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Peer advising program accepting applications for mentees, mentors

01.31.2013 – 11:45 pm | One Comment

The transition into a first or new university can be a difficult one, but Leah Rosenkranz, Peer Advising on the College Experience program coordinator, said having a mentor to help freshmen and transfer students through …

Imagination-inspired books by the dozen

01.31.2013 – 11:43 pm |

The Moscow Third Street Gallery reveals its new exhibit, “Bookers Dozen,” today.

Experiencing a new side to volunteering — ASB trips go beyond simple volunteerism

01.31.2013 – 11:40 pm | One Comment

The Alternative Service Break trips created by the University of Idaho Center for Volunteerism every year offer a chance for students to not only do service work and gain hands on experience, but also to …

Train like a Vandal

01.31.2013 – 11:38 pm |

The 11th Vandal Fitness Challenge is encouraging students to do more than work out — it’s helping them to form healthier eating habits too.

Petrino’s new Vandals arrive Wednesday

01.31.2013 – 10:14 pm | One Comment

With National Letter of Intent Day just five days away, coach Paul Petrino is putting the finishing touches on his first recruiting class — one that could see as many as 30 players sign on …

Aggies plow through Idaho – slow start doom Vandals to first WAC road loss

01.31.2013 – 10:11 pm |

The Idaho women’s basketball team had won all four WAC road games heading into Thursday night’s matchup against Utah State, but the streak came to an abrupt end when the Aggies dominated Idaho 81-50 in …

When tragedy comes together

01.31.2013 – 10:08 pm |

In light of two student deaths less than two weeks ago, it is important to remember the support the University of Idaho and the community provide to each other — how in difficult times they …

Sports briefs

01.31.2013 – 10:06 pm |

Charlston snags WAC honor
Alyssa Charlston earned the second WAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honor of her career after dominating performances in wins over Texas State and Texas-San Antonio on Thursday and Saturday last …

Shorthanded Aggies roll – Vandals lose to Utah State 77-67

01.31.2013 – 10:03 pm | One Comment

Without two of its top three scorers, Utah State was critically wounded. The Aggies were far from dead though, and were able to break out of a four-game skid with a 77-67 win against Idaho …

Fevered pitch with flares

01.31.2013 – 9:57 pm |

If sports are the modern opiate, then I share my drug of choice with much of the rest of the world: soccer. Therefore, during a semester abroad, I had to make the pilgrimage to London …

Predicting the WAC: WBB

01.31.2013 – 9:42 pm |

Seattle U. (11-8, 8-2)
Currently: 1st
Predicted finish: 1st
It’s hard to picture the formerly independent Redhawks without the first seed come WAC Tournament time. Seattle U. narrowly beat Utah State in the Puget Sound and will face …

Wear Red Day to raise heart disease awareness

01.31.2013 – 9:40 pm |

Today is National Wear Red Day.

Selling the sport — UI Athletics marketing, Vandalizers team up to support Vandals

01.31.2013 – 9:39 pm |

Promoting, engaging and increasing attendance at athletic events are all part of the marketing strategy for Vandal Athletics, and Athletic Marketing Director Ryan Gilmore has been planning events to do all of the above this …

Pin access phase-out

01.31.2013 – 9:38 pm |

Feb. 19 will mark the end of pin access for University of Idaho students. The pin has been in effect since VandalWeb was launched more than 10 years ago, which Chuck Lanham, information technology services …

Disqualifying freshmen — Faculty Senate votes on regulation to put first-year students on academic disqualification for earning less than 1.0 GPA

01.31.2013 – 9:29 pm |

Four out of five University of Idaho students who earn below a 1.0 GPA in their first semester of college drop out of school or are placed on academic probation at the end of the …

Clearing future of foreign policy chaos

01.31.2013 – 9:12 pm |

On Wednesday, the University of Idaho held its annual Martin Forum in the Administration Building Auditorium, with retired Ambassador Richard LeBaron as its speaker.
LeBaron’s foreign diplomacy experience, particularly in the Middle East, allowed him to …

Finding the right fit

01.31.2013 – 9:04 pm | One Comment

Tailoring your resume for the upcoming job fair

When are pills the problem

01.31.2013 – 9:02 pm |

Anti-depressant link to violence requires legislation

Off the cuff- Quick takes on life from our editors

01.31.2013 – 8:58 pm |

YAY
Congratulations to my mommy and her boyfriend on their engagement. Finally.
—Lindsey

Strong first-year focus

01.31.2013 – 8:55 pm |

UI Faculty Senate votes unanimously on stricter academic standards for first-year students

Women’s basketball deserves more crowd support

01.31.2013 – 7:52 pm |

Whenever the Idaho women’s basketball team hits the court of Cowan Spectrum, they’re greeted by silence. It’s because there’s usually more people sitting at the press table than there are in the stands, which is …

Pac-12, take two — Idaho visits rival Washington State in final dual meet of season

01.31.2013 – 7:52 pm |

The Idaho swimming and diving team will face a familiar foe today as they battle Palouse rival Washington State in Pullman. 

Crossing cultures — New library collection focuses on Muslim beliefs, culture, heritage

01.31.2013 – 7:43 pm | One Comment

Sixty-nine percent of Americans are not familiar with Islam or Muslim culture, according to a Pew Research poll. Students at the University of Idaho have a chance to buck that statistic and learn from a …

New bills proposed to improve Idaho voting

01.31.2013 – 7:42 pm |

BOISE — State minority leaders will present five bills known as the Voting Opportunity and Trustworthy Elections Initiative, focused on improving common problems voters have during elections.

mix-tape – musical therapy

01.31.2013 – 12:43 pm | One Comment

It’s been four weeks of classes, and four weeks of stress. Take some time to focus on what really matters, beyond classwork —yourself. This mix is great for lying in bed and reflecting on life. …

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