Argonaut 2014

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November 11, 2014 Tobacco task force stories were misleading: The Argonaut regrets errors made in Oct. 28 stories, editorial; Just for the veterans: UI Veterans Assistance Office benefits veterans; Vandals for veterans: UI scholarship fund gives veterans an open door to higher education; Back to the quiet life: Student veteran finds his place after combat; Planting on the Palouse prairie: UI Sustainability Center partners with Palouse Conservation District to replant native vegetation (p3); Africa Night’s packed house: Africa Night 2014 bring food, dance, traditions to UI (p4)
Tobacco; Veterans; Higher education; Native plants; Africa Night
December 12, 2014 Wise words to carry on: Smith to speak at graduation; Growth from graduation: Senior Clare Haley views graduation as a time for growth; Making it home: Chatriand emphasizes student safety, winter conditions; Expanding gun policy: Policy to include bans on additional weapons; Students relax for finals: UI provides resources to help student prepare for finals (p4); From the South came a coffee: ‘Vandal Blend’ coffee on shelves at Moxie Java (p5); Contests in creativity: Architecture students design hypothetical UI president’s house for class contest (p8); Deck the halls with climate change: Class brings climate change knowledge, awareness to UI (p9); Leaving his mark: Idaho’s Forde sibling duo losing Maxx to graduation (p11); Reelin’ in big fish: Idaho fishing club members earn top five finishes (p13); From player to coach: Former Idaho lacrosse player now going into coaching (p14)
Graduation; Christmas break; Traveling; Coffee; Final exams; Architecture; Football; Lacrosse
October 7, 2014 Getting ahead: Annual Job, Internship, and Grad School Fair to jumpstart student careers; Brown on campus: Last DOS finalist to address UI; Visions and goals: Ybarra and Jones vie superintendent; Pullman goes green: Pullman’s first retail marijuana store opens its doors; A day for pride: LGBTQA to hold National Coming Out Day Carnival (p4); Idaho chops down Lumberjacks on pitch: Baggerly Leong lift Vandals past ‘Jacks, Vandals move into second place in conference (p7)
Career Fair; Marijuana; Coming Out Day Carnival; Sports
March 25, 2014 Teaming up with Google: Google, university partner to increase marketing efforts, yields positive results; Educating through ethics: Ethics symposium focuses on national security and media ethics; Prison improvement passing: Journey of justice reinvestment policies smooth, signed into law by Otto; In Brief; Silver and gold chefs meet iron: Second Annual Vandal Iron Chef Competition Thursday (p3); Learning in the wilderness: Students have opportunity to take 16 credits in wilderness (p4); Dining with style: Students invited to annual etiquette dinner, learn professional skills (p4); Strong doubles play for Vandals continues: Idaho men’s tennis team’s up-and-down season continues (p7)
Google; Ethics; Justice; Semester in the Wild; Tennis; Golf
February 7, 2014 Everyone identifies: ‘The Vagina Monologues’ cast members relate experiences, importance of production; Combining education, technology: Technology to bolster SBOE efforts; Racing to stand: UI faculty Senate to take stance on campus concealed carry; Vandal returns: UI alumnus Martin McGreevy returns from New York, teaches four-week film course; Questions arise in Moscow ordinance: Moscow Human Rights Commission led discussion panel on city non-discrimination ordinance (p4); No coach, no problem: Women’s tennis finds success amid adversity (p7)
Technology; Human rights; Sports
March 25, 2014 - The Arg Spring guide to ASUI elections Encouraging participation: ASUI Election Coordinators talk election logistics, offering incentives (p2); Meet your candidates: ASUI President and Vice President (p3); Tow down, two to go: Guns, Greeks and student relations among issues addressed at open forums (p6)
Voting; ASUI government elections
August 22, 2014 Flooding the Palouse; Save money, dance on; Presidential perseverance; Remembering Reynolds: UI sophomore dies in Southern Idaho car accident (p6); Student Health Services hasn’t disappeared: Student Health Building undergoes construction (p7); Moscow parks get vandalized: A rise in graffiti vandalism hits Moscow (p8); Memorial Gym weight room no more: Few remaining attendees will need to look elsewhere for physical fitness (p8); Summer sports briefs: Idaho athletics didn’t let up over summer months (p12); Coaching carousel: Several Idaho teams went through coaching changes heading into 2014 (p13)
Flooding; Death; Student Health Services; Vandalism; Memorial Gym; Sports coaches; Ice bucket challenge
September 5, 2014 Vandals get drenched for ALS: Vandals and community members weigh in on ALS challenge; A dry choice: Regional ALS Association Chapter sponsors walk for ALS awareness; New vacancies in ASUI senate: ASUI loses four senators, searching for replacements; Staben speaks to faculty members: Staben addresses faculty across state, future plans; Twice the Perch: A new Perch on the block, beer on tap (p4); Idaho makes $975k off no contest: Season opener against Florida won’t be rescheduled (p7); Looking for a W: Idaho searching for first win as Broncos come to town (p8)
ALS; Ice bucket challenge; Beer; Sports
5/28/2014 - Summer Arg UI warns of employer scams (p3); Construction season: Deakin Avenue under construction (p4); Plan on increase: UI looks to increase enrollment on Moscow campus with new recruiting strategies (p5); Grand slam for Singer: “Days of Future Past” is a truly great film that rectifies past X-Men failures (p5); Vandals set their sights high: Vandals travel to Arkansas for prelims (p10)
Summer; Construction; Enrollment increase; X-Men films; Traveling Vandals
April 11, 2014 Vandalizing poverty: Nourish color run supports effort to send students abroad: University of Idaho club joins mission to end global poverty, aims to send students abroad; Foundation ups funding: UI to offer 5 percent more in institutional financial aid; News briefs; Alcohol awareness: CTC hosts free alcohol screening for UI students (p3); World Wars have lasting impact: Stanford professor speaks about Middle East role in WWI at 66th annual Borah Symposium (p4); Speaking loudly with silence: National Day of Silence brings awareness to LGBT bullying (p4); Readers as Leaders: Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin wins prestigious award for his Readers as Leaders program (p8)
Poverty; Study abroad; Financial aid; WWI; LGBTQ bullying; National Day of Silence; Basketball; Readers as Leaders
April 18, 2014 Up again: SBOE approves 4 percent tuition increase; Talking tobacco: UI Tobacco Task Force encourages university to implement tobacco-free policy; Internal bleeding: UI escapes Heartbleed, students should still take precautions; Gone with the wind: Intro to kiteboarding class now offered on campus; News brief; ASUI for advocacy: Student presidents collaborate statewide for student advocacy (p4); Stop and stare: Violence Prevention Programs shed light on interpersonal violence (p4); A necessary evil: Security expert speaks about the need for intelligence agencies despite negative coverage (p5); Righting the wrongs: NCAA approves proposal for meal and snack allowances for athletes (p8); Life of a student-athlete: College athletes juggle academics, sports and time management (p9)
Tobacco; Kiteboarding; Violence Prevention Programs; Security; NCAA
The Arg Fall Guide to ASUI Elections Why vote?: ASUI President Nate Fisher encourages students to vote in upcoming election (p2); Low turnout at Bob’s Place: ASUI Senate candidates address students at second open forum, two students in audience (p5); A diverse focus: Final open forum focuses on multicultural affairs (p7)
Voting; ASUI government elections
May 6, 2014 Kings and their Ring: Its tenure was short-lived, but Vandal boxing holds deep roots in UI’s history; Faculty debates tobacco-free proposal: UI faculty doesn’t endorse or reject tobacco free proposal; The grass is greener: Pollinators, Plants and Wisescapes seminar will cover plant diversity and water efficiency for lawns and gardens (p3); Better buildings, NASA style: UI doctoral candidate connects conservation, people at NASA Ames (p4); Traditional food, new ways of thinking: Multicultural fraternity battles women’s issues with carne asada (p4); For the love of running: Injuries no obstacle for Kiser’s devotion to her sport (p6)
Vandal boxing; Tobacco; Plant diversity and health; NASA architecture; International food; Running
May 9, 2014 From politics to podium: Louise McClure to speak at 2014 spring commencement; Looking abroad: Graduating senior looks back on experience at UI; Graduation Shout Outs; Process continues; Student Health Pharmacy cut: Increased costs; decreased revenue ends Student Health Pharmacy; Gun task force still working: Gun task force expects initial implementation policy before new legislation goes into effect (p4); Top researcher earns top award: 2014 Excellence of Research Award for work on multi-drug resistant plasmids (p6); A healthy alternative: Gritman Diabetes Care Team teaches public healthy eating (p8); A game changer in breast cancer detection: Gritman Medical Center gets new technology that will increase cancer detection rates (p8); Victory for the pooches: City Council votes in favor of making Mountain View Park an off-leash area for dogs, but expresses concern (p9); Diversity domination: UI National Society for Black Engineers gains national recognition (p9); Giving to the givers: United Way helps citizens year round (p10); Finally getting a taste of home: Idaho track and field ends regular season at home this weekend with the Vandal Jamboree (p14)
Louise McClure; Graduation; Student Health Pharmacy; Gun task force; Excellence of Research Award; Diabetes; Cancer; National Society for Black Engineers
October 10, 2014 Brown, last one down: Last DOS finalist speaks at UI; ‘Changing a culture’: Greek community adapts to new DOS policies; Policy ignites Greek firestorm: Greek community adjusts to policies, criticisms about implementation; Idaho holds breath: Same-sex marriage debate sparks local interest; Mumps hits UI: Dean advises students to be aware of symptoms; PRotecting free speech: UI faculty senate approves new academic freedom language (p3); Homecoming begins: Homecoming events to start off loud Sunday night (p4)
Greek life; Same-sex marriage; Freedom of Speech; Homecoming
February 25, 2014 Feeding Hope: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week emphasizes importance of education, support; Cause for concern: Women’s Center to reevaluate V-day after low attendance; There’s still time: Packets for spring elections due Wednesday; In Brief; Fashion show seeks more: Annual Moscowrade needs artists, designers for upcoming snow (p3); Community effort gives athletes fresh start: Moscow Special Olympics team thanks donors after theft (p3); The doctor is in: Moscow doctor becomes Palouse’s only board-certified obesity physician (p3); Men’s tennis sweeps weekend: Led by Nikitin’s strong play, Vandals improve to 5-6 on season (p7)
National Eating Disorders Awareness week; Fashion show; Special Olympics; Obesity doctor; Tennis
March 11, 2014 Hope for Syringa flow: Park owner signs proposal to restore potable water; Pushing through: Session deadline approaching, Idaho legislature passes bills quickly; Training to save lives: IFC hosts CPR, AED certification course for fraternity members; Tribal tribute: NALSA receives $2,500 grant; LunaFest goes local: Annual Women’s Center event raises money for breast cancer (p3); Becoming ‘The Man’: Stephen Madison finding familiarity with leadership roles on court, as new father (p11); Vandals just need to play their game: Idaho’s biggest threat going into the WAC Tournament is itself (p14)
Potable water; CPR training; NALSA; Leadership; WAC tournament
October 21, 2014 Greet with treats: Theophilus Tower opens its doors to trick-or-treaters; News briefs; From athlete to activist: Former NFL player, LGBTQA advocate Wade Davis to speak at UI; Community cause: Applications extended for Make a Difference Day; A fairytale ending: Seniors Jacobsen, Pratt steal Homecoming royalty crowns (p3); Cooperating through health: Vandal Health Coalition seeks student volunteers (p4); Feminism takes the stage: Auditions for ‘Any One of Us’ to be held this weekend (p4); Victory at last: Idaho improves to 6-1 out of its last seven Homecoming games (p6)
Halloween; LGBTQ advocate; Homecoming; Health; Ebola; Feminism
February 28, 2014 - In Cue The Age of Synthesizer (p4); Royal Rumble? More like Bootista! (p8); Evergreen Edibles, A Treat for Treefort (p9)
Treefort; Music; Bands
April 29, 2014 An open invitation: UI Economics Club in opposition of tobacco ban, wants more discussion; Finals Fest tickets free for students; Idaho sanctioned by NCAA for APR violation: Football program ineligible for 2014 postseason; Safety for Greeks: UI student lobbies for safety in Greek houses, Steel House; Memories of Minidoka: Photojournalist Teresa Tamura visits campus, present stories of Japanese internment (p3); BPA exposure affects fetal heart: Monkeys used in UI study of BPA testing (p3); One video at a time: Online campaign encourages individuals to share random acts of kindness (p4); Masculine culture: New men’s group forming to discuss issues surrounding masculinity (p5); Game. Set. WAC Champs: Men’s and Women’s tennis triumph over New Mexico State in Las Cruces (p6); Epps arrested for DUI (p6)
Tobacco; Finals Fest; Football; NCAA violation; Greek life; Monkey experimentation; Random acts of kindness; Masculine culture; Tennis
April 15, 2014 Student health offices move; Case by case: Off-campus jurisdiction is standard procedure; Doceo center opens at UI: Doceo Center helps future teachers, K-12 students learn with technology; Troubled program: Latah County Non-Indigent Public Assistance Program ends April 30; In brief; Students, spirit, Red Bull: Red Bull Chariot Race gets students excited for Vandal Friday (p3); Studying beginnings of print: UI Special Collections and Archives head Garth Reese selected for academic seminar (p4); Getting technical for education: Students in Engineers Without Borders work to bring drinking water, irrigation to Bolivian village (p4); Vandals beat familiar face in Texas: After long road trip, Vandals ready for senior day (p7)
Student health offices; Technology; Future teachers; Red Bull Chariot Race; Special collections and Archives; Engineers Without Borders
March 31, 2014
September 3, 2014 News Briefs; Staben favors tobacco ban: UI President Chuck Staben intends to implement a campus-wide tobacco ban; Serving with gratitude: New SBA president starts public service career at UI; Color campus green: Violence prevention a priority for ASUI (p3); Colorful cause: Colors of Hope 5K run helps support local cancer patients (p4); Dirt and discovery: Archaeology project digs up information on early UI life (p5); Bursting into the spotlight: Freshman leads Idaho in opening meet (p9)
Tobacco ban; Violence prevention; Colors of Hope; Cancer patients; Archaeology; Cross-country
April 1, 2014 Year two in Boise: Funding for the second-year law program in Boise approved by JFAC; Grouplove to headline Finals Fest; Leading the law school: Mark Adams selected as new College of Law dean; UI Symposium commemorates WWI: Annual Borah Symposium to feature Gen. Rochard Myers as keynote speaker; Helping with healthy snacks: Campus dietitian, UI Students team up to provide healthy vending machine options (p3); Syringa fight continues: Poverty on the Palouse meeting covers Syringa issues, lawsuits filed against owner Magar (p4); Idaho lax garners fifth win: Vandal lacrosse trumps Gonzaga, improves to 5-3 on season (p6)
Law School; WWI; Healthy snacks; Syringa lawsuits; Lacrosse
October 31, 2014 SaVEd from assault: SaVE Act expands federally mandated reporting to include gender-based crimes; Campus crime falls: UI Security and Fire Safety Report indicates lower crime rates on campus in 2013; UI combats assault, reports increase; Staben takes a stance: President Chuck Staben declares himself a feminist; Starting tradition: Stabens to host students for Halloween open house (p3); Commemorating the deceased: UI community celebrates Day of the Dead Nov. 1 (p3); A library facelift: Library renovation gaining momentum (p4); Back to its sweeping ways: Idaho sweeps Montana State (p8)
Sexual Assault; Crime rates; Feminism; Library renovation; Day of the Dead
November 18, 2014 Boycott Black Thursday takes off: UI alumnus sparks old-fashioned boycott through Facebook for holiday sales on Thanksgiving; Counting on career ladders: UI administrators look to provide professional training, career ladders; News briefs; Extending amnesty: Moscow police consider adopting an amnesty policy; Drones, phones and autonomous vehicles: UI LIbrary to host annual GIS Day event Wednesday (p3); Sharing Thanksgiving: High School student organizes Thanksgiving dinner for Palouse community for second year in a row (p4); Barr, Salvatore lift Vandals past Gauchos: Vandals win 47-44 in Santa Barbara (p7)
Thanksgiving; Black Friday; Amnesty policy; GIS Day; Basketball; Senior Night
May 2, 2014 A juggling act: Idaho coach Jeff Beaman pulls double duty of both tennis teams; UI investigated by DEO for possible Title IX violations; Faculty free speech: UI faculty vote for explicit right of free speech in faculty governance; News brief; From concept to creation: Students win business competition and move forward with product deployment (p4); Solving problems: Engineering students display experiences, talk about problem solving skills at Engineering Design Expo (p4); Nice nominations: Online campaign encourages individuals to share random acts of kindness (p4); Opportunity in ‘City of Angels’: Idaho ready for opportunity to play top 20-opponent in NCAA tournament (p6)
Tennis; Title IX; Free speech; Business competition; Engineering; Random acts of kindness; Sports
February 4, 2014 Chopping it up with Vandal Meats; Right of way for rights bill: Service-denial bill raises similar rights conversation, varying opinions merge; SBOE votes no concealed carry: State Board of Education, higher education leaders urge rejection of campus concealed carry law; Concerns of cooling Moscow sewage (p3); New fraternity to join UI (p3); Celebrating Chinese culture: Confucius Institute brings Chinese New Year to UI (p4); Redhawk down: Idaho defeats Seattle U to remain undefeated in WAC play (p6)
Vandal Meats; Concealed carry law; International celebrations
June 11, 2014 Horoscopes; Mix-Tape: Sunny jams for a sunshine filled summer; Jackhammers all summer long: Construction of $50 million research building to begin (p5); Adventures in your backyard: Fight summer boredom with these adventures (p6); Grand Old Party in the Dome: Huckabee and Paul to speak at Republican convention (p9); Artwalkin’ on sunshine: Moscow’s Artwalk is back for another year (p10)
Horoscopes; Music; Construction; Summer boredom; Republican convention; Artwalk
February 11, 2014 Out in Idaho: LGBTQ acceptance starts on campus, students speak about their experience; Students say no to concealed carry: UI, BSU, ISU student body representatives vote against campus concealed carry; Jurisdiction changes divide ASUI reps: Cowan, Filicetti, Hepworth give views on new jurisdiction policy; Machine dispenses plastic, not food: 3-D vending machine now available on UI campus; ‘Safe and Sexy’: Sexual Responsibility Week teaches Vandals how to stay safe (p3); Waters of the West: Two University of Idaho students win Avista scholarship for research (p4); Breaking a trend: Vandals win two straight games for the first time in conference play (p6)
LGBTQ; Sexual Responsibility Week; Avista scholarship; Basketball
February 19, 2014 Nixing neutrality: Net neutrality issue may impact higher ed, casual internet use; Finding financial balance: Fiscal budget hearing presents education, mental health as top issues; ‘King Frog’ fun: UI students help business professor meet the market; Make a difference after college: Teach for America offers graduates a chance to give back, educate; Drug trafficking scars rainforests: Researchers discover drug trafficking to be factor in Central American deforestation (p3); Helping students prioritize health (p4); ‘Got Sex’ returns: Monthly Women’s Center event to cover masturbation (p4); Back to winning ways: Idaho rebounds from loss, gets tough win against UVU (p6)
Finances; Teach for America; Rainforests; Drug trafficking; Student health
February 14, 2014 Fading festival?: ‘Things ain’t what they used to be’ for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Disappearing deficit UI solves $1.4 million deficit with financial resources; In brief; Campus carry continues: Bill supporting concealed carry receives carry receives split support; Vandals steal victory: Idaho women’s tennis continues winning streak with battle, close win over Fresno State (p8)
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Concealed carry policy; Tennis
March 4, 2014 Challenge accepted: Chuck Staben makes first remarks as 18th UI president; Context, proximity, severity: Official guidelines for expanded jurisdiction not anticipated; Campus carry continues: Senate Bill 1254 passes house committee Friday; New student code: Alterations to student code of conduct disciplinary procedure introduced; Art in the market: The City of Moscow holds annual poster contest for 2014 Farmers Market, invites local artists (p4); Making the Market: Moscow Farmers Market Craft and Food Jury judges potential walk-on vendors for 2014 market (p4); One down, one to go: Vandals clinch regular season title, No. 1 seed in upcoming conference tournament (p6); Tough future without Madison: Life without senior Stephen Madison could be rough (p7)
Chuck Staben; Concealed carrying bill; Moscow Farmers Market; Stephen Madison; Basketball
February 28, 2014 From prez to prof: Interim President Don Burnett looks back on accomplishment, Staben steps into presidency; Finding the space: UI administrators make room for displaced College of Education, Targhee displaced; Split on security: Students, faculty, community members stage walkout-open carry supporters arrive too; Livestock livelihood: “Ag-gag” bill heads to governor’s desk for consideration; Improving security: Campus security hopes to become more visible on campus (p3); International friendships in Moscow: Friendship families connect international students with community, university (p4); Vandals hope to keep winning (p7); Women’s tennis seeks ninth straight win: Idaho prepares for double-header against Broncos, Bengals (p7)
Security; Open carry bill; International Friendships; Tennis; Basketball
September 16, 2014 Motivating men: Helping men change rape culture; Get your Green Dot on: Green Dot to hold first training session of the year; Taking back the night: Protesting violence and assault; Andrew Kersten, a dean with CLASS: New dean opens up, life an hobbies; Plate tectonics on Europa: UI scientists’ geological discovery indicates possible habitable world (p3); UI law school hosts Hobby Lobby debate: UI law professor debates Liberty Institute litigator on SCOTUS decision (p3); Record masks improvement: Idaho football improved despite early losses (p7)
Rape culture; Green Dot; Hobby Lobby; Geology; Football
July 23, 2014 From campus, with love: Some things your parents, teachers can’t tell you; Campus firearm law: Prep for the coming school year and campus firearms; Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge (p2); New and improved: Providing students a more enjoyable resident hall experience (p5); Taking temperatures: Climate change addressed by science, also humanities and arts (p6); Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire (p6); Preventing stress: Taking care of oneself and knowing how to prioritize will help to prevent stress (p9); Dorm dos and don’ts: Dorm life only sucks if you let it suck (p12); Idaho exits WAC on top: Commissioner’s Cup provides validation for athletic department (p15); A way to get active: Club sports offer alternatives to students (p16)
Advice for freshmen; Brooklyn Bridge; Climate change; Wildfires; WAC; Commissioner’s Cup
September 9, 2014 Remembering 9/11: UI students recall personal accounts of 9/11; Stimulating graduate involvement: Graduate involvement, travel awards, pay raise for senators; MSD back in school: Moscow School District back in session after delay; Taking the title: UI Student receives honorable mention at national furniture design competition (p3); Musical conference: SAI hosts conference, includes free public workshop (p4); Canine Craze: Fundraiser held at Hamilton-Lowe Aquatic Center (p4); Forde, Hagins key as Vandals down Waves: Idaho defeats Pepperdine for second win of season (p6)
9/11; Traveling graduates; National Furniture Design competition; Musical conference; Canine Craze; Sports
August 29, 2014 Perch problems: Local business denied permission to pour alcoholic beverages; Patrons react: Students speak out about Perch changes, show support, share memories; Surpassing $225 million: Fundraising campaign raises $229 million, four months left; ASUI sets sights high: ISA, tobacco, student space on ASUI agenda this year (p3); More patrols, fewer accidents: Moscow Police increase patrols looking for impaired drivers (p5); A healthy priority: Vandals must stay healthy through first week (p7)
The Perch; Fundraising; Tobacco; Moscow police; Athlete health
September 12, 2014 Vandals make ‘dome’ debut: Idaho plays home opener, no lightning delay expected in Kibbie Dome; Honoring greatness: Idaho inducts its fifth Vandal Athletic Hall of Fame class Friday; Clarifying questions: Faculty Senate talks firearm policy; Starting with safety: Third annual Campus Safety Week begins Monday; Making connections: The ITS Help Desk uses technology to reach out to students (p4); Brining health, safety to campus: Relationships and Safety Resource Fair to kick off UI Safety Week (p4); Shedding light: Former ambassador talks U.S.-Asia politics (p5); Paint for a cause: Annual Paint the Palouse event on Saturday (p6); Dome-field advantage: The Kibbie Dome used to be intimidating, not the case now (p9)
Safety week; Football; Kibbie Dome; Firearms policy Health; Safety
The Arg Winter Survival Guide 2014 Walking in a winter wonderland: Students share advice on what to wear for winter season (p2); Be ready for winter: Strategies for winter comfort and productivity (p3); Shredding in the streets: Local riders compete in first ever Washington Trust Rail Jam (p6)
Winter; Winter activities; Washington Trust Rail Jam
June 25, 2014 Horoscopes; Movie Reel: Summer must-see; What makes a house a home: For Delta Zeta sisters, their home away from home finally gets a house (p3); Dems focus on education: Democrats talk about public education (p4); Summer workout in full effect: Vandal football prepares for fall season in Sun Belt (p6)
Horoscopes; Movies; Education; Football
October 3, 2014 The Mosley show: Dean of Students candidate Juliana Mosley visits campus; Welcoming Wappett: New co-director of the Confucius Institute provides fresh perspective; Two worlds collide: Confucius Institute, students learn about Chinese language, culture; ‘Not a community college’: Report shows little institutional growth at UI, competition down South; Meningitis case: UI student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis; Using the F-word: Submissions of poetry and visual works welcomed for F-Word Live poetry slam (p4); Vandals around the world: UI student athletes come to Idaho from variety of backgrounds (p6); Vandals sweep ‘Jacks: Idaho upsets Northern Arizona, being road trip Friday (p8)
Confucius Institute; Chinese culture; Meningitis; Slam Poetry; Athletes around the world
November 7, 2014 Carrying on a culture: UI junior Zak Greene shares his Makah heritage with Moscow; Celebrating heritage: UI Native American students celebrate Native American Heritage Month; Football, budgets: Faculty Senate discusses FBS football, athletic department contributions; Jean Kim appointed, Chatriand promoted: Kim to take on Student Affairs and enrollment, Chatriand inherits Dean of Student Office; Chop, cook to victory: Third biannual UI IRon Chef competition sliced, diced Wednesday (p3); Swapping sweaters: Students organization to hold winter clothing exchange (p4); Combining gender education and film: UI LGBTQA Office and Martin Institute screen film addressing “third gender” (p4); Idaho digs out win against Thunderbirds: Vandal volleyball team plays unusual five-set match, beats Southern Utah on road (p8)
Native American Heritage month; Football; UI Iron Chef; LGBTQ; Volleyball
October 14, 2014 Just married: Moscow same-sex couples celebrate their marriage; An a-maze-ing adventure: UI teams up with local farm to create, run corn maze; Plan to expand: Increasing enrollment, key to UI’s success; Becoming allergen-free: Vandal Dining works to serve students with food allergies (p3); Serving and achieving: NROTC students receive awards for essay and service (p4); Idaho soars over Eagles: Idaho looking like legitimate Big Sky threat (p7)
Same-sex marriage; Corn-maze; Food allergies; NROTC
Vandal Nation - 2014 Fall Sports Preview Season of changes: Idaho has a new coach, new conference and several new athletes entering 2014 season (p2); Travel, travel and more travel: Idaho football team has expensive travel schedule (p6); Friends and enemies (p10)
Sports; Schedules
January 17, 2014 Student policy changes on horizon: Student code jurisdiction expands: ASUI seeks student values declaration; Coming to a close: Classification, compensation recalibration complete; New session, new ideas: Lawmakers gather in Boise for 2014 legislative session; Mapping evolution: OneZoom presents biologists with digital tree of life (p3); Dispatch equipment for future: Sheriff’s department updates dispatch equipment, expands dispatch center (p4); V-Squad, V-Men and V-Day: Women’s Center to host several educational events surrounding “The Vagina Monologues” (p5); In the starting blocks: New season to start at annual open meet (p8)
Police equipment; Women’s Center; Sports
October 24, 2014 Enrollment down: UI total enrollment drops 2.9 percent; A plan for online ed: New director plans future for online education at UI; News briefs; Elections are coming: ASUI Senate applications open, elections underway; Sex and candy: Students get a talking to about safe(r) sex (p3); Costumes, makeup and creativity: University of Idaho student club to host costume contest (p3); Going green for the gold: UI makes national list for efforts in sustainability (p4); Walking for Candace: Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority hosts 5k walk for type 1 Diabetes research (p4); Refusing to lose: Idaho sweeps Weber State, crucial match against ISU Saturday (p6); Getting healthy during bye: Vandals still busy despite bye week (p8)
Enrollment; Safe sex; Creative makeup; Greek life; Type I diabetes
April 4, 2014 It’s a mom thing: UI student finds comfort at home with mom - both of them: Student effort gets Mom’s Weekend off the ground; Remembering Jane Bailargeon; UI builds supercomputer: Memory of the Big-STEM computer gives researchers advantage (p4); Great shells of fire: UI’s oldest philanthropy, Turtle Derby, hosted by Phi Delta Theta this weekend (p6); A year-long ordeal: Students, faculty discuss common misconceptions of sexual assault (p6); Lax looking for an upset: Idaho club lacrosse to play Oregon in Kibbie Dome for Mom’s Weekend (p10); Outdoor Program preps for backpack trip: Outdoor Program set for adventure to Oregen this weekend (p12)
Mom’s Weekend; Supercomputer; Greek life; Turtle Derby; Lacrosse; Outdoor Program
October 28, 2014 Tobacco troubles: Task force moving forward with no formal approval; Legitimacy of student support draws concern; Student clubs show opposition to ban tobacco ban; A Brazilian night to remember: UI’s newest club holds first major event, Brazilian Night (p3); Relief for Sierra Leone: Volunteer Center seeks to provide aid to hunger-stricken Sierra Leone (p3); Bacteria breeds fear and sickness: Vandal Health coordinator on staying healthy, vaccinations (p4); Moving up the leaderboard: Idaho women’s golf moves seven places up leaderboard at Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown (p7)
Tobacco; Brazilian Night; Fear; Health; Golf
February 21, 2014 Down again: Spring 2014 registration numbers show more decline; Playing the vocal cords: Vocal jazz group Groove for Thought to host workshop; In Brief; Banishing Barriers: Senate committee hears presentation on academic environment, economy; Having a presence, making an impact: Lt. Lehmitz leads campus police force, safety outreach (p3); On race, civil rights: UI panel to discuss black history, racial inequality (p3); 38 Minus: An Idaho fish exhibit: Prichard art gallery exhibit features native Idaho fish (p4); Timely loss: The Idaho women’s basketball team may benefit from first WAC loss of the season (p6)
Vocal jazz groups; Groove for Thought; Native Idaho fish; Basketball; Racial inequality
October 17, 2014 What happens in Vegas: Five tight-knit UI alumni return to Moscow for Homecoming after 30 years of Las Vegas; Tearing down the house: UI purchased old PIKE house, plans to demolish abandoned building; A party for Pitman: Vandals to celebrate Pitman’s retirement; Start the weekend right; Trivia for tuition: UI departments come together to offer one semester of free tuition (p3); Picassos of the Palouse: Downtown Moscow taken over by unsuspecting student artists (p3); Vandals buck the Aggies: UI Students ride mechanical bull (p5); Fending off the flu: Vandal Health offers free flu shots to UI students (p5); Vandals fight hunger: Homecoming food drive feeds the community (p7); Geologic Map Day: Idaho Geologic Survey maps more than rocks (p7); Hispanic history of Idaho: Maria Gonzalez Mabbutt addresses Hispanic heritage in Idaho (p7); Started from the bottom: Vandals roaring toward Big Sky Tournament (p10)
Homecoming; Art; Flu; Hispanic heritage
March 7, 2014 Going up: Tuition increase proposed, less than 5 percent; JFAC sets budget: CEC, second year law school approved by JFAC; Representation in regents: ASUI supports formation of representative boards for each of Idaho’s public universities; ASUI asks for increase to student fees; Duke’s reward: Police Chief David Duke receives recognition for 40 years in law enforcement (p3); Water sports and eye health: Delta Gamma philanthropy Anchor Splash begins (p3); Fear Factor bridges gap: Greeks and non-Greeks to compete in fear face off (p4); Extending streak to ten: Women’s tennis wins first of three in Honolulu (p7)
Law enforcement; Greek life; Water sports; Fear face off; Tennis
September 19, 2014 Enriching enrollment office; Paying for permits: Parking and Transportation Services use ticket and permit revenue to improve campus; Reducing rape; Fire at UI steam plant; Rock the CASA to rock UI: Kappa Alpha Theta to host philanthropy concert (p4); ‘Just tired of losing’: Idaho attempts to win its first game against Ohio (p6)
Parking and Transportation Services; Greek life; Rock concert; Football
April 8, 2014 Will dance for money: Students raise money for Make-A-Wish with inflatable dancing tube man; 40 years a Vandal: Dean of Students Bruce Pitman announces plans to retire next fall after replacement is named; Finding waves: UI professor finds waves on Saturn’s largest moon; Spreading awareness, not disease: Get Yourself Tested campaign begins on campus this week; Breaking records, not the bank: Residents across the Palouse come together for fundraiser, world record attempt (p3); Night of culture: Song, dance and fine dining is part of upcoming India Night (p3); Wilderness Act still going strong: Environmental Law Society sponsors two events for 50th anniversary (p4)
Make-A-Wish foundation; Guinness book of world records; India night; Wilderness act
December 9, 2014 To build a SHIP: SHIP evolves alongside state and federal regulations, ACA; Cashing in on coverage: Vandals looking to jump SHIP review insurance options; News brief; A market with meaning: redefining gift giving, local charities; More staff voices: Staff Affairs chair favors additional staff input on proposed tobacco ban (p3); From the White House to UI: University Housing brings national campaign to prevent sexual assault to UI campus (p3); Vandals freeze Cougs: Men’s hockey club wins Border Battle (p6)
Christmas; Gift giving; Tobacco. Sexual assault; Hockey
January 28, 2014 From the farm to the table: The Palouse-Clearwater Food Coalition hosts Food Summit 3.0; Considering concealed carry: Bill allowing concealed carry on college campuses re introduced in Idaho legislature; Looking for leaders: RA positions open for 2014-2015 academic years, free room and board; In Brief; Watercolor Idaho: Idaho Watercolor Society traveling exhibit features numerous works from across the state, will end Friday (p3); UI professor rocks geology world (p3); Leaving a legacy: Swim and dive team grabs win in front of packed crowd on Senior Day (p7); Australia native coming up big for Vandals (p9)
Concealed carry; Watercolor Society; Senior Day; Sports
November 4, 2014 Food frenzy: Buffalo Wild Wings, Jimmy Johns coming to Moscow soon; Accessing Elections: Voter friendly app to ease voting process, endorsed by Ysursa; Hearing HR issues, suggestions; Election Day lowdown: Where to vote, how to register on Election Day in Moscow; Fostering forest discussion: Environmental groups team up to encourage public involvement (p3); Practicing a profession: Second-year law student serves on Student Disciplinary Review Board (p4); Growing a new generation: Reading buddies volunteer program helps children with basics, books and bonding (p4); Domination in Montana: Idaho volleyball beats Montana in straight sets Saturday (p7)
Food chains; Environmental discussion; Reading; Volleyball
March 28, 2014 Tuition talk: Ickes broke down budget, talked tuition increase at open forum; Introducing new Vandals: Vandal Friday brings prospective students to campus; In Brief; Taking away tobacco?: University campuses going smoke or tobacco free, UI starts the conversation; Hands off smokes: ASUI supports alternatives to a campus-wide tobacco ban; Local activist joins Women’s Center staff: UI Women’s Center hires assistant director of programs (p3); Rollercoaster season: Men’s basketball season was anything but boring (p6); Back on track: Vandal women’s tennis team sweeps LCSC 7-0 (p7)
Tobacco; Women’s Center; Basketball; Tennis
January 22, 2014 Around the world for 14 days: From San Francisco to Peru - UI students worked together to make a difference and documented their experiences along the way; Meeting for megaloads: Oversized loads to travel through Moscow, citizen concerns addressed; Stay safe from stalking: UI CTC, Dean of Students Office offer information, services for stalking victims; Finding funding for UI; Reworking’ do the crime, pay the time’: Idaho invests in 5-year plan to improve state prisons (p3); CTC earns suicide prevention grant: UI Counseling and Testing Center makes changes, increases efforts to stop student suicide (p4); Field athletes excel in season opener: Vandals find success despite fielding limited squad (p7); Dip, duck, dive, and disc: UI Ultimate Frisbee team hosted third annual indoor tournament (p7)
Traveling the world; Making a difference; Safety; Crime; Prison reform; Suicide; Track and Field; Frisbee
December 2, 2014 Little agreement in tobacco discussion: Tobacco Task Force, Idaho Tobacco Compromise debate policy changes; Prejudices still present: North Idaho College students, staff discuss Native American prejudices; Training inclusivity: UI staff required to complete module on discrimination; Staben talks enrollment: Staben seeks to increase enrollment, improve UI finances; Trademark law comes to UI: UI College of Law enters pilot program for patent law (p4); Pushups and pie: Healthy Holiday Challenge encourages exercise, healthy habits (p4); Former foes face off: Idaho women’s basketball beats familiar opponent Saturday (p6)
Tobacco; Inclusivity; Trademark laws; Healthy Holiday Challenge; Basketball
January 31, 2014 125; Heartbeat of town; UI couple reflects on time at UI, shares Vandal pride with family; News briefs; University of Idaho old school; 125 A very Vandal timeline: A timeline of UI’s past to celebrate UI’s future. (p3); Admin building’s fiery history: In 1906 the original Administration Building was hallowed by fire (p4); Basketball team born: Women’s basketball program has been growing for 39 years (p6)
125 year anniversary; Timeline; Basketball
July 9, 2014 Horoscopes (p2); Mix-tape: Dazed and Confused (p2); Football early look: Vandals are set to play the Florida Gators in first week of season (p3); Even hopeful: Girl with spinal muscular atrophy still smiling (p6); Anxiety, depression tackled in CPR course: UI faculty to learn warning signs and risk factors in basic mental health first aid course (p7); Street Ballin’: Hoopfest is one of a kind basketball experience (p9)
Horoscopes; Music; Spinal muscular atrophy; Football; CPR; Basketball
April 25, 2014 A mule’s life: UI is home to cloned mule named Utah Pioneer; On the chopping block: Focus For the Future results in proposed cuts for academic programs; Finding the money: SBOE tuition decision leaves UI with $300,000 budget deficit; ISA to submit policy requests: College affordability and campus safety priority for ASUI; Weekend warriors for community: Annual Saturday of Service arrives at UI (p3); Cycling for charity: Delta Sigma Phi kicks off annual Bike to Boise (p4); Friday night lights: Football gearing up for second Silver and Gold game under Paul Petrino (p6); Idaho T&F finally comes home: Track and Field in Pullman for Cougar Invitational after two weeks traveling (p7)
Cloning; Tuition; Safety; Greek life; Football; Track and Field
September 30, 2014 Tracking consumption; Mosley to mingle: DOS candidate Juliana Mosley to visit UI Thursday; Second strategy: Second DOS finalist presents RISE strategy; Calling for collaboration: Jones-Fosu gives Greek members something to think about; Game night: ITS and Student Involvement join forces to bring students a night of gaming; When in Rome: Students travel to get hands-on experience studying ancient art, architecture in Italy (p4); Two Battan goals, Two Vandal victories: Vandals open Big Sky play with a bang (p6); Not a bad start: Idaho women’s golf fifth after first day of Rose City Collegiate, Kim tied for sixth (p8)
Alcohol; International travels; Greek life; Golf
August 26, 2014 Know your rights: UI officials break down new firearm policy.; Moscow makes the list: Moscow makes Livability.com’s top 10 best college towns list; President Fisher casts a line: ASUI President reels in priorities for upcoming term; Choices: Sean Astin encourages students to explore opportunities (p3); Fostering feminism: UI Women’s Center to host third-annual FEMfest (p6); Smoke-initiative moves forward: UI continues to explore implementation of tobacco-free policy (p7); Life of a Vandal walk-on: Idaho football to host tryouts for walk-ons (p11); Expect more wins with ‘14 schedule: 2014 slate much easier than 2013 football schedule (p15)
Firearm policy; Sean Astin; FEMfest; Tobacco; Football
January 24, 2014 Decoding the Clery Act: What happens on campus, doesn’t stay on campus; Rebooting Otter’s executive budget: Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy to push alternative budget; A rise in prowls; Dwelling from the past: Following open house, Accessory Dwelling Units could see resurgence in Moscow (p3); UI helps earn Idaho grant for STEM: Idaho’s State Board of Education Earns STEM Grant (p4); Under the golden arches: Idaho signee named McDonald’s All-American nominee (p7)
Clery Act; Budget; Fiscal Policy; Music; STEM
November 14, 2014 Differing opinions: New advancements in same-sex marriage debate, Idahoans weigh in; ASUI supports smoke-free policy: ASUI takes stance on tobacco discussion; Brainstorming benefits: UI Faculty Senate discusses expanding staff benefits; See the world in a day: IPO brings the world to Moscow with Cruise the World event; In memoriam: Flags fill the Administration lawn in honor of Mental Health Wellness Week (p3); Poetry, alive and well: Award-winning writer Naomi Shihab Nye visits Moscow (p4); Memories by moonlight: SaRB to host Tradition Keeper tour Friday night (p4); Starting against the best: Idaho women’s basketball starts regular season against another 2014 NCAA Tournament opponent (p7); Club soccer features diverse lineup: Idaho field a completive men’s club soccer team (p8)
Same-sex marriage; Smoke-free policy; Tobacco; Cruise the World; Mental Health Wellness Week; Poetry; Basketball; Soccer
September 26, 2014 It’s a family thing: Mike Marboe is third generation Marboe to suit up for Idaho; Long way from home: First of four Dean of Students candidates address UI; Kim on campus: Second DOS finalist to speak Monday; Party with pops: New downtown event brings community together; Sending mail: SArb encourages students to write letters to dads near and far; Celebrating agriculture: Agriculture events bring high school students to campus (p4); Dollars for diversity: UI awarded grant to support Native American grad STEM students (p4); Welcoming Vandal dads: Dad’s can expect beer tasting, football, golf (p6); Race before the race: Helbling became a father right before historic 2013 WAC Championships (p9)
Football; Dad’s Weekend; Agriculture; Native American students; STEM; WAC Championships
April 22, 2014 Working on sustainability: UI student gets involved to save Earth, protect food systems; Waste not, want not: Free Cycle reduces waste by reusing donations; Community seeds: Hamilton Community Garden provides Moscow residents place to rent garden space; Shred it: City holds Free Shred Day for Latah County Residents; Saying thanks: Student foundation hosts event to thank faculty and staff (p3); Purple pride: Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments of LGBTQA community (p4); Clear lines aren’t blurred: Violence Prevention Programs recognize Denim Day on campus (p4); Duck, Duck lose: Idaho women wrap up Senior Day with home win over Oregon (p6)
Earth Day; Sustainability; LGBTQ graduation; Violence Protection; Sports
September 23, 2014 Long to speak: DOS finalist Jeffery Long to visit campus Thursday; Inaugurating Staben: UI community welcomes Staben with tradition and ceremony; Senate and president clash: Internal disagreement postpones ASUI senate selections; Busy bee wins IWAC; Firing off questions: Wednesday’s gun policy open forum yields student concern (p3); Freaking out for FreakNight: FreakNight traveling circus visits Pullman (p5); World Cup fever more than passing fad: With recent soccer explosion, Idaho can grow (p9)
President Staben; Gun policy; Circus; World Cup
The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival 2014 Culture and education: Are educators teaching along the wrong lines? (p2); Quartet comeback: Bassist Shawn Conley comes back to Moscow for 2014 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival (p4)
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival; Cultural education
December 5, 2014 Feeding the Palouse: Annual Palouse food drive hopes to collect 43,000 pounds of food; Struggling to get by: UI staff member faces low wage, financial stress; Elks Lodge reaches out to veterans: $10,000 grant to offer vets moment of peace; Moscow police won’t adopt amnesty policy: MPD denies ASUI request, offers Alcohol Diversion Program as alternative; Getting tested: Local non-profit organization provides free testing for HIV (p3); Border Battle victory: Idaho coach Don Verlin earns 100th win in Battle of the Palouse (p6)
Palouse Food Drive; Financial stress; Alcohol policies; Police; HIV testing