Mail Box Guest Voice 08.30.2012
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 the federal government’s plethora of feeding programs for humans.
Politics no place for religion Britt Kiser 08.30.2012
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. — and what I learned was unsettling.
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 a rendering of the proposed building.
Moscow to host fourth annual Hemingway Festival — Hemingway Festival celebrates more than literature Kaitlin Moroney 08.30.2012
Slated to begin next week, the Hemingway Festival will bring students and community members together to celebrate both literature and Idaho heritage.
Fair ye well: Study abroad fair provides options for international adventures, academics Matt Maw 08.27.2012
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 65 countries offered through the IPO.
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.
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.
Athletes of the week Staff Report 08.27.2012
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 assist. The British Columbia native menaced the right flank, providing the Vandals with numerous goal-scoring opportunities. Against NDSU, Flockhart […]
Still a champ Kevin Bingaman 08.27.2012
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 finally decided it’s not worth it anymore and has now left his enemies to accomplish their goal of stripping him […]