Argonaut 2004

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January 16th, 2004 UI presidential candidates will visit campus next week; ASUI senate holds emergency meeting regarding UI administration’s takeover of SRC; Slippery conditions call for extra precautions; Prince report spawns demand for accountability from UI Foundation; Craig stresses health care improvements; Al-Hussayen faces new charges that he supported terrorism (p3); Moscow cell phones unaffected by viruses (p3); Former UI President Ernest Hartung dies, leaves legacy (p3); Student donates to Locks of Love (p4); Co-op exhibit displays UI student’s study abroad photos (p7); Spear drops ‘interim’ from athletic director title (p10); Vandals bull rush Matadors (p10); Holt adds final pieces to coaching staff puzzle (p10); UI women’s blistering start gains them national recognition (p10); Men’s Basketball struggles with consistency (p12);
President; ASUI Senate; Administration; Student Recreation Center; City of Moscow - weather; UI Foundation; Craig, Larry; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Terrorism; Computer Science; Cell phones; Ernest Hartung; Locks of Love; Study abroad; Moscow Food Co-op; Rob Spear; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Holt, Nick; Football; Women's Basketball
January 21st, 2004 Admin: SRC dispute due to misunderstanding; Higher education gets little attention in 2004 Idaho budget; Moscow welcomes local bus system with open arms; Al-Hussayen supporters rally around former UI student on MLK Day; Students get plowed (p3); Professor’s 17-year space study nears culmination (p3); Students question LLC cost (p3); Sketch artist lends police helping hand (p4); Athletics, Rec department consolidation leaves questions (p9); Vandals lose heartbreaker to Pacific Tigers (p9);
Student Recreation Center; Administration; ASUI; ASUI Senate; City of Moscow - bus system; Budget; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; MLK Day; City of Moscow - weather; Atkinson, David; LLCs; Art; Moscow Police Department; Athletic Department; Recreation Department; Basketball; Men’s Basketball
January 23rd, 2004 White bids for presidency; Jones hopes to relate to students, faculty at UIl; University Place project will undergo criminal review; Idaho farmers survey market damage after mad cow scare; Professor seeks to recognize record-breaking trees of Idaho (p3); Veterans Party picks up steam (p3); New Vandal Athletic Center nears completion (p9); Vandals wear down Highlanders (p9); UI hopes to start off on right track (p9);
White, Timothy; Jones, Steven; President; University Place; Mad Cow Disease; Mahoney, Ron; Veterans Party; Vandal Athletic Center; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Track and Field
January 27th, 2004 Headaches can come from high carbon monoxide levels; Idaho attorney general’s office keeps quiet in early stages of University Place project investigation; Foundation hopes to restore College of Art and Architecture; UI seeks to educate on academic integrity, not accuse; UI women’s big comeback proves not enough (p7); Gold medalist takes over coaching for new swim team (p7);
Carbon Monoxide; University Place; Investigation; College of Art and Architecture; Plagiarism; Swim team; Basketball; Women's Basketball
January 30th, 2004 State Board of Ed issues student fee compromise; ITS says security breach likely will not lead to identity theft; Letter to governor, local debate stoke fire; UI poll displays parity in students’ election plans; Accreditation committees discuss UI standards (p3); Experts: Super Bowl doesn’t increase violence (p3); America’s No. 1 national holiday is here again (p8); 49ers run past Vandals in final minute (p8); UI still lacks tennis coach (p10);
State Board of Education; Student fee; Tuition; ITS; Security; Christ Church; Wilson, Doug; Hate group; ASUI elections; ASUI; Accreditation Program; Super Bowl; Football; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Tennis
February 3rd, 2004 UI students are getting used to paying more; UI’s largest recruitment event takes shape with invitations, new ideas; Cost of STD testing varies with circumstances; Tanker truck on campus had no hazardous materials; AIDS in United States continues to rise at rapid rate (p3); UI defeats enemy of the state (p9); Four UI football players resign from team (p9); Women’s club hockey leaves WSU winless for the weekend (p9); Wellness classes offer options for many fitness tastes (p11); Men’s basketball nabs win on heels of tough loss (p12);
Student Health Center; Student Health Services; Tuition; Vandal Friday; City of Moscow - environment; AIDS; AIDS Awareness; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Football; Hockey; Hockey, Women’s; Student Recreation Center
February 6th, 2004 Hands display heartfelt messages; Restructuring committee members disagree with decision process; Conference lacks confrontation, not protest; Wilkins: Christianity is most effective against slavery; Bike program provides free spokes (p3); Student parlays plethora of activities into award (p3); Students from various majors apply information design to education (p3); Information design students land opportunity to travel (p4); Vandal men look to hit stride at first home meet (p13); Holt signs 30 new recruits, mostly high school players (p13); Women prepare for season without Whyte (p13); Vandals win third straight, defeat Gauchos (p13);
Hands for Human Rights; SUB; Student Recreation Center; Athletic Department; Administration; ASUI; Too Great for Hate; Christianity; International Friendship Association; Bicycles; ROTC; Information design; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Track and Field; Track and Field; Football
February 10th, 2004 Board of Ed member leaves faculty, students in the cold; Residents protest history conference; History conference rolls forth without hitch; Historians speak at forum in response to book on slavery; From here you can go anywhere: students change lives internationally (p3); Greeks get lesson in leadership (p3); Tribal law symposium highlights land issues (p4); Forest planners seek input (p4); Alternative medical treatments call for channeling of energy (p5); Vandal men continue winning streak (p10); Exposing Lebron’s lie (p10); Track gets personal-record bonzanza in first home meet (p10);
Board of Education; Wilson, Doug; Hate group; Christ Church; Slavery; Credenda/Agenda History Conference; Greek system; American Indians; Native Americans; Clearwater; Nez Perce; Women’s Center; Track and Field; Track and Field; Basketball; Men’s Basketball
February 13rd, 2004 ASUI, administration struggle for agreement; Faculty asks Michael to hold off on consolidation; Survey gets second chance to measure UI alcohol consumption; ASUI throws itself centennial birthday bash (p3); Legislature mulls decision to trim administrative fat in school districts (p3); Human Race Machine feeds minds (p3); Vandals’ defense proves too much against Tigers (p10); UI women’s hockey team’s work is paying off (p10); UI soccer adds fresh faces to team with ample returners (p10);
ASUI; Administration; Michael, Gary; Alcohol; Board of Education; Human Race Machine; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Hockey; Hockey, Women’s; Soccer
February 18th, 2004 ASUI celebrates centennial; Al-Hussayen defense gets more time to prepare because of new charge; Married student housing residents will see rent increase next school year; Trail says state employees in dire need of pay increase; Students bring Relay for Life to campus (p3); Senior guard woos Vandal fans (p9); Men’s basketball hits stride as turnaround season winds down (p9); Vandal women fend off fatigue, Matadors (p9); Swim Center will undergo $1 million makeover during summer break (p11);
Tom Trail; Pay raise; ASUI; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Rent; Relay for Life; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Swim Center
February 20th, 2004 Faculty council meets with, presents resolutions to Michael; Presidents meet, restructuring talks go nowhere; White named UI president; Kerry’s wife to speak on campus about education, economy; Students escape from everyday lives with Medieval Club (p3); Questions arise over Idaho same-sex marriage amendment (p3); TRIO programs help provide students opportunities to overcome barriers (p3); Students can ease poverty with click of a button (p4); Local animal organization assists people, pets (p4); Palouse Folklore Society does more than hold dances (p7); Rec center celebrates two-year anniversary today (p11); Freshman finds ample success early in college career (p11); Vandals down Fullerton (p11);
Michael, Gary; Presidents; White, Timothy; Kerry, John; Kerry, Teresa; Medieval Club; ASUI; Gay; Queer; Same-sex marriage; TRIO; Compassion Animal Aid and Placement Society; Change; Palouse Folklore Society; Student Recreation Center; Track and Field; Track and Field; Basketball
March 2nd, 2004 Lionel Hampton Center hits final design stage; ASUI prepares for elections, mull over constitutional amendment; Career Expo, events put destiny in students’ hands; Migrant program gives students surrogate family atmosphere; Food service remains Deary woman’s profession of choice (p3); Economist uses statistics to paint negative picture of gun control (p3); Campus events bring National Eating Disorder Testing Day to forefront (p3); Emergency contraceptives draw mixed views (p4); Freshman honored for accomplishments within chapter (p4); Refs call off UI Hockey Club’s return to ice (p10); Women’s basketball attempts to ignore records, fatigue (p10); Vandals lose in OT, Faurholt sets record on senior night (p10); SRC provides personal training (p12);
Lionel Hampton Center; Borah Symposium; ASUI elections; ASUI; Career Expo; College Assistance Migrant Program; Deary; Idaho Commons; College of Law; Guns; National Eating Disorder Testing Day; Morning after pill; Contraceptives; Feminist Majority Foundation; Freshmen; Greek system; Alpha Tau Omega; Hockey; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Student Recreation Center
March 5th, 2004 ASUI attempts to cap student fees; 2004 Jazz Festival stays within operating budget; Students pick and choose at Career Expo; Students celebrate bodies at campus event; Walesa wraps up symposium with pro-globalization message; Civic Association to discuss Smart Growth (p3); WebCT poses problems for some students (p3); Large crowd gathers in support of return of College of Art and Architecture (p3); Senior Rashaad Powell sets tone with toughness (p10); Seniors say goodbye for the last time (p10); Women’s tennis starts season strong (p10); UI golf prepares for tough season (p12);
ASUI; Student fees; Board of Education; Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Career Expo; Borah Symposium; Celebrate Your Body Day; National Eating Disorders Screening Day; Moscow Civic Association; WebCT; College of Art and Architecture; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Tennis; Women's tennis; Golf
March 9th, 2004 Bill would open door for illegal use of student fees; Students will not pay for faculty raises; BEAR promotes safety with Spring Break campaign; Students cruise SUB in search of different cultures, customs; Program for struggling farmers reaps two-year grant; Radio Free Moscow gets a boost (p6); Not-so-average Joe: Q&A with Joe Vandal (p10); UI men hope first-round bye will help them dance (p10); UI women litter conference award list amid pre-tournament lull (p10); Vandals come up short in McDonald’s Last Chance (p10); Second-half shooting lifts Aggies over Vandals on senior night (p12); UI softball drops a pair to open season (p12);
Student fee; Tuition; Senate; BEAR; Rape; Sexual Assault; SUB; Alternative Careers for Idaho Farmers; Radio Free Moscow; Joe Vandal; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Women's Basketball; Track and Field; Softball
March 12nd, 2004 Administration may eliminate fine arts; Art degrees, faculty could be slashed; UI alumnus dies, leaves legacy in more than one place; Martin Institute discusses crisis in Haiti; Possible identity theft hits home; Al-Hussayen pleads innocent to additional charges (p3); Construction workers become part of scenery (p3); Women’s Center holds Middle Eastern poetry reading (p3); Snowboard team does well at USCSA Nationals (p8); Brawl brings men’s hockey team ‘severe warning’ (p8); UI’s first club lacrosse team begins to gel (p8); Men’s tennis overcomes obstacles with blistering start (p8); Co-rec intramural volleyball season comes to an end (p9); Fiji wins competitive soccer in third shootout (p10);
Administration; Fine Arts; Art; College of Letters Arts and Social Sciences; School of Architecture and Design; O’Callaghan, Donal; Martin Institute; Identity theft; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Construction; Women’s Center; Snowboard; Hockey; Lacrosse; Tennis; Men’s Tennis; Volleyball; Soccer
March 23rd, 2004 Faculty, staff pay raise may be scrapped; State Board refuses to ignore fee increase cap; Al-Hussayen defense seeks deletion of charges; UI gears up for Vandal Friday’s usual mad rush of high school, transfer students; Films rehash massacre of 80 prisoners of war; Pullman rapes raise local discussions, awareness (p3); Students voice concern about traffic speed, pedestrian safety (p3); Palouse semipro team ushers in spring football (p8); Women’s basketball finishes big season with disappointment (p8); UI men hope late-season success transfers to next season (p8); Former UI football players top men’s competitive basketball intramurals (p10);
Student fee; Pay raise; State Board of Education; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Vandal Friday; Malmedy Film Series; Pullman police department; Rape; Sexual Assault; City of Moscow - streets; Football; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball
March 26th, 2004 - Housing Guide Mayor, City Council join debate on studio arts; Students protest lack of inclusion; Myhrum proposes one-year suspension of Vandal Taxi; Idaho Water Center looks for help in management; SHIP rates will likely increase next year; Giving blood takes on new meaning for longtime donor, new recipient (p3); Aiken: Pfost, Chenoweth affected Idaho politics (p4); Teaching Excellence Awards honor graduate students (p4); Effects of Iraq war touch many soldiers, families in Idaho, Northwest (p4); Shooting the breeze with Vandal coach Nick Holt (p12); Willette balances education, track (p12); Student returns after breaking back (p12); Swimmers will try to keep heads above water (p14);
Moscow City Council; Moscow mayor; Administration; Protest; Art; ASUI president; Vandal Taxi; Idaho Water Center; Student Health Insurance Program; SHIP; Blood donor; Blood draw; Aiken, Katherine; Teaching Excellence Award; Iraq War; Track and Field; Holt, Nick; Swim
March 30th, 2004 Senate forum showcases candidates’ opinions; Prospective students get taste of UIl; White speaks out; India Nite immerses audience in tradition with dance, food; Women speed through stereotypical boundaries; ‘Til death do us part (p3); Starbucks coffee will soon be available in the Living Learning Community (p3); Volleyball squad springs into action (p9); Outdoor Program provides outlets for aspiring kayakers (p9);
ASUI Senate; ASUI; Vandal Friday; White, Timothy; India Night; Women’s Center; Living Learning Community; Starbucks; Hamlett, William; Volleyball; Volleyball; Swim; Outdoor Program
April 2nd, 2004 Faculty, staff ditch pay raise in hopes of halting department cuts; Council resolution supports studio arts; Athletic Dept. receives budget increase to help compensate loss of other funds; CLASS faculty drop no-confidence vote; Idaho company may help stave off UI Press cut; ASUI, Athletic Department look for Vandal Taxi funding (p3); ASUI senator resigns, accuses others of unprofessional conduct (p3); Fuentes calls for action among Latino students (p3); UI athletics hires new strength and conditioning coach (p10); UI men all chip in, fill leadership void (p10);
Pay raise; Athletic Department; Studio arts; CLASS; UI Press; Caxton Press of Caldwell; ASUI; Vandal Taxi; ASUI Senate; Ausmus, Aaron; Golf
April 6th, 2004 Diversity office, two positions will be cut this month; Writing’s on the wall for negative language; White speaks out; UI professors boost business education in Macedonia; Smoking draws array of opinions in UI community; Panelists dissect free trade’s effects on U.S., developing countries (p3); Forensic geneticist speaks on work beyond ‘CSI Miami’ (p3); GSA prom gives some students first chance (p3); Alumnus donates to UI track, honors influential coach (p11); UI football takes the field for spring drills (p11); Softball team drops two to EWU (p14);
Office of Diversity and Human Rights; Greek system; White, Timothy; Macedonia; Smoking; Cigarettes; Free trade; Administration; Gay Straight alliance; GSA; Forensics; Track and Field; Football; Softball
February 24th, 2004 Student fee increase may reach 12-14 percent; Kerry speaks on education, environment; University of Idaho Press faces liquidation after 30 years in business; Democrats select delegates to represent at state convention; Meeting tries to restore communication between administration, students; Up ‘til Dawn celebrates $19,000 (p3); Thoelke provides consistent leadership on young but talented squad (p8); Shepard’s late-game performance propels UI to league win (p8);
Student fee; Kerry, Teresa; Tuition; University of Idaho Press; Latah County Democratic Party; Administration; ASUI; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Up ‘til Dawn; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball
April 9th, 2004 CLASS faculty pushes for budget to save studio arts; UI faculty seeks budget stats to back up recent cuts; Michael reflects on decisions, effects during short tenure; Rosenwinkel films birds of different feather; UI math, science professors receive federal funding for K-12 programs (p3); Retired Moscow resident goes to jail for speaking out against combat training school (p3); Foreign students experience hardships when traveling (p3); Author reads from book focusing on different Sept. 11 (p8); Siblings reunite on UI tennis team (p11); Soccer kicks off spring training with batch of games (p11);
CLASS; Faculty; Budget cuts; Budget; Michael, Gary; Rosenwinkel, Hans; Department of Education; Wekerle, Rich; Foreign students; Mountain Meadows; Mormons; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Tennis; Soccer
April 13rd, 2004 Myhrum names new ASUI elections coordinator; ASUI pres. Gives vision for campus; First-time tax filers need not be afraid; Wise: ‘Overclass’ needs to admit to racism; Bike to Boise participants raise money for MS research (p3); Spring Fling ushers in warm weather (p3); Vandals look to polish new product (p11); UI steeplechase runner continues to climb towards the top (p11); Baseball splits with Eagles (p11); UI tennis wins lone home match of the season (p11);
Taxes; ASUI elections; ASUI president; ASUI; Racism; Bike to Boise; Delta Sigma Phi; Spring Fling; Football; Track and Field; Baseball; Tennis
April 16th, 2004 Kerry keeps college affordability as a focus of campaign; ASUI elections generate three new senators; Al-Hussayen defense paints picture of normalcy; Jennings interested in public’s perception of media; Spear defends Athletic Department budget increase (p3); Relay for Life participant dresses for success in pageant (p3); Speaker interrupts Easter egg hunt (p3); Habitat for Humanity continues to form, searches for lots (p4); UI experiences U.N. simulation in NYC (p4); Engineering students take top honors at nation-wide competition (p4); Castleman does her part for UI women’s golf (p11); Volleyball tries to repeat last year’s success (p11); Women’s golf heads to conference championship (p12); UI basketball nabs recruits, looks forward to next season (p14);
Kerry, John; Tuition; ASUI elections; ASUI Senate; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Jennings, Peter; ABC; Athletic Department; Rob Spear; Budget increase; Relay for Life; Easter; Habitat for Humanity; Model U.N.; Engineering; Waste-management Education Research Consortium; Golf; Women’s Golf; Volleyball; Volleyball
April 20th, 2004 ASUI eyes changes in appointment process; UI officials: Proposed employee pay lag won’t likely occur; Navy ROTC captain returns 13 years after first mission; ASUI lights the way for campus safety; Fair, events highlight UI’s recognition of Sexual Violence Awareness Month; Vandal tennis teams head to conference championships (p10); Soccer team splits with EWU, Gonzaga (p10); Ul volleyball loses, learns in weekend matches in Pullman (p10); Vandal football team tests itself in first scrimmage (p10); UI softball drops two to WSU (p12); UI rugby squads don’t let up in huge victories (p12);
Iraq War; ASUI; ASUI president; ASUI Senate; Administration; Sexual Violence Awareness; Rape; Sexual Assault; Tennis; Soccer; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football; Softball; Rugby; Rugby, Women’s
April 23rd, 2004 Sprinkler company returns to UI despite previous safety violations; Al-Hussayen prosecutors focus on large transactions; ASUI fills vacated senate seat; Committees seek plan for consolidation; Former union leader speaks about near-death experience; Earth Day loses luster on UI campus (p3); Fulbright professor promotes unity among Muslims (p3); Senator, committee promote progress in keeping campus environment clean (p3); Student Media transforms yearbook into magazine (p4); Groups use campus fair to take stand against sexual violence (p4); Foreign language dept. Offers Arabic (p6); Vandal offense looks for youth to replace integral positions (p12); Football squad’s defense gets makeover from new coaches (p12); Men’s golf tests mettle in conference championship (p12); Joe Vandal looks to oust cartoonish head in favor of sleeker look (p12);
Shilo Automatic Sprinklers; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; ASUI; ASUI Senate; ASUI elections; Management and Organizational Structure Committee; Unions; Cardona, Luis; Earth Day; Fulbright; GEM; Gem of the Mountains; Student Media; Sexual Assault; Rape; Sexual violence; Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; Arabic; Football; Joe Vandal; Golf; Golf, Men’s
February 27th, 2004 - Jazz Festival UI provost remains in running for chancellor position in Midwest; Local Democrats choose candidates, delegates; Symposium speaker will focus on nonviolent conflict resolution; Study: Science fields remain dominated by males; Coach caught using student ID at SRC (p3); UI cuts 13 positions (p3); Safe Zone posters draw anonymous dissent (p3); Hamp’s Gala kicks off Jazz Fest week (p6); Vandals topple UC Irvine (p8); Experience need not apply for aspiring fight club members (p8); Season’s work comes down to national appearance (p8);
Pitcher, Brian; Provost; Chancellor; Latah County Democratic Caucus; Science; Borah Symposium; Student Recreation Center; Dunn, John; Safe Zone; Staff; Board of Education; Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Women's Basketball; Wrestling Club; Snowboarding; Skiing
May 4th, 2004 State may reimburse foundation for construction savings; University buys TKE house; Moscow native follows father’s path; Student solicits alumni money at rapid rate; UI Greek adviser combines passions (p3); UI soccer displays potential in win over alumni (p10); Offense has ups and downs in scrimmage (p10); WAC may add UI after losing another member (p10); Joe Vandal takes job seriously, sees room for improvements (p10);
UI Foundation; Tau Kappa Epsilon; Anderson, Brandy; Vandal Connect; Greek system; Football; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Wastern Athletic Conference; Joe Vandal
May 7th, 2004 - Graduating Issue Police scoot around town on Segway in trial run; White lays foundation for task force’s work; Chemistry student finds formula for college degree; General studies major searches for ways to utilize diverse knowledge; Campus groups discuss diversity in reference to religion; Marketing group comes under fire for policies (p4); Teaming with Vandal pride (p11); Track approaches end of season with confidence (p12); Mideast to Moscow: Women’s tennis player makes transition, utilizes military training (p13);
White, Timothy; Moscow Police Department; UI Foundation; Carver, Colin; Office of Diversity and Human Rights; General studies; Vector Marketing; Track and Field; Tennis; Women's tennis
May 26th, 2004 Attorney General’s office withdraws from University Place investigation; Incoming chief financial officer welcomes new challenges; Board of Ed raises university presidents’ salaries; Professor’s teaching style captivates students (p3); Women’s Center employee makes visitors feel at home (p3); ASUI presidential policy adviser resigns, citing personal, academic reasons (p3);
University Place; Attorney General; Kenton, Jay; Board of Education; Salaries; Wrigley, Robert; Women’s Center; ASUI president; ASUI
June 9th, 2004 Researchers seek alternatives to burning Kentucky bluegrass; Al-Hussayen jury continues deliberations; White suffers heart attack, will start Aug. 1; Vandals gain entry to WAC, will join in 2005; Moscow hosts first ArtWalk (p4); Sasquatch Festival epitomizes Gorge experience (p4);
Kentucky Bluegrass; Nez Perce; WAC; Western Athletic Conference; White, Timothy; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Artwalk; Bigfoot; Sasquatch
July 7th, 2004 Al-Hussayen will return to Saudi Arabia; Student soldiers say goodbye, head to Iraq; To beat summer’s high gas prices, use common sense: conserve gas and avoid scams;
Iraq War; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Gasoline
April 27th, 2004 UI plans to purchase railroad property; University gives up stake in campuses throughout the state; Mother’s love never falters; UI dedicates April 24 to former president; Law student sees action in Idaho Court of Appeals; Club participation waxes and wanes (p3); UI tennis finishes with a pair of fifths (p8); Offense makes strides in second scrimmage (p8); UI track finds success in Vegas, Pullman, Eugene (p8); Thunder racks up second straight win at home (p8); Offense abounds in softball’s weekend (p8);
City of Moscow - streets; UI Foundation; Mom’s Brunch; Ernest Hartung; College of Law; Idaho Court of Appeals; Clubs; Tennis; Track and Field; Football; Softball
July 21st, 2004 FBI interviews Moscow residents as part of national investigation; Al-Hussayen remains in jail; Faculty: Trust deficit an issue; Attorney general files $18 million claim against UI Foundation; UI receives grant for research center (p3); New spam filter will revamp VandalMail (p4); Life on Wheels (p4); Moving in (p5); Palousafest offers opportunities for involvement (p6); UI brings diversity to campus (p6); Bicycles must be licensed in Moscow (p6); Student-loan interest rates hit lowest point since 1965 (p6); Whyte takes UI connection to the world’s biggest event (p14); Off-season changes give Vandals new outlook (p14); UI volleyball looks to improve after impressive year (p15);
FBI; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; UI Foundation; Idaho Commons; Faculty; White Pine Research Grove; Vandal mail; Life on Wheels; RV; Palousafest; Diversity; Bicycles; Student loans; Olympics; Volleyball; Volleyball; Track and Field; Football
August 20th, 2004 Living Learning Community opens final doors; Before you tackle freshman French, take a crash course in college decor; Cloning technology goes beyond mules; Kerry responds to attacks on his military service (p3); Vandal football expects intensity, improvement (p11); Volleyball team looks to improve on last season’s success (p11); Soccer team holds its own in scrimmage (p11);
Living Learning Community; French; Cloning; Kerry, John; Football; Volleyball; Volleyball; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Olympics
August 24th, 2004 New UI president eyes future, prepares for action; Greek system spending less on recruitment; Wildy weather fails to thwart Palousafest; Select UI employees to receive bonus next month; Swimming coach hopes for depth, character in new program (p13); Holt happy with second scrimmage (p13); Volleyball team looks to improve passing, focus after first scrimmage (p13);
White, Timothy; Greek system; Palousafest; Bonus; Football; Swim team; Volleyball; Volleyball
August 27th, 2004 Administrators cut chief financial position; King brings pro-Kerry message; Many UI students unaware of constant surveillance; UI student flies high with NASA internship at Goddard Space Flight Center; UI law mom makes it work (p3); SRC will not be consolidated (p3); Women’s soccer team has high hopes for season (p10); Outdoor Program provides plenty of opportunities for UI students (p10); Expectations high for UI cross-country (p10);
Administrators; Institutional Planning and Budget; King, Carol; Kerry, John; Goddard Space Flight Center; Surveillance; NASA; Engineering; Jenkins, Portia; Student Recreation Center; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Outdoor Program; Cross-country
August 31st, 2004 UI administration follows through with commitment to diversity; Task force delays recommendations; New listening library brings jazz to the masses; UI professor prepares for Cassini probe drop; Former UI filmmaker faces Grand Canyon and giant centipedes (p3); Pittsburgh Invitational to kick off UI volleyball season (p10); Volleyball team sees improvement in second scrimmage (p10); Good problem at running back hopefully will pay off (p11); Idaho athletes enjoying strength and conditioning center (p11);
Administration; Diversity; Vision and Resources Task Force; International Jazz Collections; Cassini; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football; Norman and Becky Iverson Strength and Conditioning Center
September 3rd, 2004 Vandal Taxi returns to university with outside funding; White builds bridges with faculty council; Village Bicycle Project makes global impact; Students find opportunities through migrant program; Food prices around campus see increase; White announces timeline for restructuring (p3); At season start, Vandal offense looks to pull together (p9); Stopping the run a key element for UI (p9);
Vandal Taxi; ASUI; White, Timothy; Faculty Council; Village Bicycle Project; Campus Dining; CAMP Program; Football
September 8th, 2004 A knight in Robinson Park, Medieval enthusiasts celebrate chivalrous tradition; Medieval clubs flourish in Moscow; Child-care grant cut next year; ASUI drops professor-rating system; Studying in the Magic Kingdom (p3); Volleyball team bulldozes competition at Pittsburgh (p8); Vandals blown out in season opener (p8); Cross country women dominate in Vandal Jamboree (p8);
Robinson Park; Realms of Avalon; UI Medieval Club; ASUI; Pick-a-Prof; Child care; Disney World; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football; Cross-country
September 10th, 2004 UI enrollment decreases, minority numbers up; Voters targeted on Idaho campuses; UI students gain global perspective; Some mice tales long, some mice tales short; Vandals not worried about rebounding (p9); Dedication a key for UI swim team (p9); Men’s tennis team faces first test (p9);
Enrollment; Presidential race; Study abroad; Rodents; Football; Tennis; Men’s Tennis; Swim team
September 14th, 2004 UI braces for task force recommendations; University reaches settlement in ADA violations lawsuit; Perch owner revamps campus hangout; Vandal coach charged with gun violation; UI alliance dismisses hate messages; UI student passes away after long battle with leukemia (p3); Women’s Center starts year with high hopes (p3); Idaho drops one, wins two in Missouri Invitational (p8); Football team loses close one to Aggies (p8); Attacking life day by day (p8);
Vision and Resources Task Force; White, Tim; White, Timothy; Lawsuit; American Disabilities Act; Perch; Brice, Alundis; Sexual Orientation Diversity Alliance; Dean, Sarah; Leukemia; Women’s Center; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football
April 30th, 2004 Michael: 6 percent holdback necessary to balance budget; University looks to fill Wallace’s position; Student-engineered inventions steal show; Al-Hussayen prosecution must prove link to terrorism; UI Foundation hopes to regain money through liability insurance; Women’s Center celebrates 30 years of recruiting and retaining women (p3); Local Democrats suggest issues of importance for Idaho Democratic Party (p3); UI sued over disabilities violations (p3); UI professors venture abroad for the summer (p4); First-time renters can prepare for possible snafus (p4); Recent WSU grad realizes dream (p5); UI track hopes to qualify more men for NCAA Regional (p10); Vandals hold final spring scrimmage (p10); Spring soccer culminates with Saturday’s alumni game (p10); Kappas, Fiji skate by with close wins (p11); Flag football wraps up season (p12); Free Kobe, Super Ballin’ Fools come out on top in intramurals (p12);
UI Foundation; Michael, Gary; Wallace, Jerry; Engineering Design Expo; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; Women’s Center; Latah County Democrats; American Disabilities Act; Lawsuit; Kim Barnes; Wrigley, Robert; Renting; WSU; Washington State University; Football; Track and Field; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Kappa Kappa Gamma; Flag football; Intramurals
September 24th, 2004 - Career Expo Police search for motive in murder; UI campus grieves; Friends and family remember McMillan; Election 2004: Security polices on the home front; Task force releases report to the public; UI student spends summer restoring the Everglades (p3); Lambda Chi Alpha returns to campus (p3); Campaign promotes good studying habits (p3); Team resumes play while dealing with loss (p10); Vandals face Oregon (p10); Women ranked third in West region (p10); Student Recreation Center offers late night fun (p11); UI volleyball holds off strong Aggie effort (p12);
Murder; McMillan, Eric; Yearout, Jason; Death; Presidential election; Vision and Resources Task Force; Lambda Chi Alpha; Academic Champions Experience program; Football; Cross-country; Student Recreation Center; Volleyball; Volleyball
September 28th, 2004 Suspects delay pleas; Seeking weapons of mass destruction; UI exchanged land for railroad property; Fraternity settles in official home; Women learn how to survive the political landscape; Volunteer firefighters balance Average Joe lifestyle with high-stress profession (p3); Dietician warns obesity stems from childhood habits (p3); Idaho drops to 0-4 after loss to University of Oregon (p8); Martinazzi brings aggression, comedic relief to soccer team (p8); Women’s golf starts off with a bang (p8);
Crime; Iraq War; Board of Education; Railroad; Presidential election; Sigma Phi Epsilon; Firefighters; Center for Weight and Health; Borah Theater; Football; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Golf
October 1st, 2004 University prepares for accreditation visit; Moscow teen reports chat room bomb threat; Students begin career hunting at expo; Election 2004: UI professors weigh in on stem cell research; Police search for clues in shooting of UI student; Fraternity splits wood for charity (p3); Professor presents controversial theory on evolution and Darwinism (p3); Rocky Horror Picture Show to play at the Kenworthy (p6); Young defense looks to improve against the run (p10); Volleyball travels south for weekend (p10); Women’s tennis team looks to continue success (p10); Men’s golf wins Falls Classic (p10);
Bomb threat; Accreditation; Career Expo; Presidential election; Shooting; McMillan, Eric; Alpha Gamma Rho; Johnson, Philip; Rocky Horror Picture Show; Football; Volleyball; Volleyball; Tennis; Women's tennis; Golf
October 5th, 2004 Mount St. Helens ready to blow; UI campus comes together to celebrate cultures through the International Celebration of Lights; Local activists sue state land agency; Identity theft: chances are it could happen to you; UI senior learning political ropes in D.C.; Students bag beef at UI meat store (p3); Japanese Student Association prepares for festival premiere (p3); Colfax resident shares lifelong hobby (p3); Vandals rush to first victory of season (p9); Kennelly brings purpose and power to cross country team (p9); Volleyball team loses two to conference foes (p9);
Mount St. Helens; International Celebration of Lights; Friends of the Clearwater; Identity theft; Vandal Brand Meats; Japanese Student Association; Colfax; Chess; Volleyball; Volleyball; Cross-country; Football
October 8th, 2004 UI senior dies in motorcycle accident; Suspect pleads guilty to felony eluding charges; Motorcycle fatalities may lead to fraternity sanctions; Accreditation review shows highs, lows; Election 2004: Nader supporters host rally for Moscow voters; Local eateries offer free food through campusfood.com (p3); National Depression Screening Day brings awareness to UI (p3); Homecoming contests to carry considerable prizes (p6); Idaho vs. UL Monroe (p14); Snyder’s first priority is the football team (p14); Tailgating rules changed (p14); Vandals, back in saddle, sweep Mustangs (p15);
McMillan, Eric; Wells, James J.; Curcuru, Nicholas; Accreditation; Motorcycle accidents; Presidential election; Campusfood; City of Moscow - restaurants; National Depression Screening Day; Counseling and Testing Center; Homecoming; Football; Tailgating; Volleyball; Volleyball
October 12nd, 2004 Local club under scrutiny in homicide investigation; UI students paying more for Vandal Card; LLC prepares care packages; UI administrator placed on indefinite leave; Credit cards carry more than benefits; National Coming Out Day brings awareness to campus (p3); Moscow cemetery tour brings local history to life (p3); Vandal Fall Preview shows off the UI campus (p4); Vandals upset UC Santa Barbara (p9); UL Monroe defeats Idaho (p9); Vandals fall to Gonzaga, Utah State (p9);
The Beach; UI Athletic Department; McMillan, Eric; Vandal Card; LLC; Administration; Credit cards; National Coming Out Day; City of Moscow - cemetery; Vandal Preview; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s
September 17th, 2004 UI graduate dies amidst combat in Iraq; Student fees could increase by 10 percent; Energy drinks become latest pick-me-up; Gay marriage draws debate; Myhrum proposes community service requirement for incoming freshmen (p3); UI students looking for relief (p3); Vandal volleyball pounces on Tigers (p9); UI, WSUI prepare for Battle of the Palouse (p9); Putting the ‘person’ into personal training (p9); UI faces tough homestead (p11);
Iraq War; Student fees; Energy drinks; Gay marriage; ASUI; ASUI president; Student Health Center; Volleyball; Volleyball; Battle of the Palouse; Football; Personal training; Student Recreation Center; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s
October 15th, 2004 FBI interrogations of Muslims in Idaho draws concerns; Task force report open for public comment; Business students play with real numbers; Misunderstanding gets fraternity into hot water; Political powerhouses visit campus; Local and legislative candidates come out in full force at forum (p3); Vandals look to rebound against Louisiana-Lafayette (p9); Seniors prepare for last game in Kibbie Dome (p9); Basketball fans get first chance to go nuts (p9); Idaho heads back on road after victory over Cougars (p9); Cross country women face pre-nationals with confidence (p10);
FBI; Muslims; Vision and Resources Task Force; UI Finance; Delta Tau Delta; State election; Football; Basketball; Volleyball; Volleyball; Cross-country
October 19th, 2004 PETA questions care of bovines on UI campus; UI fraternity under investigation by national chapter; Japanese festival transforms UI ballroom; Preserving a legacy: Lionel Hampton tapes to be digitized; Flu vaccination clinics cancelled; UI Marine helps diminish terrorism on Afghan border (p3); Foundation, administrators discuss restoring college (p3); Vandals earn second victory (p10); Soccer goes 1-1 over the weekend, gets first conference win (p10);
PETA; College of Agriculture; Delta Sigma Phi; Japanese Student Association; Matsuri Japanese Festival; Lionel Hampton; Student Health Center; Flu; Iraq War; UI Foundation; Administration; Football; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s
October 22nd, 2004 Student fee debate begins early at state board meeting; Students wade through roaming charges, weekend minutes and the latest technology in order to get more for their money; Election 2004: Local candidates make their case to UI students; Bellwood Lecture focuses on poor’s need for legal aid (p3); Student organization promotes reproductive rights (p3); Vandals prepare for first swim meet since 1985 (p9); UI women’s rodeo team ranked No. 1 in nation (p9); Vandals head to Middle Tennessee in search of Sun Belt win No. 2 (p9); Volleyball team nears 20-win goal (p9); Men’s basketball has high expectations (p10);
Student fee; Idaho State Board of Education; Board of Education; Cell phones; State elections; Planned Parenthood; VOX; Bellwood Lecture; Swim; Swim team; Rodeo; Rodeo, women’s; Football; Volleyball; Volleyball; Basketball; Men’s Basketball
October 26th, 2004 Powwow brings fancy stepping; Fraternity alcohol investigations to be carried out separately; Lead attorney for al-Hussayen shares lessons learned; Students fight poverty with ‘A Night without Comfort’; Wall Street Journal editor offers the human side of journalism (p3); Swim program returns to Vandal athletics (p8); Vandals can’t stop Blue Raiders’ high tempo offense (p8); Senior provides leadership (p8); Students climb in the dark at Late Night at the Rec (p9);
Powwow; Native American Student Association; Powwow; Delta Sigma Phi; al-Hussayen, Sami Omar; A Night Without Comfort; Friendship Square; Wall Street Journal; Swim team; Swim; Football; Volleyball; Volleyball; Student Recreation Center
October 29th, 2004 Radio stations pull state representative’s campaign ads; Election 2004: countdown to the presidency; UI administrator resigns as director of Auxiliary Services; Suspects in murder of UI football player called before grand jury; Latah County clerks take precautions to ensure accurate vote counts Nov. 2 (p3); Martin Forum speaker sees democracy from the outside (p3); Former playmate brings her message to UI (p4); Hobo spider population thrives in Moscow (p4); Frights for all ages found at Haunted Palouse (p8); Downtown provides safe trick-or-treating environment (p9); Women’s basketball prepares for season (p13); Nations’s top scorer brings edge to team (p13); Vandals on the road again, heading to Alabama (p13); Weekend games last for Idaho seniors (p14); Cross country teams head to Big West Championships (p14); Vandals trip over Long Beach State (p16);
Vision 2020; State elections; Administration; Auxiliary Services; McMillan, Eric; Latah County; Martin Forum; Playboy; City of Moscow - wildlife; Haunted Palouse; Halloween; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Football; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Cross-country; Volleyball; Volleyball
November 2nd, 2004 Vandal Taxi switches to set-route system; Ramadan: Local Muslims observe holy month of fasting; Election 2004: showing up a the polls; UI Faculty Council addresses task force recommendations; Jesse Ventura sets the record straight at WSU (p3); Car breathalyzers become latest prevention against drunken driving (p3); Soccer falls twice over weekend as season ends (p9); UI volleyball nets tough loss in five-game thriller (p9); Trojan defense too much for Idaho (p9); Intramural soccer provides enjoyment (p11);
Vandal Taxi; Islamic Center of Moscow; Election Day; Presidential elections; State elections; Faculty Council; WSU; Jesse Ventura; Moscow Police Department; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football; Intramural sports
November 5th, 2004 - Homecomeing 2004 Grand jury issues indictments in murder investigation; UI departments make requests for student fee increases; Bush unveils plans for second term; College voter turnout falls short of expectations; Home, sweet home: UI homecoming marks memories, traditions and new beginnings; Students rock to raise breast cancer awareness (p3); Cassini spacecraft performs flyby of Titan (p3); Homecoming, Young players to see more playing time as season wraps up (p12); Defensive end proves hard work does pay off (p12); Idaho seniors ready for final home game of season (p12); Swim team ready for Big West Shootout (p14);
McMillan, Eric; Student fees; President Bush; Election Day; Homecoming; Rockathon; Breast cancer; Breast Cancer Research; Cassini; Football; Swim; Swim team
November 9th, 2004 Candidates begin their campaigns for the office of ASUI president; Wells brothers await extradition; Former Congressman visit UI campus; UI students called to testify in case against Vandal football coach; Oregon filmmaker brings untold stories from Iraq; Moscow protester returns home after six months in federal prison (p3); Local students raise donations for pets (p4); True point guards bring transition game to Idaho (p10); Idaho defeats Arkansas State for third win (p10);
ASUI; ASUI president; Congress; College of Law; Wells brothers; McMillan, Eric; Brice, Alundis; Iraq War; Protesting; Wekerle, Richard; Pets; Human Rights Club; Moscow High School; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Football
September 21st, 2004 UI student slain in shooting; Suspects in shooting make court experience; UI students killed in motorcycle accident; Fraternity holds vigil to remember brothers; Mexican independence celebration begins (p3); Families find fun at the Latah County Fair (p3); Vandals routed by Cougars (p8); UI knocks off Idaho State in home opener (p8); Vandals come out flat in loss to Northridge (p8); Young golf team sets hopes high (p8);
McMillan, Eric; Shooting; Accident; Delta Sigma Phi; Yearout, Jason; Mexican Independence Day; Latah County Fair; Football; Soccer; Soccer, Women’s; Volleyball; Volleyball; Golf
November 30th, 2004 UI student dies in car accident; Coach pleads to lesser charge in gun altercation; Clubs take precautions against date rape; Rec center enforces stricter parking patrols; Cell phones join Do Not Call list; Hate speech leads to call for civility (p3); UI organization helps disabled (p3); Mustard seed becomes latest bug killer (p3); Vandals receive at-large bid to NCAA championships (p8); Vandals named to All-Big West team (p8); Idaho takes sisxth at Rainbow Wahine (p8); Vandals finish 25th at Championships (p8);
Car accident; Bohac, Heidi; Date rape; Rape; Sexual Assault; Brice, Alundis; Student Recreation Center; Cell phones; Hate speech; Idaho Assistive Technology Project; Mustard seed; Volleyball; Volleyball; Basketball; Women's Basketball
December 3rd, 2004 Provost search narrows; Money 101: The Sound of Music; Blot magazine arrives on UI campus; Murder suspects to be extradited to Moscow; Plant club shows off green thumb at annual sale; UI sheds light on World AIDS Day (p3); UI licenses to Korean firm (p3); Racial mascots cause stir (p4); Huskies pose tough challenge for Vandals (p11); Divilbiss happy with team’s growth, four non-conference games remain (p11); Last-second play by Washington State fells Vandals (p11);
Provost; MP3; Blot; Wells brothers; McMillan, Eric; Plant Soil and Science Club; World AIDS Day; AIDS; AIDS Awareness; Vaccines; Microbiology; Racial and Ethnic Relations; Volleyball; Volleyball; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball
November 12nd, 2004 Accident spurs campaign to eliminate ‘suicide run’; UI federation disputes standing of UI athletics; Students brave cold to take back the night; LLC celebrates grand opening; Task force aims to prevent further student tragedies; Presidential candidates gear up for election (p3); Vandals sweep Cal State Fullerton (p9); From sideline to center court (p9); Last chance: Idaho’s final game against Sun Belt powerhouse (p9); Taking over UI, judo style (p10);
City of Moscow - streets; City of Moscow - roads; Take Back the Night; UI Federation; Big Sky; UI Athletics; LLC; Alcohol Task Force; Football; Volleyball; Volleyball; Judo
December 7th, 2004 Morris named interim provost; Breaking down the 4-year plan; Wells pleads not guilty to murder; UI administrators plead case for student fee increase; University child-care center negotiates new management; Huygens preps for Titan landing (p3); Modern-day fairy godmothers give Cinderellas a chance to dance in style (p3); Idaho ends season with loss to Huskies (p9); Vandals fall to Boise State (p9); Idaho wins two against Washington State (p9); UI Boxing Club encourages men and women to try the sport (p10);
Morris, Linda; Provost; Graduation; Wells brothers; Administration; Student fee; Children’s Center; Titan; Atkinson, David; Hess, Billie Joe; Cinderella’s Closet; Volleyball; Volleyball; Basketball; Men’s Basketball; Hockey; Hockey, Women’s; Boxing club
December 10th, 2004 Faculty consider plus-minus grading system; Second suspect in murder arrives in Latah County; Money 101: Prepping for the winter road; Families send love to troops in Iraq; Eating disorders on the rise at UI; Student families dispute SHIP coverage (p3); Student earns long-awaited degree (p3); UI officials defend move to the WAC (p3); HR club takes in the sights (p5); UI steam plant on the job 24/7 (p5); Final shot lifts Vandals over Grizzlies (p11); Westbrooks back on the court (p11); Swimmers stick around campus for finals week (p11);
Faculty Council; Grading; Wells brothers; McMillan, Eric; City of Moscow - roads; City of Moscow - streets; Iraq War; Eating disorders; SHIP; Western Athletic Conference; Human Resource Management; HR Club; Steam Plant; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Swim
November 16th, 2004 Provost announces resignation; Local Vietnam veteran initiates Moscow’s first Veterans Day parade; Local veterans continue observances year-round; Accused murderer arrives in Latah County; Alcohol Task Force plans future action; Congressmen discuss future of U.S. politics (p3); Women’s cross country makes history (p8); Women’s basketball begins season with win (p8); Volleyball dominates final home game (p8); Thomas runs over Vandals (p9); Moscow Fencing Club hosts tournament (p10);
Provost; Pitcher, Brian; Veterans Day; Wells brothers; McMillan, Eric; Alcohol Task Force; Congress; Cross-country; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Volleyball; Volleyball; Football; Fencing Club
November 19th, 2004 Hansen wins by landslide; UI fraternity placed on probation; After five months of training the Idaho Army National Guard prepares for a Thanksgiving send-off to Iraq; Flu vaccine not expected to make it to UI campus; Gov. issues warrants to bring suspects to Idaho; Student fees deadline moved back to April; Myhrum prepares to exit (p3); Idaho’s success tied directly to Kennewick trio (p9); Voice of the Vandals goes silent (p9); Idaho takes on Hawai’i in match-up of future fellow conference members (p10);
ASUI; ASUI elections; ASUI president; Iraq War; Idaho Army National Guard; Delta Sigma Phi; Flu; Flu vaccine; Student fees; Wells brothers; Basketball; Women's Basketball; Curtis, Bob; Football