Articles by craig handy


Mother Nature heals from the ground

Rather than use over-the-counter medicines, some BYU–Idaho students prefer natural remedies to help with certain health issues. Senior Lola Schultz uses ginger to help with congestion. “I get bronchitis a lot, and it usually comes after I have problems with allergies,” Schultz said. “I get really congested, and it’s hard to breathe. Years ago, a…

Using the discarded to make a treasure

After sifting through lots of new wedding gowns, sophomore Stephanie Stringfellow found the dress of her dreams. Stringfellow received an e-mail from money management instructor Tiara Lusk, who e-mailed many of her students that Deseret Industries, a thrift store, was selling newly retired wedding gowns from a local boutique. After receiving the e-mail, Stringfellow immediately…

Saying ‘om’ for a less stressful life

Yoga has been practiced by women in the United States since the late 1800’s according to healthywomen.org. Yoga is thousands of years old and has been found to reduce anxiety and stress. Practicing yoga can also help to lessen the pain of chronic disorders. On Tuesday nights, Shelly Spratling instructs yoga on campus through the…

It’s personal: living the dress code

Most students at BYU–Idaho strive to honor the commitments they made and live the dress and grooming standards. These standard have made BYU-I unique among other universities. Senior Julie Briggs attended college in North Carolina where the dress and grooming standards were very different from those at BYU-I. “People wore however much or however little…

USDA fights for potato

The United States Department of Agriculture is helping to put a stop to microscopic potato pests, known as, Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN), as well as, the golden nematode, according to www.ars.usda.gov. The Potato Cyst Nematode was found in New York in 1941. It was linked to nine other counties in the state. The golden nematode…

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