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Eternal Wind

“Eternal Wind,” also known as the “Janet Hay Memorial,” was given to Boise State in 1998 to honor Hay, a 12-year member of the State Board of Education who represented Nampa in the state Legislature for three terms. The sculpture, which is surrounded … (Read More) Eternal Wind

Falk House

Falk House was rented to BJC by the Falks, a local merchant couple, in 1956. For the following four years, the Falk family continued to use the house as a summer home while 25 women lived there during the school … (Read More) Falk House

Marian Hall

Marian Hall was a women’s residence hall that Boise College students shared with St. Alphonsus nursing students. Boise College students lived in Marian Hall beginning from fall of 1968 to spring of 1970, before the building was scheduled for demolition … (Read More) Marian Hall

Langroise House

The Langroise House is a nearly six-thousand square foot house located in the Warm Springs Historic District. Gladys and William Langroise donated it to Boise State on the condition that it would be used as a home by the President … (Read More) Langroise House

St. Margaret’s School for Girls

St. Margaret’s School for Girls opened in 1892 in downtown Boise at 1st and Idaho Streets. The school housed local girls from secondary school to high school, but also served as a day school for nursery and kindergarten aged boys … (Read More) St. Margaret’s School for Girls

Opaline Schoolhouse

The Opaline schoolhouse was built in 1914 in Owyhee County, Idaho. The students’ parents petitioned on March 23, 1914 that a School District be assigned to the west of Givens Springs. Their petition was accepted and was known as the … (Read More) Opaline Schoolhouse

Buildings and Campus Features

Guide to Researching Buildings and Campus Resources Photographs, architectural plans and drawings, campus maps, reports, proposals, and other documents allow tracing the history of campus buildings and architecture. There are also files on campus features, such as the fireplace, streets, … (Read More) Buildings and Campus Features


Published annually by the students of Boise Junior College (1935-1964), Boise College (1965-1967), Boise State College (1968-1973), and Boise State University (1974-1978). Volumes include sections on campus life, student organizations, athletics, student portraits, and advertisements. (Read More) Yearbooks

Focus Magazine

Published by the department of Communications and Marketing, semi-annually, Focus Magazine is mailed to faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of Boise State University. (Read More) Focus Magazine

Student Newspapers

The newspaper of the Boise State University Student Body. Titles vary by year. Early titles included “The Roundup” or “BJC Roundup,” later the newspaper was renamed “The Arbiter.” (Read More) Student Newspapers