I Lead, the first of four in a series of interactive leadership workshops, starts Tuesday. All four leadership sessions will be available on-demand to any student organization at VandalSync. The workshop will focus on core values, said student engagement coordinator Lynsie Clott.
Kellyanne Conway, a counselor for President Donald Trump, stole headlines Sunday when she used the term “alternative facts” to describe inaccuracies from a White House press conference during the weekend. Although the information in question dealt with an inconsequential topic — the crowd size at Trump’s inauguration — many found Conway’s comments to be alarming. […]
Home away from home — UI student got a taste of a new culture while she studied abroad in Austria 01.23.2017
From adjusting to the unique culture to losing her luggage, nothing brought Willow Vero down while she studied abroad in Austria. It wasn’t just the Kebap sandwiches or the cobblestone streets that made Vero’s experience studying abroad so special, but the historical culture and the stories she created while she was there. “It was an […]
Designing environments — Transfer student enjoys bringing the natural world to a virtual one 01.17.2017
Moscow is not Omaha, Nebraska, and the University of Idaho is not Metropolitan Community College. John Wheeless, a junior transfer student in the virtual technology and design major, knows this first hand. “People are so much nicer up here,” Wheeless said. “It sounds like I’m blowing smoke up someone’s ass, but I’m being legitimate and […]
Christmas is known to some as the happiest time of the year. Streets are filled with Christmas lights and music that fills people with joy. But for one University of Idaho student, the holiday does not bring much merriment.
Storytelling on stage – UI Theatre Department presents a staged reading of ‘The Road Through Damascus’ 09.16.2016
When Cesar Reyes explains the plot of “The Road Through Damascus,” he keeps the narrator of the play’s identity a secret. For Christina Holaday, the secret is the place where the characters converge. There are some surprises within the play, the two said, that are too good to spoil.
Gone are the days of mini fridges, extra-long sheets and box fans. A student moving into an apartment or loft their first year out of the dorms is exciting, yet a daunting task to make a new space feel like their own.
Cultivating Vandal pride – SArb wins national awards for organization and student leadership 09.01.2016
The University of Idaho didn’t always have a strong set of traditions. The Student Alumni Relations Board (SArb) changed all that when it was founded on campus in 1970, said SArb President Trevor Kauer. Kauer said the group’s founder noticed there weren’t any traditions or ways to build Vandal pride on campus. “He started a […]
Jena Hinman loves camping. Her coworker, Bailey Thomas said over the summer Hinman went on a camping trip for multiple weeks with friends in California. “She is all about outdoor stuff,” Thomas said. Hinman, who is a part-time student in her second year at the University of Idaho, is studying English as a second language. […]
The tip jar at the VandalStore Starbucks serves a different purpose than most. Tips there are accumulated and placed into a scholarship fund for VandalStore employees. Keith McIver, VandalStore sales manager, said because of the federal funding the University of Idaho receives, it is not allowed to collect tips in the traditional sense. “It”s really […]
A little time, a lot of love – UI student Madi Hull balances life as a student, mother and partner 02.11.2016
Between classes and work, most students find that college is one big balancing act and University of Idaho student, Madi Hull, has more to balance than most. When Hull, an English major with an emphasis in creative writing, isn”t attending classes or teaching at Nourish Yoga in downtown Moscow, she”s taking care of her son, […]
The beauty of community – Eating disorders effect many, but students should know they”re not alone 02.11.2016
College can be a tremendously stressful time, but one of the best parts about the University of Idaho is the strong sense of community felt throughout campus. It”s important for students to know they are not alone, that no one in the Vandal family is. Despite this, the unfortunate reality is that many students think […]
Members of ASUI have a lot on their plate this semester based on what they hope to accomplish. While the Idaho legislature is in session, ASUI lobbyist Nate Fisher will represent the University of Idaho student body while working with legislators. He will also attempt to push a bill through the legislature that would grant […]
Making room for student voices – Course evaluations should have more open ended questions 09.24.2015
Course evaluations are a platform for students to express their opinions about their professors and classes, but as it stands currently, there is a lot of room for improvement. At a Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday, they questioned how effective student evaluations are when it comes to accurately assessing the quality of an instructor or a […]
A smile to remember 02.02.2015
Moscow community grieves loss of Daniel Shannon According to University of Idaho senior Jessie Giguiere, Daniel Shannon was a man of many talents. Giguiere remembered his discipline in both work and academics and most of all, his drive to live with passion. “Dan was a unique person,” Giguiere said. “He just had a lot of […]
Loan forgiveness programs are a thing of the past, but paying back necessary loans for your education is still a reality for many college graduates.
University of Idaho graduate Ana Overgaard met U.S. memory champion Nelson Dellis by chance the summer of her sophomore year and joked that someone should make a documentary about him.
ASUI to fill lobbyist position in October 09.13.2012
From among the student ranks, one person will be selected in November to represent the political agenda of the University of Idaho during the 2013 legislative session in the state capitol.
UI student dies in rafting accident 07.24.2012
A 22-year-old University of Idaho student from Nepal died in a rafting accident on the Selway River July 21. Bishal Shrestha had been rafting with four other UI students when the raft got stuck and popped, spilling all five occupants into the river.
Take it or leave it 04.26.2012
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Leaving an impression 04.16.2012
It is impossible to condense someone’s life into a few hundred words, but Karen Pohl’s chapter is still being written as her legacy lives on in the people who knew her.