In addition to Halloween festivities, BYU-Idaho hosted a Star Wars concert, an empowering conference and continued the weekly devotional and Open Mic performance.

Brian Felt, Dean of Foundations and Interdisciplinary Studies, spoke at devotional on Tuesday.

“My invitation for all of us here today is to find a stranger, take him or her in, and help him or her,” Felt said.

Every Tuesday from 8:00-9:30 p.m., students perform covers and original songs at Open Mic in The Crossroads of the Manwaring Center, according to the Open Mic page on

Student Activities hosts the weekly event and students sign up to perform voluntarily, according to

Dozens of paper lanterns suspended above thousands of students in the John W. Hart Auditorium for Power to Become, or P2B, on Friday night.

Speakers at Power to Become included a best-selling author, a CEO and successful BYU-I graduates.

President Clark G. Gilbert and Al Fox Carraway, a well-known Mormon blogger and author, also spoke at the event, encouraging students to pursue their passions.

“Passion will override any lack of skill to really accomplish the incredible,” Carraway said.

On Oct. 27 and 28 the BYU-I Symphony Orchestra performed Return of the Jedi Concert Master in their 33rd annual Halloween Concert.

Symphony conductors portrayed fan-favorite characters such as Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo from Star Wars.

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