| 03.20.2018


Running to replace David Nelson files to run against Sen. Dan Foreman this fall

Moscow and the University of Idaho are in an uncommon situation — represented by both Democrats and Republicans in the Idaho State Legislature. David Nelson, a UI graduate and former Latah County Democrat chair, plans to run against Republican Sen. Dan Foreman this fall. Nelson said he’s wanted to run for office all his life,……

New voices cropping up Lt. Gov. Brad Little and Tommy Ahlquist discuss their plans for agriculture in Idaho

The University of Idaho Food and Agriculture Business club (FAB) held a forum with gubernatorial candidates Lt. Gov. Brad Little and Tommy Ahlquist in the auditorium of the UI Administration Building Saturday. With scattered UI students and Moscow community members in attendance, Ahlquist and Little answered questions from FAB and the audience. Dain Johnson, a……

Jazz Fest gold Two University of Idaho students won awards at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

Thousands of students from across the Pacific Northwest came to the University of Idaho to perform and compete during the 2018 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Students from middle school, high school and college put on solo performances, played in bands or sang in choirs in the hope of winning their respective competitions. The victors would……

An unplanned altercation UI student lobbyists run into altercation with Sen. Dan Foreman at Idaho State Capitol

Updated: Wednesday 9 a.m. By Hailey Stewart and Brandon Hill When Ashley Ayala, Emily Carter and other group members of the Planned Parenthood Generation Action group organized their visit to the Idaho State Capitol, they planned on attending a full day of meetings. Instead, they made national headlines. Carter, the president of Planned Parenthood Generation……

Name game — ASUI creates new positions in executive council

The ASUI Senate voted on a series of bills which will make changes to ASUI rules and regulations which were discussed during the senate’s previous meeting. The senate debated and eventually passed a bill that changed the amount of strikes and pay deductions a senator could receive during a term. By the one-hour mark, ASUI……

ASUI Brief

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……

Reinstate tailgates — Alcohol at tailgating could make a comeback

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……

Dressing up dining — Student Life

Dining has a new name and a new look this year at the University of Idaho thanks to a $2 million investment from Sodexo. “Sodexo, in putting up the capital, they’ve shown us they’re a good business partner,” Assistant Vice President of Auxiliary Services Alan Coker said. “Everyone’s got skin in the game.”

Opening doors, Vandal or otherwise — UI employs several programs to increase university, overall state postsecondary enrollment

Idaho high school students are currently one of the least likely demographics to pursue a college education, the United States Department of Education reports, creating a low postsecondary enrollment across the state. The University of Idaho is not only working to augment its own enrollment, but that of that entire state, in an effort to……