Reinstate tailgates — Alcohol at tailgating could make a comeback 09.05.2017

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 […]

Returning to the table — Charities await a returning ASUI Senate 09.01.2017

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 […]

Sentiments of fear — The debate over confederate monuments wages on 08.31.2017

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 […]

New year, same plan — President Chuck Staben highlights strategic plan goals 08.19.2017

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 […]

White Iverson takes UI — UI closes out semester with Post Malone, Saba and others 05.01.2017

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 […]

Enlightenment is no monster — In the words of John Wayne, people today are short on ears, and long on mouth 05.01.2017

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 […]