A University of Idaho female student has filed a report against UI alleging the university failed to provide proper accommodations, after filing a formal complaint claiming she was sexually assaulted by another student in February 2016, according to a Lewiston Tribune article published Thursday. In federal court, the female student alleged that UI investigated the […]
Waking up at 7 a.m., five days a week, on top of three or more classes a day can be a drag. At least a student can look forward to some free time in the afternoon, right? Well, there are meetings, study groups and countless events to attend around campus. Being in college can take […]
It seems that dark times arise in the United States often. The city of Las Vegas was encompassed with sadness in yet another gun-related incident in early October. With what seems like so many tragedies, it can be difficult to think and reflect on a topic that is so divisive.
There are many different definitions for being an adult. Many of these definitions do so differently. By the following variations of characteristics, there are different ages and qualities for someone to be considered an adult: literally, legally, psychologically and biologically.
Bob Inglis has been challenging non-climate change believers since 2004 with one major principle — conservatism.
The athletic sphere has shared headlines with the most political pieces of news this year. So, it was no surprise when Jemele Hill, co-host of a popular evening “SportsCenter” program jumped onto the scene. On Sept. 11 Hill tweeted “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.” And, […]
Last week, the ASUI Senate passed a resolution supporting the allowance of transgender and non-binary students to use their identified names on student accounts, transcripts and diplomas. Though not explicitly written in the resolution, the ASUI Senate supports this opportunity to use identified names will be open to all students. It was not phrased that […]
Margaret Witt’s battle plan changed many times during her 20-year career in the military. Her mission though, has stayed the same — advocate for those who do not have the platform to fight for themselves. “My mission is to speak for those who are in a very similar position that I was in, when you’re in […]
According to a University of Idaho University Communications and Marketing memo, an announcement was released by the University of New Mexico that President Chuck Staben is a finalist for the president’s position there. Idaho Public Radio tweeted Staben is one of the five finalists for the position and will visit UNM Oct. 17. According to […]
It is that time of the year again — internship and job hunt season.
The cooler weather, the falling leaves and the switch from iced coffee to hot tea makes many people think of the fall season. But, for most college students, these seasonal qualities mean one very festive thing — Homecoming Week.
Phones across America flashed with updates regarding a horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, Sunday night. For just a split second, as everyone simultaneously clicked on that report, people around the country and the world found an unexpected piece of news, but not something entirely shocking. Concealed on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay […]
The Read Out! Against Banned Books Week began Monday, giving University of Idaho faculty, staff and students a chance to listen to excerpts from a selection of classic and controversial pieces of literature. Hosted by the College of Education Services department along with the Library Curriculum Center, the week-long event is in its second year […]
It’s cool to be busy. It’s a symbol of status, value and importance. When someone is busy, they become scarce, and scarcity is desirable. That’s why Apple decided to set the starting price of the new iPhone X at $999 — it makes it slightly more out of reach, a status symbol of importance. But […]
Arifa Qayoum, Herve Mashindora and Sargon Hamad’s lives are all connected by a similar thread — their individual stories about coming to America. Qayoum arrived in the states in 1982. Mashindora and Hamad both arrived in 2003. Somehow, their travels all led to the Palouse. Community members gathered to meet with the panel of local refugees […]
For a large portion of the western United States, the last several weeks have been filled with smoky skies and worry. Over the last several years, I have yet to see the Pacific Northwest enter the fall season without even the slightest haze in the sky. Many people know all too well the Smokey the […]
In 1998, Martin Seligman, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the former president of the American Psychological Association, said, “Social science now finds itself in almost total darkness about the qualities that make life most worth living.” Since then, numerous studies have been conducted to on the topic of happiness, looking at positivity, […]
Each time I’ve approached the end of a major phase in my life, I’ve been equipped with a plan. Upon graduating from high school, I planned to study creative writing at a university in London. Instead, I took a year off of school, moved to a different state, and enrolled at the University of Idaho. […]
Katie Miner always knew when Samantha Ramsay was walking to her office in the Niccolls Building. Miner, a University of Idaho senior instructor of food and nutrition, and dietetics, said she could hear her colleague as she made her way down the hall — stopping in to each office to say hello, asking what was […]
Across from Friendship Square, where the Bare Wires played the blues for the Farmer’s market crowd, a young boy and his friends gathered around the University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) booth. They watched intently as a volunteer studying veterinary science at Washington State University wrapped gauze around the ankle of […]
Students and community members join together to enjoy the eclipse Hundreds of students lined up for a chance to get their hands on viewing glasses at the Vandal Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Monday morning in anticipation of the solar eclipse. The event, hosted by the Department of Student Involvement (DSI), in partnership with the Idaho […]
Syllabus week is arguably one of the most stressful, yet painless weeks of a college student’s semester. Much like dead week, “silly week” as it has been coined, is quite the conundrum. Some students shuffle from class to class, find a comfortable seat for the semester and then move onto the next syllabus. Other students meticulously plan out the week, nd classrooms beforehand and […]
Marty Ytreberg, a University of Idaho associate professor of physics, is no stranger to a research filled lifestyle. “For my past 10 years here, a typical semester for me is based around 50 to 60 percent research, while the other portion is spent teaching,” Ytreberg said. Now, with the help of a $6 million grant, […]
Over the last several weeks, students began trickling into Moscow’s end of summer stretch for Greek recruitment and individual move-in days, bringing a sense of life back to campus. The busier traffic lights, the nearly full parking lots and the longer wait in once-dead coffee shops all signify the beginning of a new school year, […]
Spanish theater artist and director Marco Magoa is bringing his refugee-centered production to the University of Idaho Aug. 25 in the Hartung Theatre. “Mare Nostrum. Finis Somnia Vestra” (“Our Sea. The End of Your Dreams”), is a trilogy — written and directed by Magoa — that tells the story of a young man seeking asylum […]