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The end of the semester is finally here, and even if classes have yet to be perfected, the art of procrastination certainly has. Like a true procrastinator, papers, projects and finals have been put off to study for the week they are due. There may be one, two, maybe even three all nighters and before we know it we will be dashing through snow, laughing all the way and singing “tis the season to be jolly.” Then it hits. The inevitable finals week flu bug. Runny noses start to resemble Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, pounding heads make it impossible to ...

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Get into the Holiday Spirit Christmas Holiday Classics The Egyptian Theater will be showing holiday classics for $9 a ticket to see on the big screen. Who doesn’t enjoy A Christmas Story or The Nightmare Before Christmas? Here’s the catch, you have to go online, buy a ticket, and hope enough other people have purchased a ticket to make the movie “tip” so the theater will screen it. Don’t worry, your card won’t be charged until the movie tips. Visit boiseclassicmovies.com/deals to purchase a ticket and for more information on how to make a movie tip. Winter Garden A Glow ...

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You say tomato, I say tomahto. You say potato, I say potahto. You say dancer, I say cheerleader. Let’s call the whole thing off. For years it has been a common occurrence for people to confuse Boise State Cheerleaders and the Boise State Mane Line dancers as the same group. Is there a difference between the two groups though? Technically they are two separate groups made up of different members, coaches, practice times and their own styles in their performances. However, the purpose behind their performances and their roles on campus are quite similar. Mane Line Coach Julie Stevens was ...

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This past Oct. 11 communication students were recognized for their academic contribution to the university and given the opportunity to make an impact on a national level. These students were the first to be inducted into the Boise State chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, a nationally recognized organization which honors communication students with high academic achievements. Lamba Pi Eta allows these students to serve their university and communities and encourage professional development in the process. Students are also provided with opportunities and resources to engage in research and professional interests outside of the classroom. The Lambda Pi Eta’s advisors, Laurel Traynowicz, ...

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At 5 a.m. Saturday morning, while the rest of the Treasure Valley was sleeping in like normal people, I lay wide awake full of energy and anticipation for an event I had waited years to come to Boise. No it wasn’t Jimmy Buffet nor was it the grand opening of our second Chick-fil-A. Ladies and gentlemen, the Color Run officially made its way to Boise and I had been counting down the days until the most colorific run in the nation took place. I decided to rock my Color Run tee with my lime green Newtons, neon pink and green high ...

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They are all around us, held up by magnets on our fridge, placed in a decorative frame for all to see and even carried conveniently in the storage space of our phones. They are our favorite pictures of people, places or moments frozen in time, captured as a means to look back and reflect upon. Spring of 2012, the Boise State department of art selected two upper-division students to receive the Brian P. Meier Photography Scholarship to help them pay for their fall semester classes. Each student had to embody outstanding and promising photographic skills as well as display academic ...

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Homosexuality and Christianity bridged a gap through the award-winning documentary “For the Bible Tells Me So.” This documentary was shown on campus Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the Bergquist Lounge as part of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender Diversity Week. The week of events was designed to help educate students, raise awareness and celebrate the diversity on campus. This particular event explored religion and homosexuality. “For the Bible Tells Me So” explains how biblical misinterpretations have affected families and society by sharing the experience of five religious families raising a homosexual child and balancing relationships, sexuality and the church. These families ...

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The idea of crawling out of your cozy bed to run on a machine for 30 minutes does not usually inspire motivation. This can especially be the case when this machine involves the same repetitive motion with no interchangeable view for the entire duration. It’s time to stop rearranging yourself because Boise State Recreation’s Group Exercise Classes may be the right fit to help improve your fitness. Whether looking for a way to be more comfortable in the gym atmosphere, a challenge, variety to the daily fitness regime, or simply a way to make exercise fun, the Rec has a ...

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It happens to the best of us. Our schedules get chaotic, the workload increases and before we know it, so does our weight. Until an extra few hours are added to our 24-hour days and Top Ramen® covers all areas of the food group, it may seem near impossible to avoid the dreaded freshman 15. Before throwing the agonizing scale against the bathroom wall remember, the freshman 15 isn’t inevitable. Lauren Thomas, health educator with Boise State Health Services, said any sudden change in lifestyle can cause a shift in weight fluctuation. “When things are out of balance, often times ...

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