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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 |

MEMORANDUM

TO:
University of Idaho Faculty, Staff and Students

FROM:
International Programs Office (IPO)

DATE:
10/30/2014

SUBJECT
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 |

@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 |

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 |

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 |

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,

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