OTC 9/25/17 09.25.2017

Q: What is the best way to cure a pesky cold? Sleep it off Nothing helps me more when I’m feeling under the weather than a long night’s sleep or nap in my big comfy bed. — Savannah Gold Bears to the rescue When I notice I’m feeling sick, I grab a bag of Gold […]

Mindful benefits — Twenty-minute meditation class help reduce stress 09.25.2017

Meditation is nothing new to the University of Idaho. As the school year progresses, so do Mindful Meditation sessions. Mindful Meditation is a 20-minute session run by Jamie Derrick, a University of California Los Angeles trained mindfulness instructor and clinical faculty member at UI. Sessions are free to students and faculty and take place Wednesdays […]

Play all night — Palouse gamers to gather at UI Commons 09.23.2017

Vandal Overnight Games will be Saturday, Sept. 30 in the University of Idaho Commons and Teaching and Learning Center. This is the seventh Vandal Overnight Games held by the UI Information Technology Services (ITS) department as a community outreach gaming event. The event is open to all UI students and members of the community and […]

The aftermath of assessments — Program prioritization evaluations conclude and concerns are raised by faculty senators 09.19.2017

Faculty Senate focused last week’s Tuesday meeting around the recently released program prioritization evaluations and special orders regarding the Great Colleges to Work For survey and the International Programs office. In the chair’s report, Patrick Hrdlicka reported that he has received positive feedback from faculty regarding the bulleted list of key talking points he has […]

Lifting the silence — Katy Benoit Safety Forum speaker shares sexual assault statistics at Take Back the Night 09.18.2017

People marching silently Thursday during Take Back the Night did not hear much besides traffic’s humming engines, creaking brakes and the piercing blows of a whistle. The whistle screeched every two minutes to signify how often sexual assault occurs in America, said Bekah MillerMacPhee, University of Idaho’s Women’s Center’s assistant director for programs.

News Brief 09.18.2017

Former UI athlete Adara Winder has been charged with misdemeanor prostitution. Winder, 24, and a 29-year-old probationer exchanged messages on Craigslist regarding an ad soliciting the sale of sex posted by Winder, said Moscow Police Department Captain Roger Lanier. “A probationer had some stuff on his phone that were exchanges with Ms. Winder,” Lanier said. […]

ASUI Brief 09.18.2017

The ASUI Senate officially swore in its newest six senators during their meeting last Wednesday. Pro-Tempore Jordan Kizer and Sen. Zachary Spence encouraged new senators to not be afraid to voice their opinions, and that the senate is a place for learning. “Speak up, and have your voice heard,” Kizer said. “You can’t make yourself […]

The power of Athena — Athena provides support to female staff 09.18.2017

Women employed in staff and faculty at the University of Idaho can find support in each other though Athena. Founded in 1987, Athena is an organization promoting support and opportunities for professional women across campus. “Athena is an organization for professional women at the University of Idaho who have jobs on campus. It’s not for […]

It’s not all about beer 09.18.2017

The Living Learning Communities will host their 11th annual Oktoberfest celebrations in the LLC Courtyard from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23.  Housing and Residence Life Area Coordinator David Prinz said people can expect a lot of fun and games, good food and a chance to mingle with people within the residence hall community. […]