Students taxed twice 08.30.2012

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. 

Eagles soar over Vandals 08.30.2012

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. 

Off the Cuffs 8.31 08.30.2012

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

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 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. 

Trashed 08.30.2012

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.

Partygoers trash dunes 08.30.2012

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.

Dark Knight versus Wall Street 08.30.2012

“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 the rest of us.” 

Hold nothing back 08.27.2012

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 Vandal volleyball player and hoping to go out on top.

Athletes of the week 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 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 […]

Showdown 08.27.2012

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 season.