Saying the name Charlottesville, Virginia, now feels a bit heavy on the tongue, complete with a bad aftertaste on the side. Nearly a week ago, it was requested that a Robert E. Lee statue at Emancipated Park beremoved, beckoning riots and protests involving Neo-Nazis, producing an extreme environment — a certain type of extreme. This kind of extreme […]
During UIdaho Bound, the University of Idaho Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) challenged businesses and Vandals to show off their Idaho pride with the Pave the Road Silver and Gold campaign.
Spicy aromas hovered in the Campus Christian Center as Bob Marley music played in the background. The center held a potluck named Flavors of the World for people to bring unique recipes from different cultures and share them with others. Some recipes were inspired by Indian spices and flavors, while others were light Japanese dishes […]
In the midst of Congress’ discussions on healthcare reform, Nobel Prize economist Edward Prescott spoke about America’s economic future at Washington State University’s Smith Center Undergraduate Education building Thursday. “Over time, things have been getting better for the modern humans who are dominating the world, making the world a better place for our species,” Prescott […]
Humanities of the Palouse hosted an event at the Moscow City Hall Sunday about Idaho’s dark history and how it relates to contemporary issues. Latah County Historic Society Executive director Dulce Kersting spoke as a guest speaker.
Howard Hughes, a legendary filmmaker, also acts as the name for a little rental store in downtown Moscow — a shop that has been on the Palouse for about 30 years. The business faces an ownership transition now. An investor event is set for 6 p.m. Friday in the Breakfast Club. The gathering is to […]
Despite the piles of snow that filled downtown Moscow Saturday night, students and Palouse locals endured the weather to celebrate Mardi Gras. Enjoying the nightlife and the live music, many ended the evening smiling. But most did not know Moscow Mardi Gras Inc. changed its traditional plan for this year’s events. Instead of scheduling […]
I consider myself very open-minded to topics, so long as they aren’t offensive. My life has changed for the better since I’ve learned how to take things more personally. I want to change lives. People’s perspectives change the more I argue with them. I get offended when you don’t make eye contact with me or […]
Three seats remained empty at a town hall meeting Thursday — the seats for Sen. Jim Risch, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Raul Labrador. Event coordinators handed out posters to locals with “agree” or “disagree.” Despite the absence of Idaho politicians, citizens were given a chance to speak about recent issues developing nationally and locally.
Four coyotes were reported dead, lying in front of three sorority houses and one fraternity on University of Idaho’s Greek Row Feb. 10. Corporal Casey Green, liaison officer of UI through the Moscow Police Department (MPD) said an investigation over last week’s incident is still underway. “In some cases talking to some of the (Greek) […]
History’s repeated silence was disrupted by the rallying cries in East City Park Saturday as protesters stood by their immigrant community members. Palouse ProActive nonprofit hosted the rally, “Beyond the Ban: Stand with Immigrants” to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning the immigrants of seven countries from entering the U.S.
Vandals joined together in the Idaho Commons Wednesday for the Mental Health and Gender Talk, which addressed the struggles of mental health and the standard of stereotypes. Speakers Beatrice Santiago and Angel Davila shared their background on the challenges of dealing with depression and gender roles.
On Inauguration Day, Julia Keleher, program coordinator for the University of Idaho LGBTQA Office, sat in her office discussing how to bring religion and identity together. The Queer Identities and Christianity forum will be held 6-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Campus Christian Center.
All drivers are guilty. Guilty of not using the blinker while changing lanes, cutting off a car or driving past a red light. The ultimate nemesis: parallel parking awkwardly and hitting the curb with the rear tire — or another vehicle.
During dead week, student stress increases along with the number of responsibilities they have. “During dead week … students don’t realize how much they deteriorate,” said Peg Hamlett, fitness and wellness director. “It’s kind of easy to get into a rut.”
Vandal fathers will celebrate Dads’ Weekend Friday through Sunday just before Christmas break begins, but this year’s timing does not follow the norm. Dads’ Weekend is customarily set for September or October during a home football game, but the Sun Belt Conference limits timeslots for the event, said Blaine Eckles, dean of students.
The University of Idaho Career Center will have an international ambassador visiting locals for preference requests and free photos. Santa Claus will gather with Vandals for a photo shoot 11-2 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the Idaho Commons Rotunda. Employer Relations Specialist Jamie Garlinghouse has coordinated this event for the last two years.
University of Idaho’s student body voted seven senators into next semester’s ASUI Senate. Around 1,300 Vandals voted — nearly 13 percent of the total UI student body. The end result for some senators was a difference of just 12 votes. “That’s a separation that we’re talking about,” said Shawn O’Neal, director of student involvement. “Close […]
As turmoil and celebration followed the results of the 2016 presidential election, members of the University of Idaho community are offering events and resources to those in need of them. “Making Sense of the Election” is an event that cycles every two years following election results. This year, the event will be held from […]
The holidays are known as a time for giving and selfless action. The University of Idaho’s Center for Volunteerism and Social Action is hosting its 16th annual Make a Difference Day from 9 a.m-12 p.m. Nov. 5. “Make a Difference Day is a lot about just doing those big projects for community partners who might […]
YouTube offers an endless plethora of videos. The website provides a vortex of randomness, fascination and distraction — at fault for keeping people up until 3 a.m., distracted by puppy and kitty videos. I can choose to watch the presidential debates or a woman licking a lollipop for 20 minutes. It’s a circus stage with […]
Controversy broke out at the beginning of the semester when it was revealed that the University of Idaho campus veterinarian authorized the euthanasia of seven cats on campus. Thousands of members of the Moscow community and others signed a petition to stop this practice. Instead, people wanted the stray animals to be taken to a […]
In 2011, University of Idaho student Katy Benoit was murdered by one of her former professors on campus. The professor, Ernesto Bustamante, shot Benoit, and then himself a day later. The two were in a relationship that ended several months before the shooting. It was reported that Bustamante had previously threatened her on three occasions […]
The Ironman Triathlon is considered the most grueling one-day endurance race in the world.
One of the many traditions that occur during the school year is the tedious purchasing of textbooks.