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C of I takes part in #GivingTuesday

The holidays offer a weekend of ‘door-buster’ deals and shopping. But at their core, they remind us to be thankful for what we have and ever mindful of others. That’s why a global day of giving back was instituted in 2012 with #GivingTuesday.

Upcoming C of I Film Fest features fun flicks

In the pioneering spirit of film forefathers Auguste and Louis Lumière, The College of Idaho is hosting its first ever film festival.

Come out to McCain Theater at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, for a night of movie magic on the silver screen. The C of I’s Digital Video Class and Film Society Club are hosting the event, which will feature several short films followed by the premiere and awards ceremony for select short videos produced by the ART-207 Digital Video Class.

President Borst publishes Idaho Statesman Op-Ed

College of Idaho President Charlotte Borst recently published a guest opinion piece in the Idaho Statesman. The article focused on the College's recent decision to adopt a test-optional admission policy. Click here to read the Op-Ed on the Idaho Statesman's website, or see the full article below.

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Test-optional format is good for College of Idaho, students  

By Charlotte Borst, President, The College of Idaho

Yotes basketball takes back Mayor’s Cup

The smallest player on the court came up huge in the 200th installment of the Mayor’s Cup men’s basketball rivalry series.

College of Idaho junior point guard Emanuel Morgan racked up 11 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals, spearheading a second-half rally as the Yotes recaptured the Mayor’s Cup trophy with a 75-71 victory over Northwest Nazarene University in front of a capacity crowd of 2,400 inside J.A. Albertson Activities Center.

C of I events set to ring in the holiday season

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose. And Yuletide carols being sung by the C of I choir!

Get into the holiday spirit with a smorgasbord of events on The College of Idaho campus this season, including the renowned Feast of Carols at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 in Jewett Auditorium.

Councilman Fernandez: C of I freshman wins Wilder City Council seat

In the 1939 classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, the wholesome Jefferson Smith gets picked as the replacement for a recently deceased senator. Smith, who has no background in politics, says “I can’t but help feeling that there’s been a big mistake somehow.”

College of Idaho freshman Ismael Fernandez had the same feeling when, upon the closing of election booths on the first Tuesday of November, results showed he had won a seat on the Wilder City Council.

“I thought, ‘there has to be a mistake,’” Fernandez said.

Hawgood recognized with student leadership award

Resident assistant. Cross-country runner. Swimmer. International Student Organization member. College of Idaho junior Emily Hawgood wears many hats across campus. And this month, Hawgood’s reputation as a community member who will go the extra mile (or extra 140.6 miles when completing an Ironman triathlon race) earned her C of I Student Affairs Leadership, Integrity and Service Award winner.

C of I inaugurates unique Arabic-Hebrew Club

The College of Idaho is known both for its diversity and active student involvement, with more than 40 organized clubs on campus. New clubs are formed every year, and this fall, the C of I welcomed its newest—and possibly most unique—organization, the Arabic-Hebrew Club.

C of I alum brings play to Langroise stage

Jef Petersen ’04 is bringing his new play, An Elaborate System of Ropes and Pulleys, to the Langroise Center Studio Theatre at 7 p.m. for one performance. The show is free but a small donation, if you’re able, to help cover some of the travel expenses for the troupe, is appreciated.

C of I soccer team enjoys international flavor

At The College of Idaho, more than one-third of the student population participates in varsity athletics, while nearly 10 percent of students are international. And, on occasion, these two distinctive C of I populations intersect.

Such is the case this year on the Coyote men’s soccer team, where international players Joao Cardoso (Brazil) and Zuva Donduro (Mozambique) contributed both on the field and culturally for the Cascade Conference tournament qualifiers.

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