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The Arbiter Minute for April 21, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Ty Hawkins Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Farzan Faramarzi © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Hot Spot: Legalizing Marijuana

Hot Spot, Episode 3. In this episode we talk about legalizing marijuana. We discuss the benefits of legalizing marijuana versus the potential concerns. Moderator: Ty Hawkins Produced and directed by: Farzan Faramarzi ...

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The Arbiter Minute for April 17, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Ty Hawkins Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Boise State administrators and Ayers Saint Gross (ASG) representatives are planning for university growth. Future buildings, old buildings, green space, road ways, bike paths, future land acquisition and space purposes were a few of the topics addressed. Carolyn Krall, senior associate of ASG, broke down the physicality of future expansions into three areas (precients) of development: expansion, Greenbelt and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and Athletics. On April 10, ASG hosted three campus master plan update meetings for faculty, staff, students and the community, faculty, and staff about the physical plans for Boise State’s expansion and how they align ...

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The Arbiter Minute for April 14, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Ty Hawkins Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Tuesday night marked the beginning of a new reign on campus, the reign of a new Associated Students of Boise State (ASBSU) student government. Bryan Vlok, president of ASBSU, is excited to begin work with his fellow representatives. “I’m very excited. Even now this group has already started planning for what they want to do,” Vlok said. “They are driven students and they just have great ideas and are ready to take on the year and I’m excited to work with them.” Lisa Harris, vice president for Student Affairs, is confident these students will make an impact on campus. “The work ...

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The Arbiter Minute for April 10, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Ty Hawkins Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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The Arbiter Minute for April 7, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Ty Hawkins Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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In a survey done last year by Transportation and Parking, it was found nearly 20 percent of commuters to Boise State choose a bicycle as their form of transportation. In order to promote cycling safety and accommodate for the rise in cyclists on the roads, Ada County Highway District has proposed some changes to the streets of downtown. Included in this plan is taking an auto lane out of Capitol Boulevard., Idaho Street, and Main Street to put in a buffered bicycle lane. “It’s kind of an obvious linkage that really needed to be made,” said Craig Quintana, chief information ...

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The Arbiter Minute for April 3, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Ty Hawkins Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Jilted lovers wishing to take revenge should wait to serve that cold dish, as Idaho legislation has approved and passed a new bill that will make extorting an ex-partner a felony. Recently passed bill H0563 will now protect individuals from post break-up extortion by extending the laws of video voyeurism. The bill changed the terms of voyeurism to include not only sexual gratification but also any other damaging aspects such as extortion or humiliation. Video voyeurism is also known as ‘revenge porn.’ “Revenge porn is the street name for the behavior people undertook,” said Rep. Luke Malek. “The bill revolves ...

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The Arbiter Minute for March 31, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Kimberly Miller Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Jenna (name changed for safety and legal reasons) is a current Boise State student and recently turned twenty-one and legal drinking is now a common activity. Some students, like Jenna, have participated in what’s known as “Drunkorexia.” “I’ve done it before,” Jenna said. “I’m trying to avoid a hangover is my thought process, but it doesn’t help.” Dr. Vincent Serio, director of Medical Services for University Health Services, said though he has seen the non-medical term before, he hasn’t heard it on Boise State’s campus. “It doesn’t surprise me,” Serio said. “I’ve seen this in a couple places before. According ...

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The Arbiter Minute for March 20, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Kimberly Miller Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Hot Spot: Guns On Campus

University TV Productions produced a show called Hot Spot. On the second episode students talk about bill SB 1254 or Guns On Campus. The bill that will allow people with Idaho’s enhanced concealed carry permit to bring guns on Idaho public college and university campuses.Recently Gov. Butch Otter signed the bill into law. Our guests talk about pros and cons of carrying guns on campus. Moderator: Gabrielle Steinberg Produced and directed by: Farzan Faramarzi ...

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The Arbiter Minute for March 17, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Kimberly Miller Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Farzan Faramarzi © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Connor Nagel, a sophomore chemistry major, thinks he has a liberal take on swearing but that there is a time and place for it. “I think it’s sort of the same way it goes with a job; you’re not supposed to do that in a public area,” Nagel said. “It’s always kind of been  taboo.” For Associate Professor Stephen Crowley of the Philosophy Department, swearing is just a part of life. “I come from a culture where there is more cussing,” Crowley said. Being raised in Australia and having spent time in Europe, swearing sounds normal to Crowley. “My basic ...

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The Arbiter Minute for March 13, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Kimberly Miller Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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The Arbiter Minute for March 10, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Kimberly Miller Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Farzan Faramarzi © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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Most college students are used to late-night studying and running to the closest fast food joint to buy whatever they can off the dollar menu in order to save an extra buck. Some students are even going to the extreme and dumpster diving for pizza. Boise State alumni Danny Barsness and his roommates Patrick Barga, junior psychology major and Zach Ruhter, music major, are amongst these students. Their idea of dumpster diving, or as they  call it, being on the “V.I.P. list,”  for the pizza that is thrown out at the end of the day, was born at a college ...

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Each week, Boise State student Katy Hudson and her husband are forced to bleach and wipe down the walls of their apartment in order to prevent large pockets of mold from forming. “We just have mold everywhere,” Hudson said. “Now we have to use this special mold spray that doesn’t smell super great.” Hudson contacted her property management company about the problem, only to be told leaky windows and construction material was to blame. “They said that since it’s a brick building, that’s how it’s going to be. We kind of think they are full of it,” Hudson said. After ...

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The Arbiter Minute for March 3, 2014

Stay up to date on campus news at arbiteronline.com. Catch Arbiter Minute broadcasts in the Student Union Building throughout the semester and online. New videos are released every Monday and Thursday throughout the semester. Featuring Mallory Barker Directed by Farzan Faramarzi Edited by Holly Hovis © Boise State Student Media 2014 ...

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By Devin Ferrell About 150 Idahoans braved rain and cold weather to gather at the steps of the Capitol building on Thursday, Feb. 27 to voice their opinion on Senate Bill (SB) 1254. If passed SB 1254 would give students the right, under certain conditions, to carry concealed weapons on college campuses across the state providing they have a valid concealed carry license. The controversial bill has received resistance from students, parents, educators, law enforcement entities and school officials from all across Idaho as well as support from Second Amendment advocates, students and gun rights groups. Cassie Sullivan, a senior ...

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