Walk on the wild side 06.27.2012
The Idaho Trails Association’s summer trail maintenance projects bring volunteers into the outdoors and turn the tree-covered hillsides into a living and breathing classroom.
Summertime yard play 06.27.2012
The change of pace from full-time student to a person with one or two jobs during the summer can be rough. Yard games are a cheap and fun way to pass the time throughout the summer.
Book Review: Wild about ‘Wild’ 06.27.2012
There are few times while reading a book that I’ve actually derived a bit of enjoyment from seeing the main character suffer. The book “Wild,” a memoir of the rarest kind, digs into a coal mine of mixed emotions and clueless decisions only to pull out a brilliant diamond that I can’t wait to buy …
Students at the University of Idaho have found sunny sky bliss at the Frisbee-golf course located on the west end of campus. The course is free to use and enjoyed by many throughout the year.
Amazing underdogs 06.27.2012
It isn’t easy standing in other people’s shadows. Superheroes from the X-Men to Superman, from Spider-Man to The Avengers have swept the cinemas. Batman and the Justice League deck all manner of undergarments at the WebUndies online store.
Of meat and men 06.26.2012
Vlad’s Souvlakia, a new caf-style meat skewer restaurant on the corner of Sixth and Jackson streets, brings together Vlad the Impaler, traditional food culture and a community sensibility to impale hunger and high prices on the stake of quality.
Mix Tape 06.26.2012
If you’ve yet to set foot outside of Moscow, you are long overdue for a roadtrip. Not all car trips are exciting. Sometimes you’re heading somewhere boring, say Boise, perhaps. Since eight hours of sagebrush countryside can get a little samey, here’s a playlist that is a bit different.
Cancer 6/22 – 7/22Walking to the beat of your own drum is great, but dancing to it is even better. Grab the drum and hit the streets. I’m sure everyone wants to see your interpretive dance to the entire Titanic soundtrack.
News briefs 06.26.2012
Intermodal Transit Center Construction on the Intermodal Transit Center located at the intersection of Sweet Avenue and Railroad Street has begun and is progressing as planned, according to Parking and Transportation Services director Carl Root.
New leadership in LGBTQA 06.26.2012
The University of Idaho Women’s Center has hired Julia Keleher as the LGBTQA coordinator for the center.
Idaho alumna is London-bound 06.26.2012
Thirteen years after she received her sports physiology degree from the University of Idaho, road cyclist and time trial specialist Kristin Armstrong found herself center podium, receiving a gold medal for her first place finish in the women’s road time trial competition at the 2008 Beijing summer Olympics.
ASUI helps your summer shine 06.13.2012
ASUI will continue to provide weekly entertainment this summer with “Screen on the Green” movies on the Theophilus Tower lawn and noontime concerts in the Idaho Commons courtyard.
Forefather’s day: History of Dad’s day 06.13.2012
Father’s day is celebrated by people all across the world and one would find it hard to believe that this tradition began in a place not too far from Moscow Spokane, Wash. This tradition started in the early 1900s when Sonora Smart Dodd found the need to celebrate her father. In 1972, the third Sunday …
Local businesses give a buck 06.13.2012
More than 60 businesses will attract customers with featured artwork, displays and performances for this year’s artwalk, but profit is just one part of the picture.
‘No comply’ 06.13.2012
The skateboard scene in the Moscow-Pullman area is nearly non-existent compared to the subcultures of larger cities such as Portland and Seattle. But a love for the lifestyle and 12-year-old Daniel Eastman’s desire to “skate every day” was all it took to prompt Mike Kammeyer to search for a way to promote the skate scene …
Walk this way 06.13.2012
Artwalk will begin Friday in downtown Moscow amid presentations of local and regional artists, musical acts, food vendors and various art demonstrations.
Moving up, moving out, moving home 06.12.2012
Mark Edwards, assistant to the president for diversity, equity and community and associate vice provost for Student Affairs, left his position last week for a job as the Vice President of Student Affairs at Northern Oklahoma College.
The Woman in Black 06.12.2012
Scary movies aren’t always enjoyable because suspense and horror aren’t the same thing. The Woman in Black engagingly cultivates both, though the plot is predictable. It combines the looming Victorian-haunted-house atmosphere of Edgar Allen Poe’s “Fall of the House of Usher” with did-you-see-that-in-the-mirror tension and satisfying resolve from Daniel Radcliffe’s lead role. For best results, …
The Fenix Rizes 06.12.2012
“Rize of the Fenix” is the first studio album from comedy-rock band Tenacious D in more than five years. Their last release, Pick of Destiny (2006) earned mixed reviews for its predictability and repetitiveness.
Making candy-colored clothing 06.12.2012
Summer is tie dye time. While store bought tie-dye is easier to accumulate, D.I.Y. tie-dye can be a fun summer project.
Mix Tape 06.12.2012
Welcome to the Pacific Northwest. Where it rains often and sunny days are too precious not to enjoy.
Gemini 5/21 – 6/21 You’re living in a whole new world. Keep your eyes open for diamonds in the rough.
Memorial Gym makeover 06.12.2012
The University of Idaho’s Memorial Gym opened in 1928. That spring, the yearbook was dedicated to the grand occasion.