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 […]
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.
Grab a cold one — Dad’s Weekend will have an annual beer tasting event to keep the tradition alive 12.02.2016
Beer, wine, cider and celebrations are just a few of the many traditions fathers can look forward to during this years Dads’ Weekend at the University of Idaho. The tradition of drinking beer with dads is here to stay, with local breweries providing craft beer and other specialties for students and their fathers to enjoy. […]
Design with a side of feminism — UI student combines feminism and graphic design to promote equality 11.14.2016
It’s 10:30 a.m. on a Friday, and freshman Lauren Birch sits down in her gray chair behind the front desk at the University of Idaho Women’s Center for another day at work. She picks up her pen, a piece of paper and begins sketching designs. Her work day includes advocating toward equality and feminism, while […]
A different way to speak out—Performers offer their views on feminism and other issues through poetry at F-Word Live 11.07.2016
With energy and power, performers led the night through spoken word. Feminism, gender equity and body image were some of the topics discussed at the F-Word Live Poetry Slam. The University of Idaho Women’s Center put on the annual event to entertain and educate students and the Moscow community, while celebrating feminism through poems and […]
Things have really paid off for the University of Idaho Women’s Center this semester. The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women recently awarded the Women’s Center with a grant of nearly $300,000. The grant award is aimed toward funding UI’s Campus Violence Prevention Project to help adapt existing campus violence prevention education […]
Vagina — it’s a word not many usually hear in the title of a play, but for “The Vagina Monologues,” the title means all the difference. “The Vagina Monologues” is a show put on to provide a way for communities to raise awareness about violence against women and the experiences that female-identified individuals have with […]
For Angel Davila, a University of Idaho sophomore, spoken word and gender equity is more than just having a way with words — it’s a tool used to better himself and to help others.
Hip-hop toward equality – Keynote speaker Athens Boys Choir to talk about gender identities and inclusion 10.10.2016
Homo-hop and spoken word pieces are a few of the many ways Harvey Katz is able to connect with his audience.
One in five women experience sexual violence while in college, said Bekah MillerMacPhee, assistant director of programs for the Women’s Center.
Less gender specific – Keynote speaker Jack Qu’emi addresses the importance of gender identities 09.19.2016
Honoring personal identities and applying gender neutral pronouns were just a few of the many things keynote speaker Jack Qu’emi, Afro-Latinx and non-binary femme, showed a passion in the keynote speech Thursday for Hispanic Heritage Month at the University of Idaho. Qu’emi’s keynote address, “Honoring Identities & Building Our Futurex,” explained the difference between the […]
A community of support for women and an equitable workspace on college campuses is vital, and members of Athena realize that.
A stand against violence – Take Back the Night allows community to stand together against domestic violence 09.19.2016
Take Back the Night is an opportunity to make a community statement — to say that the University of Idaho does not tolerate violence and to stand in support and unity with people who have been affected by it.