BYU-Idaho http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ BYU-Idaho en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:13:20 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Comedian Jim Gaffigan believes having children has made him a better man http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602697/Comedian-Jim-Gaffigan-believes-having-children-has-made-him-a-better-man.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602697/Comedian-Jim-Gaffigan-believes-having-children-has-made-him-a-better-man.html Comedian Jim Gaffigan defies world standards by raising five children with his wife, Jeannie. When asked why he has such a... Thu, 08 May 2014 14:30:00 MDT Man with Down syndrome fulfills dream to sing national anthem at Fenway Park http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602554/Man-with-Down-syndrome-fulfills-dream-to-sing-national-anthem-at-Fenway-Park.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602554/Man-with-Down-syndrome-fulfills-dream-to-sing-national-anthem-at-Fenway-Park.html Massachusetts resident Mike Mullins fulfilled his decade-long dream to sing the national anthem at Fenway Park. Tue, 06 May 2014 15:40:00 MDT ‘Peter Pan’ at Hale Center Theater Orem hooks audiences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602034/6Peter-Pan7-at-Hale-Center-Theater-Orem-hooks-audiences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602034/6Peter-Pan7-at-Hale-Center-Theater-Orem-hooks-audiences.html Hale Center Theater's latest musical, "Peter Pan," runs through June 14. This energetic, fast-paced and clever production is... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:23:41 MDT Hale Centre Theatre West Valley announces 2015 season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601744/Hale-Centre-Theatre-West-Valley-announces-2015-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601744/Hale-Centre-Theatre-West-Valley-announces-2015-season.html Hales Centre Theatre West Valley announced its 2015 season, which includes "Disney's The Little Mermaid," "Ghost the... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:55:00 MDT BYU-Idaho: 'Living a benevolent life' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601138/BYU-Idaho-Living-a-benevolent-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601138/BYU-Idaho-Living-a-benevolent-life.html Elder Richard J. Maynes, a member of the Presidency of the Seventy, speaks to graduates during BYU-Idaho's commencement on... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:28:30 MDT BYU tops Business Insider's list of colleges where students are both hot and smart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651214/BYU-tops-Business-Insiders-list-of-colleges-where-students-are-both-hot-and-smart.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651214/BYU-tops-Business-Insiders-list-of-colleges-where-students-are-both-hot-and-smart.html For the second year in a row, Brigham Young University in Provo ranks as the No. 1 school to find students who are both "hot"... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:20:59 MDT Report: BYU-Hawaii to phase out athletics over three years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599423/Report-BYU-Hawaii-to-phase-out-athletics-over-three-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599423/Report-BYU-Hawaii-to-phase-out-athletics-over-three-years.html KSL is reporting that BYU-Hawaii will phase out its athletic program over three years. This comes on the heels of a Hawaii... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:20:01 MDT Gameday glance: Idaho State at BYU, Nov. 16, 1 p.m. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590635/Gameday-glance-Idaho-State-at-BYU-Nov-16-1-pm.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590635/Gameday-glance-Idaho-State-at-BYU-Nov-16-1-pm.html Game day rail for BYU-Idaho State Sat, 16 Nov 2013 01:29:56 MST BYU football, basketball crowds to recite Gettysburg address this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590633/BYU-football-basketball-crowds-to-recite-Gettysburg-address-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590633/BYU-football-basketball-crowds-to-recite-Gettysburg-address-this-weekend.html The crowd at BYU's basketball game tonight will recite the Gettysburg Address at halftime, as will fans at the Cougar... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:40:05 MST President Eyring's biography offers unique view of his life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590023/President-Eyrings-biography-offers-unique-view-of-his-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590023/President-Eyrings-biography-offers-unique-view-of-his-life.html President Henry B. Eyring's new biography, "I Will Lead You," contains a large amount of his journal writings and is a candid... Thu, 07 Nov 2013 05:00:00 MST Whoops! BYU mistakenly ranked healthiest; real No. 1 little surprise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589441/Whoops-BYU-mistakenly-ranked-healthiest-real-No-1-little-surprise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589441/Whoops-BYU-mistakenly-ranked-healthiest-real-No-1-little-surprise.html Using data about drinking, drugs and dining options, an online publication ranked BYU the healthiest college in America. But... Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:45:00 MDT How one U.S. college is using a radical new program to reach students around the world http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589138/How-one-US-college-is-using-a-radical-new-program-to-reach-students-around-the-world.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589138/How-one-US-college-is-using-a-radical-new-program-to-reach-students-around-the-world.html Thanks to online BYU-I courses, access to LDS-owned buildings across the globe and hundreds of volunteer senior missionaries,... Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:40:00 MDT Pioneer Theatre Company announces 'Play-by-Play' series http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588675/Pioneer-Theatre-Company-announces-Play-by-Play-series.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588675/Pioneer-Theatre-Company-announces-Play-by-Play-series.html Pioneer Theatre Company plans to present three new plays to audiences in a spring 2014 play reading series,... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:30:00 MDT Book review: ‘Mile 21’ evokes a marathon of emotions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588678/Book-review-6Mile-217-evokes-a-marathon-of-emotions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588678/Book-review-6Mile-217-evokes-a-marathon-of-emotions.html Feeling alone and unloved, a 21-year-old widow at BYU-Idaho finds romance and peace after the death of her husband in the... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 05:00:00 MDT Teeples: Why not make BYU-Idaho a part of Cougar Nation? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579635/Teeples-Why-not-make-BYU-Idaho-a-part-of-Cougar-Nation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579635/Teeples-Why-not-make-BYU-Idaho-a-part-of-Cougar-Nation.html When the LDS Church transformed the school from a two-year college to a full-fledged university in 2001, it also took away... Wed, 08 May 2013 10:05:00 MDT 3 Mormon contestants on 'The Voice' eliminated Monday, 1 more competes Tuesday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579238/3-Mormon-contestants-on-The-Voice-eliminated-Monday-1-more-competes-Tuesday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579238/3-Mormon-contestants-on-The-Voice-eliminated-Monday-1-more-competes-Tuesday.html For Mormons Amy Whitcomb, Ryan Hayes and Jon Peter Lewis, the end of their road on "The Voice" arrived Monday night in the... Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:35:00 MDT Family builds Mormon temples out of Legos http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578823/Family-builds-Mormon-temples-out-of-Legos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578823/Family-builds-Mormon-temples-out-of-Legos.html The Wilkey family began building Lego temples as a Sunday night activity, but it soon became a passion when they started... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:15:00 MDT Is it all bad? Reality television that inspires http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578540/Is-it-all-bad-Reality-television-that-inspires.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578540/Is-it-all-bad-Reality-television-that-inspires.html While most reality television shows obscure America's view of what is real and what is not, other programs are inspiring and... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:25:00 MDT Salt Lake Lego enthusiast comes up with company's next big idea http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578389/Salt-Lake-Lego-enthusiast-comes-up-with-companys-next-big-idea.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578389/Salt-Lake-Lego-enthusiast-comes-up-with-companys-next-big-idea.html Lego Cuusoo, a website produced by Lego in 2008, is the medium by which fans of the famous company can propose ideas for new... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:15:00 MDT Historic LDS newspaper volume presented in auction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578310/Historic-LDS-newspaper-volume-presented-in-auction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578310/Historic-LDS-newspaper-volume-presented-in-auction.html “The Latter-day Saints Messenger and Advocate,” one of the earliest publications in church history, was up for... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT Arizona special-needs student continues to inspire classmates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577998/Arizona-special-needs-student-continues-to-inspire-classmates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577998/Arizona-special-needs-student-continues-to-inspire-classmates.html When Carson Jones invited Chy Johnson to sit with him and his football buddies at lunch last fall, he didn't think it was a... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:00:00 MDT Three sisters show faith through illness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577810/Three-sisters-show-faith-through-illness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577810/Three-sisters-show-faith-through-illness.html With three of her four children experiencing health challenges, it would be easy for Natasha Wilson to ask, "Why me?" But she... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:00:00 MDT Returned missionary surprises high school sweetheart on her birthday (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577784/Returned-missionary-surprises-high-school-sweetheart-on-her-birthday-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577784/Returned-missionary-surprises-high-school-sweetheart-on-her-birthday-video.html Josh Jones, a recently returned missionary who served in Johannesburg, South Africa, surprised his high school sweetheart by... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 09:30:00 MDT Jimmer and Whitney Fredette update (+wedding video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577534/Jimmer-and-Whitney-Fredette-update-wedding-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577534/Jimmer-and-Whitney-Fredette-update-wedding-video.html Jimmer Fredette along with his new wife, Whitney, will potentially move with the Sacramento Kings, but for now they are... Fri, 05 Apr 2013 10:10:00 MDT Ballet West announces new season schedule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577412/Ballet-West-announces-new-season-schedule.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577412/Ballet-West-announces-new-season-schedule.html Ballet West has entertained audiences for 50 years. The company recently announced its schedule for the upcoming season. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:30:00 MDT Conference memories can last — and inspire — a lifetime http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577236/Conference-memories-can-last-2-and-inspire-2-a-lifetime.html The October 2012 general conference was memorable, largely because of President Monson's historic missionary age... Tue, 02 Apr 2013 05:00:00 MDT BYU professors share experiences in the Holy Land during Easter time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576865/BYU-professors-share-experiences-in-the-Holy-Land-during-Easter-time.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576865/BYU-professors-share-experiences-in-the-Holy-Land-during-Easter-time.html American Christians celebrate Easter to an extent, but those celebrating Easter in Jerusalem are far more involved in the... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT Premature baby's story told through blog http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576760/Premature-babys-story-told-through-blog.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576760/Premature-babys-story-told-through-blog.html Marshall Stout was born three months before his due date, making him a "micro-preemie" baby. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:45:00 MDT It's never too late to begin genealogy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576522/Its-never-too-late-to-begin-genealogy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576522/Its-never-too-late-to-begin-genealogy.html While many attendees at RootsTech are genealogy veterans, there are also many beginners. In a class for beginners, Lisa Alzo... Mon, 25 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks' recent visit to Asia highlighted in new video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576491/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-recent-visit-to-Asia-highlighted-in-new-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576491/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-recent-visit-to-Asia-highlighted-in-new-video.html The LDS Church has taken great strides in Asia over the past few years. Recently, Elder Dallin H. Oaks traveled there, and... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:30:00 MDT More than 70 countries are represented on one college campus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576314/More-than-70-countries-are-represented-on-one-college-campus.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576314/More-than-70-countries-are-represented-on-one-college-campus.html BYU-Hawaii is the most diverse college campus in the nation with students from more than 70 countries represented at the... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT Brains and beauty: Business Insider ranks BYU as 'hottest' university http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576347/Brains-and-beauty-Business-Insider-ranks-BYU-as-hottest-university.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576347/Brains-and-beauty-Business-Insider-ranks-BYU-as-hottest-university.html Brigham Young University ranked No. 1 on a list of 25 universities where "students are both hot and smart." Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:45:00 MDT Easter musical 'Lamb of God' comes to Abravanel Hall http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575690/Easter-musical-Lamb-of-God-comes-to-Abravanel-Hall.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575690/Easter-musical-Lamb-of-God-comes-to-Abravanel-Hall.html Rob Gardner's "Lamb of God" production is an Easter celebration of Christ's life and resurrection, that shares a message of... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:39:11 MDT Faith compels Christian family to keep on adopting, many with special needs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575514/Faith-compels-Christian-family-to-keep-on-adopting-many-with-special-needs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575514/Faith-compels-Christian-family-to-keep-on-adopting-many-with-special-needs.html Mike and Sharon Dennehy thought they had everything they needed,until they recognized God's will in their lives. After... Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:35:00 MDT What advice would you give your pre-mom self? (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575459/What-advice-would-you-give-your-pre-mom-self-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575459/What-advice-would-you-give-your-pre-mom-self-video.html Mothers are constantly receiving advice from other moms, but what could be better than taking advice from yourself? In this... Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:35:00 MDT Book review: Orson Scott Card's 'The Gate Thief' tells gripping, dark story http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575270/Book-review-Orson-Scott-Cards-The-Gate-Thief-tells-gripping-dark-story.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575270/Book-review-Orson-Scott-Cards-The-Gate-Thief-tells-gripping-dark-story.html As the second book in Orson Scott Card's Mither Mages series, “The Gate Thief” continues the action but may not... Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:30:00 MST 'Oz the Great and Powerful' faces a classic challenge http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575120/Oz-the-Great-and-Powerful-faces-a-classic-challenge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575120/Oz-the-Great-and-Powerful-faces-a-classic-challenge.html For more than 70 years, children have experienced the enchanting and whimsical land of Oz through the eyes of a young,... Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:30:00 MST Changing universities from the inside out http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574856/Changing-universities-from-the-inside-out.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574856/Changing-universities-from-the-inside-out.html There is no question higher education is facing a crisis: tuition costs are on the rise, for profit universities are... Tue, 05 Mar 2013 09:55:00 MST Why are so many mommy bloggers Mormon? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574422/Why-are-so-many-mommy-bloggers-Mormon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574422/Why-are-so-many-mommy-bloggers-Mormon.html In the last few years, it has become popular for stay-at-home moms to write blogs about everyday life with their kids.... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 09:55:00 MST LDS family makes Owl City lip dub music video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574344/LDS-family-makes-Owl-City-lip-dub-music-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574344/LDS-family-makes-Owl-City-lip-dub-music-video.html Brian Richardson and his family of eight enjoy spending time together so much they wanted to document it. The family made a... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:20:00 MST YouTube videos show Mormon missionaries' emotional reunions with family members http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574200/YouTube-videos-show-Mormon-missionaries-emotional-reunions-with-family-members.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574200/YouTube-videos-show-Mormon-missionaries-emotional-reunions-with-family-members.html Although to their families it seems like missionaries are gone for an eternity, their two years eventually come to an end and... Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:15:00 MST Fighting cancer with faith: 12-year-old with leukemia receives strength from strangers' prayers (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574110/Fighting-cancer-with-faith-12-year-old-with-leukemia-receives-strength-from-strangers-prayers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574110/Fighting-cancer-with-faith-12-year-old-with-leukemia-receives-strength-from-strangers-prayers.html Ashtyn Poulsen was a healthy 12-year-old girl — until she was diagnosed with leukemia in January. With her family by... Tue, 26 Feb 2013 05:00:00 MST Utah woman becomes a 'Reynolds Real Mom' finalist http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574092/Utah-woman-becomes-a-Reynolds-Real-Mom-finalist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574092/Utah-woman-becomes-a-Reynolds-Real-Mom-finalist.html Karen Peterson, a Utah mom and blogger, is competing in the Reynolds Real Mom contest and has made it to the top 10. Over the... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:40:00 MST Three-year-old YouTube sprinkles sensation appears on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573771/Three-year-old-YouTube-sprinkles-sensation-appears-on-The-Ellen-DeGeneres-Show-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573771/Three-year-old-YouTube-sprinkles-sensation-appears-on-The-Ellen-DeGeneres-Show-video.html John Boarman likes to tell stories, but he tells a downright lie when his mom asks him if he ate some sprinkles without... Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:48:17 MST New YouTube video answers the question 'What is love?' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573680/New-YouTube-video-answers-the-question-What-is-love.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573680/New-YouTube-video-answers-the-question-What-is-love.html Bill and Glad are coming up on their 50th wedding anniversary and their vows are as strong as ever. Glad suffers from... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:20:00 MST Counsel from President Henry B. Eyring featured in new Mormon Messages video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573662/Counsel-from-President-Henry-B-Eyring-featured-in-new-Mormon-Messages-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573662/Counsel-from-President-Henry-B-Eyring-featured-in-new-Mormon-Messages-video.html In this Mormon Message, President Henry B. Eyring encourages everyone to turn to the Lord with their burdens so he can bear... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:00:00 MST Military tuition assistance program in limbo at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573593/Military-tuition-assistance-program-in-limbo-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573593/Military-tuition-assistance-program-in-limbo-at-BYU.html Military reservists studying at BYU may lose thousands of dollars in tuition credits if the university does not sign a new... Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:30:00 MST LDS group The Piano Guys releases Taylor Swift cover for Valentine's Day (+videos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573199/LDS-group-The-Piano-Guys-releases-Taylor-Swift-cover-for-Valentines-Day-videos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573199/LDS-group-The-Piano-Guys-releases-Taylor-Swift-cover-for-Valentines-Day-videos.html The Piano Guys released their latest video, featuring the musicians playing "Begin Again" in an indoor garden, just in time... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:40:00 MST Utah State University girls get upside-down kisses from Spider-Man in new YouTube prank video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573154/Utah-State-University-girls-get-upside-down-kisses-from-Spider-Man-in-new-YouTube-prank-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573154/Utah-State-University-girls-get-upside-down-kisses-from-Spider-Man-in-new-YouTube-prank-video.html Stuart Edge asked several USU girls to take a survey about whether or not they would kiss Spiderman upside down if they had... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 10:40:00 MST 'Beautiful Creatures' fun but fails to fascinate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573076/Beautiful-Creatures-fun-but-fails-to-fascinate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573076/Beautiful-Creatures-fun-but-fails-to-fascinate.html Ethan falls in love with Lena as the forces of light and dark struggle to claim her powers. "Beautiful Creatures" has an... Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:15:00 MST