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Reviewing Vandal Alert

01.20.2015 – 10:05 pm |

This has been a difficult week in Moscow. We mourn the tragic loss of members of our community and our Vandal family. The victims of last weekend’s tragedy were deeply involved members of the Moscow …

Letter to the editor — Designated smoking areas don’t work

01.15.2015 – 10:24 pm |

While attending a Tobacco Free Idaho Alliance meeting in Boise on Dec. 8, 2014, I had the opportunity to listen to a riveting speaker by the name of Victor DeNoble.  He was recruited by Philip …

Letter to the editor — Idaho football should go back to Big Sky

12.11.2014 – 10:32 pm | One Comment

I am an alumnus of the University of Idaho and a proud Vandal. All three of my sons have also attended the university, so it runs in our family. I am also an Idaho high …

Letters to the editor

12.11.2014 – 10:04 pm |

UI needs to go tobacco free
In April 2014, the Faculty Senate recommended adopting a tobacco-free campus. In November, ASUI passed a resolution recommending a smoke-free campus. Either policy would help protect the health of our …

Tobacco Task Force had extensive process

11.10.2014 – 10:10 pm |

Task force research, process began in 2012
Emily Tuschhoff
Helen Brown
Trish Hartzell
Tobacco Task Force
In the fall of 2012, a group of four Movement Science (MVSC) students taking courses (MVSC 429 and 486) to assess, plan, market, implement …


11.06.2014 – 10:06 pm |

Feminism is not a poison
In a recent Argonaut opinion article, The Poison of Feminism, columnist Andrew Jenson greatly misconstrued the concepts of feminism and womanhood. According to the article, feminism “has done nothing less than destroy …

Protect yourself from STIs

10.30.2014 – 10:18 pm |

Discussing sexual health issues is important
Sex can be a tricky subject to talk about. An even trickier topic is discussing the possible risks associated with sex, such as sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
No one wants an …

UI memo regarding Ebola response

10.30.2014 – 12:08 pm |


University of Idaho Faculty, Staff and Students

International Programs Office (IPO)


UI Issues Guidelines Related to Ebola

The University of Idaho is monitoring the threat of the Ebola virus relative to the UI Community. This memo outlines the …

Take advantage of free flu vaccines

10.09.2014 – 10:28 pm |

Vaccines are important for your health, safety
Before vaccines, thousands of people lost their lives to what we would now consider vaccine-preventable diseases.  Vaccines were developed to stop the spread of disease, and ultimately save lives.  …

Guest Voice: Peking Opera

09.19.2014 – 4:49 pm |

Peking Opera is one of the Chinese traditional operas, found in Beijing, with 150 years of history. It is based on the “Hui opera” and “Han opera”  and  absorbed the advantage and features of the …

Don’t be a SAD eater

09.18.2014 – 9:56 pm |

Tips and tricks for positive eating
There is a reason the Standard American Diet is abbreviated as SAD.  With a hefty helping of added sugars, added fats and refined grains, the average American diet is calorie-rich, …

Scores don’t reflect passion, suspense of soccer games

09.15.2014 – 10:17 pm |

“Soccer’s really boring. They just run up and down the field, chasing each other and the stupid ball. They have such low scores. It’s not exciting.”

Vandal Voices

09.02.2014 – 9:52 pm |

Q: University of Idaho President Chuck Staben supports a campus-wide tobacco ban to be implemented fall 2015. Do you agree with him? Why or why not?

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 …

Vandal Voices

08.21.2014 – 9:46 pm |

Q: What piece of advice would you offer this year’s incoming college students? 

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 |

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 |

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 |

Both Idaho tennis teams will visit USC in the first round of the NCAA tournament. #GoVandals
-University of Idaho Athletics, breaking the news on who both tennis teams are playing in the NCAA Tournament.
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.

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