When Trista Goodenough was hired as the student summer coordinator for the University of Idaho’s Department of Student Involvement back in April, she was welcomed with a large task and an even larger binder.
At the launch party of her debut novel “The Principals Behind Flotation” Alexandra Teague stood in front of a pack crowd in local bookstore Bookpeople of Moscow and said, “This is a community all about finishing projects. There’s a reason I’ve had two book launches here.”
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 […]
When she was younger, McKenzie MacDonald, UI’s new ASUI president, changed her mind about her future quite often.
Moscow Food Co-op comes to campus In fall 2016, the Moscow Food Co-op announced a location for a University of Idaho based co-op. The downtown natural and local grocery store has set plans to begin a satellite store within the UI Campus Christian Center, of which the co-op calls The Center.
Detour signs continue to cordon off Sixth Street from Deakin to Asbury. The construction that began at the intersection in late May is the fifth installment of a six-phase project aimed at enhancing the City of Moscow’s sewage collection pipes.
London Wray always knew she would go to college. She said she chose the University of Idaho for a number of reasons, including the in- state tuition she would receive as an Idaho resident, and the beauty of the campus. “When I first came up to the campus, which was around this time last year, […]
In the early spring of 1974, Kenton Bird walked into the University of Idaho Wallace Complex on assignment for The Argonaut. Bird, director of General Education at UI, was sent to cover the ASUI Senate meeting for that week — a task he’d done many times before. But during that particular meeting, a new face […]
The University of Idaho Theatre Department presents “Sleepy: A Musical,” a tale that accentuates the unceasing battle against an oppressive system. UI’s annual One-Act Play Festival will feature the show at 7:30 p.m. May 5 at the Forge Theater. Tickets are $10 for the general public and free for UI students.
University of Idaho students planning to stick around Moscow this summer can look no further than F Street to find a place to work, play and maybe even go birding. Moscow Parks and Rec, specifically the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center (HIRC), is offering jobs for college-aged adults through the coming months, as well as ample […]
After four years, University of Idaho senior Skyler Wilburn can pursue his passion and love for literature through teaching, though he didn’t always want to be a teacher. “At first, I came here thinking I wanted to be a lawyer,” Wilburn said. “In the back of my mind, I always thought that being a […]
Pursuing two master degrees simultaneously demands balance in student life for University of Idaho graduate student Lindsay Mammone. Mammone, while pursuing an MFA in Studio Art and Theatre Directing, is no stranger to hard work and meeting deadlines, she said.
George Ngalamulume never truly had his own identity. For the past 19 years, the University of Idaho freshman has been defined by the legacy set by his older brother, Patrick, a UI senior. George said he isn’t discouraged. He finds it motivating — he always has. He said at UI, he is still referred to […]
In high school, I hated group projects. A chronic over-achiever, I only ever trusted myself to get the assigned work done to the high standards I wanted to reach, so I took the brunt of the work and often ended up frustrated with the other members in my group. In college, I still hated group projects. But I learned, eventually, how to […]
When Mary Beth Staben describes her three children’s different personalities, she doesn’t list traits. Instead, she comes up with a hypothetical scenario where they all play a role. Cal Staben, her middle child, is the political candidate. Mac Staben, the oldest, is the strategist behind the campaign. Rae Staben, the youngest and the only girl, […]
One of the primary considerations for high school seniors in their college search is the affordability of an undergraduate education. The University of Idaho has long served as an attractive option for high schoolers in the Northwest due to its relatively low cost and status as a land grant institution. Many Vandal students choose to attend school […]
In the middle of the street, a man dressed as a turtle lifts a box off the ground. He reveals the day’s fierce competitors in a decades-old race. Three turtles, one of which was wearing a a gold Solo cup, race to the finish line, while their teams of sorority women cheer them on.
A study in 2015 identified newspaper reporter as the worst job in America — and this was before the 2016 presidential election happened. So why am I so comfortable entering a profession where I know a lot of people will hate me based solely on what I do and not who I am? It’s because […]
The dancer leaned to the side and slowly arched her arm away, fingers fixed in an ancient symbol. She smiled at her audience and stomped to the growing intensity of the music. She was one of many dancers who performed at India Night 2017 in the Bruce Pitman Center Saturday evening.
Moms can drink and paint with their children at the Mimosas & Masterpieces Brunch Saturday and Sunday. At this Wild at Art Moms’ Weekend event, participants will get wine, mimosas or non-alcoholic drinks, as well as snacks, painting supplies and instruction, said Mark Maclaughlin, the operator and owner of Wild at Art. During the […]
Otis Kyechee would sign up for every event on campus. He’d attend musicals. He’d order whatever suited his fancy. A Cherokee Indian from Snakenavel, Utah, his indistinct glasses didn’t stop his long, slender face from standing out among his Delta Tau Delta fraternity brothers, all of whom wore bowties for their 1967 class pictures […]
As the sound of the drums beat on, reverberating from one wall of the Kibbie Dome to the next, Native Americans from all over the Northwest and Canada joined together in honor of their native culture and traditions. The smell of fresh fry bread filled the air as the dancers swung their bodies in elegant […]
For 70 years, the University of Idaho Borah Symposium has worked to promote the continuation of Idaho Sen. William Borah’s vision for peace through a variety of on-campus events that seek to promote critical dialogue about the surrounding world. Each symposium is sponsored by the UI Martin Institute’s William Edgar Borah Outlawry of War Foundation […]
As a college student, it can be pretty difficult to not constantly think about money. Let’s be honest, a large part of college revolves around money. It is stressful and taxing to continuously worry about finances — borrowing money, spending money, making money. For college students, finances involve paying for tuition, rent and groceries, but it also means […]
The University of Idaho athletics program is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Its 2017 budget is running at a deficit of approximately $1 million, and at some point UI will have to make ends meet.