2012 November

“Dad’s Oatmeal Cookies”

Emily Vaartstra | Crumbs I remember coming home from school one day to find a fresh plate of cookies waiting on the counter. Imagine my dismay when I was told they were “Dad’s cookies” and not mine. Of course, I was later told that it was only the name of the recipe and they weren’t……

Lavender lunch offers hang out, break

The fight for marriage equality is a top priority for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally community nationwide, but according to office coordinator Julia Keleher, at the University of Idaho, the fight is for greater inclusion and acceptance for individuals within the university community.   

UI engineers recognized for capstone program

The University of Idaho College of Engineering has been recognized as one of 29 undergraduate engineering programs that incorporate real world applications into their education and Dean Larry Stauffer said the college prides itself on the amount of opportunities students have to gain with hands-on experience.

Week after

“I think the role and responsibility of corporations is going to grow significantly. Specifically, the role of protecting, preserving and enhancing benefits for the people that work for your company.”- Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO

Striving for perfection — Paige Hunt has broken three school records but she’s not done, wanting to reach the top

Flips, twists and somersaults have always been a part of Paige Hunt’s life. Idaho’s record-breaking diver started diving seven years ago as a sophomore in high school. Before that, she did gymnastics. “I did gymnastics eight years before (diving),” Hunt said. “That really helped me transition… (making) diving a little bit easier because I had……

Fantasy forecast

The fantasy regular season will quickly draw to a close now that week 13 is here. It can be difficult to find players at this point in the season, but here’s some advice that will help get owners through the final stretch of the season.   Player to add: Colin Kaepernick The San Francisco quarterback……

Women’s center gives thanks

The entire staff of the Women’s Center and the members of our 40th Anniversary Planning Committee extend our thanks to all of the colleges, departments and individuals within our University of Idaho community for the overwhelming amount and spirit of support for our events this semester.

Vandals win on buzzer beater

With the game tied 63-63 and just seconds remaining, the Vandals forced a turnover and found a wide open Alyssa Charlston who put up a buzzer-beating layup to give the Idaho women’s basketball team its first victory of the season, a 65-63 win over Eastern Washington in Memorial Gym.

Guard play leaves much to be desired for Idaho

You never really appreciate something until it’s gone. In the case of Idaho guards, that’s not entirely true, because I think most of us appreciated the production the Vandals got out of Landon Tatum and Deremy Geiger last season. 

A solid season

This season was one of the best the Vandal volleyball team has seen in recent years after Idaho advanced to the WAC Tournament championship match for the first time. Now the Vandals will have to reload after six of the players from this year’s squad graduate.


“Admiration” by Incubus Best known for its dreamy hit “Drive,” Incubus was contracted in 2005 to write three new songs for the motion picture “Stealth.” “Admiration,” one of the trio, recaptures the dreamy, groovy vibe of “Drive,” while creating a beautiful song with relaxing undertones. 


Sagittarius 11/22 – 12/21  Finals are right around the corner. It’s time to stop watching full seasons of Breaking Bad in one night, and time to start studying. You’re almost done with the semester, you can do it.  

Missed connections

Missed connections is a simple way for The Argonaut to help people on campus get to know each other more. Let’s say there is a girl or guy you see every time you go get coffee and maybe you have talked for a little bit, but you want to know more about them. Or maybe……