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Finding a new future

03.26.2015 – 10:21 pm |

New students learn the ins and outs of attending UI
Like many other students, Vandal Friday sealed the deal for Kori Siddoway.
While attending Vandal Friday a few years ago, Siddoway said she fell in love with …

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ASUI Candidates Speak Out

03.27.2015 – 4:39 pm |

Presidential, vice presidential and senatorial candidates running in the 2015 ASUI elections presented their campaign platforms during an open forum in the Commons on Wednesday. The candidates present at the open forum included Max Cowan and Stetson Holman, Nate Fisher and Katie Cramer, Vivian Gonzalez and Izaiah Dolezal, Joe Madsen, Kailey Holt, Mark Leitner and Shelby Buckhart and Aran Burke.

A little Greek, a little independent — A woman’s cooperative as alternative housing

03.27.2015 – 2:12 pm |

On a campus that often seems starkly divided between Greek and independent students, University of Idaho sophomore Alex Croft said she loves Steel House because it’s the best of both worlds.
“Some of us are really …

Dos and don’ts of dorms — Housing options on campus all have some rules

03.27.2015 – 2:10 pm |

What to bring
For every college lifestyle, there are essential items to bring along.
Everyone needs shampoo, towels, posters and sheets. However, University of Idaho Housing has a list of things they suggest students bring or  …

Beyond Bob’s Place — Students can pick from many eateries on campus

03.27.2015 – 2:07 pm |

The Idaho Commons food court is easy to swing by on the way to class, and Bob’s is a quick jaunt away from every dorm room on campus, but Vandal Dining options only taste good …

Living a fraternity lifestyle — Young college men should consider joining a fraternity, a family

03.27.2015 – 2:05 pm |

Living in a fraternity is certainly a new world for young college men.
Many will be thrown into a stark new reality of doing chores, laundry and washing their own dishes. Though these trivial things …

Go Greek or go home — Why joining a sorority is the best choice for you

03.27.2015 – 2:04 pm |

Let me start by saying I — like some of you — was totally against Greek life at the beginning of my first year at the University of Idaho.
I lived in the Wallace Residence Center …

What makes a house a home — Delta Zeta women find their place on campus

03.27.2015 – 2:01 pm |

After a year of construction, the women of Delta Zeta Sorority will move into their new house on Greek Row just in time for the fall 2015 semester.
Without a house, the members of Delta Zeta …

Wallace vs. Theophilus Tower — Tower is the better option for first-year students

03.27.2015 – 1:59 pm |

As incoming freshmen, students face the decision of where to live for the next  academic year, and no one wants to make the wrong choice.
Students who decide dorm life is right for them still …

It isn’t all on campus — Off-campus housing options available for transfer students or students with more than 27 credits

03.27.2015 – 1:56 pm |

The University of Idaho requires first-year students to live on campus. However, students with 27 credits or more have the option of living off campus. Moscow is home to several rental agencies that rent apartments …

UI housing options

03.27.2015 – 1:54 pm |

Wallace Residence Center
The Wallace Residence Center has four wings. Ballard and Stevenson are four stories and Gooding and Willey are six. Wallace dorm rooms are suite style, which means two double bedrooms share one bathroom. …

Vehicle prowls on the rise

03.27.2015 – 12:42 am |

Multiple vehicle break-ins reported in Moscow last weekend
During the final days of spring break, the Moscow Police Department saw a spike in vehicle prowls, according to Lt. Dave Lehmitz.
Seven break-ins and one attempted break-in occurred …

Off the cuff

03.27.2015 – 12:10 am |

#ByeZayn
I have never had such a fun time on Twitter as I did after I found out Zayn was quitting One Direction. Sorry to the heartbroken fangirls out there, but I’m really not sorry.
—Erin

News briefs

03.26.2015 – 11:41 pm |

House seeks to impeach judges favoring same-sex marriage
The Idaho House of Representatives voted 44–25 March 20 to send a non-binding memorial to the Senate by Rep. Paul Shepherd to Congress proclaiming Idaho’s desire to impeach …

Police log

03.26.2015 – 11:28 pm |

Monday, March 23
8:27 a.m. 400 block North Main Street
Female left her wallet at an ATM and when she went back it had been taken.
9:53 a.m. 500 block Indian Hills Drive
Caller reported their bike had been …

New leadership down south

03.26.2015 – 11:08 pm |

Longtime Vandal appointed to executive position in Southeast Idaho
Marc Skinner’s doctoral work might come in handy as he prepares for his new job. Recently selected as University of Idaho executive officer of Southeast region, Skinner …

Training to help

03.26.2015 – 10:37 pm |

Mental illness training useful for faculty and staff
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) was extremely helpful to me, not only as a student, but for my future as well.
One in four people experience a mental health issue at …

Breathe easy

03.26.2015 – 10:34 pm |

What does tobacco-free mean to you?
For many students at the University of Idaho, the term means cleaner air. For others, it simply means being able to live a long and healthy life.

Building downtown bathrooms

03.26.2015 – 10:33 pm |

City of Moscow to build public restrooms in Friendship Square
The City of Moscow has begun the process to construct public restrooms between Jackson Street and Friendship Square in downtown Moscow.
The project is in the design …

Gritman to build new facility

03.26.2015 – 10:29 pm |

New Gritman building to provide expanded services
Moscow’s Gritman Medical Center is planning to construct a new four-story building on the triangular lot between Main and Jackson Street in downtown Moscow to provide several different medical …

Teaching and technology

03.26.2015 – 10:27 pm |

Visiting scholar to speak on technology in higher education next week
The University of Idaho will host speaking engagements about the role of technology in modern education led by William Arms, professor emeritus of computing and …

Security cameras for students

03.26.2015 – 10:27 pm |

Security cameras would benefit UI’s student body
Administrators at the University of Idaho recently put a high priority on a proposal submitted by Executive Director of Public Safety and Security Matt Dorschel, which would add 291 …

Paving solutions to transportation crisis

03.26.2015 – 10:26 pm |

Legislature rolls out an arsenal of bills to combat transportation deficiencies
BOISE — A trio of bills introduced by Idaho Republican representatives Wednesday seek to fund construction on Idaho’s deteriorating transportation system following the Idaho Transportation …

Students sign up to serve

03.26.2015 – 10:24 pm |

Saturday of Service provides opportunities to volunteer
The University of Idaho’s Saturday of Service provides an opportunity for students to volunteer in the Moscow community and get acquainted with local organizations that partake in service projects.
This …

Native cinema

03.26.2015 – 10:21 pm |

Film festival showcases Native American history and art
For the 13th year, the Sapaatk’ayn Cinema Native American Film Festival will take over the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre.
The festival will span two days and show a wide …

Ready for the river

03.26.2015 – 10:19 pm |

Unpredictable drainage could impact Potlatch trip
In anticipation of the University of Idaho Outdoor Program’s return to Potlatch River, the low levels of snow could affect the river raft trip.

The importance of exploration

03.26.2015 – 10:17 pm |

Students should expand horizons outside of majors
For most students, starting college is a step into the unknown.
At the beginning, it’s impossible not to come into contact with something unexpected because everything is new.
Yet, as time …