• A World of Trouble

    Boise State student views riots through photo lens
      "Police were coming down the road, shooting tear gas, shooting water from giant cannons on tanks. The Turkish people were trying to build barriers with anything they could find: fences, automobiles, giant poles and sidewalk bricks, anything to stop the police."
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  • Protecting the Student Body

    Insurance coverage doesn't always mean covered
      "Health insurance card?" the woman behind the admissions counter asked. I dug into my pockets and pulled out a square piece of paper. I unfolded it and slid it across the counter. "Here." She inspected it with a disapproving nod. "I'm so sorry," she said. The paper called out for some kind of pity. My name was handwritten across a blank line on the three-by-two inch scrap, identifying me—a member of the collegiate, living-on-financial-aid socioeconomic class—as being insured.
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  • Your Check is In the Mail

    University adjuncts say paycheck glitch proves status
      About 160 full-time and adjunct Boise State University professors teaching summer courses were recently told their pay would be delayed this month, since the office responsible for filing employment paperwork missed the deadline to process instructors' contracts because it was understaffed. Some of those affected by the glitch say it showcases a problem every bit as pervasive as understaffing.
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