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Respect the dunes

08.28.2014 – 10:30 pm |

The safety of visitors to Corps of Engineers lands is a high priority for the Lower Granite Lock and Dam team. Our rangers and staff do their best to provide a safe and enjoyable experience …

Health is a choice — Utilize campus resources for maximum benefits

08.21.2014 – 9:45 pm |

Decisions surrounding nutrition, sexual health, mental wellbeing, alcohol and drugs influence your long-term health beyond college. For many students, college is a time of transition, from adolescence into emerging adulthood,and can be a time of …

Meet the Vandal

07.22.2014 – 9:34 pm |

Joe is Idaho’s favorite Vandal. He stomps about, high-fiving fans, dances like a goof and spreads joy to everyone he greets. 
“I’m given the authority to misbehave and to embarrass,” Joe Vandal said. “To be a …

A healthy summer — Summer poses different health problems, stay safe

05.05.2014 – 10:36 pm | One Comment

Summer is one of everyone’s favorite parts of the year. Finally finishing up with school graduating or not the three months off are the perfect time to relax and have some fun. There are plenty …

The need for feminism

05.01.2014 – 10:00 pm |

Feminists and all others who strive for gender equity are not bashing the “man-o-saurus.” Recognition of privilege — and being a man is a privilege — is not attacking every individual man. Identifying a wage …

Editorial was too kind

05.01.2014 – 9:58 pm | One Comment

You had an opportunity on Monday to publish a hard-hitting editorial in Tuesday’s paper and you wimped out. The powers that be at the university must really appreciate your tenure as Argonaut editor.

Tweets of the week

05.01.2014 – 9:52 pm | One Comment

@Idaho_Vandals
Both Idaho tennis teams will visit USC in the first round of the NCAA tournament. #GoVandals http://instagram.com/p/nY57wNHUeF/
-University of Idaho Athletics, breaking the news on who both tennis teams are playing in the NCAA Tournament.
 
@UIdahoWGolf
Congrats to …

Take care of yourself — Physical and mental relaxation is important in time of stress, students should find personal solution

04.21.2014 – 9:22 pm |

For most students, it can be difficult to relax during a stressful time such as finals week. With so much riding on academics, it can often become our only focus. 

Talk sex, stay safe — Conversing with your partner, attending health clinics can help prevent STDs

04.17.2014 – 9:10 pm |

April showers are known for bringing May flowers, but this year, it also brings that awkward relationship conversation you might not have been looking forward to … you and your partner’s sexual history. To confront …

Essential increase – Tuition increase neccesary to sustain UI

04.14.2014 – 9:34 pm |

Increases, increases, increases — college tuition and fee rates are going up, no one can argue that.  In the last 10 years, tuition has nearly doubled at the University of Idaho, and no student is …

Pitman’s announcement

04.14.2014 – 9:33 pm |

I am a Vandal alumna, class of 2011. I lived in Moscow until last year.

Human vs. Zombies

04.14.2014 – 9:32 pm | 3 Comments

On the afternoon of April 2, I was walking to the library and ran into a group of students who were carrying Nerf guns, and had broken up into two teams.  They were pursuing and, …

Going tobacco free – UI should move toward a tobacco-free campus, safety for campus community

04.10.2014 – 8:39 pm |

When in the process of creating a tobacco-free campus, the tobacco taskforce looked at all options, and more importantly, looked at what other colleges and universities were doing successfully. I agree that the current 25-foot …

Millet: a great grain alternative

03.31.2014 – 8:43 pm | One Comment

March is National Nutrition Month and in honor of this, let’s take a peek at a little-known nutritional powerhouse — millet. 

My time to quit

03.27.2014 – 9:54 pm |

As representative for staff at the University of Idaho, serving as chair of Staff Affairs, I currently sit on a committee tasked with reviewing the current smoking and tobacco policies affecting students, faculty and staff. …

Economic factors affect female professorship at UI

03.24.2014 – 9:48 pm | 5 Comments

I’m writing in response to Victoria Hart’s article “Where Are the Women?” published in the most recent issue of Blot. 

Letter to the editor – Open letter to campus community

03.24.2014 – 9:46 pm |

Dear University of Idaho Community Members,

‘Ag-gag’ bad move

03.06.2014 – 10:05 pm | One Comment

Wake up at five, feed the cows, set the water and make it to school by eight. This was a typical morning on the small farm I grew up on.  Located in the heart of …

Idaho’s children deserve vision

02.27.2014 – 9:51 pm |

Idaho business leader Bob Lokken recently described Idaho’s current education and economic conditions as a “death spiral.”

Composting makes a comeback

02.24.2014 – 9:49 pm | One Comment

I’ve got some great news, Bessie the cow is back.Yes indeed, my dear sustainable Vandals, the Food and Farm Composting Program is open and ready for business, specifically for your food leftovers. We first befriended …

Vandal Voices – 2-19-14

02.18.2014 – 9:35 pm |

Q: The Idaho Senate passed a bill today allowing concealed firearms to be carried on Idaho college campuses. What you think of this bill? Do you think guns should be allowed on college campuses?

Self defense is a human right

02.13.2014 – 10:24 pm | One Comment

The Idaho Legislature is considering a proposed law to allow the concealed carry of firearms on campuses throughout the state.  The State Board of Education, Interim President Don Burnett and the University of Idaho Faculty …

Vandal voices – 2-10-14

02.10.2014 – 10:17 pm |

Do you think the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, will be beneficial to Idahoans?

Let’s talk about sex – The only way to educate yourself about sex is to ask

02.06.2014 – 9:49 pm |

Sex is the one thing most students don’t want to talk about around campus. Did you know the more people are open to talking about sex, the better sex lives they tend to have? So …

Oppose service denial bill

02.06.2014 – 9:40 pm |

Dear fellow Vandals,
I oppose bills H0426 and H0427 that passed in the Idaho House State Affairs Committee last week.

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