Articles by Victoria Owens


Changes to Church young men program

On May 11, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced big changes to the activity programs for young men ages 14-18. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, young men in the Church will no longer participate in the Varsity and Venturing programs offered by the Boy Scouts of America. The activities the young…


Church issues statement on homelessness

This story was written by Aida Tibbits What can a BYU-Idaho student do to help the needy in this community? The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement April 6 about homelessness and the homeless. “Homelessness is a tragic condition that afflicts individuals and even families in many…


Students fall victim to online scams

This story was written by Allison Garrett Everyone is vulnerable to being scammed. Scammers are targeting BYU-Idaho students online and over the phone. “We have a lot of cases of online scams in Rexburg,” said Captain Randy Lewis, of the Rexburg Police Department. “And we have a lot of victims.” According to, $81,594,589 was…

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