It’s a Jell-o war 04.30.2012

Members from various Greek houses and residence halls competed in a game of tug-of-war above a pool of Jello at Delta Zeta’s first philanthropy event, The Turtle Tug, Sunday at the Wallace Residence Center volleyball courts.

Dolphins offer hope 04.30.2012

The much hyped 2012 NFL draft has come and gone and it’s time for the newest professional football players to prove they were worth the pick. As expected, quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III were taken No. 1 and 2, but another QB has captured the nation’s intrigue — Ryan Tannehill.

Mediocre season serves up above average results 04.30.2012

Idaho men’s tennis appeared in its first WAC Championship game following the most difficult schedule in its history. Two singles matches kept the Vandals from a conference crown when Idaho fell to No. 33 Fresno State 4-2 Sunday in the championship match.

Don’t forget to read this 04.30.2012

I received an email appointment reminder Monday entitled “Cuddles.” Scheduled from 12.30 a.m. until 7 a.m., “Cuddles” reminds me to cuddle by jumping into my inbox each day at 4 p.m. I simply do not know how I would remember to cuddle anymore without it.  

Mailbox 04.30.2012

Simple proof of evolution From a scientific viewpoint, evolution is irrefutable. 

Global warming or global hoaxing? — Climate change is not to be feared 04.30.2012

People all around the world, especially Americans, are constantly told the planet is going to fry and everyone and everything is going to die because humans are depleting the ozone layer via air conditioners, TVs, automobiles, computers, industries, logging, etc. In essence, because of mankind’s technological advances we are going to kill the Earth and […]

Seahawks draft Toomer 04.30.2012

The Seattle Seahawks prolonged the career of Idaho inside linebacker Korey Toomer by drafting him with the No. 19 pick of the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft Saturday.

Fallen short 04.30.2012

After smashing through the WAC Championship quarterfinal match, Idaho battled the Hawaii Warriors in the semifinals, but fell short.

In the clear 04.30.2012

Trailing by one goal with just seconds remaining, the Washington Huskies had possession and got a good shot on goal, but Idaho goalie Blake Uphus made a game-winning save before clearing the ball as time expired to give the Vandal club lacrosse team a 14-13 victory over the Huskies and a berth in the PNCLL […]

Athletes of the week 04.30.2012

Jose Bendeck, men’s tennis Though the Vandal men’s team fell short of a WAC Championship, Bendeck was key to Idaho’s championship run. In a semi-final victory against Hawaii, Bendeck’s three-set win at No. 4 singles clinched the match win for Idaho, which outlasted the Warriors 4-3.

Police log 05.01.12 04.30.2012

Tuesday, April 24 6:17 p.m. 1400 Blk South Mountain View Road and Troy Road: Caller reported a pedestrian hit-and-run accident with injuries. An officer responded and filed a report.

One poetic chap 04.30.2012

University of Idaho Master of Fine Arts student Jory Mickelson recently published his chapbook “Slow Depth.” 

New option for homeless 04.30.2012

Moscow and the surrounding area offer one emergency housing option for homeless residents — and it is usually full.

Final notes from spring ball 04.30.2012

This time last year, Vandal football fans had reason to embrace the hype that surrounded the 2011 team. Coming off a five-win season that saw Idaho close in on what would’ve been a second consecutive bowl game, optimism characterized the spring squad before injury plagued it. 

Small meet, big results 04.30.2012

With all the focus on one meet rather than five in one week, the Idaho track and field team completed a solid showing at the Duane Hartman Invitational Saturday in Spokane.

Reporting rape 04.30.2012

Editor’s note: University of Idaho student Margaret has asked that her last name not be used to protect her identity. 

Five-minute microwave mug cake 04.30.2012

kaitlyn krasselt — crumbs… The stereotypical college diet is characterized by ramen noodles, mac ‘n’ cheese and dining hall takeout. As students, we forget how much we miss home until we no longer have our mommies to cook for us and are forced to consume, day-in and day-out, the dining hall dishes that often lack […]

Encouraging inspiration 04.26.2012

Inspiration — we’d all like to find it.  But it can prove elusive in the rough and tumble of the daily grind and countless challenges in our nation.