Daily Archives: November 11, 2015

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SRC creates special experiences for students

Editor’s note: this article was co-written by Megan Downs and John Erekson. The Student Representative Council is a student-run group that meets daily to address the needs of the university and to make plans to create a better BYU-Idaho. “Out of all the organizations on campus, the SRC is probably the equivalent to a student…

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Student struggles with guide dog training set-backs

A visually impaired student received a new guide dog, but student interference has begun to cause training set-backs. Alissa Sparks, a senior majoring in university studies, received her guide dog, Willie, on Oct. 16. Sparks said that at this critical time of training, some students are distracting Willie, which can cause potential danger for Sparks. She…

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Let’s elect a president with experience

Some Americans have started to get on board with the concept of electing a president who has no background in politics, with Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson leading the recent trend. Although we’ve heard Kanye West and Lindsay Lohan briefly mention putting their names down for presidential election, I think we should all know…

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Students present thoughts at iTalk

iTalk will host an event Nov. 12 featuring three students discussing global topics on the BYU-Idaho campus. “The society does this by giving students an opportunity to teach others what they are passionate about,” according to the iTalk Facebook page. “iTalk is a student event with a goal to create future experts and professionals.” Katie…

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McMullin testifies of the resurrection

Keith B. McMullin, the chief executive officer of Deseret Management Corporation, shared his testimony of the resurrection with students during last Tuesday’s devotional. McMullin shared a story of how he shared his testimony with a stranger he met through his travels. This man’s name was Eric. Eric was a professed religious man who said some…

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Nursing lab provides hands-on experience

The nursing department is working to expand its simulation lab to help students receive hands-on experience while involved in the nursing program. Linda Orchard, the simulation lab coordinator and a faculty member in the nursing department at BYU-Idaho, said the nursing department has made multiple changes this semester — the largest being that they have…

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Students learn how to make moccasins

A moccasin-making activity will be held Nov. 18 from 6-9 p.m. and will meet outside the Student Activities Office located in the Manwaring Center, according to the BYU-Idaho Activities Web page. Neil Falke, a junior studying geology, said the moccasin-making activity will be a little different this semester. He said the students will learn how…

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Students prepare for Disciple-Leader Conference

The Disciple-Leader Conference is set to take place Saturday, Nov. 7 in the John Taylor Building from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. “The goal of the conference is to become leaders and disciples of Christ while learning more about how to lift others in any environment,” said Jacob Householder, student director of the Disciple-Leader Conference…

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Video about Gilbert family shows gospel family values

BYU-Idaho University Relations produced Meet the Gilberts, a video introducing President Clark G. Gilbert’s family to the campus, three weeks ago. Meet the Gilberts is a documentary-style video which gives the viewers a brief look into the life of President Gilbert’s family. The video includes interviews with President and Sister Gilbert, their children and clips…

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Bennion testifies of continued conversion

Mark Bennion, a faculty member of the English Department, focused on continued conversion throughout students’ lives in his devotional. Bennion focused on the importance of thorough repentance through the parable of  the penitent woman. “Repenting completely will entail doing something strenuous now to avoid agony in the future,” Bennion said. Bennion said asking questions is…

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