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On dealing with tragedy and human suffering

Mortality is one of the few, un-debatable common threads throughout humanity. Everyone will encounter death at some point; some first hand, but generally we...

Bring the boogieman back, you know, for the kids

My wife has threatened to call social services on me if I ever decide to implement some of my theories on parenting. I said...

Sumo-wrestlers agree: this town’s too skinny

I have a major weight issue. For the past four years my weight has stayed constant. I did the whole “assess your body mass!”...

Faith And Agency Will Rescue Patriotism

Democracy is inspired. It puts the power of the government in the hands of everyday citizens. The founding fathers fought for a governmental regime...

U.S. citizens should think outside the political box

On Sept. 8, many parents across America kept their kids home. And not just to extend the Labor Day vacation.It was an absence intended...

The life and times of an RM at BYU-Idaho

I just returned from my mission in Argentina a mere three weeks ago. I am something similar to that oh-so-famous deer in the headlights:...

Step back from technology

I recently misplaced my cell phone.I told various people that I had misplaced my cell phone so they wouldn’t be offended when I didn’t...

Woman writer worried

I was reading The New York Times a cole weeks ago, and I came across a column by Maureen Dowd. The column, “Blue is...

Making the big bucks might trump honesty

This winter, before rushing off to sign contracts promising summer sales full of glory and riches, take a moment to consider whether you’re a...

Scroll and I~Comm open to all students

Throughout the semester I have had the same question come to me from various people. The question usually goes something like this:“If I write...

A call to reform

It seems fair to say that almost all BYU–Idaho students want this school to be better. Not because it isn’t good already, but because...

Santa Claus plans on health care for Christmas

Santa Claus is coming to town, whether you want him to or not. This year, it is Senate majority leader Harry Reid who will...

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Devotional cover: Called to serve

Curtis Henrie shared his devotional address on September 20 in the BYU-Idaho Center.

Devotional preview: Joel Judkins

Joel Judkins will be addressing students in the upcoming devotional on Sept. 27.

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ is featured at The Romance Theater

Gosh! The Romance Theater kicks off fall semester with an Extended Play Cinema event.

Artwork of renowned artist coming to the Jacob Spori Art Gallery

An art exhibit featuring Walter Rane is being showcased in the Jacob Spori Art Gallery.