Police tips: Things to remember as summer approaches 04.28.2016

When using a bicycle, make sure it is properly secured when parked. MPD recovers between 300 to 600 bicycles annually that end up unable to be returned to the owners. When running errands, do not bring pets. If unavoidable, roll down windows and leave water, but try not to be gone long. If leaving Moscow […]

Foreign language classes are enough 04.21.2016

I was disturbed to stumble upon an article on March 31 in The Argonaut titled “English is enough.” The article essentially argued that unless a student planned on committing all four years to a language, including study abroad, it was fairly useless to study it because they would forget it all in a couple of […]

Letter to the editor –  Tick season 04.11.2016

It is tick season on the Palouse. I was changing my T-shirt after a walk on Kamiak Butte and a blood thirsty tick fell off. Even though I was alert to the possibility of ticks and avoided brushing against grass, limbs, etc. he was ready for me and wanted a warm mammal on which to […]

Tell us what to do 03.31.2016

It costs a lot to go to college. Tuition, textbooks, rent and food are just some of the things we have to spend our money on. We also often have no choice about how our student fees are spent. The administration, it seems, can allocate the funds however they want, and sometimes that doesn”t quite […]

ASUI senate candidates 03.31.2016

Danny Bugingo Freshman Theophilus Tower Computer Science, French, International Studies I”m a journalist, programmer, rapper   and current ASUI senator, and I want to fix advising. Right now, my adviser is the person I go to to choose my classes every semester – and they should be more than that. When I”m struggling in a […]

Candidates for president and vice president 03.31.2016

Karstetter/Botello Platform One of the biggest tasks we want to take on in our Vandal community is the revival of “Vandal Taxi.” This service would reduce risk, improve the connection between students and the city of Moscow and it would come back without the funding issues that lead to its original downfall. We have already […]

Balancing a budget – Nutrition tips for students” grocery store trips 03.24.2016

As college students, we sometimes neglect nutrition and put it on the back burner. School, jobs, social engagements and other responsibilities often take precedence over proper nourishment. Other barriers might include finances, dietary restrictions or a general lack of nutritional knowledge. However, if we compromise what is good for what is cheap, we deny our […]

Finding the balance – Positive body image impacts healthy lifestyles 02.29.2016

Do you engage in dieting behaviors, feel extremely guilty after eating or avoid eating when you are hungry? These questions and more are posed to students each year in a confidential assessment for Eating Disorder Screening Day, which was hosted by the Counseling and Testing Center   Feb. 18. As part of an annual awareness […]

Challenging body norms – A message of self-love and acceptance of body image 02.08.2016

It is time to dispel the myth that there is an ideal body image.   The “ideal” body type portrayed in advertising is possessed naturally by only 5 percent of American females, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). This distorts the most vulnerable minds, as 69 percent of girls […]

Flu season upon us – Flu vaccine is the No. 1 way to prevent the flu 01.19.2016

Think it”s too late to get your annual flu shot? Think again. Active flu season usually begins in October, then peaks in January or February and runs until as late as May. Across the United States, millions of people experience fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle aches, fatigue and miserable days spent […]

In response to ‘Cellphone controversy’ 10.22.2015

As a student, I find myself not very sympathetic to Ms. Michael”s position on the issue of cellphone use in class, as mentioned in a story titled “Cellphone controversy” included in the last issue of The Argonaut Oct. 20. It is not at all unusual when someone enters a public gathering indoors to be asked […]

A note of well wishes to Jack McIver 10.08.2015

I served as Senior Executive to John “Jack” McIver, vice president of Research and Economic Development, after I left the interim University of Idaho presidency in the summer of 2009, and worked with him in my role as College of Natural Resources Dean.