Samantha Chaffin - Editor-in-Chief

SAMANTHA’S SAY: BRIDGING THE DIVERSITY GAP

Samantha Chaffin Editor-in-Chief Americans by nature tend to be incredibly ethnocentric and often culturally unaware in general. I don’t consider myself an exception to this; however, I have grown exponentially in terms of my cultural understanding during my time at Idaho State University.  A college experience should involve growth on an academic or intellectual level […]

Collegiate athletes of all types have felt the effect of the amateurism rule.Shelbie Harris - Staff Writer

THE STUDENT-ATHLETE IS DEAD

Shelbie Harris Staff Writer Considering that amateur competition is supposedly a bedrock principle of college athletics, especially in light of the widely accepted modern image of the collegiate athlete, the phrase student-athlete has become as much a corporate euphemism as it has passed away entirely. Although the multi-million dollar profit of March Madness is over, […]

Ben Moore and Alex Tighe show off their parkour skills.Kayla Nelson - Staff Writer

PARKOUR: RUNNING, JUMPING AND CLIMBING ITS WAY TO ISU

Kayla Nelson Staff Writer Idaho State University offers a wide variety of physical activity courses as well as student organizations representing nearly every corner of the globe, but recently a new region was added to that list. The region: France. The activity:  parkour. Parkour is a training discipline that involves the navigation of different type […]

Pharmacy student Sabrina Sherwood will travel to Minnesota in May to begin her internship at the Mayo Clinic.Chris Banyas - Life Editor

SHERWOOD’S PRESCRIPTION FOR SUCCESS

Chris Banyas Life Editor So much focus is put on doctors and nurses in the medical field that it is easy to forget all of the other necessary component positions and functions that enable the overall success of health care. Pharmacists fill a somewhat nebulous space within this hierarchy:  their level of patient involvement is […]

Colin and Jaxon Jensen pose before the pyramids in Egypt.Kayla Nelson - Staff Writer

WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE THE JENSEN BROTHERS?

Kayla Nelson Staff Writer Where In the World Are the Jensen Brothers? Two brothers, aged 18 and 24, set out on an unforgettable journey in 2014. Jaxon Jensen, the older of the two, is currently a junior in the Communication, Media, & Persuasion department at Idaho State University, along with his younger brother Colin Jensen, […]