Oscar Winner “BOMBSHELL” at ISU Sunday

Oscar winning movie, “Bombshell” will be shown this Sunday, March 15, at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at ISU. Based on the explosive true story, when Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, her decision leads to multiple other women struggling with whether to step forward or remain in the shadows. (Note-The Bengal Theater will be cleaned before and between each show. Feel free to arrive early and get situated. We will encourage people to allow at least a couple seats between you and other clusters of moviegoers, both for your comfort and theirs.) Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/bombshell.
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Movie – “Dark Waters” at ISU Sunday

Acclaimed movie “Dark Waters” will be shown this Sunday, March 8, at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at ISU. Based on a true story, Mark Ruffalo stars as a corporate attorney who stumbles on a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world’s largest corporations. While trying to expose the truth, he soon finds himself risking his future, his family and his own life. “It’s a perfect movie, and not the least of its power is due to Ruffalo’s flawless performance,” writes the New York Observer. Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/dark.
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Best Picture Winner “PARASITE” at ISU Sunday

Best Picture Oscar winner “Parasite” plays this Sunday, March 1, at 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Also the winner of Best Screenplay, Foreign Movie, and Director, this Korean movie follows a poor family who con their way into becoming servants of a rich family, but their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure. There will be English subtitles at the shows.  Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/parasite.
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ISU putting focus on mental health of its student-athletes

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A mental health and body image advocate presented a day of speeches to Idaho State University athletics in January, and enthusiasm about her subject matter erupted.

That day, dozens of ISU student-athletes personally approached Victoria Garrick in between her engagements. The former college student-athlete, who publicly talks about mental health issues and other obstacles she’s faced, delivered a resonating message.

ISU Faculty Athletics Representative Caroline Faure said the professional speaker talked to ISU’s women athletes about body image, educated the school’s coaches about how they can help their athletes with mental health, and talked to all of ISU’s student-athletes and most of ISU’s coaches about the demands on the athletes and mental health.

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Croatian Curry: Injury fuels Dora Goles’ transformation into deadly shooter

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POCATELLO — In open gyms before the start of the 2019-20 season, Dora Goles’ Idaho State teammates started noticing a change in the Bengals’ spiky-haired Croatian point guard.

“Everyone was like, ‘Woah, Dora can shoot,’” Goles said. “I was like, ‘Yeah, I can shoot now.’ Them knowing and then guarding me differently kind of boosted up my confidence. … I’ve never felt this confident in my shot before in my life.”

That confidence manifested out of misfortune.

When Goles tore her ACL in the Big Sky Conference tournament in March 2018, it marked the end of a promising debut Division-I season and set the guard on a year-long course of recovery.

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Wild Weekend: Idaho State prepares for Big Sky track championships at Holt Arena

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POCATELLO — It all comes down to this weekend.

At the Big Sky Conference indoor track championships this weekend, all the workouts, the progression and the months spent on indoor tracks will come to a head with a three-day rush of running, jumping and throwing at Holt Arena.

And the Idaho State Bengals hope to be peaking at the right time heading into their biggest home meet in four years. The last time ISU hosted the indoor championships was in 2016.

“I feel like we’re all waiting for this meet to give it our all,” high jumper Ginger Nelson said. “People have been progressively PR’ing and getting stronger, they’re progressively doing better at the things that they’ve been working on.”

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ISU’s Treyshon Malone wins Big Sky Conference honor

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Idaho State’s Treyshon Malone was named the Big Sky Conference men’s track athlete of the week after a dominant performance at the Big Sky Tuner meet in Bozeman, Montana.

The award was announced Monday.

Malone won both the 60-meter dash and 60-meter hurdles at the Big Sky Tuner over the weekend, running 6.76 seconds in the former and 8.11 seconds in the latter.

He also won the long jump with a leap of 24 feet, 1 inch.

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Mister Rogers Movie at ISU Sunday

Oscar nominated, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” will be shown this Sunday, Feb. 23,, at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. in the Bengal Theater at the ISU Pond Student Union. Tom Hanks was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Mr. Rogers, taking a look at the unique relationship the public television star develops with a journalist looking to investigate his authenticity. (Rated PG) Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with Bengal ID. For Trailer and more information, go to www.pocatellofilmsociety.com/beautiful.
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