About the author  ⁄ Danielle Lauren Urness

Danielle Lauren Urness

I am a Freshman at Boise State University hoping to major in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Media Studies. I was the Editor-In-Chief of the Mountain View High School Yearbook in Mesa, Arizona. Nothing would please me more than to write amazing articles for the Arbiter and eventually write for National Geographic.

DJ Harper With 36 total touchdowns in his career, 12 of which come from his 2012 season, senior running back DJ Harper has shown his undoubted capability to get the ball to the end zone. After playing 51 games in a total of six years, waiting for two ACL injuries to heal and playing back up to Doug Martin, Harper has finally had the opportunity to branch out into the seasoned running back that he is today. The only Ram that comes anywhere close to amounting to as many carries as Harper’s 178 is junior Chris Nwoke with 95. But ...

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Women’s volleyball sweeping win against the Nevada Wolf Pack on Thursday brought the Broncos up tp  15-12 overall and 6-5 in the entire Mountain West Conference. It was the Broncos’ fourth consecutive match by sweep in the conference, defeating the Wolves in Reno, Nev. 25-19, 25-17 and 25-19. The Broncos’ first set proved the girls had a quick attack in mind for the Wolf Pack. Boise State quickly gained control of the match as sophomore outside hitterTaylor Murphey and senior outside hitter Fiona Jones led the Broncos to the first set victory with four kills each, winning the set 25-19. ...

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The Mountain West Conference needs to watch out for the Boise State women’s volleyball team. After winning two home games against San Diego State (SDSU) 3-1 and Nevada 3-2, the Broncos are floating on cloud nine. Wins on Thursday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 13 did not come without unwavering determination. Practices in the days preceding the SDSU game consisted of releasing to certain hitters, like senior Liz Harden and freshman Sarah Webster. The first two sets against SDSU proved to the Broncos how much potential they had as they won 25-19 and 25-22. However, when they came back from ...

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Tennis season is officially open. From Oct. 5-7, Boise State University hosted the Men’s Fall Classic Tennis Tournament, featuring 16 schools from all over the midwest. “Coming out in the fall is always interesting. Everyone’s a little bit rusty,” senior Scott Sears said. Even with the fresh start, two Bronco’s, junior Nathan Sereke and freshman Brian Foley, rose to the semifinals on Saturday afternoon. Sereke came out with a bang in the beginning of the Orange Flight Singles preliminaries. Sereke’s first match lasted only about 30 minutes where other players’ matches were lasting up to two hours. “This was my ...

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Think back to the last time you were in a pool. Were you hanging with friends? Were you relaxing in a jacuzzi? Or were you working out while making friends interested in the same sport? The Boise State Water Polo Club does just that every Wednesday night from 9 to 10 p.m. in the Rec Center. The idea to create a water polo club was originated by a group of three students: Travis Skodack, Matt Jones and Bryce Baker back in 2009. Jones, a Utah native and biology major, has played water polo since he was young. The junior traveled ...

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