When someone thinks about Disney moms, they might think about the devastating death of Bambi’s mom, or how Disney characters rarely have any moms at all. From Cinderella to Ariel, it’s common for these characters to lack a mother figure. But, there are a select few Disney stars who deserve credit for their important mother […]
Connect with community — Saturday of Service gives students volunteer opportunities across Moscow 04.10.2017
Behind a glass window of the Moscow Hope Center, wearing a Vandal hat and glasses, Gregory Beck sits still. Staring out the window with a slight grin on his face, he clutches a sign that reads, “20 percent off all clothes and accessories.”
A meaningful Saturday — Saturday of Service to provide volunteer opportunities for students 04.05.2017
For students striving to help the Moscow community and get involved in University of Idaho volunteer work, Saturday of Service is the event to attend. The ASUI Center for Volunteerism and Social Action gives individuals the opportunity to reach out and help local community partners around the Palouse through the program.
A revision made to the University of Idaho Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Administrative Policy Manual (APM) will allow for less regulation on the commercial use of drones. During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, senators heard from Clients Coordinator for the Office of Research Assurances Dan LaHann about the revision updates to the manual.
A purposeful powwow — Tutxinmepu Powwow helps honor Native American traditions and culture 04.03.2017
As the sound of the drums beat on, reverberating from one wall of the Kibbie Dome to the next, Native Americans from all over the Northwest and Canada joined together in honor of their native culture and traditions. The smell of fresh fry bread filled the air as the dancers swung their bodies in elegant […]
PGA priorities — Students of different business majors can become a part of the PGA Program 03.29.2017
Students outside of the marketing major within the College of Business and Economics at the University of Idaho can now obtain access to the Professional Golfer’s Association of America (PGA) Program. During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, the senate voted on five proposals which dealt with the PGA Golf Management Program and a student’s ability to […]
Sacred tradition — The 18th annual Tutxinmepu Powwow offers cultural experiences and traditions 03.27.2017
Honoring and celebrating native tradition and culture through dance, prayer and drums is what the annual Tutxinmepu Powwow is all about. The Native American Student Center (NASC) and the Native American Student Association (NASA) will host the 18th annual Tutxinmepu Powwow Saturday and Sunday. The event will begin at 2 p.m. both days in […]
It’s an opportunity to dance, workout and win prizes while also helping support a local charity. The Zumbathon gives students and the Moscow community a chance to dance to a high-energy workout, Zumba, to help raise money for the Light a Candle Program.
Key revisions — Faculty Senate hears from vice president of infrastructure about policy revisions 03.22.2017
During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Vice President of Infrastructure Dan Ewart informed the senate about revisions made to the University of Idaho Administrative Policy Manual (APM). Two APM’s, both of which fall under infrastructure, were old, outdated and needed updating, Ewart said.
While some people might prefer warm weather over spring break, there’s a select few who prefer the exact opposite. Local and winter sport enthusiasts join to spend their spring break skiing the backcountry of the Aneroid Basin in the Wollowa Mountains, Oregon. From March 12 through March 15, the University of Idaho Outdoor Program offers […]
Last week, Faculty Senate postponed consideration of the University of Idaho leave policy for all employees due to proposed revisions. During Tuesday’s meeting, Faculty Senate continued the discussion about changes to the policy and voted on the proposed revisions. The floor was open for senators to express their opinions and ask questions regarding the changes.
A broader perspective — Faculty Senate discuss revisions made to immigration policy proposal 03.02.2017
During Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, associate professor Kate Evans discussed new changes made to the University of Idaho’s immigration policy proposal and explained its purpose. Through volunteer work groups and meetings, Faculty Senate, in collaboration with Evans, came up with a policy proposal regarding the university’s stance following President Donald Trump’s immigration ban, Faculty Senate […]
Start the conversation — Eating Disorder Awareness Week works to recognize issues around campus and supply resources 02.27.2017
Providing a space where a conversation is comfortable around topics such as eating disorders and body image is the purpose of this year’s Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW). During a time of many transitions and stress, college students are highly vulnerable to eating disorders, said Campus Dietitian Marissa Rudley. The University of Idaho works […]
Humane practices — Faculty Senate hears from vice president of infrastructure about nuisance animal program 02.24.2017
Euthanasia is no longer in question for nuisance animals on the University of Idaho campus. Faculty Senate heard a report from Vice President of Infrastructure Dan Ewart on UI’s new animal control policy during Tuesday’s meeting.
It is a movie filled with sex, love and manipulation. “Fifty Shades Darker” portrays the perfect example of things men should never do and things women should never tolerate. Not only did the movie provide its audience with an awkward combination of romance and sex, but it was released at the worst time possible. Women’s […]
What rehearsal demands — Jazz choir rehearses in preparation for the upcoming Jazz Festival 02.21.2017
Although no one sat in the audience, the University of Idaho jazz choir rehearsed as if the whole world was watching. Senior Aubrey Milatz placed herself behind the tall black music stand. Her ears were embraced by the vibrant sounds of harmony, and the sight of director Daniel Bukvich orchestrating the performance with the confident […]
Truth behind the vagina — Cast discusses commonalities with vaginas during Q&A session following “The Vagina Monologues” 02.13.2017
There was a common theme discussed during the Q&A session following Friday’s performance of “The Vagina Monologues”— all women experience similar things when it comes to their vaginas. After the event, attendees were given the opportunity to ask the cast questions after the performance. During the Q&A session, many cast members said there were a […]
Let’s talk about sex — Vandal Health Education to host “Sexplanations Live” event this week 02.13.2017
Gaining knowledge about sexual health education plays an important part in an individual’s college experience, and the employees at the University of Idaho know that. In order to give students the opportunity to ask questions and have an open conversation on sexual health, Vandal Health Education will host the Sexplanations Live keynote from 7 p.m. […]
More than an office manager — UI student has a passion for gender equality and equal rights 02.01.2017
Welcoming students and anybody who walks into the Women’s Center, Jackelyn Sedano always makes sure to meet everyone with a warm smile. Sedano is a woman with a big passion for gender equality and women’s rights. She currently works as a part-time office manager who helps with daily operations around the Women’s Center. Sedano continues […]
Curve hate with training — Stop the Hate training will provide Vandals the opportunity to help reduce hate crimes and bias 01.30.2017
Stop the Hate is a training program aimed toward providing education on how to curve hate and bias on the University of Idaho campus. The program will take place 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Administration Building Room 217. Registration for the training can be done online, although it is not required […]
Home away from home — UI student got a taste of a new culture while she studied abroad in Austria 01.23.2017
From adjusting to the unique culture to losing her luggage, nothing brought Willow Vero down while she studied abroad in Austria. It wasn’t just the Kebap sandwiches or the cobblestone streets that made Vero’s experience studying abroad so special, but the historical culture and the stories she created while she was there. “It was an […]
The first of many — Faculty Senate gather for the first meeting of the semester to discuss minor changes 01.19.2017
The new vice provost for strategic enrollment management Dean Kahler discussed the need to target increased enrollment and efforts on retention for the upcoming year at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. In addition to discussing his goals for the year, Kahler’s presentation gave Faculty Senate an opportunity to get acquainted with him, given Kahler’s recent start […]
Rehearse to make a difference — ‘The Vagina Monologues’ cast focus on rehearsals to prepare for upcoming performance 01.12.2017
With “The Vagina Monologues” quickly approaching, rehearsals are well underway to ensure the cast and crew is fully prepared. “The Vagina Monologues” is a show put on by the University of Idaho Women’s Center to bring the community together by spreading education and awareness about violence against women. Performances of the show are 7 p.m. […]
It wasn’t just her warm, radiant personality and dedication toward activism that made her so unique, but also her ability to make anybody smile — that is how people will always remember Mamta Kandel. Kandel, a University of Idaho student died on Dec. 15, 2016 in a traffic accident. Kandel was traveling to see her […]
Despite the cold December temperatures, the Moscow Winter Market continues to play a large part in the community, offering a wide variety of homemade goods, knickknacks and food for the community to enjoy.