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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

King Beard Contest

The King Beard contest was put on as part of Homecoming Festivities, and was first held at Boise College some time in the 1940s. Leading up to Homecoming, students would grow out a beard in the hopes of being crowed … (Read More) King Beard Contest

Miss Boise College

Miss Boise College, held between 1964 and the mid-1970s, was a beauty pageant for students. The event was sponsored by the Golden Z’s and the Inter-Collegiate Knights, two service organizations on campus. The winner would earn a scholarship of $250 … (Read More) Miss Boise College


Beginning in 1972, KAID was the Idaho branch of the Public Broadcasting Corporation. In close connection with the Boise State University Communications Department, KAID was granted a license by the FCC with the intention of finally giving Idaho its own … (Read More) KAID

Raft Race

The annual Raft Race was the final major event of Greek Week at Boise State starting in the early 1960s and ending in early 1980s. To participate, an individual or group had to be part of a campus club. Competitive … (Read More) Raft Race

Hobo March

The annual Hobo March, first held around 1953, was a fundraising event put on by Tau Alpha Pi, the vocational club at Boise Junior College. Members of the club would dress up as “hobos” and wander the streets of Boise … (Read More) Hobo March

Delta Delta Delta

Delta Delta Delta was established in 1970 and has focused on scholastic scholarships and community projects throughout its history. Past activities were: A community project for the Children’s Award of St. Luke’s Hospital Christmas Walkathon King Beard Contest Easter Seal … (Read More) Delta Delta Delta

Alpha Kappa Lambda

Alpha Kappa Lambda was established at Boise State on March 15, 2003. The fraternity has five ideals they strive for: Judeo-Christian principles, leadership, scholarship, loyalty, and self-support. They are involved with philanthropy, community service, and leadership development. Current activities are: … (Read More) Alpha Kappa Lambda

Alpha Xi Delta

Alpha Xi Delta was first active at Boise State University from 1970 to 1972, and was re-established in February 2003. The sorority seeks to inspire women by providing opportunities for sisterhood, leadership, knowledge, and service. Current activities are: Relay for … (Read More) Alpha Xi Delta