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Enrollment down

10.23.2014 – 10:19 pm |

For the third year in a row, total student enrollment for fall semester is down, the University of Idaho reported Thursday.

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Police log

10.23.2014 – 10:51 pm |

Monday Oct., 20

1:03 p.m. 500 block North Washington St.

Report of a burglary at a residence. There was a broken window. A report was taken.

6:01 p.m. 400 block North Monroe St.

Code violation — report of a homemade parking sign regarding ongoing street parking issues between neighbors.

7:01 p.m. 400 block North Washington St.

Caller reported an alarm going off. Officers responded to find someone had thrown away an old smoke detector in the alley. No report was filed.

Tuesday Oct., 21

7:08 a.m. Warbonnet Drive and West Pullman Road 

Report of a motorcycle laying on its side in the pullout where the “Welcome to Idaho” sign is located.
10:15 a.m. South Mountain View Road

Caller reported finding a folding black wheel chair next to a picnic table at Ryrie Brink Park. Officers responded and a report was filed.

8:43 p.m. South Blaine Street

Female reported someone had broken into her vehicle in the Safeway parking lot. She said someone had moved her seat and steering wheel and was not sure if anything was missing.

Wednesday Oct., 22

12:19 a.m. 200 block Baker St.

Caller reported two intoxicated males causing a noise disturbance.

8:43 p.m. 400 block South Main St.

Report of an unconscious person, subject fainted and was transported to the hospital.

9:04 p.m. Perimeter Drive and West Pullman Road

Caller reported a malfunction of the traffic light.

Sex and candy — Students get a talking to about safe(r) sex

10.23.2014 – 10:48 pm |

As the two-dozen students in the basement of the Wallace Residence Center unwrapped their Blow Pops Monday night, Erin Chapman, assistant professor in the University of Idaho School of Family and Consumer Sciences, began her …

Costumes, makeup and creativity — University of Idaho student club to host costume contest

10.23.2014 – 10:47 pm |

Well-done makeup can make a Halloween costume, and for students in the Virtual Design Society, the ability to take their costumes to the next level is all a part of going to college. 

Fall season to conclude in Spokane — Idaho travels to Spokane for the final tournament of the fall season.

10.23.2014 – 10:38 pm |

The fall tennis season offers a time for teams to see what kind of players they have and how they will be able to compete in the spring when the conference tournament takes place. The …

Getting healthy during bye — Vandals still busy despite bye week

10.23.2014 – 10:33 pm |

After playing in seven straight games to start the season, the Vandal football team finally gets a week off.

Sports Briefs

10.23.2014 – 10:31 pm |

Silver and Gold scrimmages Friday
Basketball season is almost here and that means it’s time for the annual Silver and Gold scrimmages for Idaho’s basketball teams. The scrimmages are 6 p.m. Friday for the women’s team …

Refusing to lose — Idaho sweeps Weber State, crucial match against ISU Saturday

10.23.2014 – 10:30 pm |

Even though senior middle blocker Alyssa Schultz went down with an ankle injury at the beginning of the second set, her teammates weren’t going to let it spoil her birthday.

Letter to the Editor

10.23.2014 – 10:29 pm |

Vote for Jordan 

New conference, no problem — Idaho volleyball in position to take regular season title

10.23.2014 – 10:28 pm |

The move to the Big Sky Conference doesn’t seem to have hampered the Idaho volleyball team as it closes in on the final stretch of conference play.
Last year, the Vandals finished with 19 wins, the …

The lonely ring — Divorce is not always the best solution

10.23.2014 – 10:27 pm |

A decade ago, the news of my friends’ parents being separated was so scandalous it became the center of our classmates’ daily conversations. Of course, my friend was upset — the fact her family failed …

Idaho enters final weekend of conference competition

10.23.2014 – 10:25 pm |

In the Big Sky Conference, 10 of the 11 teams are still in contention for a berth in the Big Sky Tournament that kicks off Nov. 6. Of those 10, three of them will be …

Renewed rivalry — Idaho vs. Idaho State volleyball match Saturday sets stage for in-state rivalry

10.23.2014 – 10:25 pm |

Sports rivalries are usually based on geography, but after years of playing in separate conferences the Idaho-Idaho State rivalry faltered in volleyball. Now, the rivalry is back and more important than ever. The Vandals and …

Another equal rights setback — Otter still fights a losing battle

10.23.2014 – 10:24 pm |

The state of same-sex marriage in Idaho has been characterized by a rather tenacious tug of war. Oct. 15 marked the first day same-sex couples could legally marry in the state of Idaho. The day …

Vandals, Vikings and Bears, oh my

10.23.2014 – 10:23 pm |

Parity is defined as the state or condition of being equal. The condition defines the Big Sky Conference soccer standings as teams head into the final stretch of the season.
With two weeks left before the …

Elections are coming

10.23.2014 – 10:23 pm |

Austin Karstetter chose to attend the University of Idaho for two main reasons: the Greek system and UI’s student government.

Calling Vandal volunteers — Make a Difference Day serves as reminder of the importance of volunteering

10.23.2014 – 10:21 pm |

The population of Moscow grows by more than 11,000 every fall as students return to school, and with it, so does the strain on the community and its resources.

Walking for Candace

10.23.2014 – 10:17 pm |

Ryann Mata, a member of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, is one of many who knows someone who’s suffered or died from diabetes.
“My grandma’s two sisters have both died from diabetes,” she said. “They live in …

Granting new hope

10.23.2014 – 10:15 pm |

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime — a reason why October is National Domestic Violence Awareness.
“I had no idea that October …

Going green for the gold

10.23.2014 – 10:13 pm |

The University of Idaho hasn’t always been known for its sustainable efforts, but with a recent push for environmental awareness and a growing Sustainability Center, the university is gaining national recognition.

Friday Fiction: Thorns

10.23.2014 – 9:02 pm |

Previously …

These are not your pet birds — Caring for wild birds

10.23.2014 – 8:38 pm |

Many pre-vet college students will often look for unique opportunities to enhance their education and get them ready for their days studying in veterinary school.

Bach rocks — Idaho Bach Festival offers community historical music experience

10.23.2014 – 8:36 pm |

People listen to pop, rock and roll or jazz, and they may find it hard to believe several genres have been influenced and developed by the extraordinary life works of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Disney characters downtown — The UI Homecoming Parade brought Disney characters to the Palouse

10.23.2014 – 8:27 pm |

Classic Disney characters from all over the world paraded down the streets of downtown Moscow in celebration of the 125th Annual Homecoming. The theme of the parade this year was “Once Upon a Homecoming,” and …

Driving the wandering kitchen — One year later, Grub Truck still Moscow

10.23.2014 – 8:22 pm |

It’s 1 a.m. on a Saturday. The bar scene is winding down for the night in downtown Moscow and hordes of drunk college students are wandering back onto the streets. What do they want?

City hoppin’ in Northern Spain

10.23.2014 – 8:15 pm |

One of the greatest parts about studying abroad is the community of friends and the people you meet, whether they are fellow American students, locals you have become friends with or even just random people …

Pumpkin spice, controversial flavor of fall — What are the impacts of this cultural phenomenom?

10.23.2014 – 8:08 pm |

’Tis the season … for pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice everything. This is the time of year when America turns into one big pumpkin spice flavored air freshener. As our nation dangles precariously from the globe’s …