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Students taxed twice

08.30.2012 – 10:43 pm |

Two days before the spring 2012 semester ended, Jeff Solomon, now a University of Idaho sophomore, contacted campus dining because he noticed a flaw in the flex dollar system on his campus meal plan. 

Airport runway moving

08.30.2012 – 10:42 pm |

The Moscow-Pullman Regional Airport is assessing the environmental impact of moving its runway.

UI Associate professor of dance passes away

08.30.2012 – 10:40 pm |

Greg Halloran, associate professor and coordinator of dance, passed away in his Moscow home Wednesday.

Eagles soar over Vandals

08.30.2012 – 10:38 pm | One Comment

When Idaho realized it would be without a conference during the 2013 football season, cries for the Big Sky rang loud and clear on the Palouse. 

Not deranged, depressed

08.30.2012 – 9:57 pm | One Comment

When two people die in a Canadian shooting it’s called a tragedy. In America, we call it Friday. 

Off the Cuffs 8.31

08.30.2012 – 9:55 pm | One Comment

It’s September
And that means in my book it’s officially fall. Bring on the pumpkin, beer, apple city and football. Favorite season of the year by far.
—Madison

Mail Box

08.30.2012 – 9:54 pm |

Feeding program fiasco
Dear Editor:
Perhaps the federal Farm Bill could have avoided that nasty “partisan rut” if the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture had stuck to its knittin’ instead of being transformed largely into one more of …

Politics no place for religion

08.30.2012 – 9:51 pm | 2 Comments

I’m a 21-year-old college student who, until this summer, knew little about Congress. To educate myself, in May I stepped outside the comfortable confinement of Moscow to intern on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. — …

Trashed

08.30.2012 – 9:50 pm |

After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found broken beer bottles and heaps of garbage on the beach at Illia Dunes, they were forced to close the dunes Monday because of health and safety concerns.

ASUI adds director of finance position

08.30.2012 – 9:49 pm |

ASUI approved the creation of a new position, director of finance, at the first ASUI senate meeting of the 2012-2013 year.

Partygoers trash dunes

08.30.2012 – 9:45 pm | One Comment

More than 3,000 pounds of broken beer bottles, cans and other litter has been removed from Illia Dunes, which have been closed indefinitely for public safety reasons.

$50 million integrated research facility proposed

08.30.2012 – 9:44 pm |

On the way to the Idaho Commons on Line Street a new sign can be seen that states, “Site of Proposed Building” with the name “Integrated Research and Innovation Center” written on it, along with …

City Council plans to limit signs

08.30.2012 – 9:31 pm |

The Moscow City Council will hold an emergency ordinance hearing to consider a proposal to regulate electronic signs at 7 p.m. on Sept. 4.

Inspiring futures through jazz

08.30.2012 – 9:15 pm |

Each February, the University of Idaho brings musicians and music lovers from all over the United States for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

Dark Knight versus Wall Street

08.30.2012 – 9:14 pm | 2 Comments

“There’s a storm coming, Mr. Wayne … you and your friends better batten down the hatches. Because when it hits, you’re all gonna wonder how you could live so large and leave so little for …

Moscow to host fourth annual Hemingway Festival — Hemingway Festival celebrates more than literature

08.30.2012 – 9:13 pm | 2 Comments

Slated to begin next week, the Hemingway Festival will bring students and community members together to celebrate both literature and Idaho heritage.

New director to unify STEM education

08.30.2012 – 9:11 pm |

Fair ye well: Study abroad fair provides options for international adventures, academics

08.27.2012 – 9:35 pm |

The International Programs Office will host a study abroad fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in the Idaho Commons Plaza. Seven program providers will present international study opportunities in almost 300 cities across …

Right fit: New UI Director of Admissions sets goals to increase enrollment

08.27.2012 – 9:33 pm |

When he applied for the University of Idaho Director of Admissions position, Cezar Mesquita said he considered UI’s mission and how he envisioned himself in that role. So far, Mesquita said he’s fitting right in.

Bitten by Bulldogs, buried the Bison

08.27.2012 – 9:33 pm |

Two weekend series, two splits. That seems to be the early season recipe for Idaho soccer, as the Vandals once again lost their Friday match before winning Sunday.

UI dependents receive more aid, no institutional scholarships

08.27.2012 – 9:32 pm |

The University of Idaho approved a new benefit for dependents of UI employees that would waive 50 percent of the student’s tuition, but accepting the waiver means giving up all institutional aid.

Hold nothing back

08.27.2012 – 9:31 pm | One Comment

Four years can pass in the blink of an eye, especially when you’re doing what you love. That’s definitely the case for Idaho middle blocker Alex Sele, who is starting her last season as a …

Athletes of the week

08.27.2012 – 9:28 pm |

Jill Flockhart- Soccer
The Vandals went 1-1 on the weekend, falling to Gonzaga and dominating North Dakota State. Flockhart was a bright spot in the Vandal midfield, scoring Idaho’s first goal off of a Megan Lopez …

Still a champ

08.27.2012 – 9:26 pm |

Seven-time Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong announced Thursday that he would give up the fight to clear his name of doping charges from the USADA. Armstrong has been hounded by charges for years. He …

Showdown

08.27.2012 – 9:10 pm |

The Idaho football program spent an entire summer dealing with uncertainty. Who would be the starting quarterback? How well will the new offensive coaches mesh? And whether Idaho will even have a conference home next …

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