“Up with education, down with deportation.” This was one of the many things people chanted at the Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals (DACA) demonstration outside the University of Idaho Commons Friday.
Danny Ryan’s young daughter Eva inspires him to fight for the rights of the unborn. “It’s just a reminder that even when humans are weak … they’re still humans and they need to be protected,” Ryan said.
History’s repeated silence was disrupted by the rallying cries in East City Park Saturday as protesters stood by their immigrant community members. Palouse ProActive nonprofit hosted the rally, “Beyond the Ban: Stand with Immigrants” to oppose President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning the immigrants of seven countries from entering the U.S.
In 2016, the cost of implementing clean energy, such as wind, solar and geothermal energy, began to rival that of fossil-fuels, combating the idea that clean energy measures are not cost-effective. Cost reductions and installations of clean energy were prevalent in the United States and around the world throughout the year. The U.S., China and […]
Bright pink knitted hats dotted the immense crowd that filled the outer edges of East City Park. Signs and flags waved in the winter wind, bearing messages like “We are stronger together,” “Hear me roar” and “We will be heard.” As the conversations and cheers hushed, about 2,500 voices rose and fell together in one […]
New York businessman Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States Tuesday night, and not everyone on the Palouse was happy about it. Within hours, protests broke out across the nation against the president-elect and his policies. Saturday, residents of Moscow and Pullman joined together and raised their voices in […]
Moscow community members and students from the University of Idaho and Washington State University congregated for a Black Lives Matter demonstration in downtown Moscow Sunday.
University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear briefed Faculty Senate about the negative fiscal impact of the university’s recent transition between athletic conferences during last Tuesday’s meeting.
Fading ink on orange and pink fabric rustles in the October breeze as yellow leaves fall and people begin to congregate in Friendship Square holding signs that display anti-war sentiments. The collection of tie-dyed flags strung together between the trees above them displays the word “peace” in various languages. “Hedd,” reads one scrap of fabric. […]
Planned Parenthood demonstration draws hundreds in support and in protest Though the heated conversations were kept at a minimum, the signs told another story as Planned Parenthood protestors faced off with the organization”s supporters in Pullman Saturday morning. “Babies betrayed,” read one sign held by a pro-life supporter. “Killing your baby is bad parenthood,” read […]
The Oct. 9 Argonaut Radio show features news on a local protest, a preview of the Run Like a Vandal Event and a look at why there isn’t a slip-n-slide on Delta Tau Delta’s hill anymore.
UI students take a 24-hour stand to raise awareness about human trafficking Will DeViney, a junior at the University of Idaho, said he used to operate under the idea that slavery no longer existed in the U.S. — until he learned about the 60,000 Americans who are victims of human trafficking. “My mind was blown […]
UI adjunct faculty protest against working conditions More than 30 University of Idaho faculty, staff, students and supporters marched to the Administration Building in protest of the working conditions for adjunct faculty Wednesday afternoon. The march was part of the first-ever National Adjunct Faculty Walkout Day. Across the country, protests were held at college campuses […]
UI faculty to observe National Adjunct Walkout Day with protest Members of the University of Idaho contingent faculty plan to protest Wednesday to observe National Adjunct Walkout Day, which raises awareness about the working conditions of university faculty who work part-time without benefits. Jeff Jones, temporary lecturer in the Department of English and one of […]
A group of 43 protestors were arrested today at the Idaho Capitol after barring Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, from entering the Senate Chambers.
The Chicago Teachers Union is on strike. The union walked away from contract negotiations with city officials, citing concerns over public school funding and tying teacher evaluations to standardized test scores.