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Sophomore Ayomipo Kayode-Papoola (middle) hangs out with friends sophomore Sami Olape (left) and senior Olivia Balemba (right) in the UI Library.

‘I am a Nigerian’ – Ayomipo Kayode-Popoola talks about her Nigerian roots
09.25.2016

Don’t call Ayomipo Kayode-Popoola African-American, because she is not — she is African and proud of it.

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Sparks fly – ASUI Senate votes to finance homecoming fireworks display
09.25.2016

The ASUI Senate voted 11-4 Wednesday night to transfer $750 from its allocations budget to the Homecoming Committee to finance the University of Idaho’s annual homecoming fireworks display.

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Nelson takes on new challenge – UI hires new VP of Research and Economic Development
09.25.2016

Vice President of Research and Economic Development Janet Nelson is not a typical administrator.

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Students pose with homecoming bumper sticker in 1949. In the years following World War II, the University of Idaho experienced growth as students strived to return to more normal circumstances. Traditional college activities, such as homecoming, enjoyed renewed popularity.

What a picture is worth – A photographic history of UI published Monday
09.25.2016

Traditions are often hard to keep, the history of them more so.



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Mailbox: 9.23.16
09.25.2016

I get it — local elections are not all that sexy. You have likely seen some campaign signs around town, but do you really know about the candidates beyond their color scheme? Frankly, as a college student, you probably don’t care. Idaho media has made it pretty clear that politicians certainly don’t prioritize education, let […]

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For grades’ sake – Students shouldn’t be shamed for caring about high grades in college
09.25.2016

Nearly all college students have heard one or more of their professors utter the dreaded phrase, “If you are only in this class for an easy A, you should leave.”

All about community – Students at any level can learn from a two-year school
09.25.2016

I have always been on track to go to a university.

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The hot dog conundrum – The debate as to whether a hot dog is a sandwich holds weight
09.25.2016

History is rife with conflict. It is the way of humanity to squabble over meaningless debates. The Crusades, French Revolution — all nothing in the face of an underlying question that some have dubbed the cornerstone of human civilization. Is a hot dog a sandwich? Now the common person would instinctively answer, “No! Of course […]



Mix Tape: In the name of fathers
07.13.2016

Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013) In 1997, a mentally disabled father Jiulong Lee insists on buying a backpack of Sailor Moon for his young daughter, Yisheng. However, Jiulong is framed for a rape and murder case at the store. He cannot argue for himself and the policeman sends him to jail, cell No. 7. […]

Mix Tape: LGBT pride
06.23.2016

“New Americana” by Halsey Halsey’s 2015 “New Americana” is the anthem to our generation. The song declares the rise of a new type of U.S. citizen. In her song, Halsey pays tribute to famous actor, James Dean, who lived from 1931 to 1955. Dean was forced to live his life as a closeted gay man. Halsey then […]

Horoscopes: June 22, 2016
06.23.2016

Leo 7/23-8/22 Summer vacation is a good time for building up your relationship with your new boyfriend/girlfriend. Why not try to write a love letter to him/her? Sometimes the written words can play a better role than many expensive gifts. Virgo 8/23-9/22 This week, dress in a blue T-shirt with a “6” that can help […]

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Mix Tape: Make ’em all jealous
06.09.2016

Summer can be a season where many  young men and women have doubts about themselves. They either didn”t reach their swimsuit weight or have yet to acquire the pecs of Chris Evans. However, what is important is that people everywhere love the skin they are in. These songs are all about being comfortable and being […]