BYU-Idaho http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ BYU-Idaho en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:31:11 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss When Mormon pioneers left was often a life-or-death proposition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607624/When-Mormon-pioneers-left-was-often-a-life-or-death-proposition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607624/When-Mormon-pioneers-left-was-often-a-life-or-death-proposition.html Mormon pioneers were safer leaving in April than in May, in May rather than June, and so on. The later they left, the more... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:01:58 MDT 'Be Good' Sister Oscarson tells BYU-Idaho graduates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607536/Be-Good-Sister-Oscarson-tells-BYU-Idaho-graduates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607536/Be-Good-Sister-Oscarson-tells-BYU-Idaho-graduates.html Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson speaks to BYU-Idaho graduates during commencement exercises held on July 23. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:20:00 MDT BYU-I students swamped week before finals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607507/BYU-I-students-swamped-week-before-finals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607507/BYU-I-students-swamped-week-before-finals.html Flash floods covered Rexburg on Tuesday, putting hundreds of students out of their apartments. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:57:46 MDT Sharing talents creates self-confidence http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607512/Sharing-talents-creates-self-confidence.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607512/Sharing-talents-creates-self-confidence.html To Lila Shoemaker, the performing and sharing of talents is vitally important. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:00:00 MDT 'Batkid Begins' documentary inspired by 5-year-old boy who beat cancer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607350/Batkid-Begins-documentary-inspired-by-5-year-old-boy-who-beat-cancer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607350/Batkid-Begins-documentary-inspired-by-5-year-old-boy-who-beat-cancer.html As of last week, an Indigogo campaign for a documentary to be titled "Batkid Begins" went live, asking to raise $100,000 to... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:22:06 MDT The Clean Cut: Cancer patient sings 'Frozen' song with nurse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607381/The-Clean-Cut-Cancer-patient-sings-Frozen-song-with-nurse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607381/The-Clean-Cut-Cancer-patient-sings-Frozen-song-with-nurse.html A little girl with cancer sings "Love Is an Open Door" with her nurse while waiting for a blood transfusion. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:05:00 MDT Boxing champion sisters refuse to train on Sundays http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607344/Boxing-champion-sisters-refuse-to-train-on-Sundays.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607344/Boxing-champion-sisters-refuse-to-train-on-Sundays.html Caroline and Lani Daniels are sisters and boxers who train every day of the week apart from the Sabbath. The two were raised... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:25:00 MDT Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings 'Happy' medley with actor from 'Frozen' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607340/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-sings-Happy-medley-with-actor-from-Frozen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607340/Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-sings-Happy-medley-with-actor-from-Frozen.html The Mormon Tabernacle Choir experienced a first last weekend when Santino Fontana, known for his role as Hans in "Frozen,"... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:55:00 MDT The Clean Cut: 12 siblings audition for 'America's Got Talent' with 'Sound of Music' song http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607285/The-Clean-Cut-12-siblings-audition-for-Americas-Got-Talent-with-Sound-of-Music-song.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607285/The-Clean-Cut-12-siblings-audition-for-Americas-Got-Talent-with-Sound-of-Music-song.html The 12 Willis siblings, ranging from ages 3 to 21, auditioned for "America's Got Talent" with their own rendition of "My... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:29:41 MDT The Clean Cut: Short film depicts special relationship between grandmother and grandson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607161/The-Clean-Cut-Short-film-depicts-special-relationship-between-grandmother-and-grandson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607161/The-Clean-Cut-Short-film-depicts-special-relationship-between-grandmother-and-grandson.html There's a unique bond between a grandmother and her grandson, and a new short film portrays that relationship. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:15:00 MDT BYU-Idaho students, Rexburg residents embrace opportunities to serve following flood http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607061/BYU-Idaho-students-Rexburg-residents-embrace-opportunities-to-serve-following-flood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607061/BYU-Idaho-students-Rexburg-residents-embrace-opportunities-to-serve-following-flood.html A severe rainstorm caused major flooding in Rexburg, Idaho, but community residents and BYU-Idaho students rallied to bail... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:00:00 MDT The Clean Cut: BYU-Idaho students sing 'Called to Serve' while bailing water out of apartments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606996/The-Clean-Cut-BYU-Idaho-students-sing-Called-to-Serve-while-bailing-water-out-of-apartments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606996/The-Clean-Cut-BYU-Idaho-students-sing-Called-to-Serve-while-bailing-water-out-of-apartments.html When a severe thunderstorm caused flooding in Rexburg, Idaho, Brigham Young University-Idaho students bailed water out of... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:35:00 MDT BYU-Idaho, Rexburg experience flooding after heavy thunderstorms http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606990/BYU-Idaho-Rexburg-experience-flooding-after-heavy-thunderstorms.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606990/BYU-Idaho-Rexburg-experience-flooding-after-heavy-thunderstorms.html Heavy thunderstorms resulted in close to 2 inches of rain and severe flooding throughout Rexburg and Madison County Tuesday... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:00:00 MDT Returned missionary son tackles mom during airport reunion (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606859/Returned-missionary-son-tackles-mom-during-airport-reunion-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606859/Returned-missionary-son-tackles-mom-during-airport-reunion-video.html Susie Atwood experienced five consecutive years of sending children on LDS missions. When her last son returned, he tackled... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:30:00 MDT Spirit of competition is alive and well at BYU-Idaho http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606726/Spirit-of-competition-is-alive-and-well-at-BYU-Idaho.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606726/Spirit-of-competition-is-alive-and-well-at-BYU-Idaho.html An overview of the competitive-sports program at BYU-Idaho. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:00:00 MDT Videographer explains drone flight over D.C. Temple, expresses newfound appreciation for LDS Church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606680/Videographer-explains-drone-flight-over-DC-Temple-expresses-newfound-appreciation-for-LDS-Church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606680/Videographer-explains-drone-flight-over-DC-Temple-expresses-newfound-appreciation-for-LDS-Church.html Tony Collins recently flew a drone over the Washington D.C. Temple, sharing a new perspective on the beloved building. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:00:00 MDT Drone flies over LDS Washington D.C.Temple, captures unique view http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606575/Drone-flies-over-LDS-Washington-DCTemple-captures-unique-view.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606575/Drone-flies-over-LDS-Washington-DCTemple-captures-unique-view.html Tony Collins recently flew a drone over the Washington D.C. Temple, sharing a new perspective on the beloved building. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:00:00 MDT BYU, BYU-Idaho landscape management students 'making the earth a more beautiful place' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606548/BYU-BYU-Idaho-landscape-management-students-making-the-earth-a-more-beautiful-place.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606548/BYU-BYU-Idaho-landscape-management-students-making-the-earth-a-more-beautiful-place.html The landscape management programs at BYU and BYU-Idaho are among the best in the nation. In 10 of the past 12 years, either... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:09:10 MDT Tornado makes a cameo in Canadian couple's wedding photos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606469/Tornado-makes-a-cameo-in-Canadian-couples-wedding-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606469/Tornado-makes-a-cameo-in-Canadian-couples-wedding-photos.html Photos of a tornado as the backdrop of a Canadian couple's wedding photos have gone viral. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 06:05:00 MDT The Clean Cut: Dad and daughter sing Christian song 'My Roots Grow Down' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606458/The-Clean-Cut-Dad-and-daughter-sing-Christian-song-My-Roots-Grow-Down.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606458/The-Clean-Cut-Dad-and-daughter-sing-Christian-song-My-Roots-Grow-Down.html Daddy-daughter duo, "The Rookies," sings a Christian song called "My Roots Grow Down" by Sarah Pirtle. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:26:41 MDT 4-year-old basketball prodigy beats kids twice his age, plays like Kevin Durant http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606283/4-year-old-basketball-prodigy-beats-kids-twice-his-age-plays-like-Kevin-Durant.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606283/4-year-old-basketball-prodigy-beats-kids-twice-his-age-plays-like-Kevin-Durant.html Four-year-old Josiah Brown just graduated preschool, but he plays basketball against kids twice his age. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:58:44 MDT BYU-Idaho ensemble performs oratorio in Tabernacle http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606215/BYU-Idaho-ensemble-performs-oratorio-in-Tabernacle.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606215/BYU-Idaho-ensemble-performs-oratorio-in-Tabernacle.html As part of a three-city tour, an ensemble from BYU-Idaho performed "How Beautiful Upon the Mountains," a musical oratorio... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 03:40:00 MDT LDS musician Josh Wright moves on to round two on 'America's Got Talent' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606247/LDS-musician-Josh-Wright-moves-on-to-round-two-on-Americas-Got-Talent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606247/LDS-musician-Josh-Wright-moves-on-to-round-two-on-Americas-Got-Talent.html LDS pianist Josh Wright auditioned for "America's Got Talent" and moved on to the next round. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:10:00 MDT Bruno Mars dedicates 'Just The Way You Are' to girl who lost her family in a drunk driving accident http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606203/Bruno-Mars-dedicates-Just-The-Way-You-Are-to-girl-who-lost-her-family-in-a-drunk-driving-accident.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606203/Bruno-Mars-dedicates-Just-The-Way-You-Are-to-girl-who-lost-her-family-in-a-drunk-driving-accident.html Zumyah Thorpe lost her mother and two sisters in a drunk driving accident in 2013, and also sustained a brain injury. While... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:07:43 MDT Lindsey Stirling performs at Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605866/Lindsey-Stirling-performs-at-Washington-DC-Temple-Visitors-Center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605866/Lindsey-Stirling-performs-at-Washington-DC-Temple-Visitors-Center.html Lindsey Stirling gave a fireside at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center June 25 where she both spoke and played her... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:41:01 MDT U.S. soccer star Clint Dempsey attributes success to God http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605848/US-soccer-star-Clint-Dempsey-attributes-success-to-God.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605848/US-soccer-star-Clint-Dempsey-attributes-success-to-God.html U.S. soccer team captain Clint Dempsey has deep religious roots. Dempsey has attended Catholic mass throughout his life and... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:56:56 MDT Disney's forthcoming 'Into the Woods' to be a censored version of the original http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605802/Disneys-forthcoming-Into-the-Woods-to-be-a-censored-version-of-the-original.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605802/Disneys-forthcoming-Into-the-Woods-to-be-a-censored-version-of-the-original.html Stephen Sondheim recently announced that his original musical "Into the Woods" will be censored for a family-friendly... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:50:00 MDT Utah teen impresses judges on 'So You Think You Can Dance' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605778/Utah-teen-impresses-judges-on-So-You-Think-You-Can-Dance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605778/Utah-teen-impresses-judges-on-So-You-Think-You-Can-Dance.html A Utah teen has made it beyond the audition phase on "So You Think You Can Dance." Landon Anderson will be vying for a spot... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:10:00 MDT First 'Mockingjay' promo released online http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605774/First-Mockingjay-promo-released-online.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605774/First-Mockingjay-promo-released-online.html The first promo for "Mockingjay — Part 1," the third film in the "Hunger Games" series, was posted online Wednesday.... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:01:45 MDT ‘Calamity Jane’ entertains buckaroos and city slickers alike http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605669/6Calamity-Jane7-entertains-buckaroos-and-city-slickers-alike.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605669/6Calamity-Jane7-entertains-buckaroos-and-city-slickers-alike.html Desert Star Playhouse's new production, "Calamity Jane: Cowgirls Just Wanna Have Fun," runs through Aug. 23. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:20:00 MDT Grandmother baby showers: New trend annoys moms-to-be http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605554/Grandmother-baby-showers-New-trend-annoys-moms-to-be.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605554/Grandmother-baby-showers-New-trend-annoys-moms-to-be.html Grandma-to-be baby showers — a trend designed for a woman's friends to equip her with essential baby-caring gear... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:15:00 MDT Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone outsmart paparazzi by helping charities http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605466/Andrew-Garfield-and-Emma-Stone-outsmart-paparazzi-by-helping-charities.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605466/Andrew-Garfield-and-Emma-Stone-outsmart-paparazzi-by-helping-charities.html Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone gave the paparazzi a picture worth a thousand words when they held signs up in front of their... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:20:00 MDT Provo City Center Temple time-lapse video shows construction progress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605456/Provo-City-Center-Temple-time-lapse-video-shows-construction-progress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605456/Provo-City-Center-Temple-time-lapse-video-shows-construction-progress.html The Provo City Center Temple will be under construction for at least another year, but Internet users can access live updates... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:37:06 MDT Diagon Alley, Gringotts ride to open in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter July 8 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605408/Diagon-Alley-Gringotts-ride-to-open-in-the-Wizarding-World-of-Harry-Potter-July-8.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605408/Diagon-Alley-Gringotts-ride-to-open-in-the-Wizarding-World-of-Harry-Potter-July-8.html Diagon Alley is the newest addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It will open July 8, and fans of the "Harry... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:40:00 MDT The Clean Cut: Kid creates a rap song in 30 seconds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605382/The-Clean-Cut-Kid-creates-a-rap-song-in-30-seconds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605382/The-Clean-Cut-Kid-creates-a-rap-song-in-30-seconds.html Little kid gives a YouTube tutorial on how to make a rap song in 30 seconds. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:50:00 MDT 9-year-old basketball star plays for high school team, recruited by University of Miami http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605331/9-year-old-basketball-star-plays-for-high-school-team-recruited-by-University-of-Miami.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605331/9-year-old-basketball-star-plays-for-high-school-team-recruited-by-University-of-Miami.html 9-year-old basketball prodigy Jaden Newman recently received a recruiting letter from the University of Miami to play on its... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:54:45 MDT Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman sing 'Amazing Grace' to patients in children's hospital http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605272/Keith-Urban-Nicole-Kidman-sing-Amazing-Grace-to-patients-in-childrens-hospital.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605272/Keith-Urban-Nicole-Kidman-sing-Amazing-Grace-to-patients-in-childrens-hospital.html Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman sing "Amazing Grace" to patients and nurses at a children's hospital in Clayton, Australia. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:35:32 MDT 'Frozen' star to perform with Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Pioneer Day concert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605122/Frozen-star-to-perform-with-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-in-Pioneer-Day-concert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605122/Frozen-star-to-perform-with-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-in-Pioneer-Day-concert.html Santino Fontana, known for his role as Hans in "Frozen," will join The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:13:36 MDT Mormon selfies spread as Latter-day Saints share Book of Mormon experiences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605029/Mormon-selfies-spread-as-Latter-day-Saints-share-Book-of-Mormon-experiences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605029/Mormon-selfies-spread-as-Latter-day-Saints-share-Book-of-Mormon-experiences.html Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invited those who have read the Book of Mormon to share... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:14:14 MDT Netflix plans 'Magic School Bus' revival http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605075/Netflix-plans-Magic-School-Bus-revival.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605075/Netflix-plans-Magic-School-Bus-revival.html Netflix announced plans to produce "The Magic School Bus 360," a 26-episode revival of the popular 1990s television program.... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:00:00 MDT BYU-Idaho devotional: Trust essential to building leaders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605037/BYU-Idaho-devotional-Trust-essential-to-building-leaders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605037/BYU-Idaho-devotional-Trust-essential-to-building-leaders.html Building leadership requires the “building of people — not products,” said Elder Bradley D. Foster of the... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:03:25 MDT Nun sings her way to success, wins 'The Voice of Italy' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604651/Nun-sings-her-way-to-success-wins-The-Voice-of-Italy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604651/Nun-sings-her-way-to-success-wins-The-Voice-of-Italy.html Singing nun Cristina Scuccia won "The Voice of Italy" Thursday night with 62 percent of the votes. Scuccia was offered a... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 17:42:42 MDT 'The Mormon Bachelorette' to hold casting call in Utah this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604644/The-Mormon-Bachelorette-to-hold-casting-call-in-Utah-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604644/The-Mormon-Bachelorette-to-hold-casting-call-in-Utah-this-weekend.html "The Mormon Bachelor/ette" is returning for its fifth season after a two-year hiatus. A casting call will be held June 7 in... Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:10:14 MDT ‘Calamity Jane’ strikes Desert Star Playhouse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604695/6Calamity-Jane7-strikes-Desert-Star-Playhouse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604695/6Calamity-Jane7-strikes-Desert-Star-Playhouse.html Desert Star Playhouse will highlight the adventures of famous frontierswoman Calamity Jane June 12 through Aug. 23. Sat, 07 Jun 2014 14:00:00 MDT Disney makes plans for 'Cinderella,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' and 'Jungle Book' live-action films http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604565/Disney-makes-plans-for-Cinderella-Beauty-and-the-Beast-and-Jungle-Book-live-action-films.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604565/Disney-makes-plans-for-Cinderella-Beauty-and-the-Beast-and-Jungle-Book-live-action-films.html This year, Disney is working on live-action adaptations of "Cinderella," "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Jungle Book." Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:25:00 MDT Man plans to bike more than 1,200 miles to honor niece's memory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604497/Man-plans-to-bike-more-than-1200-miles-to-honor-nieces-memory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604497/Man-plans-to-bike-more-than-1200-miles-to-honor-nieces-memory.html Keith Davis plans to bike from Henderson, Nevada, to Dallas in an effort to raise money for pediatric cancer — the... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:31:12 MDT Cancer patient dies, leaves her family 3,000 hidden words of encouragement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604480/Cancer-patient-dies-leaves-her-family-3000-hidden-words-of-encouragement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604480/Cancer-patient-dies-leaves-her-family-3000-hidden-words-of-encouragement.html Twelve-year-old Athena Orchard died May 28, but she left behind 3,000 words of encouragement hidden on the back of her... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:00:00 MDT The Clean Cut: Boys' rap wins over 'Britain's Got Talent' judges, millions of YouTube viewers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604451/The-Clean-Cut-Boys-rap-wins-over-Britains-Got-Talent-judges-millions-of-YouTube-viewers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604451/The-Clean-Cut-Boys-rap-wins-over-Britains-Got-Talent-judges-millions-of-YouTube-viewers.html Two best friends and aspiring rappers known as Bars and Melody wowed millions of people — including Simon Cowell... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:10:00 MDT Critics claim 'Moms' Night Out' movie is anti-feminist http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604357/Critics-claim-Moms-Night-Out-movie-is-anti-feminist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604357/Critics-claim-Moms-Night-Out-movie-is-anti-feminist.html When "Moms' Night Out" was released in theaters, director Jon Erwin didn't anticipate the criticism that followed. Some... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:45:00 MDT The Clean Cut: Lexi Walker and William Joseph perform 'Part of Your World' at Thanksgiving Point http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604329/The-Clean-Cut-Lexi-Walker-and-William-Joseph-perform-Part-of-Your-World-at-Thanksgiving-Point.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604329/The-Clean-Cut-Lexi-Walker-and-William-Joseph-perform-Part-of-Your-World-at-Thanksgiving-Point.html 12-year-old Lexi Walker performs "Part of Your World" with William Joseph at Thanksgiving Point. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:55:00 MDT