September 2015

INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE…EXPERT

Chris Banyas Editor-in-Chief Vampire! The term conjures images of a gaunt, gnarled-fingered Graf Orlok from the 1922 film “Nosferatu,” shadow slowly and steadily climbing the…



EX ANIMO: TALE AS OLD AS TIME

Chris Banyas Editor-in-Chief My experience with ISU edition textbooks peaked when, upon my passage of the Math 1123 course, I subsequently turned the innumerable pages…


THE MOON IS MADE OF LAVA?

Shelbie Harris News Editor This summer, the Craters of the Moon Monument and National Preserve located in the Arco Desert acted as a 1,117 square…


CADAVER LAB ON “CUTTING EDGE”

Andrew Crighton Staff Writer The ISU Department of Biological Sciences has received a $1.08 million grant from the Idaho Permanent Building Fund to completely renovate…


CUSTOM EDITION TEXTBOOKS: FRIEND OR FOE?

Andrew Crighton Staff Writer University custom edition textbooks are a growing trend that not many students are happy about. Custom edition textbooks manifest when a…




MEMENTO MORI

Chris Banyas Editor-in-Chief Remember that you must die. In Seattle, I paused at a busy intersection to better navigate the city, and I saw a…


SODA FIRE’S ROAD TO RECOVERY

Shelbie Harris News Editor You may believe fighting wildfires is as simple as dousing the flames with water, but nowadays a plethora of tools and…



PONDERING THE PROFITS OF PARKING

Andrew Crighton Staff Writer Fees collected for student and facility parking passes are a significant sum, around $700,000 annually for parking services. Rates for parking…



ROAD CONSTRUCTION CEMENTS FRUSTRATION

Andrew Crighton Staff Writer Construction on Martin Luther King Jr. Way was originally scheduled to be completed before the fall 2015 semester, however completion has…