2013 February

Ice melt leads to new research

For the past three years Von P. Walden has been part of a team conducting research in the ice covered country of Greenland. Walden and his team are trying to find a correlation between clouds and the rapid melting of the world’s ice. 

Relieving graduate school exam stress

Applying to graduate school is stressful, but being prepared for the Graduate Records Examination makes the process easier, said Steve Saladin, a license psychologist at the University of Idaho Counseling and Testing Center.

Single security system needed

The University of Idaho currently has multiple surveillance systems, but Dan Ewart, chief information officer for Information Technology Services, said they are without unified standards and regulations.

End of an era — World should celebrate the end of Pope Benedict XVII

Yesterday, Joseph Ratzinger, more commonly known as Pope Benedict XVI, officially stepped down as pope. This man’s legacy, built on pedophile protectionism, is best illustrated by the juxtaposing treatment he has given to Cardinal Keith O’Brien, former archbishop of the archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, and Cardinal Mahoney, former archbishop of the archdiocese of……

Comics — diversity and controversy

With the growing popularity of super hero movies, a wider group of individuals are becoming interested in the source material — comic books. While the demographics of comic readership covers many ranges of gender, race and sexuality, the amount of diversity among editors and writers in the comic industry has been limited. 

Idaho football spring primer — Looking at the defensive backs

In the weeks leading up to spring football practice we’re going to be examining each position group and size up the competition for starting spots. For the full recaps, including analysis of the incoming freshman in the fall, please check out Vandal Nation at thevandalnation.com. The first in the series — defensive backs. 

Sports briefs

Men’s tennis team ranked No. 57 nationally by ITA, holding undefeated record After cruising to season victories number eight and nine, the Idaho men’s tennis team broke into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Team rankings and sit at No. 57 in the country with an undefeated record. The weekly list ranks the nation’s best 75……

Travel the world in a day

The Student Union Building ballroom never sounds or smells better than it does during the annual Cruise the World event, this year occurring on Saturday, Denise Kauffman said.

‘Zombies, Run!’

Aly Soto | rawr reviews I hate running. I never do it unless I absolutely have to — catching planes and getting to class on time would be the only times I ever run. I’ve also wanted to take part in the Humans vs. Zombies game, but due to my very busy schedule, I haven’t.……

KUOI News — 2.27.2013

UI will add another fraternity next fall, the VandalStore looks to make textbooks more affordable for students, Highway 95 renovation debate continues, Our View on the city of Moscow’s decision to nix an affordable housing project in lieu of a park, VLab technology now available to UI students, the O.C. helps out UI women’s basketball,……

Eggplant Zucchini Parmesan

Brita Olson | Crumbs This is a recipe that sounds and tastes fancy, but is actually very easy. I first had eggplant Parmesan at my aunt’s house and was thoroughly impressed. It started as a vegetarian option that the entire family would eat and enjoy without the presence of meat. I added zucchini as well for……