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Expanding gun policy

12.11.2014 – 10:36 pm |

Policy to include bans on additional weapons
Humans vs. Zombies fans can take a sigh of relief — Nerf guns will not be banned from campus under the university’s updated weapons policy.

Wise words to carry on

12.11.2014 – 10:34 pm |

Smith to speak at graduation
Many seniors, who put in countless hours of studying and hard work over the years, will walk across the stage in front of their family, friends and peers to shake hands …

Old friends, new titles

12.11.2014 – 10:26 pm |

IFC, Panhellenic councils elect new board members for 2015
University of Idaho junior Becca Papineau said she decided to run for Panhellenic president because she wanted to be a friend and leader in the Greek community.

Contests in creativity

12.11.2014 – 10:15 pm |

Architecture students design hypothetical UI president’s house for class contest
Each student received the same set of guidelines in August, yet over the semester they planned and sketched 18 completely different buildings.

Deck the halls with climate change

12.11.2014 – 9:36 pm |

Class brings climate change knowledge, awareness to UI
As students rushed to classes and studied in the Idaho Commons during dead week, they may have noticed the halls are decked with poster boards.
University of Idaho students …

Launchbaugh takes the win

12.11.2014 – 9:02 pm |

UI professor wins earns national recognition
University of Idaho College of Natural Resources professor Karen Launchbaugh, who specializes in rangeland ecology and management, brought home an award from Washington, D.C., last month recognizing her as Idaho’s …

Students relax for finals

12.11.2014 – 9:01 pm |

UI provides resources to help students prepare for finals
To prepare for upcoming final exams, many students choose to cram alone in their rooms or at a coffee shop. However, the University of Idaho offers many …

Cashing in on coverage

12.08.2014 – 10:06 pm |

Vandals looking to jump SHIP review insurance options
Browsing for health insurance may not be the first activity University of Idaho students want to do over winter break, but with open enrollment for the Idaho health …

More staff voices

12.08.2014 – 9:54 pm |

Staff Affairs chair favors additional staff input on proposed tobacco ban
Staff Affairs Chair Ali Bretthauer said she has received a variety of opinions from University of Idaho staff about the proposed tobacco ban since the …

From the White House to UI

12.08.2014 – 9:53 pm |

University Housing brings national campaign to prevent sexual assault to UI campus
University Housing presented Wednesday the White House’s national campaign to raise awareness and to prevent sexual assault, called “It’s On Us.”
The program is focused …

Vandal Dining gives back to students

12.04.2014 – 9:29 pm |

Five UI students competed in gingerbread contest Thursday morning
Five University of Idaho students and Vandal Dining brought a little bit of holiday cheer to the Idaho Commons Thursday morning by way of the “Let It …

Grants for a greater Palouse

12.01.2014 – 10:35 pm |

Sustainability Center awards grants to student-led sustainability projects
One of the major dilemmas society faces today is the rapid depletion of natural resources due to unsustainable practices, said Stevie Steely, University of Idaho Sustainability Center projects …

Little agreement in tobacco discussion

12.01.2014 – 10:26 pm |

Tobacco Task Force, Idaho Tobacco Compromise debate policy changes
Tensions rose in the long-standing debate over a proposed tobacco ban on the University of Idaho campus at an open forum Nov 19.
Members of the UI community …

Elected and energized

12.01.2014 – 9:51 pm |

New 2015 ASUI senators voted in
University of Idaho sophomore Taylor Willey said he wasn’t sure his name would be called as the newly elected ASUI senators were announced. 

Not just a ‘pretty face’

11.17.2014 – 10:20 pm |

UI Ski Team to show Pretty Faces at the Kenworthy, female skiiers take the screen
According to professional skier Lyndsey Dyer’s production company, Unicorn Picnic, although women make up 40 percent of the skiing population, only …

Memories by moonlight

11.13.2014 – 10:38 pm |

SaRB to host Tradition Keeper tour Friday might
To be a University of Idaho Vandal is to go forward and innovate while standing on 125 years of tradition, said Ayla Neumeyer, UI junior and Student Alumni …

Poetry, alive and well

11.13.2014 – 10:36 pm |

Award-winning writer Naomi Shihab Nye visits Moscow
A silence blanketed the University of Idaho Menard Law Building courtroom as Naomi Shihab Nye, an award-winning Palestinian-American Poet, read poems Thursday night to an audience of more than …

In memoriam

11.13.2014 – 10:16 pm |

Flags fill the Administration lawn in honor of Mental Health Wellness Week
On a frosted Administration lawn, 1,100 bright yellow flags brave the chill of November, each with the words “Campus Suicide Prevention” written across them …

UI combats assault, reports increase

10.30.2014 – 10:14 pm |

At least eight reports of sexual assault involving University of Idaho students are currently being investigated at UI according to Women’s Center Director Lysa Salsbury, one of three UI staff members certified as Title IX …

SaVEd from assault

10.30.2014 – 10:12 pm |

SaVE Act expands federally mandated reporting to include gender-based crimes
Four cases of stalking were reported on the University of Idaho campus in 2013, but no cases of domestic violence or dating violence were reported, according …

Campus crime falls

10.30.2014 – 10:11 pm |

UI Security and Fire Safety Report indicates lower crime rates on campus in 2013
Crime statistics on the University of Idaho campus are down across the board, according to the 2014 Security and Fire Safety Report, …

‘Coming out’ of the locker room

10.27.2014 – 10:36 pm |
‘Coming out’ of the locker room

Former NFL player speaks at UI in support of LGBT rights
Wade Davis, former NFL player and openly gay advocate for the LGBT community, said although he doesn’t look like the kind of guy who would …

Bacteria breeds fear and sickness

10.27.2014 – 10:36 pm |

Meningitis and mumps spread on
Since the beginning of the academic year, there have been five confirmed cases of mumps and one confirmed case of meningitis on the University of Idaho campus, said Vandal Health Education …

Sex and candy — Students get a talking to about safe(r) sex

10.23.2014 – 10:48 pm |

As the two-dozen students in the basement of the Wallace Residence Center unwrapped their Blow Pops Monday night, Erin Chapman, assistant professor in the University of Idaho School of Family and Consumer Sciences, began her …

Costumes, makeup and creativity — University of Idaho student club to host costume contest

10.23.2014 – 10:47 pm |

Well-done makeup can make a Halloween costume, and for students in the Virtual Design Society, the ability to take their costumes to the next level is all a part of going to college. 

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