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Red, white and blue balloons decorated Bronco Stadium on Monday, the 94th anniversary of Armistice Day, which is now known in the United States as Veterans Day. As people entered the stadium to attend the event they were greeted by a band of brass instrument-wielding soldiers playing popular tunes. The crowd varied from seniors to infants. A simple podium stood in the center of the blue turf where different speakers gave their thoughts on Veterans Day. The first to approach the podium was David Lansberry, of the Veterans Affairs Regional Office. He set the stage with a solo performance of the National Anthem. Lansberry was followed by Ryan Gregg, president of the Associated Students of Boise State University. “To all the current and former members of the United States Military who are here today, I am humbled and honored to be spending another Veterans Day here with you and your families,”

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The ROTC presented the colors at the Veterans Day celebration at Bronco Stadium. Gregg said. Each sentence of thanks was followed by a round of applause from the crowd. “Serving our country is an honor. It’s now our turn to do the honorable thing and to serve you,” Gregg said. “There is nothing that any of us can say at this ceremony or

others that could match the merit of your service or the burden of your sacrifice.” Following Gregg was Christian Wuthrich, the dean of students. Wuthrich took the audience through some veteran history. Wuthrich explained the

biggest impact of military actions on college campuses was “following WWII, enrollment increased by more than 50 percent from a prewar level of 1.3 million students to over 2 million by 1946 with increases through 1949.” Chief Master Sgt. Carlo

Fenicottero, the senior enlisted member of the Idaho Air National Guard, was the final speaker of the morning. Fenicottero addressed the crowd in full uniform. “There is no mystery behind the endurance and success of American liberty; it is because every genera-

tion from the revolutionary period to this very hour, brave Americans step forward and serve honorably,” Fenicottero said. With Fenicoterro’s conclusion, Garfield Elementary choir walked out onto the turf to perform a song dedicated to our veterans. Each student displayed a red, white and blue scarf around their neck. Ryan Haygood has attended the program every year since 2011 when he became a student at Boise State. Haygood worked in the Air Force for 12 years. “It was really cool to have the elementary school kids singing. I almost got a tear in my eye. It was really good,” Haygood said. Their performance was followed by a moment of silence, a balloon release and a three volley salute before the program came to a conclusion. Tatiana Hahn, a respiratory therapist student at Boise State, was one of the attendees that day. Hahn served nearly 18 years in the Army and Army Reserve. “I really appreciated the gratitude; the program was very nicely put together,” Hahn said.

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At this point in the season, many college football programs are suffering the consequences to injuries which plague their depth charts. Boise State is no stranger to this reality in 2013. “Anytime we get an extra week to get some guys back is nice,” senior offensive lineman Matt Paradis said. A bye week last weekend following a win at Colorado State has given the Broncos some time to recover. “Those bye weeks defi-

nitely help, obviously having that extra week in there just to kind of do all the treatment they need to do,” junior linebacker Corey Bell said. “A lot of guys were in there four to five hours a day just doing treatment.” The biggest loss for the Broncos this season has been redshirt senior quarterback Joe Southwick going down with a broken ankle in mid-October against Nevada. Southwick’s injury was the first major injury to a Boise State starting quarterback since 2002 when Ryan Dinwiddie went down with a broken ankle

of his own. While redshirt junior quarterback Grant Hedrick has stepped in nicely in Southwick’s absence, Boise State head coach Chris Petersen is hopeful that Southwick will be able to return before the season ends. “He’s a competitor and he wants to be out there,” Petersen said. “He’s made great progress so we’ll see.” The Broncos have also been without a key wide receiver for several weeks now; senior Kirby Moore. Moore hasn’t played since Fresno State in September due to a leg injury that

ASBSU examines cameras @Dani_bananii

Lt. Tony Plott of the Boise Police Department (BPD) explained the sad fact that humans are in-

trigued by catastrophe. “It’s a sad fact, but reality is, tragedy sells and when ratings are up, the reporting stations make more money,” Plott said. In light of these recent

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shootings, it was brought to the attention of the Student Assembly that Boise State needs more security cameras on campus. “Our sole goal of campus security is to make students feel safe on campus,” said Jon Uda, executive director of Campus Security. While Uda could not elaborate on the number of cameras on campus, Campus Security is looking into the possibility of


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has been a week-to-week nightmare. While Moore hasn’t been on the field, he has been a key part of the Broncos success in the time he has missed. “Usually we don’t travel our injured guys. If they’re not going to help us, we need to get the next man up,” Petersen said. “But we’re so thin numbers wise, we’ve got some room and coach Prince is always lobbying for him because he truly helps him during the game.” On the defensive side of the ball, the Broncos have suffered injuries to

adding more. Bryan Vlok, vice president of Associated Students of Boise State, said the additional cameras, while adding a sense of security to students, will be used not necessarily for protection, but for evidence. “It’s more for finding justice for the people who are victims of these crimes, not for watching students’ every move,” Vlok said. According to Business Insider (whose numbers are based off of FBI statistics), Boise is consistently


Broncos battle late injuries QB Joe Southwick was injured against UNR. redshirt senior defensive tackle Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, freshman linebacker Ben Weaver, sophomore safety Darian Thompson, and several other key starters. At one point against Colorado State, senior defensive end Kharyee Marshall was playing at a position he had

never played at, defensive tackle. A bye week could be key for the Broncos moving forward as they find themselves three wins away from a likely rematch with Fresno State in the Mountain West Conference championship game.

ranked in the top 10 safest cities in America. “I think Boise State is one of the safest college campuses in the nation,” Vlok said. “I feel comfortable with my female friends walking by themselves on campus at night. That says something.” This rank doesn’t take away from a potential security threat. The Campus Crime Report, which is available on the Boise State campus security website, lists every reported crime that occurs on and near campus.

Updated daily, the report includes minor crimes, like alcohol violations­­and violent crimes, including rape and assault. However, this report only lists crimes that are reported. BPD wants to know when crimes occur, for students and community members to “see something and say something.” For more information, visit security.boisestate. edu or contact Campus Security by calling (208) 426-6911.

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Aries (March 21- April 19): For too long, you have dreamed about being on the silver screen, wowing audiences with your amazing acting skills and God-given talent. Go ahead and quit your job, you don’t need any of those other dollars because soon you will be rolling in all of that movie star money. I heard being in the movies is easy.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Expanding your understanding of the arts is important to you. That’s why you have chosen to dress in all black, wear a beret and chain smoke cigarettes outside of the local used record store. Besides, life is just meaningless anyway, all of these people running around for nothing. I mean, c’mon man...

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Avoid saunas! These steamy dungeons of hellfire are where countless inappropriate acts take place with strangers. Just the other day, I was sitting in the sauna and somebody walked in with just a towel on. Imagine my sheer horror as I hid my face in my wool sweater.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A lack of any real knowledge of the Internet will cause you to upload multiple Russian-made viruses into the mainframe of your office business causing Skynet to become active. Soon the machines will come and make war on the humans, ravaging our planet with nuclear weapons and death.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): You are going to have some amazing visions, or dreams as the scientists insist on calling them. These visions are not just mere nighttime brain activity though; they are omens from the past and future. These visions will show you the truth. Confusingly, they will mostly be about pancakes and public nudity. 11/14/13

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Cancer (June 21-July 22): After drugging you, driving you out to the desert and leaving you to die of exposure and thirst, you will start to see your friends in a different light. This happens. Remember to realign your chakra and make sure to make a special trip down to the police station to report this grisly crime to the proper authorities. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): You may have caught one of those nasty little cold bugs this week, but you are still focused and ready to accomplish your goals. No mountain is too high nor valley to low for you. Remember anything in this life is possible if you believe. Except for becoming an astronaut. That’s way too hard. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Today you may decide you have not read enough lately. After realizing this and having the gravity of the situation sink in, you will go on a shameless reading bender where you finally hit rock bottom reading dirty notes scrawled into the stalls of restrooms downtown.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 22): This week, you will begin to take a nutritional supplement that is usually advertised on late night cable infomercials. Overall you have never had more energy and are feeling pretty damn good. Besides the rage tantrums where you head butt strangers in coffee shops, you are better than ever! Capricorn (Dec. 23-Jan. 19): Your ex will send you a couple passive-aggressive text messages this week. Keep your cool and do not act like child in return. Just remember to send all of your replies back in Spanish so they are confused about your correspondence. Unless they speak the language or took Spanish class, then you’re screwed. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): All of your deeply held passions and beliefs will be shattered this week when you learn that former president George W. Bush (also known as the sexiest president ever) is still happily married to his wife, Laura Bush. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): A planned flight to Denver will result in you saving the entire plane from an elaborately planned terrorist attack. After noticing a man nearby has emitted a loud and lengthy fart, you will quickly tackle him and force a handful of digestive tablets down his throat while choking on the gas filled air.

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Parking makes changes to campus @Mal_a_gal

Every day, students suffer from the epidemic that is parking at Boise State. Tardy after tardy and ticket after ticket, students and staff search for an open parking spot only to give in and pay to park for the day. Transportation and Parking Services has implemented numerous changes in an attempt to cure this disease.

Administration Visitor’s Lot:

Construction on the plaza that will replace the Administration Visitor’s Lot (AVL) is estimated to begin in the next two weeks. Nicole Nimmons, interim director of Transportation and Parking Services, explained her excitement to be involved with the project. “It’s kind of exciting to be able to focus on a project that we know is going to have a

huge impact on the campus,” Nimmons said. The design of the plaza has remained the same from earlier sketches. The plaza will consist of a rectangular lawn with green trees and pathways. The grassy area will be extensive and available for student use. There will be an iconic element in the center of the plaza that has not yet been determined. The focus is currently on the B-logo. The area has even been prepped to house a water fixture. A front door on the Administration Building that faces the plaza has been a topic of conversation. Nimmons assured there will be a front door, but it won’t be included in this specific construction period. “It should be beautiful. We don’t have a front door to the

university, so clearly that’s what we will provide,” Nimmons said. Nimmons said they are hoping to have the plaza in pristine condition by commencement.

Future Park and Ride:

The Elder Street Park and Ride, located near the airport, will provide 128 parking spaces to anyone in the community. It will provide students and faculty the opportunity to park on Elder and then ride the shuttle to campus. The project is a joint endeavor between Boise’s city bus company, ValleyRide, the Ada County Highway District and Boise State. The lot will service members of the campus community along with the public.

Advertising and Identity Part 2: Consumerism and body image Tabitha Bower @TabithaBower

Mary Frances Casper Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Communication, opened her mailbox to find a magazine from a company offering clothing to plus size women. Flipping through the pages, she noticed not one model in the magazine was

plus sized. Casper, after writing a letter of complaint to the company, received a letter back which read, “We provide what our consumers want.” “So if I am a size 22, you are telling me I don’t feel satisfied, that I want to be a size two. I’m going to buy that dress, put it on, look at that picture and say ‘dammit, I don’t look the same

It’s not OK. It is not OK to be consistently be ‘you’re a body, you’re a body, you’re a body until you’re old. Then you’re disposable.’ —Mary Frances Casper

at all,’” Casper said. “There are beautiful women that are very large. Why don’t we show them?” The average U.S. woman is 5’4” and weighs 140 pounds whereas the average U.S. model is 5’11” and weighs 117 pounds. Media’s portrayal of women and men, especially in advertising, can be problematic to individuals’ body image. Casper, who teaches and studies the impacts of advertising on society, admits she is still influenced by advertising and terrified by what the standards of beauty are. She has seen the impact it has on college women. Struggling

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The Administration Lot will be replaced by a plaza by May 2014. “We’re hoping as we feel more of a crunch in campus in years to come with construction as some parking lots may go away it will

be utilized to its fullest capacity,” Nimmons said. “If so, there’s still some land area there where we could potentially increase more

parking.” The project has been in the works since 2009 and is estimated to be completed by Fall 2014.

with body image sometimes takes over their whole lives, leading them to dropping out of school in unhealthy conditions. In a survey conducted by Better Health Channel, it was found that 45 percent of women and 23 percent of men in the healthy weight range think they are overweight. At least 20 percent of women who were underweight thought they were overweight and were dieting to lose weight. “With men we are seeing the same thing now with all of the protein shakes,” Casper said. “You’ve got to build it up, got to have definition.” Casper explained if you are looking at an outside source to model yourself after, and that is something unrealistic and unattainable, it creates a sense of always needing to be better. Part of that need to be better is

looking at advertising which encourages individuals to purchase their way to happiness. “So if I’m never good enough, I’m always unhappy and I need to purchase my way to happiness. It’s a great way to generate an ongoing consumer that will always get the next big thing because they need to be better,” Casper said. “It’s a nice way (for advertisers) to keep people enmeshed at the lowest possible level.” Eileen McNulty, gender equity peer educator for the Women’s Center, sees the roles people “should” play and what they value being used to sell products. Stereotypes, sexualization and tropes are among the ploys advertisers use. “We’ve moved into this retro sexism and just remember it as funny. It’s ironic so it’s okay,” Casper said. “It’s not OK. It

is not OK to consistently be, ‘you’re a body, you’re a body, you’re a body until you are old and then you are disposable.’ That is not OK for men and women alike.” If individuals are in a mode where they are obsessive about their body image, then they should seek assistance. But if it is just to a point when looking through a magazine and feel bad or disgusted by representations, Casper said the only thing to do is stop consuming those programs. “Boycott the programming that when you open it up you are just like ‘are you kidding me?’” Casper said. “If you move away from it and toward healthier representations, at least for yourself, that is really all you can do.”

labus to see what information your professor has provided you about the exam. If your syllabus doesn’t have the information you need, ask your professor. Not only will that help you prepare for the exam but that will show your professor what an awesome and

enthusiastic student you are. Once you know what you are getting into, set up a study plan. A huge benefit of starting the preparation early is that you can break down the class material into manageable chunks. If you have three or four

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Idaho has no cyberanonymity laws @AlxStickel

While the hype about cyberbullying and harassment has died down at Boise State, the conversation about cyberetiquette continues. Students said they approve of the new monitoring that is taking place on Bronco Confessions 2.0. “I’m glad they’re able to monitor it more closely because with a page like that, things like cyberbullying can get out of hand if not monitored and for a while it did seem like it could be getting pretty worse,” said Nick Nelson, a freshman theater major. Anonymity on the Internet has good points and bad points. Many states have enacted stricter laws regarding Internet activity. Idaho is not one of those states. “I think ideally it might be useful, but I think it’s so hard to control,” said Tierney Ball, freshman biology major. “You’re not necessarily going to be able to

track down everyone that doesn’t follow those laws.” Ball and Nelson agree they don’t think anonymous cyberbullying and harassment are problems in Idaho, but are in other places. Both also said people should be on the watch for it. Director of Information Security Services Doug Ooley and Assoicate Dean of Students Blaine Eckles agree that students should be more responsible with cyberanonymity, which means posting respectful, intellectual comments and owning up when they post something inappropriate (even if that means getting busted for cyberharassment). “Technology facilitates an impersonal barrier,” Ooley said. “It’s all about speed today, which enters into the problem of people not really thinking about what they are actually saying.” As far as free speech is concerned at Boise State, the Student Code of Conduct supports students’ right to free speech (which

is why Bronco Confessions 2.0 is still in the picture). “No rule will restrict any student expression solely on the basis of disapproval or fear of his/her ideas or motives. Students and student organizations will be free to examine and discuss all questions of interest to them, and to express opinions publicly and privately,” states the Student Code of Conduct, Article I, Section II. Boise State does not monitor online activity. This does not give students permission to say (or somebody doing some- be laws,” she said. “There post) comments that un- thing stupid and you see are things that people dermine a student’s self-es- all the bad things that they post that are really freakteem or harm their mental do. Some of it gets kind of ing…they’re just low. And well-being in any way. vulgar. But the majority of they totally abuse that “This does not, however, the posts are people spilling fact that it’s anonymous. negate the students’ ac- their heart out and saying So there should be some countability as citizens to ‘oh I love this person.’” repercussions.” the laws of the larger soEckles and Ooley hope One Bronco Confesciety,” states the Student students will hold them- sions 2.0 administrator also Code of Conduct, Article I, selves accountable to high- strongly believes in sepaSection II. er personal ethics. rating yourself from the “I definitely think the maWhile one of Bronco situation. jority of people are (respon- Confessions 2.0 adminis“Since it is online, I’m a sible),” one of Bronco Con- trators said she understands firm believer in that you fessions 2.0 administrators that cyberharassment is a could easily solve the probsaid. “There’s always that problem, and has seen peo- lem by turning off your handful of people that to- ple be hurt by it, she feels computer and just going tally abuse it. I get some re- free speech is important. and doing something else “I think there should for a while.” ally nasty confessions about Megan Nanna/THE ARBITER

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You’re so bipolar

This “Breaking Expectations” is staff writer Shelby Bodine’s firsthand experience living with mental illness. When I was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder II, everything and nothing made sense. I remember feeling relieved that there was a reason for my thoughts and quirks. I also felt relief that my over-the-top reactions now had a medical name instead of adjectives. Yet, I still worried about what this meant for my future, my friends and relationships. Society has its mind made up about mental illness and the grossly underestimated “understanding” of it was the ultimate kick in the gut for someone diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I wasn’t a stranger to bipolar disorder by any DIV: 9 SIZE: 65FC means. I had grown up watching loved ones learn DATE: to deal with11-14-13 going from the manic highs of talking at Mach speed and not sleeping, to the depressive lows in which they couldn’t get out of bed for days BSU UA at a MKTS: time. I’ll admit there were times I questioned the validity of these “mental illnesses." Wouldn’t it just be convenient to blame laziness on a disorder? Our society seems to trivialize mental illnesses by comparing indecisiveness or moodiness to being 47th Calvary bipolar. Kylie Kardashian, long sleeve woven, a mere week ago, came un$59-$64 der fire for tweeting that she missed her old hair Great Escape color and was “so bipolar." leaper tee, The second that some$28 one doesn’t find humor in a joke told at their expense, they are automatically labeled as being bipolar. Being bipolar has nothing to do with not being able to stick to one hair color or someone not finding your joke funny. Those things are traits that make us human beings, not someone who suffers from debilitating mental disorders. Because these labels are taken far too lightly, those of us who live with mental disorders are underrated, misjudged and often times assumed that we just milk our over-dramatic flair for more than it is worth. This, often times, can be catastrophic because we feel ostracized for CONTENT CHECKED something that is bigger BY DESIGNER than us. Why should we feel DESIGN APPROVED ashamed because our disorder doesn’t come with FINAL physical APPROVALevidence? Just because mental disordersCOPYdon’t come with EDITOR bruises or scars doesn’t mean they aren’t real.


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Tunnel of Oppression leaves students with questions This photo is from the 2011 tunnel. The scene depicts the unequal rights of the LGBTQIA community.

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The room is dark. There are 30 of us crowded into a narrow hallway. Wall partitions are fashioned in front of us to look like an elevator. A light comes on overhead. “Second floor,” is suddenly heard over the speaker system. Suddenly, I hear a voice behind me. “Excuse me, please excuse me,” the voice says as an outstretched arm brushes my shoulder. I step to the side. Voices around me start to chime out. “The second floor, really?” one says. “Gah, take the stairs,” another barks out.

“Thanks for wasting my time,” says another unseen person near me. “I’m sorry,” a lone woman says. The partitions slide open and the harassed woman walks through the mock elevator doors with her head down. These interactions were part of my experience in The Tunnel of Oppression which was organized by Multicultural Student Services (MSS). The tunnel is designed for students to experience discrimination they may not otherwise be aware of. In the course of one session, we were shouted at and forced to move from one room to another under barking orders.

Through all this we were shown condensed versions of complicated issues and through all of it the tone was dreary, dark and full of hate. I didn’t leave the tunnel with a sense of how I could prevent sexual assault, of how I could stop two bullies from picking on a transgender person, or how I could bridge the socioeconomic gap which plagues our society. It’s fine to tell me everything that is wrong with the world, but I want to know how I can help remedy these problems. I realize that is a tall order for an entire society, much less a single person. I think it would be more fitting to show people how

to act in these situations; condition people to intervene when someone is being verbally or physically harassed, and to challenge people to be that person that intervenes on behalf of the derided. I think the goal of the tunnel should be to get people to not be complicit in these terrible scenarios by not acting. Complicity is as much responsibility as actually calling someone a whore. I don’t mean to disparage the fine students of the MSS. I believe very strongly in the work they do. Fostering an environment of cooperation and tolerance is, for me, the most important value we as a society should uphold.

I know of instances where I have been complicit via inaction in someone’s discrimination and I didn’t do anything because I didn’t know what to do. Conditioning tempers the mind to act when it sees something wrong. Pilots, soldiers, firefighters and doctors do it on a daily basis. They are trained so that they can be ready to act when they need to, rather than wonder what they should do. We, too, should train ourselves to act when we need to instead of watching. I’ll admit, I was bemused watching the over-the-top scenes. However, a I look back, if someone in my

group who was not part of the cast stepped forward with the single-minded purpose to stop what they saw as wrong, even though it was clearly staged, I would have definitely been moved. We all know we would want to step in to stop something that is wrong, but would we actually do it when the time came? My challenge to the MSS is to train us to do what is right instead of just recognizing what is wrong. Don’t throw us into an ocean of despair and hatred and not give us a life preserver of hope to cling to.

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“They are always going to want to show the exceptional people. There is no story or interest in the average person. It can be a bit damaging and you see people looking like that and they think ‘Well what’s wrong with me?’”

“Well it sets unrealistic goals for guys and girls who are going to try and be like Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson. I was a ballet dancer and you have to have this perfect body. Other ballet dancers and I wouldn’t eat or we would push ourselves too hard sometimes.”

“I think it has a negative effect. Because we look to the media for inspiration about how we should dress, act and think so I think when we see that constantly, we are constantly comparing ourselves to that. Our ideas about beauty and image go along with that.”

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“I think that is their purpose. I don’t agree with it because it would be nice to see more people in the media like myself that are Hispanic. I also feel that is their way of keeping up with superficial standards and it causes self-esteem issues.”

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“I feel like people in the media get that close personal attention that helps them look good. If we all had the same treatment, we could probably look as good. I do feel like people in media are generally fit and don’t look like that on a regular basis.”

“A lot of them are photoshopped. It depends on what media you are looking at. Glamor magazines portray women as tall and perfect but magazines like Oprah and news sources like the New York Times present a real image.”


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Relationship series part 3: Sex in college From moms telling their 17-year-old child to wear protection to religious leaders preaching about abstinence, sex is a hot topic. Josh Joseph, junior biology major, gave some of his thoughts of what he has noticed about sex during his time as a college student. “I think sex is looked upon as a very regular thing in college. It’s not really an exclusive thing anymore,” Joseph said. “You a s: P rie Se

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might debate the issue of abstinence is the ever present danger of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The issue of STDs and unwanted pregnancy is usually a mediating factor for students to think twice before taking it to the bedroom. Although there are many advancements in the field of disease and pregnancy prevention, abstinence will always be the most reliable measure. So therein lies the balance between having or not having sex. Both arguments are strong and resonate with different individuals, whether a person is looking for that late night cuddle buddy or that special someone to wake up next to every day. This is dependent on the life choices the student may be faced with during their time in college. “Nowadays, I think that

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Walker’s tattoo is a quote from a book.

Sandy Walker, sophomore English linguistics major Q: How many tattoos do you have? A: I have five tattoos. Q: What is your favorite one? A: I wouldn’t say I have a favorite; I love all of them. If I had to pick one I think I’d choose my first. Q: What is the story/meaning behind it? A: It’s an extremely simple tattoo, and I designed it that way on purpose. It says ‘Each the other’s world entire’ in plain font down my left arm. It’s from my favorite book, Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Road’, and it’s about love. Ba-

Each college student must find the balance in their sexual relationships. it’s easier said than done for a lot of young adults,” Leewaye said. The college world of sex and love is an ever changing reality. For the college aged

sically it refers to two people who are each other’s everything, their whole worlds, the deepest kind of love. I had it done on my left side as that is the side where my heart is. Q: Where did you get it done and how long did it take? A: I got it done by Natalie at Stinger’s Tattoo in Boise. It only took about 30-45 minutes. Q: How long did you know you wanted that tattoo before you got it? A: I knew I wanted it for about six months before I got it, and I had only just turned 17 so I had to convince my parents to sign the paperwork so that I could get it at that age.

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The Boise Jazz Society will play host to composer Christian Howes and his quintet for a concert and free symposium in the Esther Simplot Academy Lobby n Sunday, Nov. 17. The symposium will be open to all Boise community members. The free symposium will kick off at 4 p.m. The concert itself will commence at 7 p.m. The jazz action won’t stop on Nov. 17, however.

The following day, starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Morrison Center Recital Hall, Howes and his quintet will treat audiences to an “inform-ance” a live jazz performance followed by Q&A. Jazz for String Players, an event which encourages attendees to bring their own instruments, will follow at 4 p.m. Finally, Jazz Ensemble Performance Practice will feature an ensemble performance as well as a master class session. The event will also feature tracks from Howes’s

latest album “Southern Exposure.” Howes, a teacher, musician and composer, set out to do something special with “Southern Exposure.” “It’s deeper than that,” Howes said. The themes in “Southern Exposure” are highly influenced by different sounds and styles from around the globe. They range from Spain to Portugal, the Mediterranean to France, Italy to North Africa and more. “Many years in New York City inspired me to want to develop a more

forward-looking voice,” Howes said. “Now I try to play in a way that’s pushing forward and still draws on the various traditions I’ve studied.” Howes, a 23-year veteran of the jazz genre, has earned his share of accolades over the course of his career. In 2009, Down Beat magazine, a publication specializing in jazz and blues, ranked Howes #2 in their “Rising Stars/Violin” category. In addition to that, Minneapolis St. Paul Star-Tribune labeled Howe, “the

Be sure to check back next week for more on our relationship series

Katy Rogan talks about her most recent tattoo. one? A: My favorite is my most recent one of a wolf surrounded by various wildflowers. Q: What is the story/meaning behind it? A: I’ve always loved animals and want to work with them someday. Wolves especially are really amazing to me. I also am really into flowers, so the pop-

pies and wild strawberries are my salute to the Northwest, while the bluebonnets are for my mom, who is from Texas. Q: Where did you get it done and how long did it take? A: I got it done by Nikki McKnight at A Mind’s Eye Tattoo. It took around four and half hours. I still need to go back and get the rest colored.

finest, fieriest jazz violinist since Billy Bang.” Howes’ quintet is comprised of Howes himself on violin, Victor Prieto on accordion, Josh Nelson on piano, George DeLancey on bass, and

Cedric Easton on drums. Jazz aficionados are encouraged to check out boisejazzsociety. org for more information about general admission tickets and upcoming jazz events.

Katy Rogan, a junior Art major Q: How many tattoos do you have? A: I have three tattoos. Q: What is your favorite

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individual, no matter sex, preference or background, to have or not to have sex is a decision which begins internally and shapes a person’s outlook on relationships.

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have friends with benefits and cuddle buddies. The exclusiveness went out the window when that came in.” Students’ opinions about intercourse range from somewhere between the casual encounter to exclusive monogamous relationship. Whatever side the 18 to 20-something takes, it is interesting to note that while there seems to be a trend leaning toward the perception of university promiscuity, the choice will inevitably come down to the individual. Linda Leewaye, a junior communication major, gave her opinion on abstinence in a relationship. “I think that abstinence can strengthen a relationship. It forces you to understand that person on an emotional level first, which can prolong the relationship,” Leewaye said. Another reason students

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Black & Blue

The Boise State Hockey Club hosted the Idaho Vandals on Nov. 9 for the third annual Black and Blue club hockey rivalry game. Taylor Crawford (left) finished with a hat trick, leading the Broncos to a 10-5 victory over the Vandals. The game annually benefits Elk’s Meals on Wheels in Ada County, and has raised nearly $60,000 for the organization since its inception.


Strong QBs stump Broncos Nate Lowery Staff Writer

All three of Boise State’s losses this season have shared a common theme — the defense being unable to slow down a stellar offense led by superb quarterback play. Against Washington in the dreadful season opener, the Broncos gave up 592 total yards of offense—324 of which came by the arm of Husky quarterback Keith Price. Quarterbacks Derek Carr and Taysom Hill, of Fresno State and BYU respectively, torched Boise State in losses

on the road. The Broncos (6-3, 4-1) will again be tested by Wyoming (4-5, 2-3) this Saturday at Bronco Stadium. The resurgent Cowboys are ranked in the top 30 nationally in both passing and rushing offense, thanks in most part due to dual threat quarterback Brett Smith. Smith, a junior, has passed for 20 touchdowns thus far in the season. He has gained 443 yards and three touchdowns on the ground. “(Smith) is a really good athletes. He’s one of those guys that can do it all,” junior linebacker Corey Bell said. “He

can step back and put the ball where he needs to. Obviously his ability to run and make plays with his feet is something that can make him a really dangerous quarterback.” After seeing firsthand how dangerous a dual threat quarterback can be, head coach Chris Petersen knows his defense needed the extra week off to prepare. “Those mobile guys can make it hard for you on defense,” said Petersen. The speed of Wyoming’s offense can also provide a troublesome experience for Boise State’s defense which has dealt with injuries all season long.

The Cowboys average 77.2 plays per game this season— not far off from the 83.6 that Washington averages. “I know this: they’re explosive on offense,” Petersen said. “If you look at the stats they have one of the top offenses in the country.” Smith is not the only threat the Broncos will have on their mind. Running back Shaun Wick is averaging 6.5 yards a carry. “(Wick) is a physical guy,” Bell said. “It’s definitely a challenge (dealing with two running threats). Especially when they have the ability to throw the ball.”

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Boise State used the bye week to rest, and heal, before facing Wyoming

QB Derek Carr threw for 460 yards on Sept. 20. Wick and Smith have already combined for over 200 yards on the ground twice this season. That depth in the run game is what spelled doom for the

Broncos against Washington and BYU. Wyoming could possibly do the same. “They have a lot of explosive guys,” Petersen said. “It starts with the run game.”

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Women’s Golf

Freshman drives home goals Nate Lowery Ask anyone associated with the women’s golf program if they were surprised at freshman Genevieve Ling starting her career at Boise State with a second place finish at the Bronco Fall Invitational and they will all give the same answer: no. Ling, a talented freshman who dazzled the international circuit, came in with high expectations from others, and even higher goals for herself. “Her goals are higher than any expectations that I could put on her,” Ling’s coach Nicole Bird said. Ling plans on becoming both an All-American and an Academic All-American as well as breaking several Broncos records—like lowest score. “Coach (Bird) told me that I came here with a pretty high spot on the team, but it was still nice to finish second,” Ling said. “It’s a big relief to meet my expectations right at the start.” What’s even more amazing about Ling’s second place finish is that it’s just the start for her—she hasn’t even begun to tap into her

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Genevieve Ling (above) has become a surpising contributor to the women’s golf team. potential yet. After shooting several under-par rounds while competing on the international circuit, Bird knows that there is still so much left for Ling to accomplish. “That wasn’t even her full potential. That was an awesome start and what I

expected, but I know that it’s going to be even better,” Bird said. “Once we get her breaking through the sixties in a college tournament then she’ll continue doing it.” After coming to the United States in 2011 for an international tournament in

San Diego, Ling began to contact collegiate coaches in an attempt to garner interest. Luckily for Bird, Ling only contacted coaches in the Mountain West—the only conference that she knew about. “It’s kind of a shot in the

dark (to recruit international athletes),” Bird said. “Fortunately she did come to America so I got to see her play. Her emailing me first was just on a whim.” After seeing that Ling could hold her own against international competition, and seeing she had the

body composition that she looked for in golfers, Bird knew she had to pull the trigger and get Ling on her team. Her work paid off— Bird’s interest in Ling was a major reason why she chose to attend Boise State over other schools in the Mountain West. “Coach Bird was really interested in me from the start,” Ling said. “She was really pushing for me and was the first coach to offer me a scholarship.” Ling’s transition from Malaysia to Boise has not been too difficult—thanks to her teammates and learning English at Sunway International school in Malaysia. “It’s different culturally but I did international system in Malaysia so the school and stuff—It really prepared me for coming to America,” Ling said. “(My teammates) have been telling me a lot of new stuff about the culture and showing me around Boise.” Ling majors in communication and hopes the university will be a stepping stone to a career related in golf. After the way she’s started her career, it’s expected to see her to the sport for a long time.


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Boise State Hockey Club, in the middle of their 2013 season, is looking to the future. With 17 games left in the season, the potential is still there for a standing in regionals and possibly even the championships. “It is their club. It’s up to them. What they put into it is what they get out,” Claude Cardinal, Hockey Club president said. The club plays until the end of the season in February. If they are lucky, they will play all the way until the middle of March when Mountain West Hockey League Championships are held. “Our team is pretty young. It looks promising for the next years to come. It’s going to be really awesome to see how the team grows and to see what happens,” senior forward Kevin Costello said. “I could see the team going to nationals, if not this year then definitely next year.” The first commitment to the team is showing up to

tryouts at the start of school. Many of the players are freshmen from the Treasure Valley area or transfer students. Many of the incoming players find out about Hockey Club via word-ofmouth since recruiting is not permitted. The 7 a.m. season practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays are just one challenging aspect of Hockey Club. During the season the team travels more weekends than they are home. This puts a strain on many things, including wallets, sleep and homework. “As far as travel goes, it eats up a lot of time. Even in our down time, you’re gassed. You’re exhausted. Being able to sit down and do homework is a pretty challenging feat in itself,” senior captain Eric Haskins said. With 26 active players and only four seniors this season, the club is looking strong. Coach Cal Ingraham focuses on the skill set of the players and their aggressiveness during practices. “The focus is always on improvement in all areas, even if it is just simple stuff.

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We just want to be aggressive on the puck and make good plays,” Ingraham said. Weber State is the team to beat for the Boise State Hockey Club this season. The club sees them again on Nov. 23 and Ingraham stresses the importance of beating a team like that. “It’s really one of the better teams in the league that has kind of given it to us most games,” Ingraham said. “We get them here again in a couple weeks and I think beating a team like that would mean a lot.” Although the club is out for victory like all of their opponents, the players don’t forget the importance of forming a team on and off the ice. Haskins mentions the importance of comradeship between the players. “We are really in a battle and we only have each other, especially on road trips. Those are good for our team. They always seem to bring us together,” Haskins said. With the friendships there is also respect. The new players that come in are not seeing the ice for the first time. “There is a ton of experience on the team, even new guys bring in talent. I have been playing since I was five years old, I bet other guys have the same story,” Haskins said. For the freshmen that will carry on the traditions of the Boise State Hockey Club, there are four or five years ahead of competitive play to look forward to. The graduating seniors, however, have to make a choice to stick with hockey or to give it up.

“I’ll keep playing; I’ll probably just go to an adult recreation league. The body takes a little bit longer to recuperate after

the games than it used to,” Costello said. “I will probably coach at one point in the future, to stay in the game.”

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Boise State vs. Wyoming

Broncos host the Cowboys following a bye week

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Coming off the second bye week of the season, Boise State hosts Wyoming in its second-tolast home game, and Mountain West matchup of the season. The Broncos look to increase their all-time record against the Cowboys to 7-0, Saturday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2, with kickoff slated for 8:15 p.m. MT. Boise State (6-3, 4-1 MW) is in the midst of its worst season since head coach Chris Petersen took control, but the Broncos are still very much in the hunt for a Mountain West Mountain division title. Utah State currently sits in first place in the Mountain division and Boise State must win the remainder of its games in order to secure a spot in the first-ever Mountain West championship game. One loss would mean the end of Boise State’s Mountain West title hopes, but the numbers imply that the Broncos don’t have much to worry about. Coming off of a bye week, the Broncos are historically unbeatable. Under Petersen, Boise State is 17-0 with 10-or-more days between games. The Broncos had plenty of time to prepare for Wyoming’s elusive and frustrating, quarterback, Brett Smith. Three consecutive conference losses knocked the Cowboys out of conference title contention, however Petersen believes Smith is still one of the most dynamic players in the country. “Anybody can beat anybody, and I know that from watching (Wyoming),” Petersen said. “Their offense, and the quarterback (Smith), is as troublesome

as anybody that’s out there. He’s that dual-threat guy.” Smith, junior, is a three-year starter for the Cowboys, and has finished with at least 20 passing touchdowns in each season since joining the team in 2011. He already has 20 passing touchdowns to this point of the season, along with 443 rushing yards and three touchdowns. On Oct. 27 last season, Smith completed 24 of 35 passes for 216 yards and rushed for nine yards in Wyoming’s loss to Boise State. “He’s played a lot, and we’ve seen him on tape and played against him, and we know what he can do,” Petersen said. “He’s a hard guy to contain and he spreads you out... That’s hard.” There’s no question that Smith will be a top priority for Boise State’s defense, and for good reason. The Broncos have been set back all season long with injuries, meanwhile the defense has struggled to gain composure quickly in games. Before the bye week, Boise State visited Colorado State and allowed the Rams to score on their first two drives of the game. “(Smith) is a really good athlete – he can do it all,” senior linebacker Corey Bell said. “He’s able to drop back and put the ball where he needs to, and he makes really good reads and can put it in just about anywhere. Then, obviously, his ability to run and make plays with his feet is something that makes him a really dangerous quarterback.” Smith will be difficult for the Broncos to contain Saturday, but with Boise State’s historical success following a bye week, the numbers favor the blue.

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edrick has come on since the loss of Joe Southwick in the Nevada game. For the most part, the Broncos offense hasn’t missed a beat. Hedrick’s dual threat skills have wreaked havoc on opposing defenses this year, he has completed 74of-106 passes for 801 yards and seven touchdowns, while rushing for 246 yards and six touchdowns. After being named the Manning Quarterback of the Week after his performance against Colorado State, Hedrick will look to keep improving.

iller has been a reliable, possession receiver whose skills resemble that of former Boise State receiver and current St. Louis Rams receiver Austin Pettis. Miller always seems to come up with a big catch when the Broncos need it. Miller has hauled in 53 passes for 600 yards and 4 touchdowns in 2013. Miller will continue to be a security blanket for the Broncos passing game moving forward.

awrence has been named the Mountain West defensive player of the week twice in 2013 and was recently named to the watch list for the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year award. Lawrence has sacked quarterbacks 8.5 times this season, along with 13 tackles for a loss. His per game averages in both sacks and tackles for a loss rank in the top six in the nation. Lawrence’s ability to pressure the opponent into poor decisions is key to the Broncos defensive success.

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The Broncos are back at home this weekend. They will host the Wyoming Cowboys in a showdown on Mountain Division opponents. As the Broncos are coming off a bye week, recovering from injuries was a point of emphasis. They have found themselves three wins out of the conference championship game. The Broncos have lost key players on offense this season, including redshirt senior starting quarterback Joe Southwick and freshman running back Aaron Baltazaar. On the defensive side of TheArbiter Arbiter The

the ball, multiple players— such as senior defensive end Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe and freshman linebacker Ben Weaver—have all missed time this season, dwindling the Broncos resources at times. A bye week for some extra rest is key for Boise State to get some key starters back in the action. The Broncos are going to have their hands full with another mobile quarterback and hurry up offense this weekend. This trend in college football is sweeping the nation and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Wyoming’s junior quarterback Brett Smith has the ability to stretch the offense and can put points up in a

hurry. If the Broncos want to come out with a win on Saturday night, containing Smith and improving on their open field tackling is going to be important. On offense, the evolution of Grant Hedrick is key to the Broncos success in the next three weeks. The Mountain West Championship game is in the Broncos sights. If Hedrick is able to continue his success in the ground game, as well as the success through the air he found against Colorado State, the Broncos shouldn’t have any troubles with Wyoming this weekend. Score Prediction: Boise State: 45. Wyoming: 14.

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The Cowboys come into Saturday’s game against the Boise State Broncos with a three-game losing streak and the chances of breaking that streak this weekend are pretty slim. The Cowboys’ defense has been shambolic this year, giving up 151 points in the last three games alone. After the 51-44 loss to San Jose State, Dline coach Jamar Cain replaced defensive coordinator Chris Tormey. That did not help, as the Cowboys gave up 48 points to Fresno State. In fairness to Cain, the Bull-

dogs have done that to almost every team it has faced this season. Even bringing in Bill Young as a defensive consultant seems pointless at this stage of the season. Though the defense has struggled, the offense led by high-scoring quarterback Brett Smith has been a bright spot all season. Smith has accounted for 23 touchdowns on the season (20 passing, 3 rushing). He is currently No. 19 in the nation is passing and is fifth in fan voting for the Davey O’Brien Award. Boise State will obviously be looking to stop Smith. Shaun Wick and Tedder Easton will have to help to give the Cowboys a

little more balance on offense. Wick had over 200 yards on the ground against the Spartans three weeks ago and Easton rumbled for a big 79-yard run against the Bulldogs that gave Pokes fans a sliver of hope in the first quarter. The Cowboys can score at any point in the game because of the weapons they possess and the uptempo offense they run. However, I still expect Boise State to handle this game pretty easily. The reason is simple: the Cowboys cannot keep their opposition out of the end zone. Score Prediction: Boise State: 48 Wyoming: 20.

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Boise State vs. Wyoming

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Brett Smith

Shaun Wick

Jordan Stanton

The junior quarterback is yet another dual-threat gunslinger. The Broncos have faced several spread offenses in the hurry up system with a dual-threat quarterback and Wyoming will be no different. Statistically, Smith has been one of the best quarterbacks in the nation in 2013. Smith has thrown for 2508 yards and 20 touchdowns this season, while rushing for 443 yards and three touchdowns. Smith also holds the current longest streak for an active quarterback for scoring a touchdown in consecutive games, scoring in 21 straight appearances.

Wick adds a solid compliment to Smith in the backfield, rushing for 823 yards and nine touchdowns so far in 2013. Wick rushed for a season high 234 yards three weeks ago against San Jose State. He has a season average of 6.5 yards per carry. Wick lead all Wyoming running backs as a true freshman in 2012 and has picked up right where he left off in 2013. At 5-foot-10, 204 pounds, Wick is a powerful back who possesses speed to get to the outside and turn it up field.

Stanton has been a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball in 2013. He has racked up impressive totals of tackles this season. In the previous four games, Stanton has tallied up at least 14 total tackles, with a season high of 18 total tackles in a loss to Colorado State in mid-October. Stanton’s ability to corral and bring down opponents in the open field could give problems for the Boise State wide receivers and running backs on Saturday.

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Sonny Pulatesi

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96 Senior 6-2/260

Spencer Gerke

77 Senior 6-3/303

Patrick Mertens

95 Senior 6-5/295

Matt Paradis

65 Senior 6-3/300

Blair Burns

20 Junio 5-10/186

Eddie Yarbough


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Marcus Henry


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Travis Averill


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Gabe Linehan

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Matt Miller


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Jay Ajayi

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Junior 6-3/235

Junior 6-0/246

Grant Hedrick

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Jordan Stanton

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DeAndre Jones

Junior 5-11/180

Sophomore 6-0/220

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No. NAME 43 Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe 44 Darren Lee 45 Travis Saxton 46 Kevin Keane 47 Brandon Brown 48 Kharyee Marshall 49 Darien Barrett 50 Nick Terry 51 Ben Weaver 52 Andrew Tercek 53 Beau Martin 54 Mat Boesen 56 Dustin Kamper 58 Robert Ash 59 Mason Hampton 60 Kellen Buhr 61 James Meagher 62 Chris Tozer 65 Matt Paradis 66 Mario Yakoo 69 Tyler Horn 70 Steven Baggett 71 Rees Odhiambo 72 Marcus Henry 73 Travis Averill 74 Archie Lewis

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Boise State vs. Wyoming

Bronco Defense 10 4 Jeremy Ioane

Darian Thompson

R-Junior 5-10/190

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Demarcus Lawrence


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74 Junior 6-7/297

R-Freshman 6-0/233

Armand Nance

R-Junior 6-3/245

Senior 5-10/187

Ben Weaver

Freshman 6-1/217

R-Junior 5-9/178

Robert Herron

R-Sophomore 6-1/200

Tanner Vallejo

Junior 5-11/210

Bryan Douglas

Sophomore 6-0/288

Tyler Strong


Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe R-Senior 6-3/300

Albert Perez Junior 6-1/285


Sophomore 5-9/151

Kharyee Marshall R-Senior 6-2/240

Jake Jones

50 72 16 12 WYO Offense Senior 6-3/312

Donte Deayon

Sophomore 6-3/295

Tanner Gentry

Connor Reins

77 Junior 6-7/318

Brett Smith Junior 6-3/206

Jalen Claiborne


Junior 5-7/175


Junior 6-2/190

Shaun Wick

WYO Roster

Sophomore 5-10/204

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NAME Jalen Claiborne Jordan Stanton Marqueston Huff Jeff Lark Trey Norman Tanner Gentry DeAndre Jones Jesse Sampson Trent Sewell B.J. Hendrix Jr Robert Herron D.J. May Chad Reese Zack Berg Brandon Miller Malkaam Muhammad Sam Stratton Colby Kirkegaard Ruben Narcisse Sonny Puletasi Tommy Thornton Darrenn White Tyran Finley T.J. Patterson Eric Nzeocha Cortland Fort

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HT 5-9 6-0 6-0 6-2 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-2 5-11 5-10 5-11 5-11 6-2 6-0 6-0 5-11 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-1 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-3 6-0

WT CLASS 175 JR 246 JR 195 SR 213 SO 175 JR 190 FR 186 JR 196 JR 196 FR 188 SO 187 SR 196 SO 180 JR 230 SO 200 SR 228 SO 186 JR 205 SR 214 SR 251 JR 205 FR 192 JR 177 JR 178 FR 208 FR 185 FR

No. NAME 16 Brett Smith 17 Jason Thompson 18 Xavier Lewis 19 Keenan Montgomery 20 Blair Burns 21 Mark Nzeocha 21 Shaun Wick 22 Ryan Anaya 22 Tedder Easton 23 Tim Kamana 24 Zaquoya Parham 24 Omar Stover 25 Spencer Bruce 26 Jabari Holland 27 Oscar Nevermann 28 Nehemie Kankolongo 29 Tim Hayes 30 Jacob McGarvin 31 Sam Awrabi 32 Jake Schiffner 33 Dominic Rufran 34 Siaosi Hala’api’api 35 Cooper Wise 36 Jonathan Klug 38 Julian Hawkins 39 Justin Martin

POS HT QB 6-3 QB 6-2 S 6-0 WR 6-1 CB 5-10 LB 6-3 RB 5-10 LB 6-2 RB 5-11 S 5-11 CB 5-10 RB 5-11 TE 6-5 CB 5-10 RB 6-1 LB 5-11 DB 5-9 WR 5-9 DE 6-3 S 5-10 WR 6-0 LB 6-2 CB 5-9 LB 6-2 CB 5-8 K 5-11

WT CLASS 206 JR 206 SO 190 FR 180 JR 186 JR 235 JR 204 SO 255 FR 240 SR 190 FR 181 SO 198 FR 225 SR 175 FR 210 FR 212 JR 185 FR 155 FR 232 FR 181 JR 188 JR 248 SO 170 FR 198 SO 169 JR 178 SO

No. NAME 40 Stuart Williams 41 Ethan Wood 42 Riley Lange 43 Devyn Harris 44 J.J. Quinlan 45 Lucas Wacha 46 Devin McKenna 47 Brandon Lukenbill 50 Albert Perez 51 Tyler Strong 52 Sam Hardy 53 Alex Borgs 54 James Diamanti 55 Eddie Yarbrough 57 Chase Appleby 58 Taylor Knestis 60 Du’Ryan Ebbesen 61 Sameer Khaled 62 Josh Teeter 63 Rafe Kiely 64 Charlie Renfree 65 Jessee Wilson 66 Zach D’Amico 68 Brayton Medina 71 Austin Traphagan 72 Jake Jones

POS HT K 5-11 P 6-3 DE 6-3 LB 6-3 LB 6-1 LB 6-1 LB 6-2 LB 6-2 C 6-1 G 6-3 G 6-3 LB 6-2 DT 6-4 DE 6-3 DT 6-0 OL 6-5 DL 6-2 DL 5-11 G 6-3 C 6-3 C 6-3 C 6-1 G 5-11 OT 6-5 OT 6-5 G 6-3

WT CLASS 180 JR 165 FR 250 JR 240 SR 248 SR 214 FR 225 SO 224 FR 285 JR 312 SR 299 FR 232 JR 296 FR 257 SO 289 FR 278 FR 288 FR 262 SO 282 FR 299 SO 268 FR 245 SO 275 SO 302 FR 308 SO 295 SO

No. NAME 73 Chase Roullier 74 Walker Madden 75 Kurtis Stirneman 76 Jacob English 77 Connor Rains 78 Nathan Leddige 79 Connor Riese 80 J.D. Krill 81 Justin Berger 82 Tanner Simpson 83 Jake Maulhardt 84 Drew Van Maanen 85 Jarrod Darden 86 Luke Leddige 86 Josh Smith 87 Colin Gilbert 89 Nico Brown 90 Uso Olive 91 Troy Boyland 92 Matt Barr 93 Adam Kinder 94 Brendan Turelli 95 Patrick Mertens 96 Justin Bernthaler 97 Dan Crook 98 Dalton Fields

POS HT C 6-4 OT 6-9 OT 6-5 G 6-5 OT 6-7 OT 6-5 OT 6-7 TE 6-6 WR 6-2 WR 6-2 WR 6-6 TE 6-1 WR 6-5 TE 6-2 WR 6-3 WR 6-2 WR 6-3 DE 6-1 NT 6-2 K 6-0 DE 6-2 LS 6-2 NT 6-5 DT 6-2 DT 6-3 NT 6-3

WT CLASS 293 FR 297 JR 270 FR 292 FR 318 JR 289 FR 295 FR 246 JR 209 JR 188 FR 215 FR 238 FR 220 SR 210 JR 205 JR 184 FR 212 FR 293 FR 302 JR 180 FR 206 FR 240 FR 295 SR 260 SR 272 JR 265 FR

Boise State

Boise State vs. Wyoming


Schedule Date

November 16, 2013



esult/ Location/Opponent RTime (MST)

Sat, Nov 16

vs Wyoming

8:15 p.m.

Sat, Nov 23

@ San Diego, California

San Diego State

8:30 p.m.

Sat, Nov 30

vs New Mexico


This Week’s Game:

Boise State





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