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Sweet way to support cause

03.05.2015 – 9:58 pm |

Student club fundraises for philanthropic effort
People walking past the Idaho Commons courtyard or the 6th Street Grid Wednesday were serenaded by fundraising engineers, who offered the chance to support a far-off village through a simple, …

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03.06.2015 – 12:39 am |

ASUI Elections

For those planning to run for a senate seat or the presidency in the spring ASUI election, the final date to file elections packets is March 11. Packets are available on OrgSync, on the ASUI website and in the ASUI office, and all prospective candidates must submit their packets to the ASUI office by 5 p.m. Read the full story »

Cannibidiol oil receives hearing

03.06.2015 – 12:21 am | One Comment

Committee hears testimony about cannibidiol oil, moves to decide Monday
BOISE — Over two hours of testimony was heard before the Senate State Affairs committee Wednesday from Idaho citizens both for and against a bill to …

Police log

03.06.2015 – 12:17 am |

Tuesday, March 3
 5:11 p.m. 300 block West Sixth Street
A tip jar at The Perch 2 was stolen with approximately $50 of assorted bills and coins.

Continuing at home

03.06.2015 – 12:00 am |

Idaho tries to bounce back after falling in first two conference games
The Idaho men’s club lacrosse team began its conference play last weekend against the top two teams in the conference — Oregon State and Simon …

Off the cuff

03.05.2015 – 11:05 pm |

Live action/CG “Nimh” movie
Written by Michael Berg, of “Ice Age 5?” Nope! Nope! That’s a whole lot of nope! This is not a good formula. Cease and desist, MGM.

Flu holds Hill back, Vandals lose

03.05.2015 – 10:38 pm |

Idaho can’t clinch playoff berth
Despite coming down with the flu prior to Thursday’s game against Weber State, Connor Hill attempted to battle through the illness and tried to help his team clinch a Big Sky …

Idaho starts off senior week with a bang

03.05.2015 – 10:36 pm |

After blowout win, Idaho controls its own postseason destiny
Hitting 3-pointers is common for the Idaho women’s basketball team, but for junior post Ali Forde to hit one isn’t quite so commonplace.

“That was pretty awesome,” Forde …

Vandals hit the road

03.05.2015 – 10:18 pm |

Idaho travels to Pacific Northwest to play three games in two days
Playing on the road is something the Idaho men’s tennis team is accustomed to this year, as the Vandals will play three more games …

Ready for challenge

03.05.2015 – 10:15 pm |

Idaho takes Big Sky break, travels to Mountain West territory
After a convincing weekend sweep as favorites, the Vandals now find themselves playing the underdog role again.
Before taking on Idaho State and Weber State in Big …

Celebration and charity

03.05.2015 – 10:11 pm |

Downtown Moscow to host annual Mardi Gras festival
Live music, a parade, family activities and drink deals at local bars will draw many community members to downtown Moscow this weekend to support local youth charities.
The 25th …

Onward and upward

03.05.2015 – 10:10 pm |

Two UI students advance to national theater festival
For University of Idaho junior Kadin McGreevy, the opportunity to compete in a national theater competition stemmed from the friendship and camaraderie he found in UI’s Theatre Arts …

Registration regrets

03.05.2015 – 10:07 pm |
Registration regrets

The trouble with getting into required classes
Why is it so hard to get into the required courses I need?
There are two answers to this question. The first answer centers around the number of qualified instructors, …

Reasonable request

03.05.2015 – 10:04 pm |

UI should support proposed 3.5% tuition and fee increase
It was this time last year when University of Idaho President Chuck Staben proposed a 4.7 percent increase to resident undergraduate tuition and fees. It was the …

Training necessary

03.05.2015 – 10:00 pm |

Inclusivity training is critical step in educating UI community
At the end of last semester, University of Idaho administration announced all university employees were required to take a mandatory inclusivity training that covered UI’s discrimination policy …

Process for program change

03.05.2015 – 9:36 pm |

Committee seeks further oversight of academic program changes
University Curriculum Committee Chair Daniel Eveleth suggested to Faculty Senate Tuesday that all academic program changes — regardless of substance or breadth — be moved through the committee, …

Go boulder go home

03.05.2015 – 9:35 pm |

Climbing competition to be held in SRC
A bouldering competition, the 13th annual Palouse Climbing Festival, will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday in the Student Recreation Center (SRC).
The University of Idaho hosts the Palouse Climbing …

The value of a story

03.05.2015 – 9:33 pm |

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist headlines fourth annual Oppenheimer
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jacqui Banaszynski said journalists can’t be afraid to embrace their own human instincts if they want to capture true humanity on paper.
“I have come to believe …

Friday Fiction: The Lovers’ Diary

03.05.2015 – 6:21 pm |

May 20, 3:30 p.m. Schuyler, Nebraska
A few wispy clouds speckled the azure sky. Sunshine filtered through the weeping willows leaves, landing on a teenager’s pearly face.
Her boyfriend stared at her. Her and her ethereal …

Ukrainian culture creations

03.05.2015 – 6:19 pm |

Dahmen Barn to host Ukrainian egg decorating class
With many family trees tracing back to Europe in one way or another, Moscow resident Margaret Dibble said she knows a way for people to connect with their …

Homebrewing introduction

03.05.2015 – 6:17 pm |

This week is designated to explain the jargon used in homebrewing and introduce my recipe formatting. The recipe this week is a simple light hybrid beer — similar to common light beers, but better.
Recipes are …

Ten percent fight, 100 percent mentality

03.05.2015 – 6:16 pm |

Local martial arts instructor shares his insight on self-defense
There are hundreds of movies and TV shows about the grandeur of hand-to-hand combat.
With TV shows like “Nikita,” “Chuck” or “24,” and films like the Bourne movies, …

Skeletons with style

03.05.2015 – 5:56 pm |

Steam Plant skeletons bring life to campus
Emily Hays, a junior at the University of Idaho, was walking to the Farmer’s Market with a friend one morning when something out of the ordinary caught her eye.
In …

Guilty pleasure pop

03.05.2015 – 5:52 pm |

“Touchin’ On My” by 3OH!3
3OH!3 is a duo who seemingly got famous overnight, and then promptly faded into obscurity when the teenage crowd of the late 2000s got normal haircuts and quit wearing bright purple …

Horoscopes 3.6.15

03.05.2015 – 5:49 pm |

Pisces 2/19-3/20
Go for a drive this weekend and see where it takes you. There is nothing more relaxing than exploring the open road.

Expanding UI by 2025

03.03.2015 – 12:10 pm |

Kim presents initial enrollment strategy to faculty
University of Idaho Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Jean Kim said increasing enrollment is a high institutional priority and urged frequent communication among UI leaders to …

Police log

03.03.2015 – 12:07 pm |

Friday, Feb. 27
12:54 a.m. 800 block Troy Road
Tesoro employee reported two individuals coming into the store repeatedly during the night and not purchasing anything.