Upper Valley Idaho: Rexburg Yeti’s

The Rexburg Yeti’s are a local rugby team that competes with city leagues and universities across and the north and southwest. Despite most of the team being relatively new to the sport, the Yeti’s have been successful in several games and competitions. Reporter Adam Doan found out just what makes this team so special, including…

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IBC group promises smashing good time

Super Smash Balls, an IBC group on campus offers BYU-Idaho students the opportunity to rent inflatable wearable bumper ball suits to play classic and company created games. Super Smash Balls hosts a number of games that involve the bumper ball element, including games like sharks and minnows and “Team Death Match,” according to the Super…

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Students get BBQ even in the dead of winter

The BYU-Idaho IBC group, Smothers, sells barbecue sandwiches to students even in the middle of winter. Dallin Smith, cheif executive officer of the group and a senior studying business management, said the group tried thinking of what represents barbecue, and they thought of barbecue sauce. “When you put it on the meat, you like to…

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Thinking of cheating? Think again!

Finals are coming up in less than a week, and the pressure is on. Students sometimes feel the need to resort to cheating in order to pass their finals, but the Testing Center proctors have been trained to notice the signs. Anita McPherson, an assistant in the Testing Center, said the Testing Center employees only…

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Advertising students win competition

Four BYU-Idaho students struck gold at the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation Gem Awards on March 11. Brian Spurlock, Chandler Miller, Ian Young and Caitlyn McKell won the student awards for their advertising projects, according to the IFAF website. Ian Young, a senior studying communication, was partnered with Chandler Miller, a senior studying communication. “We did…

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Apparel and business merged in major

Starting Fall Semester 2016, BYU-Idaho will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in FCS Apparel Entrepreneurship, effectively marrying the current Apparel Design and Construction Concentration with Business and Entrepreneurship courses. “The purpose of the degree is to better equip students with the needed skills for today’s careers in the apparel design and construction industry,”…

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Students reflect on IBC experiences

This semester, BYU-Idaho students put together nine different IBC companies: Snaps, Wrapitos, Roam, Teton Point, Super Smash Balls, Sweet Life, Viking Rolls, Smothers and You’ve Got Candy that populated the campus to sell their products to the students of BYU-I. Joseph Skinner, a junior studying business management, is one of the team members of Roam….

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Taking second, students impress national judges

Seventeen BYU-Idaho students and three faculty members from the horticulture department participated in the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, held at Mississippi State University March 15 to 18. “The National Collegiate Landscape Competition is an annual three-day competition and networking event for students enrolled in interior and exterior horticulture programs at two- and four-year colleges and…

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Online student displays leadership

When he is not working as assistant to the mayor, working for an online education institution in his area, serving as branch president or spending time with his wife and daughter, Raul Hidalgo, a senior studying business, is taking online BYU-Idaho classes to further his education. “I have lived in Mexico my whole life,” Hidalgo…

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