Author: Ben Yates

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Domestic abuse: life in a harmful home

For several years Racheal [last name withheld], a recent graduate of BYU-Idaho, dedicated much of her time to advocacy work. She received training for domestic violence and helped others overcome their challenges with it....

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The sequester will save our bad deficit

On Friday, March 1, major budget cuts are set to take place. President Obama told the American people that they might have to wait in line a little longer at the airport if Congress...

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Motherhood highest promotion to gain

On Jan. 23, news agencies around the country ran breaking news stories about an announcement that Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta was expected to make Jan. 24 regarding women’s roles in combat. The announcement...

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Futsal season opens with tournament

RecSports is kicking off its futsal winter season with a mixed tournament in the BYU-Idaho Center Jan. 26 at 9:30 a.m. Those wishing to participate in the tournament can create or join teams through...

An estimated 3,000 abortions are performed daily world wide and 38 million have been performed this year according to worldometer.com. According to www.mentalfloss.com, 11 countries around the world have legalized gay marriage and parts of Mexico and the U.S. HUNTER PARAMORE | Scroll Illustration 2

Do not condone what is morally wrong

Approved by a 12-5 vote of the Scroll editorial board. We are seeing something interesting happening in our society. If we can find enough people or the right people to condone what we know...

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I endorse Governor Mitt Romney

Let’s assume you are a business owner and your company is struggling. The company is buried in debt and more workers than you can count have been laid off. You are facing the possible...

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Men’s softball cancelled for semester

Story by Steven Perez and Ben Yates Student Activities has canceled men’s softball due to a lack of participants. Student Activities had originally decided to offer men’s competitive softball this semester in place of...

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Wellness Center encourages health

BYU-Idaho promotes healthy living through the Wellness Center located in Hart 152. The Wellness Center provides a variety of health-related services, most of which are free. The Wellness Center checks heart rate, blood pressure,...

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Vice president to be mission president

Bruce Kusch, associate academic vice president of curriculum at BYU-Idaho, has been called to serve as Mission President with his wife Alynda Kusch, an adjunct faculty member in the Home & Family department, of...

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First edition ‘Book of Mormon’ donated

A first edition “Book of Mormon” is on display in the David O. McKay Library. In 2011, John E. Philips of Logan, Utah, donated the “Book of Mormon” to BYU-Idaho, which he had since the 1940s. Philips...