2013 March

KUOI News — Monday 4.1.2013

A look at UI’s role as both Idaho’s “flagship” and land-grant university, a preview of this year’s Borah Symposium “Sports, War, Peace,” the new 15-credit course load academic advisors are being urged to recommend to students, women’s volleyball standout and U.S. national team hopeful Alyssa Schultz, some ideas to make your April Fools Day’s a success, the best Macklemore……

Copy-cat Cadbury crème eggs

Lindsey Treffry | Crumbs Everyone needs to contribute to the Easter cooking festivities, and this Cadbury-like recipe will please the chocolate-loving masses. Get ready for a chocolate-y mess — on your hands and face — if you like to taste test.

Cooking in style

Elisa Eiguren | Crumbs Confidence is a key ingredient of any recipe, and what better way to feel confident than to look your best in the kitchen. Aprons decorated with ruffles, flowers and ribbons are reminiscent of middle-aged housewives, but with minimal artistic talent and money you can create your own suited to your sense of……

Peanut butter cookies-n-cream ice cream cake

Emily Vaartstra | crumbs You can never go wrong with surprising your friend with an ice cream cake for their birthday, but you also don’t want to spend a lot a money purchasing one from the nearest ice cream store. This homemade peanut-butter cookies-n-cream ice cream cake is a tasty, easy-to-make alternative to store-bought ice cream cake. It……

KUOI News — 3.29.2013

 Spring enrollment numbers are in, Corner Club among top 20 “college bars” in the country, Native American film festival in 11th year in Moscow, Idaho football joins the Sun Belt Conference, fight between Vandal and Washington St. football players hospitalizes one, peanut butter cookies and cream ice cream cake recipe, Our View on Don Burnett’s……

Stereotypes debunked in Native modern film festival

The University of Idaho’s annual Native American Film Festival is an opportunity for people to listen and watch contemporary stories from contemporary Native people, said Janice Johnson, an English and Native Studies professor at UI who helps plan the festival.

Sports briefs

Ron Verlin named Pacific head coach Fresh off its NCAA Tournament appearance, the University of Pacific hired Ron Verlin, twin brother of Idaho coach Don Verlin, as the mens basketball team’s new head coach.

It’s a Vandal thing

At first glance, it doesn’t look a typical college hangout — there are bright lights, a few bar stools and tables, no music, a random assortment of University of Idaho memorabilia, a shuffle board and a couple TVs. The Corner Club in downtown Moscow is more than a college hangout or sports bar, and it……

Growing agriculture in the city

The Moscow City Code does not address urban agriculture well, which is why the Planning and Zoning Commission is looking at ways to create an efficient and productive ordinance, said Mike Ray, Moscow city planner.

OUTlaw Drag Show to benefit LGBTQA scholarship

Once a year, bearded females come together to dance and lip-sync in front of an audience who attends the annual OUTlaw Drag Show. This year the show is 8 p.m. Saturday at the 1912 Center “The show will consist of some music and dancing and about half way through we have professors and students come……

UI, WSU player claim self-defense

Following interviews with both parties, Pullman police are reporting that Washington State football player Mansel Simmons and an unnamed Idaho football player are both claiming self-defense after engaging in a fistfight during a party that took place Saturday night in Pullman.

Nutrition myths — Get your nutrition facts right

Do you ever experience nutrition whiplash? We are bombarded by nutrition information everyday, making it overwhelming to consider what is fact and what is fiction. According to the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 2012 “Food & Health Survey,” 52 percent of Americans believe figuring out how to eat healthy is harder than figuring out how……

Off the cuff 3/29

Fun Fact Starbucks doesn’t stir your coffee unless you ask them to. Apparently they’re supposed to pour the milk fast enough to stir it, but that doesn’t always work. –Britt Fun Fact Don’t go to Starbucks. –Sean ‘Murica the draw at Azteca Wednesday and the subsequent ESPN ratings numbers show just how far the sport……

A patriarchal view of rape

Rape has been on the minds of Americans for the past year, with congressmen running their mouths about “legitimate” rape during the past election cycle, overwhelming protests in India regarding the brutal gang-rape and beating of a 23-year-old university student — which resulted in her death — and, locally, with current prosecution of former University……

In good hands

A top-quality university begins with top-quality administrators who understand the value of education and put their personal interests aside to accomplish what is best for faculty, staff and students. The University of Idaho Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Dean of the College of Law Don Burnett interim president of UI. Burnett will……