KUOI News — 11.30.12 11.29.2012

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Lavender lunch offers hang out, break 11.29.2012

The fight for marriage equality is a top priority for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally community nationwide, but according to office coordinator Julia Keleher, at the University of Idaho, the fight is for greater inclusion and acceptance for individuals within the university community.   

UI engineers recognized for capstone program 11.29.2012

The University of Idaho College of Engineering has been recognized as one of 29 undergraduate engineering programs that incorporate real world applications into their education and Dean Larry Stauffer said the college prides itself on the amount of opportunities students have to gain with hands-on experience.

Feeding the masses — SUB to house student food pantry starting January 11.29.2012

Almost half of all University of Idaho undergraduate students qualify for Pell Grants, putting UI in the top quarter of public institutions that enroll low-income students, said Bruce Mann, ASUI Center for Volunteerism and Social Action coordinator.

Robotic collaboration — Engineering, computer science, music department collaborate on robotic drum project 11.29.2012

Spectators witnessed multiple performances this year by the University of Idaho marching band with the addition of a robotic drum set that mimics percussionist Mat Schaefer’s every move.

Hairy situation 11.29.2012

Sexuality in 21st century censored by perceptions of pubic hair

Off the cuff 11.29.2012

Christmas is right around the corner I should probably stop putting off making plans for break. –Amrah

Week after 11.29.2012

“I think the role and responsibility of corporations is going to grow significantly. Specifically, the role of protecting, preserving and enhancing benefits for the people that work for your company.”- Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO

Striving for perfection — Paige Hunt has broken three school records but she’s not done, wanting to reach the top 11.29.2012

Flips, twists and somersaults have always been a part of Paige Hunt’s life. Idaho’s record-breaking diver started diving seven years ago as a sophomore in high school. Before that, she did gymnastics. “I did gymnastics eight years before (diving),” Hunt said. “That really helped me transition… (making) diving a little bit easier because I had […]

Fantasy forecast 11.29.2012

The fantasy regular season will quickly draw to a close now that week 13 is here. It can be difficult to find players at this point in the season, but here’s some advice that will help get owners through the final stretch of the season.   Player to add: Colin Kaepernick The San Francisco quarterback […]

‘Tis the season 11.29.2012

Make donations to charity a part of every day life — not only on holidays

Women’s center gives thanks 11.29.2012

The entire staff of the Women’s Center and the members of our 40th Anniversary Planning Committee extend our thanks to all of the colleges, departments and individuals within our University of Idaho community for the overwhelming amount and spirit of support for our events this semester.

Vandals win on buzzer beater 11.29.2012

With the game tied 63-63 and just seconds remaining, the Vandals forced a turnover and found a wide open Alyssa Charlston who put up a buzzer-beating layup to give the Idaho women’s basketball team its first victory of the season, a 65-63 win over Eastern Washington in Memorial Gym.

‘Friel’ing the pain — Idaho comeback falls short, Motum’s 26 drops Vandals to 1-4 11.29.2012

The Vandals may have solved the second half bug, but even that wasn’t enough to overcome Palouse rival Washington State in a 64-55 loss Wednesday on Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum.

Sports briefs 11.29.2012

Athletes receive Alumni Awards for Excellence

Get tested: World AIDS Day recognized at University of Idaho 11.29.2012

World AIDS Day Dec. 1 has been recognized at the University of Idaho all this week, with testing all day today in the Whitewater room in the Idaho Commons.

Guard play leaves much to be desired for Idaho 11.29.2012

You never really appreciate something until it’s gone. In the case of Idaho guards, that’s not entirely true, because I think most of us appreciated the production the Vandals got out of Landon Tatum and Deremy Geiger last season. 

A solid season 11.29.2012

This season was one of the best the Vandal volleyball team has seen in recent years after Idaho advanced to the WAC Tournament championship match for the first time. Now the Vandals will have to reload after six of the players from this year’s squad graduate.

mix-tape 11.29.2012

“Admiration” by Incubus Best known for its dreamy hit “Drive,” Incubus was contracted in 2005 to write three new songs for the motion picture “Stealth.” “Admiration,” one of the trio, recaptures the dreamy, groovy vibe of “Drive,” while creating a beautiful song with relaxing undertones. 

horoscopes 11.29.2012

Sagittarius 11/22 – 12/21  Finals are right around the corner. It’s time to stop watching full seasons of Breaking Bad in one night, and time to start studying. You’re almost done with the semester, you can do it.  

No-shave November — The return of the seasonal beard 11.29.2012

Historically, beards have been a symbol of wisdom. Many of the great Greek and Asian philosophers have grown beards. Many cultures, such as the Vikings, valued their beards as an indication of their bravery and manhood.

Warning: Finals week approaching 11.29.2012

As the semester comes to a close, there is one thing that shadows the anticipation for the holidays: finals week.

Missed connections 11.29.2012

Missed connections is a simple way for The Argonaut to help people on campus get to know each other more. Let’s say there is a girl or guy you see every time you go get coffee and maybe you have talked for a little bit, but you want to know more about them. Or maybe […]

World-famous chamber group comes to Moscow–World-renowned Weiss-Kaplan-Newman Trio performes as part of tour 11.29.2012

Last week the world famous Weiss-Kaplan-Newman trio arrived in Moscow to play a concert as part of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series. The trio includes Yeal Weiss on piano, Mark Kaplan on violin and Clancy Newman on cello. Together, they bring decades of performance

A wrist of reminders–Bracelets symbolize friendship 11.29.2012

Bracelets are a common sight adorning the wrists of people from all walks of life. For many, they are solely an item of style. But for others, bracelets carry a meaning deeper than the threads that compose them.