Endless possibilites 12.29.2011

University of Idaho Provost and Executive Vice President Doug Baker was named one of five finalists for the presidency at the University of New Mexico Monday.

Promoting paintball 12.29.2011

As part of the University of Idaho Business 420 class — Promotional Strategy — four students have created a strategic marketing plan to promote and market Mule Shoe Paintball Park, a 10-acre course near Orofino.

UI loses valuable resource 12.09.2011

Valerie Russo, assistant dean of students for training and resources and director of Violence Prevention Programs, has resigned from the University of Idaho.

Transit center will connect university, community 12.09.2011

Moscow and University of Idaho transportation systems will merge into one with the construction of an Intermodal Transit Center (ITC) this summer.

Tragedies impact campus 12.09.2011

Four is not a big number. But when there are student names and deaths associated with it, the impact on a small community and the University of Idaho is larger than many may realize. In one semester the UI community has experienced four student deaths, and Dean of Students Bruce Pitman said the incidents have

Shop local, buy local, give local 12.09.2011

This year students and community members made gift-giving a charitable affair, while keeping the benefit in the Palouse.

Seeing through a different lens 12.09.2011

Matt Dolkas is a graduate student at the University of Idaho, and is using his final graduate project as an opportunity to educate people on the conservation needs of the Palouse prairie, a vanishing ecosystem with myriad native plant and animal species.

Ruling in favor of UI in gun law suit 12.09.2011

Latah County District Court Judge John Stegner ruled in favor of the University of Idaho Thursday in a lawsuit brought against the university by a student regarding his right to keep firearms on campus.

Part teacher, full-time artists 12.09.2011

The University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery will host the annual faculty art exhibit, introducing two new faculty artists to their list of talent.

No regulation required 12.09.2011

Despite one of the highest motorcycle fatality rates in the nation, Idaho does not have a law requiring motorcyclists to wear helmets. Throughout the U.S. there are 20 states, including Washington D.C., that require motorcycle helmet use for all riders. Idaho is one of 30 states that does not. Shirley Ringo, the District 6 representative

New email causes problems 12.09.2011

Leah Knibbe, University of Idaho senior, uses her Vandal email account daily to communicate with the students she tutors.

Just One Voice 12.09.2011

Alexandra Teague, a faculty member of the University of Idaho English department who has won numerous awards for her writing, read from two of her collections Wednesday night.

A good goodbye’ 12.09.2011

Of the 814 University of Idaho candidates for graduation this fall, approximately 450 are expected to participate in the winter commencement ceremony at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the Kibbie Dome, said Dave Putensen, UI assistant registrar.

Faces of graduation 12.09.2011

December graduation is a young tradition that started in 1998. On Dec. 10, 814 students are expected to graduate from the University of Idaho with 841 degrees.

A family of speed skiers 12.09.2011

The Anderson family grew up skiing in Sandpoint and climbed the competitive ladder to ski-racing together for the University of Idaho Ski team.

Five games to see the Vandals in action over the winter break 12.09.2011

The Vandal men’s basketball team plays 10 games during finals week and winter break. Here are five of the games to look the most forward to.

Bright spot to a dark season 12.09.2011

In a season of many lows, six Vandal football players end the campaign on a high note.

Busy break for basketball 12.09.2011

The Vandal women’s basketball team will be busy through winter break as the team looks to put some wins together before the conference season starts.

Capping off a great year 12.09.2011

Volleyball season might be over, but Idaho is still racking up awards as sophomore outside hitter Allison Walker earned All-West Region honorable mention from the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Goals on the field and classroom: Soccer earns academic honor 12.09.2011

A little more than a month removed from its most successful season in program history, Idaho soccer isn’t done collecting accolades.

Goals on the pitch and classroom 12.09.2011

A little more than a month removed from its most successful season in program history, Idaho soccer isn’t done collecting accolades.

Moore, WSU triumphant in stunner 12.09.2011

Emotions ran high for the more than 3,000 fans in the Cowan Spectrum who were seconds away from witnessing overtime in the oldest college basketball rivalry west of the Mississippi River.

Not such a dire situation 12.09.2011

Sometimes it takes a 2-10 season to realize that football isn’t everything, and in Moscow that message should have been ringing loud and clear all semester as Vandal athletes have performed well in a variety of arenas.

WAC getting a Texas football makeover in 2012 12.09.2011

Robb Akey and crew spent the final weekend of the 2011 football season in Reno — receiving a 50-point thumping from host Nevada Wolf Pack.

Senior standout 12.09.2011

Senior Ganeaya Rogers, starting guard for the Idaho women’s basketball team, has been playing basketball for as long as she can remember.