Articles by Scott Butler


Kickin’ it at Capoeira Workshop

If you walk past Hart 234 on a Tuesday evening or Saturday afternoon, you may hear feet and hands thudding on the floor, enthusiastic chatter, or the exotic sound of Brazilian berimbau music. If you guessed “zumba workshop”, try again. Welcome to the capoeira workshop on campus. Here, students come to socialize, have a great…


Being Non-LDS in a ‘Mormon town’

Many would consider Rexburg a “Mormon town.” The town was first settled by Mormon pioneers, in 1883 and has since flourished, becoming home to an LDS university, a temple, and several LDS stakes. But there is another side to the story. In the shadow of a large LDS majority, there those of other faiths with…


Shop With a Cop Goes Country

The Romance Theater in Rexburg was moving and grooving to the sounds of country singer Charley Jenkins as part of a Rexburg Police fundraiser on June 27.   The nationally renowned artist came to Rexburg to perform hits like “Duct Tape and Baling Wire,” “Hero at Home,” and “Rodeo Clown.” He even performed cover songs…


Teacher Certification Seminar Comes to Rexburg

The American Board, is an organization that provides an alternative route to becoming a teacher. This program accepts people from all backgrounds, and even those who have no experience teaching and wish to make a career change. Cherri Sabala, the State Director, held two meetings at the Rexburg Chamber of Commerce demonstrating how anyone with…


New Attraction at Legacy Flight Museum

Rexburg’s Legacy Flight Museum has brought in some new planes that are causing some excitement in the community. The small, volunteer-run museum that houses many historic aircraft now features a yellow Steerman biplane, and its main attraction, the enormous Grumman S2F-1 Tracker, which was offered by a private donor in Oregon. Todd Therp, a volunteer…

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