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    Kristin Armstrong Idaho. The City of Boise, Idaho, renamed one of the city’s oldest and most popular parks after 43-year-old mother and full-time career woman Kristin Armstrong, who recently won her third-straight gold medal in the women’s cycling individual time trials at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. After overcoming a diagnosis of osteoarthritis in 2001, Kristin is now the most decorated female cyclist in U.S. history and a leader in her community. The Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park stretches for 28 acres on the Boise River Greenbelt. Evelyn “Evie” Stevens Baker Dartmouth. An investment banker turned professional cyclist, Evie took her skills from the corporate boardroom to the streets, pedaling her way to the top of the…

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    individual and discover my talents as an academic. So the answer to the question, ‘why did I choose Idaho State University?’ is a simple one, but comes with a lengthy and vigorous journey. I fell in love with ISU and everything it has to offer on a professional and individual level. (keep?) I first toured Idaho State during my junior year of high school, and I did not experience the typical ‘this is the university for me’ epiphany. I thought there was too many brown brick buildings, the rushing…

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    only to ride down on a snow sled. I went white water rafting in the Snake River. I went ziplining in Twin Falls, something I had on my bucket list. I swam in the Anderson Ranch Reservoir, which was much colder than the east coast beaches I was used to. I went fishing in the Strike Reservoir. I went to my first concert in Boise. I went sledding at Lil Camas. I went snow tubing in Garden Valley. I hiked about ten trails in August when my family first moved to Mountain Home. I went to my first…

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    The Boise Hawks are a minor league baseball club affiliated with the Colorado Rockies. Professional baseball is made up of many different leagues, governing bodies and levels. For example Major League Baseball (MLB), Minor League Baseball (MiLB), countless different Independent domestic and international leagues with their own minor league systems. Minor League Baseball (MiLB) is a governing body associated with the MLB. The MiLB is made up of many different leagues and levels. Teams with in the…

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    Reasonable Accommodations

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    I hope all is well with you Emily. I talked with you over the last couple of month. I was having a hard time with the College of Western Idaho meeting my Reasonable Accommodations. I eventually got that worked out but it did not make me feel good going there anymore so I decided to transfer to a bigger school Boise State University because I thought that they would have more resources to accommodate me; I was wrong. Speaking to you put my heart at ease on the legal definitions and I could tell…

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    of students who fall through the gap. The major gap identified is between the number of actual students with disabilities and the number of students who receive resources through campus disability service centers. Boise State falls into the same category in regards to other postsecondary education institutions across the nation. To put this gap into perspective, according to the Institute of Educational Sciences National Center for Education Statistics approximate 11.1% of the population of…

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    Nature and Society According to Peirce Lewis this landscape, one of my favorites of Boise, would be The Axiom of Cultural Unity and Landscape Equality (Lewis 5). This picture depicts the city of Boise including nature and city united into one panorama. The picture starts on camel’s back, and showing the active side Boise had to offer including the hikes and trails that are available for beautiful landscape views. The trail depicts several diverse types of plants that are native to Boise. The…

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    with their partners. These people can be our doctors, lawyers, and teachers, but yet they can’t be recognized together as a married couple. David Boise brings a good point about the constitution. Bill explain how the people in California voted against same-sex marriage. He questions Boise on how he was going to explain to those people that the decision they made was wrong. Boise explain to Bill, “If you didn’t tell the majority of the voters they were wrong sometimes, under the constitution, you…

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    Educationally Melissa does not remember being treated differently than other students in her class. However, culturally and demographically Melissa recalls being treated differently by the community of Boise. Melissa said the majority of rude remarks or vandalism that she experienced was due to her being a Californian. In moving to Idaho from California, Melissa recalls seeing “don’t Californicate” bumper stickers on cars. She also shared how before she was able to change her license plates to…

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    Wilson Endowed Scholarship

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    As a high school student, I was greatly involved in service through activities such as being a junior volunteer at my local hospital and creating my own donation drive for a domestic violence shelter. My time at Boise State not only allowed me to continue to serve my community, but I also developed leadership skills and carried out projects I never thought I could be capable of. As a freshman, I helped found the Boise State chapter of Colleges against Cancer and was in charge of creating,…

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