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October 10, 2023
Sean Blackwell
  • Sean Blackwell, an assistant professor in our Anthropology/Sociology department who specializes in criminology and is from Nampa, offered his insights into this story about dress codes in the Nampa School District. (Idaho Press)
  • Breaking down Idaho’s public-school bathroom law with the College's McKay Cunningham on Idaho Matters. (KBSX Radio)
  • Cunningham, the College's director of on-campus experiential learning as well as a pre-law instructor, also moderated a mayoral debate at the City Club of Boise in early October. (KSBX Radio)
  • Paul Bennion, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, has been sworn in as the newest trustee of the Boise School Board. (Idaho Press)
  • News about the incoming freshman class - the second largest in the past 25 years at the College - was front-page news last month. (Idaho Press)
  • More big news as Kaya Evans '21, the College's eighth Rhodes Scholar, has officially begun her graduate studies at the storied University of Oxford in England. (Idaho State Journal)
  • Griffin Hewitt '10, a freelance journalist who goes by the "pen" name of Fin Aquarian, has published his first book. (Argus Observer)
  • The National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) awarded Maureen "Molly" Bruins '04 of St. Mary's High School in Medford, Oregon, its Diamond Coach Award which recognizes a professional career that combines excellence and longevity in speech and debate education. (KDRV)
  • In a game that has to rank among the more dramatic football games ever played at the College, the Yotes picked up a win over Montana Western on the game's final play, a deep toss into the end zone that was caught off a deflection for the winning score. You can read about it in the Idaho Press or from the Helena Independent Record, which includes a link to video of the final play.
  • We mentioned the Homecoming football game above - visit our Flickr page to see several photo galleries from Homecoming & Family Weekend including the game and pre-game tailgate. Also the Distinguished Alumni Awards, the President's Luncheon, the Treasure Valley Business Breakfast, Happy Hour, and more.