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BSU worries guns on campus may eliminate sporting and entertainment events (access required)

Boise State University could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue from lost sporting and entertainment events if Idaho lawmakers approve a bill to allow guns on college campuses, a school official says. Bruce Newcomb, the university’s director of ...

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Albertson Foundation gift will help CWI move programs to larger space (access required)

The College of Western Idaho will move its professional/technical education programs out of buildings it is leasing on the campus of Boise State University and into space purchased in Nampa by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation. The programs will ...

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CWI takes space in Aspen Creek (access required)

The College of Western Idaho has leased 17,000 square feet of space in Aspen Creek Business Park, Birch Lane and Idaho Center Boulevard, across from the Nampa main campus. The community college already occupies an Aspen Creek building of 20,000 ...

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Coalition forms to study revenue possibilities (access required)

As he does his regular fill-up of a 44-ounce soda at the local gas station, Rexburg School Superintendent Geoff Thomas thinks others in line, like him, would be willing to spend more for their drink. “If people are willing to ...

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Idaho could be first in nation to mandate online high school courses (access required)

If Idaho lawmakers approve the education department’s plan to require online learning, they’ll place the state squarely at the forefront of a movement that is stirring all around the country. While most other states offer an array of online learning ...

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BSU considers year-round classes, other options

Boise State University is exploring options such as a year-round, three-semester academic calendar and more online classes to save money. But lawmakers on Jan. 26 pressed the state’s largest university to take another look at its reserves as they sought ...

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