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Stop and stare — Violence Prevention Programs shed light on interpersonal violence

04.17.2014 – 8:56 pm |

Virginia Solan is in a lifelong battle against interpersonal violence, which she fulfills as the coordinator for Violence Prevention Programs at the University of Idaho.

A necessary evil — Security expert speaks about the need for intelligence agencies despite negative coverage

04.17.2014 – 8:51 pm |

Global security expert, Frederick Flietz, began his speech — “Spying and Leaks at Home and Abroad: The NSA, CIA, and Edward Snowden” — by refusing to reveal any information not previously leaked by Edward Snowden.

Democrats, Young and Old — Idaho Democratic Representatives give presentations at UI

04.17.2014 – 7:25 pm |

Two of Idaho’s state Democratic representatives paid visited UI campus Wednesday to give an update on different policies confronted by the Idaho House of Representatives that they found to be controversial.

Studying beginnings of print — UI Special Collections and Archives head Garth Reese selected for academic seminar

04.14.2014 – 9:24 pm |

Garth Reese, head of special collections at the University of Idaho Library, was selected to be a participant in an academic seminar hosted by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) this summer.

A year-long ordeal — Students, faculty discuss common misconceptions of sexual assault

04.03.2014 – 9:00 pm |

Virginia Solan, University of Idaho Violence Prevention Programs coordinator, works year-round to fight for victims of sexual assault. 

Great shells of fire — UI’s oldest philanthropy, Turtle Derby, hosted by Phi Delta Theta this weekend

04.03.2014 – 8:57 pm | 4 Comments

It’s usually the story of the tortoise and the hare, but for one University of Idaho fraternity, it’s a story about a tortoise and more tortoises.

In the name of Virginia Wolf — Students, faculty and community recognized for their actions toward women’s rights

03.31.2014 – 8:43 pm |

To honor the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Conciliation Agreement, the University of Idaho Women’s Center will hold a celebration merged with their annual Virginia Wolf Awards ceremony from 12-2 p.m. in the …

Syringa fight continues — Poverty on the Palouse meeting covers Syringa issues, lawsuits filed against owner Magar

03.31.2014 – 8:41 pm |

As the issues facing Syringa Mobile Home Park’s owner and residents continue, a Poverty on the Palouse forum was held Wednesday to update the public on how various organizations were approaching Syringa.

Meet a resident assistant – Three resident assistants share their experience about their everyday job

03.27.2014 – 9:49 pm |

Resident assistants are more than just students with an authoritative title. RAs are friends, mentors and above all else, students, said current RAs Jose Arujo and Ryan Kennelly. Araujo said RAs exist to provide a secure …

Friendships, memories, service

03.27.2014 – 9:11 pm |

Nine teams of University of Idaho students traveled to five states during spring break to give back to communities through the Alternative Service Break (ASB) program.

UI waste management success

03.24.2014 – 8:47 pm |

The University of Idaho recently implemented a new tow unit and compactor system for dealing with municipal solid waste  — everyday items disposed by the public — and has managed to save more than $52,000 …

Mapping Idaho — Statewide geological map sent to Idaho schools as learning resource

03.24.2014 – 8:44 pm |

When the Idaho Geological Survey released a new geologic map of Idaho in 2012, it concluded a decade of work for the department.

Silver and gold chefs meet iron — Second Annual Vandal Iron Chef Competition Thursday

03.24.2014 – 8:40 pm |

Only two University of Idaho student chefs will emerge victorious as Vandal Iron Chef Champions after they put their culinary skills to the test in a team-based cook-off. 

Tribal tribute – NALSA receives $2,500 grant

03.10.2014 – 10:44 pm | One Comment

The University of Idaho College of Law Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) has been named a recipient of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Education Donation program. However, this year’s donations have seen a decline, in …

Training to save lives – IFC hosts CPR, AED certification course for fraternity members

03.10.2014 – 10:42 pm |

Spending six hours in a conference room studying first aid and resuscitating plastic mannequins is not the ideal way to spend a Saturday for most students. But for Kyle Swanstrom and many other University of …

Open again — Patty’s Mexican Kitchen reopens for spring, summer

03.10.2014 – 9:52 pm |

Patty’s Mexican Kitchen has opened for the 2014 season and its owners are hoping to receive their liquor license this coming year. 

LunaFest goes local — Annual Women’s Center event raises money for breast cancer

03.10.2014 – 9:49 pm |

The University of Idaho Women’s Center expanded their traditional event, LunaFest, this year by accepting short films entered by local Moscow citizens and UI students.

UI receives tax help from VITA

03.06.2014 – 10:19 pm |

The University of Idaho College of Law and College of Business and Economics are teaming up to provide free tax help for qualifying UI students and the Moscow community, courtesy of the Volunteer Income Tax …

Improving security— Campus security hopes to become more visible on campus

02.27.2014 – 9:34 pm |

Students are wary of campus security, often without realizing they exist to benefit students, said ASUI President Pro Tempore Anthony Filicetti. Soon, however, he said he hopes that will change.

Campus security is collaborating with ASUI …

From the ground up— The Sustainability Center finishes renovations to compost site

02.27.2014 – 9:33 pm |

The University of Idaho Food and Farm Composting Project is back up and running after the project was closed for eight months for facility renovations.
The University of Idaho Sustainability Center and partners across campus established …

Having a presence, making an impact — Lt. Lehmitz leads campus police force, safety outreach

02.20.2014 – 9:47 pm | One Comment

John Wayne, or at least a version of him, has been with Lt. David Lehmitz ever since he joined the Moscow Police Department 26 years ago. 

Recruiting Rho Chis — Panhellenic begins work, training for next year’s recruitment

02.20.2014 – 9:21 pm |

The house identities of Sigma Rho Chis are shrouded in secrecy, but the purpose they serve during sorority recruitment is clear. 

‘Got Sex’ returns— Monthly Women’s Center event to cover masturbation

02.18.2014 – 8:50 pm | 3 Comments

The University of Idaho was ranked last out of 141 American colleges and universities when it came to offering sexual health resources to students, according to the 2010 Trojan condom sexual health survey.
In response, UI …

Helping students prioritize health

02.18.2014 – 8:48 pm |

Between class schedules and extracurricular commitments, staying healthy in college can be difficult, but for students who make time to prioritize their health there is another challenge — resource overload.

VandalStore gives back to employees

02.13.2014 – 8:56 pm |

The VandalStore’s mission is “Student Success.” So when the opportunity arose for store manager Scott McDonald to give back, he did, with the formation of the VandalStore Book Scholarship Fund. 

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