Author: Jenny Bourne

Jenny-BourneFall2 0

Brigham Young University-Idaho: thank you

Time is extremely fickle. One minute you’re a freshman driving into Rexburg, wondering if it’s possible for this town to get any smaller, and the next you’re a senior preparing to drive away from...

According to www.policymic.com, the Internet often gets blamed for the violent behavior of others because it’s an anonymous way to spread information. According to the website, “In the absence of a culprit, the Internet can make a great villain.” ALANE HILLAM | Scroll Illustration 1

A violent reaction is just as inappropriate

Whether it be a simple disagreement or a blatant act of insensitivity, the way we choose to react can change the outcome of an entire situation. Alicia Ann Lynch, a 22-year-old from Michigan, dressed...

SHAIN WIEDERHOLT | Scroll Photography 0

Missionary mortality rate rises

  According to an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, twelve Mormon missionaries have died so far in 2013 — including two this week. Following the missionary age change  announcement from President Thomas S....

Jenny Bourne 0

Privileges do not excuse substance abuse

Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Heath Ledger, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson and Cory Monteith. What do all of these celebrities have in common? They are dead. Why are they dead? They overdosed on drugs, and...

Photo by Austin Swenson -- Derby cars drive through the Rexburg Parade advertising for the July 6 Demolition Derby.  Floats honoring Madison County’s 100th birthday drive through the streets of Rexburg. Citizens of the community camped out the night of July 3 to ensure a spot for the parade, according to Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce. 0

Independence parade takes over Rexburg

The 84th annual Independence Day Parade took place in Madison County July 4 from 10 to 11 a.m. The parade route began in Smith Park, worked its way down Main Street and ended by...

Illustration by Sarah Nehring 0

Taking time to heal a broken heart

Ladies, this is for you. This is for anyone who thought he was “the one” and it turns out he wasn’t. The moment he asked me to be his girlfriend felt surreal. I had...

Britain Terror Attack 0

British soldier killed by suspected terrorists

Drummer Lee Rigby, a British soldier, was brutally attacked and killed in London May 22 by two men who have been identified as 22-year-old Michael Adebowale and 28-year-old Michael Adebolajo. Both are British citizens...

Photo Illustration by Scott Austin 0

Self-harm cuts deeper than the surface

  A home filled with high emotions, unhappy step-siblings and constant disagreements  between family members caused one girl, at the age of 11, to take the advice of a friend, who promised it would...