Growing with mom — PSSC offers fourth annual Moms’ Weekend planting event 04.17.2017

  The University of Idaho Plant and Soil Science Club (PSSC) will offer two informational sessions about plant care and plant-potting workshop for Moms’ Weekend. These Informational sessions are free for Greenthumb 101 at 10 a.m. and Greenthumb 201 at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sixth Street Greenhouse. 

Catch a rising star — Post Malone announced as Finals Fest headliner 04.10.2017

Since Vandal Entertainment (VE) chose Post Malone as the University of Idaho Finals Fest headliner, the hip-hop artist has grown in popularity. “I honestly think that this will kind of be like a Macklemore year, where we booked him before he blew up,” Board Chair of VE Camille Awbrey said.

‘The best opera in the region’ 04.03.2017

Opera is not only for the big cities and grand opera houses of the past. This weekend, the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music presented two Puccini one-acts Friday and Sunday in the Administration Auditorium. Both of the operas were performed in English, rather than the traditional Italian. “We try to choose pieces […]

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. […]