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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. 

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 …

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 …

What makes a house a home – For Delta Zeta sisters, their home away from home finally gets a house

06.24.2014 – 8:03 pm |

When Page King came to college, she was not going to be a sorority girl. 

Gun task force still working — Gun task force expects initial implementation policy before new legislation goes into effect

05.08.2014 – 9:38 pm |

The newly formed University of Idaho Gun Legislation Potential Impacts Task Force is working toward a comprehensive policy proposatl regarding the possession of firearms on university property.
UI President Chuck Staben announced the formation of the …

Voltz n’ Boltz — Engineering team takes top spot in Formula Hybrid competition

05.08.2014 – 9:31 pm |

It’s not often that a public university can say they’ve defeated Ivy League schools, such Yale and Dartmouth, in anything pertaining to academics. But that’s exactly what a group of University of Idaho students and …

Greek experience — Multicultural Greek senior reflects on leadership, experience

05.08.2014 – 8:39 pm |

For Greek students, the end of school means an end to the time they’ve spent with their fraternity brothers and sorority sisters. For Miguel Vasquez, reflection on his time with Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity leads …

BPA exposure affects fetal heart — Monkeys used in UI study of BPA testing

04.28.2014 – 9:40 pm |

A University of Idaho researcher reported bisphenol A or BPA, induced changes in the fetal heart development of rhesus monkeys.

Memories of Minidoka — Photojournalist Teresa Tamura visits campus, presents stories of Japanese internment

04.28.2014 – 9:35 pm |

Robert “Bob” Sato was 16 when Pearl Harbor was bombed, and shortly thereafter, Executive Order 9066 was signed into action. 

ASB trips restructured — Changes made to ASB trips to encourage student involvement

04.24.2014 – 10:02 pm |

ASB Volunteer Coordinator Natalie Magnus believes any student who wants to take a service trip should be given the opportunity. That’s why, Magnus said, the ASB service trips had to be changed.

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