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The book “Lectures on Faith” is composed of seven lectures goven by the Prophet Joseph Smith on the doctrine of the Church. The lectures were orginally included in the Doctrine and Covenants but were removed shortly after. LINDSAY CYNGOT | Scroll Photography 3

Lectures on Faith class offered fall semester

The Department of Religious Education is offering the “Lectures on Faith” as a special topics class Fall Semester 2013. The class was first offered during Winter Semester 2012, when the religious education professors were...

Photo by Nila Uriostegui -- Students get together every Thursday to index student transcripts in order to save BYU-Idaho approximately $2,000. If students aren’t able to meet with the group on Thursday, they can index whenever they have time. 0

Indexing records saves money for BYU-I

Students give back to BYU-Idaho by volunteering for Project 2K to help index student transcripts. “We’re saving $2,000 by doing it [with] volunteer work instead of having the employees doing it, so their paid...

Photo by Shain Wiederholt -- Life skills volunteers gave a series of presentations about the proper management of time. According to the Counseling Center section of the school website, time can be properly managed by recognizing priorities and waste activities and then weeding out the waste activities. 0

Life Skills event teaches time saving tips

Life Skills activities volunteers gave presentations to teach BYU-Idaho students about goal setting, time management and financial planning at the Hyrum Manwaring Student Center July 2. Brandi Cash, a senior studying recreation therapy, spoke...

Photo by Tasha Andersen -- Emily Pilmer, a senior studying art education and student who has personally been stuck in an elevator, said she is worried the elevator will be out of order during a time when she really needs it. Pilmer said she has been injured in the past, causing her to need the service elevators provide. 0

Students trapped in elevators rescued

Security and maintenance staff have rescued students from broken elevators twice in May. Emily Pilmer, a senior studying art education, said she was in an elevator with her peers when it broke down. “A...

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Hiram Wigant, a junior studying elementary education, said the opportunity committee is putting on the children’s forum. Wigant said the committee tries to provide all education majors with opportunities to work with the students they plan to teach in their future careers. 0

Kids challenge college level intelligence

BYU-Idaho students can play “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” at the Hinckley Gym June 27 from 2-3 p.m., followed by a children’s forum. Hiram Wigant, a junior studying elementary education and who...

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Rocket will not compete in competition

The BYU-Idaho American Society of Mechanical Engineers Experimental Sounding Rocket team successfully test-launched their rocket June 20, in preparation for a competition. However, the rocket could not be located after the launch, preventing the...

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President Clark addresses questions

Kim B. Clark, president of BYU-Idaho, answered students’ questions June 6 in the Taylor Chapel. Melissa Patterson, a junior studying therapeutic recreation, said that although she felt she knew the answer to some of...

Courtesy Photo by Eldon Harris -- Eldon Harris graduated BYU-Idaho five years ago. He is now designing a video game using skills he learned while on campus. 0

Alumnus designs zombie video game

Eldon Harris, an alumnus of BYU-Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in art, is currently developing a video game with his family. Harris said that he has enjoyed creating his game, a zombie survival game...

Photo by Melissa Turner -- Sister Davidson, a family history service missionary, works on family history. According to the Mormon Newsroom, the circulating genealogical record collection of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints includes 2.4 million rolls of microfilm. 0

Family history center locates ancestors

Service missionaries and family history assistants help students with family history work at the Family History Center on the second floor of the David O. McKay Library. Xiomara Garrett, a teacher’s assistant at the...

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Students find jobs in unexpected places

Students can find campus employment outside of the BYU-Idaho Employment Opportunities website. “We don’t have any way of knowing what jobs won’t be posted,” Cynphony Mackay, a senior studying business and a human resources...