, in case of emergency.
Your father-in-law thinks Ronald Reagan was a liberal.
A member of your family wrote in Lavell Edwards for president in the last election.
Cars in the slow lane are traveling the fastest; cars in the fast lane are traveling the slowest; cars in the middle lanes are always trying to exit, and the turn signal tells other drivers to speed up.
Sandals are the best-selling shoes, and are often worn with socks.
You have to ask for the uncensored version of "Titanic."
You learn about the Mormon Church by taking history in elementary school.
You live in a state where Democrats always come in third place, unless a zoo animal is running. Then they come in fourth.
You're on your own if you are turning left.
Schools stay open, even if two feet of snow falls overnight, but close for the opening of hunting season.
People wear shorts and T-shirts if the temperature rises above 32 degrees.
There is a church on every corner, but they all teach the same thing.
People drive to Idaho (or Arizona) to pick up a gallon of milk so they can play the lottery.
In-state college football rivalries are bigger than the Super Bowl.
Beer drinkers don't shop on Sunday.
Every driveway has a minivan and a pickup truck.
When you buy a new vehicle, cigarette lighters are optional equipment but gun and ski racks are standard.
Every time a new family moves into your neighborhood, the local elementary school has to hire a new teacher.
Your paycheck has an additional 10 percent deduction.
"Temple recommend" is acceptable identification for cashing a check.
More movies are filmed in your town than in Hollywood.
Your neighbors complain about where they live, yet refuse to return to the state they moved from.
You make a toast with red punch at your wedding reception.
You have more raw wheat stored than some Third World countries. (As well as a year's supply of TP ready to be raided by any willing youngster)
Your idea of a wild party is a six pack of Pepsi and a PG-13 movie.
You think "You're an 8 cow wife" is a compliment.

But capes are OK, right?

Langford, a 19-year-old mathematics major from Wisconsin

'nuff said

Ellie, as a math major from Wisconsin (Carroll College, to be precise), I gotta ask: What th' heck is that supposed to mean?

That U R squared.

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