Cultivating multicultural connections — Free Arabic class teaches language, culture 03.20.2017

Husam Samkari is teaching Arabic again at the University of Idaho, spreading understanding of the language and culture. “In this time and in this country, there’s an underlying fear that comes from not understanding,” said International Programs Office Outreach (IPO) Coordinator Sarah Quallen. “And so this is a really good way to help people understand.” […]

The Rooster crows, the family wakes — The Year of the Rooster began Saturday 01.30.2017

The crow of the Rooster has replaced the cleverness of the Monkey, with Saturday marking the Lunar New Year. Though dragons, fireworks, lanterns and galas are the most well-known details of the celebration, family and relationships are the true center of the Chinese New Year, said Ang Li, member of the University of Idaho’s Chinese […]

Tapping into Trivia 10.31.2016

Tapped was filled with chatter as the host’s voice rang out over a sea of full tables Oct. 25. “What’s the name of the killer clown in Stephen King’s ‘It’?” Cher Scheibe asked, the first question in the “Scary Movies” category. For almost two minutes, the 18 participating teams had the opportunity to discuss the […]

Broadway on the Palouse, a blast from the past — The Palouse Choral Society kicks off the season with ‘The Best of Rodgers and Hammerstein’ 10.21.2016

The Palouse Choral Society is bringing Broadway to northern Idaho with their first concert of the season. The concert is based around the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, the famous composers of the ’40s and ’50s who produced musicals such as “Oklahoma!” and “The Sound of Music.” The concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. […]

Feeding Vandal pride 09.29.2016

Gritman Medical Center kicks off UI’s Block Party with a chili feed