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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.

Waste not, want not

04.21.2014 – 9:27 pm |

The Theophilus Tower lawn has been littered with hundreds of bins and tables in August, for the past five years. 

Welcoming future Vandals — Future students learn more about involvement opportunities on campus

04.21.2014 – 9:13 pm |

Future University of Idaho students had a chance to experience campus life for a day or two at Vandal Friday last week.

Clear lines aren’t blurred — Violence Prevention Programs recognize Denim Day on campus

04.21.2014 – 9:09 pm |

In 1997 Italy, a young woman was raped by her 45-year-old driving instructor. The rapist was convicted and sent to prison. But when he appealed his case, the Italian Supreme Court overturned his conviction because …

Purple pride — Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments of LGBTQA community

04.21.2014 – 9:07 pm |

Julia Keleher, LGBTQA office coordinator, makes it a priority to recognize the accomplishments of LGBTQA students at the University of Idaho. 

Working on sustainability

04.21.2014 – 8:59 pm |

Brita Olson can be found every Saturday morning throwing axes, chucking logs and slicing away pieces of a log with a crosscut saw.

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. 

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