Rexburg stars danced the night away on Nov. 5 in the 7th annual Dancing with the Rexburg Stars, a competition similar to the TV show, Dancing with the Stars.

Janie Fisher, event co-organizer and dance department faculty member, paired high school dancers from Idaho Ballroom Academy with prominent people in the community.

Competitors included Natalia Hepworth, an East Idaho News reporter and BYU-Idaho alumna; Kyle Kinghorn, mechanical engineering faculty member; and Jerry Merrill, Mayor of Rexburg.

Elder Alan C. Batt, an Area Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke to students in devotional on Tuesday about experiences he had as a mission president Brazil.

From one of those experiences, a missionary told Batt he couldn’t stop or overcome a weakness. “Is this what you want your life to be?” Batt asked. “We determine who we become.”

Every Saturday morning, students compete in a men’s or women’s water polo league at the John W. Hart Building.

Each team consists of 10-15 players. Fall is the regular season for water polo, but alternative formats are provided “to help prepare & develop the coaches and players for the upcoming regular season,” according to

Two ancient Roman military plates arrived to BYU-I for display in the Special Collections Reading Room of the David O. McKay Library.

Plates like these “were used for granting citizenship and military honors to soldiers retiring after 25 years of service,” according  to

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