Faculty Senate focused last week’s Tuesday meeting around the recently released program prioritization evaluations and special orders regarding the Great Colleges to Work For survey and the International Programs office. In the chair’s report, Patrick Hrdlicka reported that he has received positive feedback from faculty regarding the bulleted list of key talking points he has […]
The ASUI senate recently filled their half-empty table with six fresh faces, but only one of them has been elected for a full year-long term. Senator Shaundra Herrud, a native of Eagle, Idaho, has many interests on campus. She has spent four years on the Vandal Marching Band, Jazz Choir and has a passion for […]
Arifa Qayoum, Herve Mashindora and Sargon Hamad’s lives are all connected by a similar thread — their individual stories about coming to America. Qayoum arrived in the states in 1982. Mashindora and Hamad both arrived in 2003. Somehow, their travels all led to the Palouse. Community members gathered to meet with the panel of local refugees […]
People marching silently Thursday during Take Back the Night did not hear much besides traffic’s humming engines, creaking brakes and the piercing blows of a whistle. The whistle screeched every two minutes to signify how often sexual assault occurs in America, said Bekah MillerMacPhee, University of Idaho’s Women’s Center’s assistant director for programs.
The students of Freeman High School in Spokane, Washington, experienced an event students often start preparing for in elementary school. Students are taught what to do, where to go, how to act — but preparing for an event and actually experiencing the event are two different things.
The University of Idaho is a fairly small and close-knit community. It often seems that the town’s relatively quiet demeanor insinuates nothing bad ever happens. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
While students at the University of Idaho, Washington State University and colleges across the nation prepare for an approaching storm of homework and activities, millions of people in Texas are coping with the devastating reality of natural disasters and preparing for those same problems. Many are in Florida.