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Religion professor writes new book

Janiece Johnson, a BYU-Idaho religion professor, published The Witness of Women: Firsthand Experiences and Testimonies from the Restoration on Dec. 30, 2016. Johnson, a writer and historian, was born in the Bay Area of California. She studied at BYU and Vanderbilt University, where she obtained a master’s in history and in theology. Right before moving…

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Winter weather creates parking issues

Parking spaces on campus are scarce with more snowfall this early in the winter than in previous years. The management at The Gates said with more cars and students, it is hard, but they are trying to accommodate students. They said “students cannot park on the city streets from Dec. 12 to March 26.” Tyler…

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Health screening frustrates students

Some students at BYU-Idaho experienced frustration due to the health center’s mandatory tuberculosis  screening at the beginning of the semester. “Because of the tuberculosis hold, I had to wait two weeks longer to register for classes and couldn’t sign up for the courses I needed,” said Christian Price, a sophomore studying mechanical engineering. As part…

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Emergency Medical Services return

BYU-Idaho’s EMS agency has been accepted by the State of Idaho. The agency acts as a substitute for the school’s old paramedic program, which was dropped last January according to East Idaho News. “The State of Idaho has a rigorous application process to ensure that anyone trying to create an EMS agency is properly vetted…

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Garrett selected as new vice president

On Jan. 6, President Clark G. Gilbert sent a message to BYU-Idaho faculty announcing Rob Garrett’s appointment to the position of Vice President for Executive Strategy and Planning. “Rob brings nearly 15 years of experience at the university, having served as assistant director for enrollment, enrollment manager, admissions director, enrollment services managing director and most…

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BYU-I improves financial aid process

The financial aid office is further ahead this semester than last. The BYU-Idaho Financial Aid Department is ensuring students receive their financial aid on time this semester. “Some 2,000 students were without money from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA during Fall Semester 2016,” according to East Idaho News. Brett Crandall, a…

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