Tower RAs investigated for sexual misconduct claim 02.28.2013

Sparked by a Facebook post on the Tower Confession page, University of Idaho Tower Resident Assistants were investigated by the Dean of Students office concerning a claim of sexual misconduct.

Interfaith initiative to improve inequality 02.28.2013

Homeless families in the Moscow-Pullman area are all but invisible, but Bruce Pitman said the problem most definitely isn’t.

Only 20 seconds to impress –Prichard Gallery features 9 Pechakucha artists 02.28.2013

Nine artists presented their work at the Prichard Art Gallery, which usually houses paintings, photography and architecture. But Thursday, these artists only had 20 seconds to impress, as they shared quick-hit art in the Japanese Pechakucha style.

Property tax not needed Professor highlights lack of economic benefit in property taxes 02.28.2013

Peter Crabb said consumers may not know what’s behind the high prices at many local stores they shop at.

Ice melt leads to new research 02.28.2013

For the past three years Von P. Walden has been part of a team conducting research in the ice covered country of Greenland. Walden and his team are trying to find a correlation between clouds and the rapid melting of the world’s ice.

40 Years of cooperation — Annual Taste of Palouse helps celebrate 40 years, Co-Op establishes relationship with local producers 02.28.2013

As the Moscow Food Co-Op celebrates 40 years of existence, local producers will come together March 2 and 9 to share their products for the fifth annual Taste of the Palouse.

Life in the line of duty — Moscow officer takes pride in helping community, those in need 02.28.2013

Moscow police officers are devoted to making the community a safe environment, no matter what each day in the line of duty might bring.

Students win award for water resource research 02.28.2013

Jon Treasure and Ricardo Sanchez were announced as the recipients of the Avista Waters of the West Scholarship Feb. 22.

Relieving graduate school exam stress 02.28.2013

Applying to graduate school is stressful, but being prepared for the Graduate Records Examination makes the process easier, said Steve Saladin, a license psychologist at the University of Idaho Counseling and Testing Center.

Single security system needed 02.28.2013

The University of Idaho currently has multiple surveillance systems, but Dan Ewart, chief information officer for Information Technology Services, said they are without unified standards and regulations.

Off the Cuff — Quick takes on life from our Editors 02.28.2013

Vine With the thousands of social media sites and apps being launched, it’s easy to miss a good one or two. Check out the app “Vine.” It’s better than most things out there. — Madison

Forgoing forced affection — Putting body ownership into action lays foundation for healthy relationships 02.28.2013

This is the third article in a series on peaceful parenting. Read the first and second. Children need to develop a healthy sense of body ownership. It lays the foundation for positive boundaries that can help prevent childhood sex abuse as well as risky sexual situations in adolescence.

End of an era — World should celebrate the end of Pope Benedict XVII 02.28.2013

Yesterday, Joseph Ratzinger, more commonly known as Pope Benedict XVI, officially stepped down as pope. This man’s legacy, built on pedophile protectionism, is best illustrated by the juxtaposing treatment he has given to Cardinal Keith O’Brien, former archbishop of the archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, and Cardinal Mahoney, former archbishop of the archdiocese of

Begin the change — Take part in cultural experiences now, shape your future 02.28.2013

Taking part in experiences that focus on learning about and interacting with people who come from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds is a chance to become better members of the communities we live in.

Comics — diversity and controversy 02.28.2013

With the growing popularity of super hero movies, a wider group of individuals are becoming interested in the source material — comic books. While the demographics of comic readership covers many ranges of gender, race and sexuality, the amount of diversity among editors and writers in the comic industry has been limited.

Momentum in Montana — Women’s tennis to play three matches in Montana 02.28.2013

After a come-from-behind victory to end a marathon match against Nevada, Idaho women’s tennis hopes to keep the momentum going in Bozeman, Mont., this weekend against Montana, Montana State and the University of New Mexico.

Ranked Vandals head to Montana — 57th-ranked Vandals travel to Montana 02.28.2013

The Idaho men’s tennis team will enter its two matches Saturday in Missoula with a top-75 ranking and an undefeated record to protect.

Idaho football spring primer — Looking at the defensive backs 02.28.2013

In the weeks leading up to spring football practice we’re going to be examining each position group and size up the competition for starting spots. For the full recaps, including analysis of the incoming freshman in the fall, please check out Vandal Nation at thevandalnation.com. The first in the series — defensive backs.

Sports briefs 02.28.2013

Men’s tennis team ranked No. 57 nationally by ITA, holding undefeated record After cruising to season victories number eight and nine, the Idaho men’s tennis team broke into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Team rankings and sit at No. 57 in the country with an undefeated record. The weekly list ranks the nation’s best 75

Meep, meep — Roadrunners sprint through Idaho in second half 02.28.2013

Another night, another second half that saw Idaho watch another victory slip away. A 74-56 loss at Texas-San Antonio drops the Vandals to 5-11 in WAC play with only two games remaining before the conference tournament.

Travel the world in a day 02.28.2013

The Student Union Building ballroom never sounds or smells better than it does during the annual Cruise the World event, this year occurring on Saturday, Denise Kauffman said.

KUOI News — 2.27.2013 02.26.2013

[mp3j track=”https://d3nxndi9b7qvgl.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/KUOI-News-2.27.13.mp3″] UI will add another fraternity next fall, the VandalStore looks to make textbooks more affordable for students, Highway 95 renovation debate continues, Our View on the city of Moscow’s decision to nix an affordable housing project in lieu of a park, VLab technology now available to UI students, the O.C. helps out UI

Hwy. 95 re-route for safety 02.25.2013

The Idaho Transportation Department listed public safety as its number one reason for improving U.S. Highway 95.

Cloud-based computing — New program provides university software to students 02.25.2013

The University of Idaho Information Technology Services Help Desk, along with Student Computing Services, now offers a software hosting service called VLab to UI students.

Vandals 12th in Palm Desert 02.25.2013

Aaron Cockerill shot the Vandals’ low score, and Idaho managed a 12th-place finish at the Wyoming Desert Classic Feb. 22-24 in Palm Desert, Calif.