Keys to a smooth ride 05.30.2012

Bicycles are convenient, save gas money and promote good health. They also come in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles, models and colors, but choosing the correct one can be difficult without extensive bike knowledge.

Rock around the clock 05.30.2012

At 3 p.m., Ethan Arave had already been on the air for five hours and his last show had barely begun.

The next step 05.30.2012

After ten years at the University of Idaho, risk management officer Nancy Spink will become the chief risk officer for University of Alaska System.

Growing among the best 05.29.2012

The University of Idaho’s sprawling Arboretum and Botanical Garden is home to the Chinese Spruce, a few Flowering Pear trees and even families of ducklings and migratory birds. It is also a carefully maintained and accredited academic resource.

Summer camps come to campus 05.29.2012

This summer, the University of Idaho offers many summer camps. Thousands of campers will have the opportunity to experience basketball, football, volleyball, golf, theater, science or natural resource camps.

Making the most of your summer 05.29.2012

It’s summer and you find yourself stuck in Moscow with nothing to do. Your friends have jobs and whenever you call them to hang out, you often receive the answer, “I can’t. I have to work.” You might even be running low on cash or just bored and not doing anything every day.

Race to remodel 05.29.2012

The fur will fly as paws and feet hit the pavement together in Moscow this summer.

Mix Tape 05.29.2012

“Believe” The Dirty Heads These guys are some of my favorites right now — and they’re on every single one of my summer playlists. This tune is the perfect blend of catchy rap, sunny acoustics and a message that will brighten anyone’s day.

Horoscopes 05.29.2012

Gemini 5/21 – 6/21 Although social plans are likely to fall through, that works to your advantage. All you want to do now is shut the door, grab the chips and dip and laugh with Barney Stinson.

Idaho coach remembers McRoyal 05.14.2012

Idaho football coach Robb Akey held a press conference on Monday afternoon to talk about wide receiver Ken McRoyal who was killed early Sunday morning.

Student, teammate killed in California 05.14.2012

University of Idaho student and football player Ken McRoyal, 22, was shot and killed at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday while at a photoshoot promoting a new clothing line at the Brewery Arts Complex in Los Angeles, according to police detective Victor Martin.

Rob Spear conference realignment teleconference 05.04.2012

University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear addressed the media on Friday in a teleconference discussing UI’s future after five WAC schools left the conference earlier in the day. [mp3j track=”″]  

News briefs 05.03.12 05.03.2012

UI student deathUniversity of Idaho student Kayla Houska died of unknown causes Wednesday evening.

Behind scenes of university events 05.03.2012

The University of Idaho provides a number of free and low-cost events for students, faculty, staff and community members that are rare in other areas, but many students do not always take advantage of these opportunities.

State of salaries 05.03.2012

The nationwide economy has put many of Idaho’s budget items on the chopping block during the past few years. With many Idahoans out of work, the salaries of top-paid state employees come under direct scrutiny.

Dancers embrace improvisation — Final piece directed by students 05.03.2012

The Dance Composition II course put on its final showing of “Crossing Borders,” which is composed of pieces choreographed by students.

Diploma dollars 05.03.2012

The graduation ceremony May 12 on the University of Idaho campus will be the last in a series of six commencement ceremonies this year.

UI students, NASA see future of flywheel 05.03.2012

Ten University of Idaho students worked with the College of Engineering and NASA to develop an efficient energy storage system for their senior design project and presented their work Wednesday.

Stroll across stage: UI’s 1,356 graduates plan to walk next Saturday 05.03.2012

At 9 a.m. May 12, bagpipes will fill the air and the University of Idaho’s 116th graduating class will follow the procession down University Avenue to the Kibbie Dome, where the two-and-a-half-hour ceremony will commence.

Campus fraternity commemorates student’s impact 05.03.2012

Sigma Alpha Epsilon is changing its traditional end-of-the year concert to a Never Forget You (NFY) event in honor of Karen Pohl.

‘Tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight’ 05.03.2012

The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts is showing the musical comedy “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” tonight, Saturday and Sunday at Hartung Theater.

Leave the books, hit the river 05.03.2012

With the advent of summer, the University of Idaho Outdoor Program shifts its focus from white powder to whitewater.

Control the pace 05.03.2012

It’s off to Seattle for the Idaho club lacrosse team Saturday where the Vandals will face Oregon in the PNCLL Final Four. The Vandals came into last Saturday’s contest against Washington needing a win to keep their season alive and were able to pull out a one-goal victory due to a last-second save by Idaho […]

So much for civilized discussion 05.03.2012

In his attempt to speak out against bullying at the National High School Journalism Convention in Seattle, keynote speaker Dan Savage, founder of the It Gets Better Project, criticized and attacked the Bible. Savage said everyone should “ignore the bullshit” the Bible teaches about homosexuality. He also encouraged ignoring biblical teachings concerning virginity, masturbation and […]

Athletes of the year 05.03.2012

Kayla Mortellaro, women’s golf Mortellaro has earned her spot as the best golfer in the WAC for three years and the best women’s golfer in Idaho history. The three-time WAC Player of the Year won two consecutive WAC Tournaments and after her most recent tournament title in her home state of Arizona, Mortellaro qualified for […]