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Small Businesses Under Big Risks: An Interview with ISU's Director of Public Safety Lewis Eakins

Stephanie Bachman on Sep 15, 2017 8:03:00 AM

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For many people, when they hear of scams and threats attacking businesses, they think of conglomerates like Facebook or Verizon Comunications, data breeches and cyber criminals, and millions of dollars stuffed into patching up the costs that come with these messy situations.

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The Importance of Self Defense for Women

Stephanie Bachman on Sep 6, 2017 3:16:19 PM

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Imagine you're walking through the parking lot to your car. It's late—9:32pm—and the hazy streetlights don't give off much light. You're pushing a cart full of groceries, trying to get home before your Tillamook chocolate ice cream melts, when arms clamp around your waist and wrench you from the cart.

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A Message To Those Who Don't Know What To Cook

Stephanie Bachman on Sep 1, 2017 9:18:00 AM

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"Food tastes best when you eat it with your own spoon." —Danish proverb

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Home Depot: Building Up the Neighborhood Through Community Service

Stephanie Bachman on Aug 28, 2017 10:01:00 AM

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For most people, being new to the neighborhood tends to bring out their shy qualities. Yet for Brad Landon, the Store Manager of Chubbuck’s Home Depot, being new to the area doesn’t deter him from leaping into community service and engaging with those in need.

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The Nurse and Teacher: An Interview with Eliecea Wheeler

Stephanie Bachman on Aug 25, 2017 9:01:00 AM

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Everybody who attends college knows the abundance of homework and readings you are assigned each week. But the hard work pays off, evidence being in Eliecea Wheeler’s skills as a nurse and teacher at ISU’s Continuing Education and Workforce Training (CEWT).

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The Benefits of Attending a Book Club

Stephanie Bachman on Aug 11, 2017 9:08:00 AM

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When I was in the sixth grade, we had what our teachers would call 'literature circles.' To some students, they were forced book clubs where you had to read the entire book (grueling work for some), make notes, and then gather together to discuss the plot, characters, and themes. To me, a shy, new-to-the-school student who read more than I spoke, these literature circles were my domain.

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What and Why: Discovering the Uses of Metal Lathes

Stephanie Bachman on Aug 4, 2017 9:05:00 AM

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Be it for a hobby or a job, learning how to tinker with lathes can give you plenty of life benefits. Not only can this hobby-turned-investment cut back on house items you'll have to purchase in the future, but it can potentially lead to a well-paying career.

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Bringing a New Language to Pocatello: An Interview with Ella Kraning

Stephanie Bachman on Jul 28, 2017 9:06:00 AM

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When it comes to languages of Pocatello, many of those that are spoken in the southeast regions are English, Spanish, Shoshone, and even Arabic. These languages help enrich the culture and bridge gaps between tongues in Southeastern Idaho. Yet these are not only the languages spoken here, nor are these the only languages taught here.

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Registered Apprenticeship Program Brought to Southeastern Idaho

Stephanie Bachman on Jul 21, 2017 11:40:00 AM

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Do you remember reading fifth-grade history books about journeymen and apprentices? Remember learning that apprentices trained with blacksmiths or seamstresses or tailors, those age-old crafts that have advanced and aren’t as popular nowadays thanks to modern-day robots and machines?

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7 Things You Can Do With Photoshop

Stephanie Bachman on Jul 14, 2017 10:34:00 AM

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In the world of design, those with the most clever, most flashy, and most creative pieces win. They snag our attention with their inventive ideas and make us interested in what they have to offer.

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