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Power to Become Conference inspires

Story by Haley Romney and Kelsi McCabe. Friday, Feb. 5, the Alumni Association hosted the third Power to Become Conference, where students, faculty and the community were taught to discover their passion, network effectively and tell their story by both BYU and BYU-Idaho alumni. The night started with a Twitter bomb, where the audience tweeted…

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BYU-I paramedic program flatlines

Story by Jessica Potter BYU-Idaho will be discontinuing its fully accredited Bachelor’s of Paramedicine degree, effective immediately. In mid-January, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences sent an email to all declared paramedicine students. “Over the past several months, academic administration has been discussing the future of the Paramedic Program at BYU-Idaho,” according to the…

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Crossroads offers allergy solutions

The Crossroads is introducing a new restaurant called the Black Olive that will open Feb. 16 tailored to those who are allergic to gluten, lactose and tree nuts. Todd Huchendorf, director of food services, said those working in food prep for The Crossroads want to emphasize the amount of effort and careful preparation that is…

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Planetarium shows films

BYU-Idaho students can come learn of God’s majesty and power through the movies shown at the planetarium. Every Thursday night, tickets are sold at 6:30 p.m., according to the planetarium Web page. Tickets are $2. The tickets are sold at the door on a first-come-first-serve basis, and the planetarium only has 40 seats. “We study…


New music venue opens in Rexburg

Story by Ashley Whaley   50 College Avenue in Rexburg, Idaho, has been the hub for many businesses over the past few years. It has been transformed from Sammy’s, to Zeeke’s and now Skizzy’s.  “I feel like I have a good team of people helping me that I’ve hired to help me do the marketing, social…

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On-campus and online enrollment higher than last year

Official enrollment for Winter Semester 2016, both online and on-campus, has reached an all-time high. The total campus enrollment for Winter Semester 2016 has increased 5.8 percent in the last year, according to the BYU-Idaho newsroom Web page. Additionally, the online student enrollment has grown by 24 percent since last Winter Semester. The Web page…

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Fire alarms misfire at Manwaring Center

The Manwaring Center fire alarms went off Wednesday around 3 p.m., causing everyone inside to evacuate. Ellis Johnston of the Rexburg Fire Department responded to the call along with multiple other firefighters in two firetrucks. “The system fired off,” Johnston said. “It was a (misfire) on its part. The way that it works is it feeds…

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