Argonaut 2008

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October 7th, 2008 Gay student Threatened; Michaud to leave Idaho; Parking services oversells permits; Idaho suffers growing pains: Idaho needs win in sails (p11); Seven teams in trouble (p13);
Gay student; Michaud; Parking Services; Football; NFL
October 21st, 2008 Being a democrat in Idaho; Students, alumni alleviate hunger; The beach undergoing change; Bulldogs run over vandals (p12); Women play outdoors to (p12);
Democrat inn Idaho; UI Alumnis; Football; Women in sports
October 14th, 2008 Parking and ASUI discuss oversell; Serving up African culture; Vandals show improvement (p11); Vandals tie at home (p12);
ASUi and parking issues; African culture; Football; Rugby
October 17th, 2008 Surviving the cold:In the dorms?; Changes take place across the university; Law-suit reaches class-action status; Arsonist attacks Obama sign; Bulldogs in a kennel: Vandals look to keep Bulldogs on short leash (p12); Volleyball to host 'Dig for the curve' (p12);
Dorms; Lawsuit; Obama; Football; Volleyball
October 10th, 2008 From typewriters to keyboards; The Argonaut celebrates 110 years in print; WSU and UI say it's over: Career expo partnership ends after 10 years (p3); Back to basics (p12); Olympic committe to retest Beijing samples (p14);
print anniversary of Argonaut; Career Expo; Football; Olympic committe
October 24th, 2008 Greek adviser resigns; Vandals come home; WSU shocked by hate crimes; A call for change; UI announces new security (p4); Grateful dead gets up, jams for Sen. Obama (p19); Conley punts his way to no.1 (p20); Club sports recap: UI student play for the love of the game (p22);
Greek adviser; new security on campus; Grateful dead for Obama; Hate crimes; Football; Club sports
October 28th, 2008 Budget cuts effect funding; Vandal victory; UI seeks greek adviser; UI students with conservative values; Volleyball squad rolls over Broncos (p11); Gorilla off our backs (p14);
Budget cuts; Football; Greek adviser; Volleyball
October 31st, 2008 A real scare: haunted in Northern Idaho; League of women voters holds forum; Retiree files suit against UI; ROTC brings action to education (p5); Vandals put victory to bed (p14); Hockey team as cold as ice (p15);
Women voters; Lawsuit; ROTC; Football; Hockey team
November 4th, 2008 On the heels of history: Women journey for a vote and a voice in the political process; Federal candidate guide; Vandals nearly upset SJSU: Vandals come back in final minutes but fall short against San Jose state spartans (p13);
Women voters; federal candidate guide; Football
November 7th, 2008 Players suspended indefinitley: Three football players charged with misdemeanor battery, more players may be involved; UI cries foul on mail-out; Zions suspect arrested; Native Americans celebrate heritage month (p5); UI swimmin' in the California sun (p10); Roll tide: Saban restores pride (p12);
Football players charged for misconduct; Zions suspect arrested; Heritage Month; UI swimming; Men’s Basketball
November 11st, 2008 UI and BSU competition moves beyond sports; First snow: Ski film amps up team's excitement for new season (p10); NFL union to pay $28.1M (p11);
UI and BSU competition; Ski film; NFL
November 14th, 2008 ASUI senate elections begin monday; Daley-Laursen anticipates cuts; Seniors face rivals one last time (p9); Pair showcase talents (p11); Gambino's returns (p13);
ASUI senate election; Football; Soccer; Gambino’s
November 18th, 2008 Marching thorugh life in a skirt: The life of a tuba in the Idaho marching band is more than marking noise; Close to home: former UI student dies in Afghanistan; Students study tailgating trash; Immigration case continues (p3); The streak continues (p11);
Idaho marching band; Former UI student; Tailgating trash; Football
November 21st, 2008 Putting down tracks; International students makes plans for fall break; New senate established; Tailgating crosses the line; Campus gamers unite (p9); UI loses twice (p12);
International students; New senate; Campus gamers; Football
December 2nd, 2008 Savings from scratch: Families readjust in recession; Blaze causes wingers closure; Former prime minister keynote at symposium; French first lady fights against AIDS (p11); No picnic for Anteaters: Vandals rout UC Irvine 101-47 in a record setting effort (p12);
Recession; Primeminister keynote; French first lady fight against AIDS; Basketball
December 5th, 2008 UI adjusts to budget holdbacks; New dean welcomed; UI faculty tenure called into question; New development to offer local upscale student housing; Recyclemania coming to UI (p4); UI shoots the light out (p11);
Budget holds; New dean; Upscale student housing; Recyclemania; Basketball
December 9th, 2008 A different degree: New Saint Andrews and the University of Idaho may be Moscow neighbours but their communities are words apart; College talks seriously about department cuts ; Unknown MLK papers to be auctioned(p11); UI nearly grounds pilots (p12);
Different degree; Department cuts; Unknown MLK papers; Basketball
December 12nd, 2008 Initial review data released: UI may be violating ADA; Mubita faces judge in january; Battle of the sexes (p12); Vandals preapre for WAC (p22); Vandal women strive for better results (p22); Baseball spends big bucks, hopes to be recession-proof (p23); Bush highlights reduced drug use (p25);
ADA; Battle of sexes; Mubita; Basketball; Baseball; Bush adminstration
January 11st, 2008 Retirees file claim against UI: Complaint says changes to benefits plan violate terms of early retirement deal; Renovations, Safety upgrades planned for Kibbie Dome; Vandals struggle over winter break: Team wins over central Arkansas (p12);
Claim against UI; Renovations for Kibbie dome; Men’s Basketball
January 15th, 2008 University considers selling bookstores: Auxilary services requesting proposals from outside firms; Collegiate companions: pets can be meaningful addidtions to a household, but they come with responsibilities; Land gift first step toward Sandpoint campus: Main project on hold after coldwater creek stocks take hit; Vandals ranked 20 in preseason (p10);
Bookstores; Pets; Sandpoint campus; Men's track and field
January 18th, 2008 Senate split on bookstore resolution: Resolution condemning possible sale of bookstore sent back to ways and means committe; ASUI offers a different kind of break; Report critical of faculty culture, grad programs: Faculty council will discuss findings at Jan. 29 meeting; Senior crowell makes music and points (p14);
Senate on bookstore resolution; ASUI; Grad programs; Faculty Council; Men's Basektball
January 23rd, 2008 Students see changes to financial aid process: FAFSA will require more recent tax information for 2008 application; Commons gets compostable; Lehmitz joins campus as new police liason: Officer hopes to increase police presence on campus; Women grab first WAC win (p9); Vandals stumble on the road (p10);
Financial aid process; FAFSA; Commons; Police presence on campus; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball
February 8th, 2008 Senate bill will allow weapons on campuses: Six other states have introduced legislation loosening gun restrictions; Caucus draws big numbers: Obama receives 13 delegates for Idaho state convention; Cancellations lead to blood shortages; Jazz fest in need of volunteers: Annual event takes at least 500 students to run; Obama, clinton battle for funding (p6); Idaho not close enough: Team drops first half lead to new Mexico state, can't make up the difference (p11);
Senate bill; Gun restrictions; Idaho democratic caucus; Obama; Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Women's Basketball
January 25th, 2008 Proceed with caution: Slippery sidewalks should be cleared by property owners; Enrollment decreases for spring semester; City council passes noise ordinance: Officers now allowed to cite violators without a complaint; Pipe break causes flood in engineering building; Season opener shows hope (p10);
Slippery sidewalks; Spring enrollment; City Council; Floods in engineering building; Tennis
February 12nd, 2008 Moscow gets its feet wet: Forecast does not present major flooding danger, but university still preparing; Clayton gets Grammy; Find a job at career expo; Everybody's free to feel good - but not marry: "Freedom to marry week" Wants to open hearts to same-sex marriage during Valentine's day; Vandals hit their mark: Winger breaks school record, Tardy makes impressive debut (p11);
Weather forecast; Freedom to Marry Week; Track and Field
February 15th, 2008 Raising the bar: University has 21 accredited programs, hopes to add JAMM to list by 2010; Students speak out about guns: Lawmaker vows to retool gun regulation bill; Athletic departmentlooks for student support for fee increase; Vandals win in OT: Team comes back from 19 points down to beat Fresno state (p10);
JAMM courses; Gun regulation bill; Athletic Department; Men’s Basketball
February 20th, 2008 Between a rock and an attorney general: Moscow's domestic partnership decision conteseted by attorney general's office; University gets energy conscious; Donuts, discussion reveal fears of minority students; The lady with all the rings: Bogar serves up smiles as cashier in commons; Free-throws sink vandals (p10);
Attorney General; Minority students; Energy; Men’s Basketball
February 22nd, 2008 Sexual assault reported thursday; Students will see increase in doom rates; University work on emergency plan: Police, university prepare for an active shooter situation; Idaho hits the road (p13);
Sexual Assault; Doom rates; Active shooter situation; Tennis
February 26th, 2008 Dangerous reflections: This week is dedicated to helping students accept their physical apperance; Proposed changes meet with resistance; LDS focus on faith, family and community; The Beaver state proves tough for Vandals (p11); Vandal swimmers take sixth at WAC championship (p11);
Students and their physical apperance; LDS; Football; Swimming
February 29th, 2008 The buzz about caffeine: popular beverages are a huge money maker for university but cause some health issues; Address goes unheard; UI receives recognition for service; Navy man, tuba player at home in Vandal card office; Vandals can't keep up: Idaho remains winless against Hawai'i rainbow wahine team (p13);
Caffeine; recognition for service; Navy player; Women's Basektball
March 4th, 2008 Steel house seeks new members: Meeting for women's cooperative wednesday; Hear real voices of Darfur: Martin forum brings speakers to campus today; Parking changes still up for debate; No contest: Women's Basketball team towers over San Jose 77-66 (p12); Idaho cleans up (p12);
Steel House; Parking changes; Women's Basketball; Men’s Basketball
March 7th, 2008 Steel house tests its mettle: Women's cooperative needs 25 members to return to UI; Forum shows real emotion about Darfur; Gearing up for tourney time (p13); Vandals showcase talent to NFL (p14);
Steel House; Forum; Women's Basektball; NFL
March 18th, 2008 UI seeks feedback about fee increases; Phys. ed eliminates minors, certificates: programs not being used by students; Volunteers make most of break; A bittersweet ending: Idaho loses final game to Wolf pack (p13);
Fee increases; Phys. ed building; Men’s Basketball
March 21st, 2008 Petitions due today; Graduation close for seniors: Grad finale gives students oppurtunity to ready themselves for graduation day; Walgreens set to replace Mark IV: The perch also shuts it's doors at UI; Gates discusses U.S. troop proposals for Iraq (p4); Leading scorers departs from Idaho team: Madison continues streak of vandals leaving women's program early (p14);
Petitions; Graduation; Walgreens; Bill Gates; U.S. Troops in Iraq; Women's Basketball
March 25th, 2008 Different beats: Powwow links past traditions with future possibilities; Alumni relations seeks input for new center; Conference embraces rights: Human rights conference wants to 'find the center' at UI; Nakashima hits her stride (p13);
Powwow; Alumni; Human rights conference; Women’s Golf
January 29th, 2008 Credits can help with tax refund; Group hopes to 'Focus' university; Politics and religion: where's the line?: Experts look at religion's effect; GPSA wants students to get involved (p3); Vandals slip in final minutes: Idaho loses to Hawai' in front of largest home crowd of the season (p9)';
Tax refund; Politics and religion; GPSA; Men’s Basketball
March 28th, 2008 Colleges share in earmark money; It's all Greek to me: Joining Greek system can be intimidating, but well worth it, members say; Symposium addresses reconciliation: Event will feature former president of South Africa; More than 3,800 people visiting campus today; Bush: Iraq making gains despite Congress bullying (p7); Seahawks agree to $50.2 million (p27);
Earmark money; Greek system; Campus visits; Iraq; Bush adminstration; Football; Seahawks; NFL
February 5th, 2008 Faculty frustrated by yardley report; Moscow digs itself out after weekend storms: UI campus closes for first time since 1996; Today's Idaho democratic Caucus not small potatoes; Women lose hard fought game to BSU (p9);
Yardley report; Campus closed; Idaho democratic caucus; Women's Basketball
April 11st, 2008 Faculty smarting from benefits, Yardley; Argonaut survey finds morale is just average at UI; Elections start on monday; Student may have meaningitis; Fraternity member hospitalized wednesday; Students show up in droves for saturday of service; Dalai Lama visit begins amid Olympic turmoil (p4); Vandals host Gonzaga and portland state (p15);
Faculty benefits; Elections; Dalai Lama; Tennis
April 15th, 2008 Proposal to SBOE thursday: If approved, branch campus could cost UI an additional $6million a year once built; Silenced by the law: Idaho's laws make prosecuting rape difficult from all perspectives; Meaningitis patient recovering: Most UI students not at risk for rare infection; UI waits to turn page on bookstore; Vandals dominate the court (p14); Defense steps up in second scrimmage (p16);
SBOE; Financial grant; Rare infection; Rape; Track and Field; Football
April 18th, 2008 Moms checking in: Every year moms flock to campus to see what their students have been up to; Holbrook and Crump win presidential election: ASUI election brings high voter turn out, presidential pair wins by 92 votes; SBOE approves preliminary proposal; Newlee appointed coach (p25);
Moms; ASUI presidential election; SBOE; Women's Basketball
April 22nd, 2008 Ready set slow: Turtles crawl to victory in 50th anniversary of derby; 24-hour diner opening in Moscow: restaurent brings 90 jobs to the area; Take back the night sheds light on women's rights; Vandals demand respect: Team hits 13 NCAA regional qualifying marks (p13);
50th anniversary of derby; 24-hour diner in Moscow; Women’s rights; Track and Field
April 1st, 2008 Life on wheels rolls out of Moscow: Miscommunication may have lost Moscow $100,000 from RV conference; Candidate forums begin wednesday: Two pairs running for ASUI president, 13 students for senate; Potentitial bookstore managers visit campus; Track and field heads outdoors ( p11);
RV conference; ASUI presidency; Potential book store on campus; Track and Field
April 25th, 2008 Earth week rocks campus; Retires plan to sue over benefits; Student work on display at grad expo; Online scammers keeping up with trends; This Woman's army: three female cadets face their fears and stereotypes in UI's army ROTC program; Baseball brass avoid Mitchell report fines (p20);
Earth Week; Online scammers; Women's army; ROTC; Baseball
April 29th, 2008 Bookstore to remain independent: White announces he's looking at job offer from another university monday; Chinese students offended by olympic coverage; Students take back the night: Event wants students to feel safe walking in dark; Financing an Icon;
Bookstore; University monday; Chinese students; Kibbie Dome
May 2nd, 2008 Grads prepare to leave UI; One year later: City recovering from attack; Couple continues suit against UI; Championships and beyond (p30); Russ winger shoots for Beijing (p32); Nepal deports US climber with pro-Tibet banner at base camp (p33);
Grads; attacks; Suit agianst UI; Track and Field; Shotput
May 28th, 2008 Summer changes Moscow economy (p4); All the way from Reno (p12); My Texas adventure (p14);
Moscow economy; Reno; Texas adventure
June 11st, 2008 New Interim president chosen for UI (p3); SUB roof undergoes green maintenance (p5);
New interim president; SUB roof
June 27th, 2008 Religion should be studied, not feared (p5); Making friends from the folds (p10);
Religion; Making friends
July 9th, 2008 Flying high in the friendly skies, competitors travel far for annual indoor airplane contest (p2); It's the all-star game, not the most deserving game (p8);
Indoor airplane contest; MLB all-star game
July 23rd, 2008 Lost and found; ASUI looks to entertain on game day: Parking lot will now have conceert stage, food vendors and beef garden; Common read unites incoming freshmen class; Olympics ads pushing unified themes (p13); Serena to play through injury (p17);
Lost and found; ASUI; Parking issues; incoming freshmen class; Olympics; Serena Williams; Tennis
August 22nd, 2008 UI seeks new VP for enrollment; Renovated greek houses prep for semester; State board approves law school scale-down: Original plan rejected for simplified model; JAMM works to be cutting edge (p4); U.S, Iraq have talks to pull U.S. troops out (p6); Hallmark creates gay marriage cards (p7); Summer scrimmages end (p14);
New VP; Greek houses; JAMM; Gay marriage cards; Football
April 4th, 2008 Faces of cancer: Four University of Idaho students fought cancer and survived cancer to tell their stories; State board addresses fees Monday: UI asking for 7.9 percent increase in student fees; Student project assesses energy use; Regrouped, ready for the WAC championship (p16);
Cancer survivors; State board; Student fees; Golf
April 8th, 2008 A tragic journey: One year after UI Student David Boss was found murdered in his home, The Argonaut retraces the steps of his alleged killer; SBOE denies fees: UI's student fee cut to 5 percent; UI preps for grad ceremony: Programs will last at least two hours; Candidates ready for elections; Offense scores at will against defense (p12);
UI student Murder; Argonaut; Football
August 26th, 2008 New wireless network released; Giving out the goods: Clubs and organizations offer information to new students at Palousafest; Accounts manager eagerly works with students; Astronaut takes pit stop at NASC (p5); Vandals lose in overtime (p17); No delay for OJ (p19);
Wireless network; Palousafest; Accounts manager; NASC; Soccer
September 5th, 2008 Massage it in: Vandal massage joins with ship to ease the pain of students; 'Hey you guys'; North Idaho gets new interim director of academic programs; Geography takes on climate change (p3); Idaho hopes to rebound (p15); Volleyball prepares for Idaho classic (p17);
Vandal Massage; New director of academic programs for North Idaho; Climate change; Football; Volleyball
September 9th, 2008 Helping hands paint homes: Students donate their time to renovate houses during the annual paint the palouse; Pharmacist shortage leads to shutdown; Ex-football player takes NASC position (p3); McCain delivers (p9); J.K. Rowling wins copyright claim (p12); At home in the end zone (p15); Federer wins fifth U.S. open (p17);
Paint the Palouse; Ex-football player takes NASC position; McCain; J.K. Rowling; Football; Federer; U.S open
September 12nd, 2008 UI puts breaks on hiring; Enrollment numbers reach higher level;The WAC against the MAC (p13); Vandals hope to raid Portland tourney (p14);
Hiring procedure; Enrollment numbers; WAC; Volleyball
September 16th, 2008 Housing plays key role; Moscow elementary school expands; UI student travels to the olympics (p4); Vandals bucked by Broncos (p12);
Housing and residence life; Moscow elemantry school; Football
September 19th, 2008 Spirit squad uniforms scrapped; Math department may offer developmental courses; Vandals begin WAC play (p10); Vandals in hole against Gophers (p10);
Spirit squad; Math department; Football; Volleyball
September 23rd, 2008 Presidential search begins; Idaho medical education program may grow; Women's rights versus universal human rights (p7); Vandals can't hold lead against Aggies (p12);
Presidential search; Idaho medical education program; Women’s rights; Football
September 26th, 2008 ASUI seeks new lobbyist; Unifying a community: GDI week brings independent living students together; JAMM student after beign struck by car: UI barista gets book published; 'Ya'll just stick with me': Akey stands strong as vandals take on Aztecs (p12);
ASUI; GDI; Accident; UI Barista; Football
September 30th, 2008 Focusing on substance abuse; Record stock plunge; PEB denied new sauna; FIlming the effects; Rough outing for Vandals (p12); Idaho volleyball beats Boise state (p13);
Substance abuse; PEB; Football; Volleyball
October 3rd, 2008 UI determines academic program cuts; Psych out: UI professor proposes psychological resolution for highway crosswalk; Senate candidates debate at UI; Wolf pack attacks (p15);
Academic program cuts; Psychological resolution for highway crosswalk; Senate; Football
August 29th, 2008 Making change: Parking services implements higher costs for tickets, meter and permit; Women's league seeks young voters; Small model law school encouraged; Running game stronger than ever (p12);
Parking Services; Women's league; Small model law school; Football
September 3rd, 2008 Tightening up tailgating; GOP VP pick has Idaho ties; UI welcomes new faculty; Traveling abroad for an education; Not the average Greek life (p4); Vandals fall flat in Arizona (p9); Gonzaga outplays Vandals 3-1 (p10);
Tailgating; VP; New faculty; Traveling abroad; Greek life; Football; Soccer