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‘Food is fuel’

02.23.2015 – 10:28 pm |

UI takes part in Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Mimi Price started eating less to follow in her older brother’s footsteps.
Her brother struggled with anorexia nervosa when they were both in high school and Price, now a …

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Horoscopes 2.27.15

02.26.2015 – 8:00 pm |

Pisces 2/19-3/20

Apparently, because of the stars present at your birth, you are a fish. I recommend migrating to swampy areas and avoiding worms.

Aries 3/21-4/19    

According to the Internet, you are ruled by Mars. Now might be the time to apply for one of those one-way Mars colony trips.

Taurus 4/20-5/20 

Got milk? No, of course not, Taurus is a bull, not a cow. This week, avoid men in funky outfits with swords and red capes. Read the full story »

Police log

02.24.2015 – 1:01 am |

Thursday, Feb. 19
 7:51 p.m. East Third; South Cleveland Street
A female was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Blurred lines and eating disorders

02.23.2015 – 10:36 pm |

Each day, I work with students to promote healthy eating and optimal nutrition. Through nutrition counseling appointments, I see a wide variety of nutrition concerns.
Somewhere along the path to a healthy lifestyle, the lines between …

Unacceptable book costs

02.23.2015 – 10:34 pm |

Understanding unreasonable textbook prices for students
Why are textbooks so expensive?
I know the shock you feel when you pick up a textbook for class and realize it’s going to set you back $200 or $300, just …

FIJI sanctioned by UI Greek office for hazing

02.23.2015 – 10:34 pm |

The University of Idaho chapter of Phi Gamma Delta has received disciplinary action for conducting hazing activities, according to UI Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Brittany Bowles.
After an investigation conducted by UI and Greek …

Finding fee funding

02.23.2015 – 10:31 pm |

Committee requests 1.6 percent increase to UI student fees
After hearing from several entities on campus and much deliberation, the Student Fee Committee proposed a 1.6 percent increase, or $8.73, in student activity fees for the …

Off the cuff

02.23.2015 – 10:30 pm |

When the biggest surprise at the Academy Awards comes down to which film wins Best Animated Feature, you’d think that would raise some red flags. It’s one of Hollywood’s biggest nights of the year. Time …

Protesting for job security

02.23.2015 – 10:30 pm |

UI faculty to observe National Adjunct Walkout Day with protest
Members of the University of Idaho contingent faculty plan to protest Wednesday to observe National Adjunct Walkout Day, which raises awareness about the working conditions of …

Make campus safe

02.23.2015 – 10:29 pm |

Idaho Legislature should fund security upgrades
Almost one year after Idaho legislators passed the statewide Campus Carry law — allowing for the concealed carry of firearms on public college campuses in Idaho — the University of …

Athletes of the week

02.23.2015 – 10:25 pm |
Athletes of the week

Mike Scott — men’s basketball
It wasn’t a good weekend for Idaho men’s basketball as they dropped two games to Northern Arizona and Southern Utah in a critical stretch to get a higher seed in the …

Final home stretch ahead

02.23.2015 – 10:18 pm |

Idaho drops to seventh in Big Sky standings over weekend
Close games haven’t gone Idaho’s way this season.
The Vandal men’s basketball team lost its sixth game by three or fewer points this season Saturday at Southern …

Vandals thrash Bears in LC Valley

02.23.2015 – 10:12 pm |

After tough defeat Friday, Idaho comes out firing Sunday
Friday, the Vandals took their lumps at the hands of the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs due to a lack of preparation.
Idaho coach Mariana Cobra said she was hopeful …

Idaho wins another one

02.23.2015 – 10:09 pm |

Idaho extends winning streak into conference play with convincing win
After a loss to Gonzaga to open the season, Idaho has ripped off five straight wins en route to a 5-1 record this spring.  Northern Colorado …

Vandals’ biggest challenge remains

02.23.2015 – 10:05 pm |

First season draws to close for Cawley and crew, championship meet nears
For Idaho pole vaulter Dylan Watts, the 2015 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championship is the last track and field meet of his …

Idaho Code, public domain

02.23.2015 – 9:51 pm |

Idaho copyright law scrutinized by UI law students
BOISE — A bill introduced to the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee Friday is the result of a collaboration between UI law students and Rep. Ilana Rubel, …

Hoping for recovery

02.23.2015 – 9:49 pm |

Community recovery and crisis center proposed in Moscow
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare proposed a community recovery and crisis center for Moscow and several other locations throughout the state.
The proposal was presented to the …

Money for Idahoans

02.23.2015 – 9:47 pm |

Idaho Opportunity Scholarship provides residents with up to $3,000
After taking a year off from school, University of Idaho junior and secondary elementary major Chloe Wilson said she returned with fewer scholarships than before. She began …

Calling on creativity

02.23.2015 – 9:44 pm |

Students urged to submit Vandal game day T-shirt design
For Vandals, traditions begin during orientation week.
One such tradition, Vandal Walk, provides students with lunch, speeches, entertainment and a free Vandal Game Day T-shirt, which is a …

Commemorating creativity

02.23.2015 – 9:40 pm |

Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival celebrates the essence of music
Jazz isn’t just about the music, according to Chloe Rambo, spokeswoman for the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival — it’s about the relationship between the artist …

Flames, flutes, physics

02.23.2015 – 7:19 pm |

Jazz Fest workshop demonstrates the physics of music
Physics professors Christine Berven and Marty Ytreberg are musicians, but they both decided to share their passion for music in a different way for the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.
Using …

Visualizing jazz

02.23.2015 – 7:15 pm |

A workshop on jazz and visual improvisation by Josh Nelson
Explore a new world of music with jazz musician Josh Nelson as he demonstrates visual improvisation from “The Discovery Project” and his newly released album, “Exploring Mars.” …

Lionel’s Legacy

02.23.2015 – 7:13 pm |

Doc Skinner remembers long-time friend Lionel Hampton’s life, legacy
A vibraphonist, a bandleader and a mentor to many, Lionel Hampton left a legacy in the jazz community and at the University of Idaho.
“Lionel was an incredible man …

Left out of the history books

02.23.2015 – 7:08 pm |

Documentary sheds light on female jazz musicians
Director and producer Judy Chaikin got the idea for “The Girls in the Band” from one of her friends, the daughter of a jazz musician.
Chaikin, director and a producer …

Idaho drops doubles for first time

02.20.2015 – 8:14 pm |

Vandals drop second straight match of the spring to undefeated Zags
The Idaho women’s tennis team had been undefeated in doubles play through five matches this spring. That streak came to an end on Friday in Spokane …

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

02.20.2015 – 2:07 am |

Chinese New Year to be celebrated at UI, Confucius Institute
The University of Idaho Confucius Institute will host Chinese New Year Gala from 7-9 p.m. Friday in the Administration Building Auditorium. Confucius Institute Director Matthew Wappett …

Friday Fiction: Gossip in the woods

02.20.2015 – 1:39 am |

The black bear was sitting by a cluster of ancient pine trees (nobody knew the exact age of the trees, but no one really knew how to count anyways and the mortality age was significantly …