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What happens in Vegas

10.16.2014 – 10:36 pm |

 Five tight-knit UI alumni return to Moscow for Homecoming after 30 years of  Las Vegas
There is one word that best sums up 30 years of tradition — loyalty.
“That’s the word I’d use to describe our …

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High school students and zombie bridges

10.17.2014 – 3:06 pm |

UI to hold Women’s Engineering Day

Only 18.4 percent of students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering are women according to a 2011 study by Brian Yoder, the director of assessment, evaluation and institutional research for the American Society for Engineering Education. Read the full story »

Students, skits and songs

10.17.2014 – 3:01 pm |

Students compete in UI’s Homecoming Jingle Contest
Students at the University of Idaho excel at mixing Vandal pride with outlandish enthusiasm, and it was proven once again at the Vandal Jingle Contest Wednesday night in the …

A glance at the Dean Of Students finalists

10.17.2014 – 11:15 am |

The finalists for the UI’s Dean of Students position, occupied by current DOS Bruce Pitman for over 40 years, have spoken to faculty and students over the past two weeks. Here’s a peek at what …

Off the cuff

10.17.2014 – 2:15 am |

Making history
The Argonaut intramural softball team plays in the tournament championship Sunday. This is quite astounding for a team that usually gets destroyed in any intramural competition.
—Stephan

Vandals sweep Griz

10.16.2014 – 11:05 pm |

 Idaho win in straight sets over conference foe Montana
The Idaho volleyball team took care of business in quick fashion Thursday night against conference-foe Montana. The Vandals swept the match 25-15, 25-19 and 25-17.

Hispanic history of Idaho

10.16.2014 – 10:59 pm |

Maria Gonzalez Mabbutt addresses Hispanic heritage in Idaho
The U.S. Census Bureau counted 60 people as the first official Hispanic residents of Idaho in 1870. Now, over 140 years later, nearly twice the number of Hispanic …

Geologic Map Day

10.16.2014 – 10:57 pm |

Idaho Geologic Survey maps more than rocks
They direct, explain and quantify — although most people don’t use them every day, maps are an integral tool in navigating the world.
National Geologic Map Day is a day …

Vandals fight hunger

10.16.2014 – 10:56 pm |

Homecoming food drive feeds the community
Each Homecoming Weekend campus erupts into a weeklong flurry of silver and gold as students and alumni converge in Moscow to celebrate the Vandal legacy. However, there is more to …

Dobson dictates Martin Forum

10.16.2014 – 10:54 pm |

Foreign policy author talks dictators, oppression leaders in Martin Forum
It’s not easy being a dictator these days, according to William Dobson, an author and foreign policy journalist and editor who spoke at Tuesday’s Martin Forum.
It …

Police Log

10.16.2014 – 10:52 pm |

Monday, Oct. 13
12:38 p.m. 200 block East Third St.
Report of theft. Juvenile female released to her mother. A report was taken.

Fending off the flu

10.16.2014 – 10:50 pm |

Vandal Health offers free flu shots to UI students
With the recent surge of illnesses such as mumps and meningitis on the University of Idaho campus, students are encouraged to practice healthy habits this season. Vandal …

Vandals buck the Aggies

10.16.2014 – 10:47 pm |

UI Students ride mechanical bull
Homecoming Week started off buck wild.
A mechanical bull was stabled in the Idaho Commons plaza mid-day Monday for all University of Idaho students to jump onto, after signing a waiver.

Sports briefs

10.16.2014 – 10:46 pm |

Argonaut intramural team makes softball championship
For the Argonaut intramural teams, the players compete for fun and to get closer with friends. Actually winning games is an afterthought as the players are better at writing about …

Cuts to education programs

10.16.2014 – 10:45 pm |

Faculty Senate cuts 16 education degrees, not enough interest
It’s a struggle to sustain an entire degree program when only one student enrolls every few years, according to Corinne Mantle-Bromley, dean of the University of Idaho …

Start the weekend right

10.16.2014 – 10:44 pm |

At the end of a tough week of midterms, University of Idaho students are looking to celebrate. With Homecoming Weekend upon Vandals everywhere, the Homecoming Committee has been hard at work planning the annual Serpentine …

ASUI recruits student leaders

10.16.2014 – 10:41 pm |

Students invited to learn about ASUI opportunities, student involvement
University of Idaho undergraduate students are invited to learn about ASUI and what student government does at ASUI’s Open House from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, in …

Tearing down the house

10.16.2014 – 10:39 pm |

UI purchased old PIKE house, plans to demolish abandoned building
The blue paint is peeling away, windows are boarded up and graffiti covers the walls. The Pi Kappa Alpha house has sat abandoned on the New …

Patience is key with rebuild

10.16.2014 – 10:37 pm |

Idaho’s struggles are part of rebuild process
In the 2009 Humanitarian Bowl, former Idaho head coach Robb Akey opted out of a game-tying extra point that would have sent the game to overtime. Instead, he went …

Chronicles of a non binge-watcher

10.16.2014 – 10:37 pm |

Cultural phenomenon doesn’t click for all
No one can do everything. Some people can’t sing. Some people can’t dance. I can’t binge-watch.

Trivia for tuition

10.16.2014 – 10:36 pm |

UI departments come together to offer one semester of free tuition
For those who have attended a Vandal Football game or listened to the radio this fall, “free tuition” has been a term tossed around by …

Tight race for Idaho governor

10.16.2014 – 10:35 pm |

Balukoff fights relentlessly against Otter in final weeks until election
Idaho hasn’t seen a democratic governor since Cecil Andrus’ election in 1987.  However, it appears this year’s Nov. 4 general election could put an end to …

Finish line approaching

10.16.2014 – 10:35 pm |

Idaho cross country to compete in local meet to round out regular season
To conclude regular season racing, the Idaho cross country teams take the short drive Saturday down to Lewiston to compete at the Inland …

Washington dominates

10.16.2014 – 10:34 pm |

Idaho women’s golf ties for sixth in Washington, Las Vegas last stop of fall
The Idaho women’s golf team finished in the middle of the pack Tuesday at the Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational in Lakewood, Washington. …

Picassos of the Palouse

10.16.2014 – 10:30 pm |

Downtown Moscow taken over by unsuspecting student artists
Argonaut
Walking along Main Street this weekend, one may wonder if children vandalized the windows of downtown businesses with depictions of their favorite storybook fairy tales — when actually, …

Women’s tennis competing in ITA Regionals in New Mexico

10.16.2014 – 10:09 pm |

The ITA Regionals meet is arguably the toughest and most important meet of the fall season. The Idaho women’s tennis team is competing in the Mountain Region of the meet, which started Wednesday and ends …

The ITA Regionals roll on as the Vandals try to keep up

10.16.2014 – 10:05 pm |

The ITA Regionals always bring the best of the best in collegiate tennis together to compete, and this year is no different. The Idaho men’s tennis team wrapped up the first two days of competition …