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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. 

Community cause

10.20.2014 – 10:14 pm |

Applications extended for Make a Difference Day
From carving pumpkins with senior citizens to planting trees, each year hundreds of University of Idaho students sign up for Make a Difference Day.

Start the weekend right

10.16.2014 – 10:44 pm |

At the end of a tough week of midterms, University of Idaho students are looking to celebrate. With Homecoming Weekend upon Vandals everywhere, the Homecoming Committee has been hard at work planning the annual Serpentine …

What happens in Vegas

10.16.2014 – 10:36 pm |

 Five tight-knit UI alumni return to Moscow for Homecoming after 30 years of  Las Vegas
There is one word that best sums up 30 years of tradition — loyalty.
“That’s the word I’d use to describe our …

Score one for recycling

10.03.2014 – 1:55 am |

Vandals build environment-friendly habits
Jordan Sanders, the recycle coordinator of the University of Idaho Sustainability Center, has one goal in mind come Vandal game day — less dumpster diving and more recycling.

Celebrating agriculture

09.25.2014 – 10:31 pm |

 Agriculture events bring high school students to campus
Anyone who’s ever wanted to eat French fries, pet farm animals and look at farm equipment displays before watching a Vandal football game will have the chance to …

Reducing rape

09.18.2014 – 9:25 pm |
Reducing rape

Students and administrators alike gathered in the Student Union Building Vandal Ballroom Tuesday night for an evening of enlightenment and empowerment.

Gathering ambassadors

09.18.2014 – 9:20 pm |

Students to represent UI at annual Legislative Breakfast
University of Idaho students will do more than drink coffee and eat finger foods this year at the 2015 Legislative Breakfast. A select group of students will travel …

Rock the CASA to rock UI

09.18.2014 – 9:15 pm |

Kappa Alpha Theta to host philanthropy concert
Kappa Alpha Theta will support the nonprofit organization CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, by hosting a concert and block party at the University of Idaho from 6 p.m. …

Late night laser tag

09.11.2014 – 9:54 pm |

It’s no secret that Moscow isn’t exactly a bustling metropolis with endless weekend activities, especially once the weather starts to cool down.
To help combat this small town atmosphere that sends many college students to Main …

Paint for a cause

09.11.2014 – 9:51 pm |

Jill Powell said not everyone is able to fix up their home, and that’s why University of Idaho students have taken the lead.

A welcome distraction

09.02.2014 – 9:45 pm |

Wednesday afternoons in the Idaho Commons just became more entertaining.
Daytime Distractions, a program run by the Department of Student Involvement, encourages students to participate in scheduled activities from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday …

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.

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. 

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