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BYU-I paramedic program flatlines

Story by Jessica Potter BYU-Idaho will be discontinuing its fully accredited Bachelor’s of Paramedicine degree, effective immediately. In mid-January, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences sent an email to all declared paramedicine students. “Over the past several months, academic administration has been discussing the future of the Paramedic Program at BYU-Idaho,” according to the…


Keep your romance from fizzling out

Story by Lana Strathearn.  Valentine’s Day may bring a sense of love into the atmosphere, but that doesn’t mean those feelings will naturally last forever. There are couples falling out of love and marriages falling apart. Around 50 percent of marriages end in divorce, according to American Psychological Association. In the United States, there are…


Blame the rapist, not the victim

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, a pro-rape group created for men to advocate the legalization of raping women on private property, planned to have meetings around the nation. “I propose that we make the violent taking of a woman not punishable by law when done off public grounds,” Roosh Valizadeh, the creator of the group, wrote…


LGBT suicide: a problem among Mormons

Immoral, disgusting, an enemy to the family and God and other derogatory words are just a few of the phrases I’ve heard at BYU-Idaho toward those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Some might question what the problem is. They’re just words, right? The attitude of these LDS members in regards to those who…

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Crossroads offers allergy solutions

The Crossroads is introducing a new restaurant called the Black Olive that will open Feb. 16 tailored to those who are allergic to gluten, lactose and tree nuts. Todd Huchendorf, director of food services, said those working in food prep for The Crossroads want to emphasize the amount of effort and careful preparation that is…

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Planetarium shows films

BYU-Idaho students can come learn of God’s majesty and power through the movies shown at the planetarium. Every Thursday night, tickets are sold at 6:30 p.m., according to the planetarium Web page. Tickets are $2. The tickets are sold at the door on a first-come-first-serve basis, and the planetarium only has 40 seats. “We study…


Friday night full of Infinite Indie

Story by Brie Boss.  On Friday, Feb. 5, BYU-Idaho students performed at the Infinite Indie event. There were hundreds of people in the audience. The show consisted of 12 acts, four groups and the rest were solos or duets. Some groups who performed among the students were Paris House, Swanky Friends and Shave the Whales….

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