Author: Brett Evans

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Savior of the World

“Savior of the World: His Birth and Resurrection” will open in the Snow Drama Theatre March 19. The show, which is directed by Justin Bates and produced by the Department of Theatre, follows the...

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Religion and rights: separate but equal

The LDS Church, along with representatives from Catholic, Lutheran, Baptist and Evangelical organizations nationwide filed an amicus brief in the court battle over Amendment 3, the Utah courtroom drama that prohibited gay marriage. A...

According to a study by the University of Chicago, Americans led the world in national pride. Israel, the Philippines and South Africa also were patriotic, according to the study. 
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Love your culture, respect others too

Patriotism is beautiful. Being proud of national heritage bolsters self-esteem, promotes a sense of belonging and makes our world more beautiful. I am proud to be an American, to be the product of a...

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Suicidal victims find solace in friends

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide is the third leading cause of death among people ages 15-24. The same organization has found that young males commit suicide nearly six times more...

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Choose to take offense, live miserably

Brigham Young once said that a person who takes offense when no offense is intended is a fool, and that if someone takes offense when offense is intended, he is a greater fool. And...

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Short-term damage, long-term healing

Most of the time, asking me for dating advice is similar to asking a mechanic for ballet lessons; you’re asking the wrong guy and you’re gonna get some bad information. But, if I’ve learned...

The Carousel Chorus, a Rexburg-based barbershop group, practices weekly. The group had three performances in the summer of 2013 and expects a similar schedule in the upcoming year, according to their Facebook page. Other area, school and professional barbershop groups performed on Jan. 25.
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Barbershop warbles in the Kirkham

High school and university groups performed along with Barbershop International Quartet Championship winners OC Times and Ringmasters at the Barbershop Music Festival in the Kirkham Auditorium on Jan. 25. Barbershop is more than just...

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Time management: finding success in class

School can be a stressful time for students, but implementing simple time management tips and using resources that BYU-Idaho has to offer can help many people find success in their classes. “I treat school...

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BYU-Idaho alumna competes in pageant

A BYU-Idaho alumna will represent her home country of Mexico in the Mrs. International Pageant in Chicago July 19 and 20. Gisel Merrifield is a native of Chihuahua, Mexico, but moved to the United...

Photo by Shain Wiederholt --Amanda Gardner, a freshman studying biology, was introduced to the Church by an LDS friend. 35 percent of adults do not identify with a particular religion, according to Pew Research Center. 0

Convert softens family’s heart

Like many women who attend BYU-Idaho, Amanda Gardner, a freshman studying biology, attends weekly church meetings, and participates in Relief Society and the visiting teaching program. However, unlike many other women, she does so...