The ASUI senate recently filled their half-empty table with six fresh faces, but only one of them has been elected for a full year-long term. Senator Shaundra Herrud, a native of Eagle, Idaho, has many interests on campus. She has spent four years on the Vandal Marching Band, Jazz Choir and has a passion for […]
Safety is important at the University of Idaho, which is why the university set aside an entire week specifically focused on raising awareness toward it. Emilie McLarnan, UI’s Violence Prevention Programs coordinator, said she is excited to be a part of her second “I Got Your Back” Campus Safety Week. She said her goal for […]
With a packed audience, the University of Idaho’s ASUI Senate announced their selected candidates to fill the six vacant seats in the roster during their meeting on Wednesday. Shaundra Herrud, Miles Whitling, Erik Nelson, Carlos Vazquez, Austin O’Neill and Glenda Alfaro were appointed to the senate for the duration of the semester, except for Herrud […]
A little over a year following the State Board of Education’s (SBOE) denial of University of Idaho’s proposal to designate alcohol-friendly areas during tailgating and UI is taking the policy back to the drawing board. Conflict remains between UI and the City of Moscow in regard to the policy of consuming alcohol at tailgate parties […]
Changes have been made this year in regard to purple parking permits on University of Idaho’s campus. Parking and Transportation Services placed a cap on the number of purple parking permits sold, due to such close capacity, and will now sell only purple economy passes, Parking Information Specialist Robert Mitchell said. Economy passes were created […]
With the 2017-2018 academic year under way, members of the University of Idaho ASUI Senate returned to their appointed chairs on Wednesday. The meeting began with an open forum for those in attendance. During the open forum, ASUI Chief of Staff Jordan Johnson advocated in favor of a bill, which will allow senate to suspend […]
One person’s historical monument is another person’s symbol of oppression. Only a short period of time removed from the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the polarizing opinions of many Americans continue to clash over Confederate monuments still standing around the country. A subject as complex as racial insensitivities requires delicacy and the conviction […]
The University of Idaho completed the 28th annual Paint the Palouse event with the help of nearly 300 Vandals. The project, which targeted to paint four houses this year, had three shifts of students help paint up the town between 8:20 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday. Gaelle Sawadogo, a senior architecture student and area assistant […]
It’s been a little over a year since the University of Idaho quit using tobacco, with no signs of falling off the wagon. Alcohol and Other Programs Coordinator Brian Dulin and Director of Vandal Health Promotion Emily Tuscho both said they were pleased with the university’s progress over the year following the implementation of the […]
The 28th annual Paint the Palouse event may be a few days away, but the University of Idaho is already colored in communal compassion. Paint the Palouse will bring together Vandals and community members Aug. 26, to paint four different houses in the Moscow area. “The houses chosen are based off of their degree of […]
As tempers flare, fire and fury seem inevitable. In early August, the ever-so-subtle President Donald Trump delivered a clear proclamation of intent regarding the nuclear-armed nation of North Korea. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States,” Trump said. “They will be met with fire and fury, the likes of which […]
Packed with new and returning faces, the Kibbie Dome was a hot spot on campus Thursday night as students waited to hear from former NFL Linebacker and Vandal Alumni, David Vobora, for the 2017 University Convocation. Before Vobora took the stage, the Convocation kicked off with presentations from University of Idaho President Chuck Staben, ASUI […]
With the 2017-18 academic year kicking off, the University of Idaho’s administration remains focused on fulfilling more objectives in the strategic plan. UI President Chuck Staben said pinpointing exact goals for a year-long timeline is challenging when there are so many factors in measuring the the university’s progress. However, he said the strategic plan is […]
Finals Fest was hosted by Vandal Entertainment, and far surpassed the number of attendants from prior Finals Fests, said Camille Awbrey, Vandal Entertainment Board chair. She said the university sold more than 1,000 tickets to nonstudents, compared to 250 last year. Awbrey said she took a lot of time and considerationwhenitcametimetopickthe Finals Fest headliner. “I started looking at artists […]
The end of the academic year is rapidly approaching, and so is the spring commencement ceremony. The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. May 13 in the Kibbe Dome. Prior to the event, all students attending will line up by college on the Administration Building lawn around 8:30 a.m., said Kevin Ketchie, assistant […]
Another day, another potential riot at the University of California, Berkeley. In just a few short months the university has been nearly engulfed in violent riots multiple times. Not too long ago, right-wing speaker Milo Yiannopoulos was forced to cancel his planned presentation. Earlier this month, both left and right-wing demonstrators openly clashed in the streets over […]
The evening of April 4, 1968 will live in infamy. On that day, the renowned civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, by James Earl Ray. The next day, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy (the younger brother of John F. Kennedy) delivered a short speech to the city of Cleveland, […]
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University of Idaho alumni will celebrate 50 years of bearing the silver and gold at the Golden I Reunion Thursday and Friday. The event will consist of taking class photos, touring the campus and the Silver and Gold award ceremony in the International Ballroom in the Bruce Pitman Center.
Technology is in the palm of our hands, so how are we wrapped around its finger? Advancements in technology can be widely regarded as a positive thing. Every new achievement in technology brings the potential to improve lives, cure diseases or even find ways to bridge together the impossible and reality. However, it seems the […]
UIdaho Bound’s goal is to help the next generation of students become a part of the Vandal family. Prospective students from far and wide converged on the University of Idaho campus for the first day of UIdaho Bound Friday. Dean Kahler, the vice provost of strategic enrollment, made his way through the waves of students […]
Nichole Vietz’s willingness to help knows no boundaries. Vietz currently resides in Colfax and is an undeclared student at the University of Idaho. She is also a fiscal management assistant in the Office of the President.
To paraphrase Albert Einstein, insanity can be defined by doing the same thing over and over, and expecting a different result. Think about this statement in terms of everyday life, and how this quote can be applied to it. What are some things that can be categorized by constant repetition? Say a person has an […]
Newly admitted and prospective students will get a look at what it means to be a Vandal in the coming weeks. Formerly known as Vandal Friday, UIdaho Bound will be held on the University of Idaho campus on the weekends of March 24 to March 25 and April 1.
Stefany Bales’ job is all about monitoring how the University of Idaho is seen by the outside world. The Staff Council began its March 8 meeting with a presentation from Bales, the executive director of University Communications and Marketing (UCM). Her presentation was focused on how the university is perceived people across the state.