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Smoke-initiative moves forward

08.25.2014 – 10:23 pm |

Serving Your New Community, or SYNC, is an annual opportunity for incoming freshmen to connect with other students and community members through service projects in the Moscow area. For the five freshmen tasked with picking …

Fostering feminism

08.25.2014 – 10:21 pm |

In 1878, women’s rights advocates Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton introduced a constitutional amendment to grant women the right to vote. It wasn’t until 41 years later that Congress finally ratified the 19th amendment, effectively …

Moscow makes the list

08.25.2014 – 10:21 pm |

The nationally recognized living and lifestyle website ranked Moscow No. 8 out of the 10 best college towns to live in — citing opportunities for creativity, social interaction and recreational pursuits.

President Fisher casts a line

08.25.2014 – 10:20 pm |
President Fisher casts a line

When ASUI Vice President Sarah Vetsmany first met her current counterpart, Nate Fisher, she admired him immediately. 

Know your rights

08.25.2014 – 10:19 pm |

The University of Idaho recently updated its firearms policy to reflect the new Idaho law that mandates all public higher education institutions in the state to allow retired law enforcement officers and persons with an …

Choices — Sean Astin encourages students to explore opportunities

08.25.2014 – 10:04 pm |

A hushed crowd at the Kibbie Dome grew utterly silent at Friday morning’s Convocation ceremony, as award-winning actor Sean Astin stepped into the persona of his “Lord of the Rings” character, Samwise Gamgee.

An ‘idea incubator‘ — UI officials break IRIC ground

08.25.2014 – 10:01 pm |

Equipped with gold painted helmets and shovels, UI President Chuck Staben, Vice President for Research and Economic Development Jack McIver and a coterie of community members and other university officials broke ground last Friday to …

Fit for a president — UI continues toward building University House, funds approved

08.25.2014 – 9:58 pm |

The University of Idaho’s president’s house was in dire need of repair. The 1966 structure needed a new roof, boiler and windows. All in all, renovations could have totaled to more than $1.2 million — …

Sean Astin to speak at convocation

08.21.2014 – 11:03 pm |

The official start of the 2014-2015 academic year kicks off with the annual University of Idaho Convocation featuring award-winning actor Sean Astin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, at the ASUI Kibbie Activities Center.

Presidential perseverance

08.21.2014 – 10:59 pm | One Comment

Sporting silver and gold, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben participated in Idaho’s premier cycling tour this month, Ride Idaho, where he biked among the state’s farmlands, rivers and rocky landscapes. Being new to Idaho, …

Save money, dance on

08.21.2014 – 10:57 pm |

The University of Idaho’s Vandal Entertainment team is on a mission this year to save money while keeping the crowd on its feet.

Flooding the Palouse

08.21.2014 – 10:53 pm |

About 11,000 students flooded the University of Idaho campus this week to move into residence halls, Greek houses and off-campus housing for the upcoming school year — turning a dormant town into a thunderous one.

Moscow parks get vandalized

08.21.2014 – 10:33 pm |

Moscow police detained a 15-year-old male last week in connection with a rise in graffiti vandalism in Moscow city parks, Moscow Police Chief David Duke said. Since August 1, there have been more than ten …

Memorial Gym weight room no more

08.21.2014 – 10:33 pm |

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story inaccurately defined who could use the Student Recreation Center for free.
For the few people that used the Memorial Gym Weight Room over the last four years, its removal will simply …

FFF gets green light – SBOE approves UI program prioritization proposal unanimously

08.21.2014 – 10:33 pm |

The University of Idaho’s Focus for the Future program prioritization proposal was approved with a unanimous vote by the Idaho State Board of Education last week — but not without scrutiny. Members of the SBOE …

Building community through the Common Read – Students share opinions on this year’s Common Read

08.21.2014 – 10:32 pm |

Each year, all incoming freshmen at the University of Idaho are asked to read the same book for their Integrated Seminar class in a program called the Common Read. The purpose of the Common Read …

Life around fire

08.21.2014 – 10:11 pm |

The Northwest is on fire.

A new age of integration

08.21.2014 – 10:09 pm |

The construction of the Integrated Research and Innovation Center will commence at 10:30 a.m. Friday with an official groundbreaking ceremony featuring University of Idaho President Chuck Staben. 

Student Health Services hasn’t disappeared

08.21.2014 – 9:56 pm |

The University of Idaho Student Health Services building is closed due to a pipe replacement project, and students are left without a pharmacy or an on campus physician to start off the academic year.
According to …

Former CBE dean dies at 66

08.21.2014 – 9:55 pm |

Jack Morris, former College of Business and Economics dean and professor emeritus, died from a heart attack at his home in New Meadows, Idaho on Saturday, August 16.
Morris served the University of Idaho in several …

New student moves into Theophilus Tower

08.21.2014 – 9:53 pm |

University of Idaho sophomore Amanda Reynolds, 19, died on Saturday, August 9, from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident south of Nampa. 
Reynolds, hailing from Kuna, was an agricultural economics major who deputies say was driving home …

Campus firearm law – Prep for the coming school year and campus firearms

07.22.2014 – 10:01 pm |

Firearms are allowed on Idaho campuses as of July 1, 2014. Come fall, campus is going to be just the same as it was last spring or the fall before that.

Plan on an increase

07.22.2014 – 9:06 pm | One Comment

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben has announced plans to increase enrollment on the Moscow campus from 11,000 to 15,000 students. He said the planned enrollment number is a tentative figure, and he will have to …

Preventing stress

07.22.2014 – 9:02 pm |

Being away from family and moving to a new place can be stressful for first-year students, but there are positive things to do to prevent stress before coming. Carl Dindo, a counselor at the University …

Taking temperatures — Climate change addressed by science, also humanities and arts

07.22.2014 – 8:47 pm |

Climate change isn’t just for climatologists anymore — a $20 million grant is funding the study of local agriculture, the Regional Approaches to Climate Change (REACCH) Coordinated Agricultural Project, brings together three universities and numerous …

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