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Diversity domination — UI National Society for Black Engineers gains national recognition

05.08.2014 – 9:35 pm |

Within the University of Idaho, there are many student organizations that celebrate diversity found on college campuses. One such entity is the National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE).

Working for women — Women’s Center accepting applications for new interns

05.08.2014 – 9:05 pm |

After four years as a cast member for “The Vagina Monologues,” non-traditional student Kelli Foutch said she wanted to explore other ways to be involved with the production.

Getting technical for education — Students in Engineers Without Borders work to bring drinking water, irrigation to Bolivian village

04.14.2014 – 9:26 pm |

Members of the University of Idaho Engineers Without Borders raised about $600 toward their work on developing clean water access in a Bolivian village during their Wednesday donut sale fundraiser.  

Speaking loudly with silence

04.10.2014 – 7:54 pm | One Comment

Don’t be offended if a friend or colleague chooses not to speak to you today. 

GAO provides opportunity

02.27.2014 – 10:20 pm |

Gamma Alpha Omega is one of only six multicultural Greek houses at the University of Idaho, and according to its members it’s not a typical sorority.
“We’re not cookie-cutters,” said Leticia Garcia, a freshman who joined …

International friendships in Moscow

02.27.2014 – 10:14 pm |

Friendship Families, offered through the University of Idaho International Programs Office, hosted its annual Welcome Reception on Tuesday for international students to mingle with local families and other students on campus.
“We have so much to …

Increasing the scope — Moscow City Council votes to expand Farmers Market radius

02.10.2014 – 10:21 pm |

The Moscow Farmers Market Commission presented their policy recommendations and goals for the coming year to the Moscow City Council Feb. 3, but not before a discrepancy appeared between the two groups.

New fraternity to join UI

02.03.2014 – 10:05 pm |

Theta Xi Fraternity came to campus earlier this year to open a chapter at University of Idaho.

Right of way for rights bill

02.03.2014 – 10:04 pm |

“Add the Words” supporters have been fighting for equal protection for eight years, and many are optimistic this is the year an equality clause for members of Idaho’s LGBT community will be passed. But the …

Idaho native, Evergreen president, to speak on human rights, social justice

01.15.2014 – 9:23 am | One Comment

His grandfather was a bronc buster, his grandmother was a schoolteacher and he was the first person of color to be mayor in the entire state of Idaho.

A life of opportunity

12.02.2013 – 10:06 pm |

From one side of the world to Moscow, Ruben Tsarukyan has seen and done much in his 18 years of life.

Engineering support

12.02.2013 – 9:59 pm |

SHPE offers support to engineerimg students 
 
Iris Alatorre
Argonaut
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers — a student organization at the University of Idaho — has spent the past six years encouraging Hispanic students in engineering fields to …

Muslim in Moscow

11.11.2013 – 9:35 pm | 154 Comments

Lobna Abdel-Rahim is a junior at the University of Idaho, and when she isn’t working on schoolwork, she enjoys hanging out with friends and going out as much as any other student at UI. She …

ASUI votes to represent religious rights

10.29.2013 – 4:30 pm |

University of Idaho student Rebecca Beesley didn’t lose hope when she was turned away at the Moscow Department of Motor Vehicles for wanting to wear her religious head covering in her driver’s license photo.

VIDEO: Maria Hinojosa visits the University of Idaho

10.28.2013 – 10:16 pm |

Maria Hinojosa visited the Idaho campus last Wednesday. She spoke to students about the importance of diversity and Latino Heritage Month. After the talk, the floor was opened up to a question and answer session …

Justice for all — Morris Dees visits UI as Bellwood Lecture guest

10.10.2013 – 9:50 pm |

Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center, was not always aware of the racial issues that have plagued the United States. Dees grew up on a cotton farm in …

A colorful cause

09.03.2013 – 10:54 pm | 2 Comments

The Gritman Medical Foundation is preparing to host its second annual Colors of Hope Fun Run to raise money for the Light A Candle program.

Bike to Boise — 300 miles spanning two days for Redside Foundation

04.29.2013 – 9:24 pm |

The drive from Moscow to Boise can be long, boring and at one point may involve getting stuck behind a truck or two. Biking the road from Moscow to Boise however, is an entirely different …

UI Law School bridges culture gap – Idaho law school courtroom first non-ivy league university to host Navajo Nation Supreme Court for oral argument

03.25.2013 – 9:33 pm | 12 Comments

The University of Idaho Law School became the first non-ivy league university to host the Navajo Nation Supreme Court March 21.

Incredible India — Indian Students Association educates, feeds, entertains

03.25.2013 – 8:34 pm | One Comment

Students and community members alike had a literal taste of India and a glimpse of traditional dance during the annual India Night event Sunday in the University of Idaho Student Union Building ballroom. 

Come together in celebration

03.25.2013 – 8:31 pm |

Tuxtinmepu means “Where the deer goes to lose its spots” in the Nez Perce language, Niimiipuutímt, and true to Pow Wow tradition, it is a celebration of culture and life.
The University of Idaho Native American …

CAMP blood drive competition started in PNW

03.21.2013 – 10:03 pm |

Glen Galinda said regardless of color on the outside, everyone needs blood on the inside to survive.

Females in film — LUNAFEST celebrates women filmmakers

03.21.2013 – 10:00 pm |

Eight years, eight films, one drink, lots of food, $10 — this year’s LUNAFEST film festival had something for everybody.

Question of identity – Two conservatives debate societal value, implications of civil unions

02.21.2013 – 9:58 pm | 4 Comments

While few would argue the necessity to protect civil rights, some would suggest civil homosexual unions weren’t a matter of rights, but morality. Two conservative Christians will explore the impact and value of homosexual marriage …

12 years of Nepal – Nepali students give UI students a taste of their culture

01.28.2013 – 10:01 pm |

Taste of Nepal celebrated it’s 12th year Saturday with around 350 people in attendance. The event provided attendees the opportunity to learn more about Nepal through music and dance performances, presentations and a Nepali dinner. 

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