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New C of I marching band takes the field

Dun dunna nun dunna nun, Go Yotes! Dun dunna nun dunna nun, Go Yotes!

A mighty roar from the 5,000-plus fans inside Simplot Stadium echoed over the field as The College of Idaho marching band concluded playing the fight song. Each band member proudly wore a purple t-shirt which read “C of I Marching Band - Year One Founding Member.”

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  • Alumni News & Notes: C of I alumna Anne Marie Emery ’04 is the executive director of the Bighorn River Alliance, a group devoted to protecting the Montana river and its access. Emery recently organized a day of fly-fishing on the Bighorn River for a group of seven Crow Indian students, who learned how to fish with a Tenkara fly rod alongside Yvon Chouinard, a fishing expert and co-founder of Patagonia Outerwear.

C of I English professor releases new poetry book

From the perspective of a female sign twirler, College of Idaho English professor Diane Raptosh celebrates body and beauty, justice and possibility, difference and community in her latest poetry book, Human Directional, which will be released Sept. 19.

Raptosh, Idaho’s most recent Writer-In-Residence (2013-2016) and Boise’s first poet laureate, will read from Human Directional at an upcoming book signing, happening at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Rediscovered Books in downtown Boise.

OP gets new director, expanded mission

Idaho. More than 40 percent of the state is covered in forest. There are 107,500 miles of river. The terrain ranges from the sharp Sawtooth Mountains in the east to America’s deepest river gorge, Hells Canyon, in the west, the vast waters of Lake Pend Oreille in the north and the lava flows of Craters of the Moon National Park in the south.

And with the hiring of Genny Gerke—the first full-time director of the Outdoor Program—C of I students, staff, faculty, and community members will be able to take full advantage of Idaho and all its natural wonders.

Pigskin Preview: Yotes football readies for 3rd year

The smell of grilled meats filling the air. A cacophony of sound as the new C of I band marches to Simplot Stadium. A mighty roar of celebration rising from the purple-clad YoteFam.

The sights and sounds of football will become a reality next weekend as the Yotes take the field for their season opener at 1 p.m. Saturday, hosting No. 25 Montana Western.

“I’ve been looking forward to getting back on the field since last Nov. 14,” said NAIA All-American defensive back Nate Moore. “We’ve been working all offseason to go out there and leave it all out on the field.”

C of I named to Princeton Review's “Best Colleges”

The College of Idaho has been named one of America’s best institutions in The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of The Best 381 Colleges. In recent years, the C of I has been an annual inclusion in the book, which is The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide.

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Student Trevor Thomas interns at Idaho Capitol

Downtown Boise streets are filled with the hustle and bustle of a weekday morning as College of Idaho junior Trevor Thomas walks into the Idaho State Capitol at 8 a.m. Each footstep echoes off the marble floor and through the rotunda as Thomas passes a wall filled with pictures of all 32 governors of Idaho.

C of I unveils Community Learning autumn classes

Want to major in fun this autumn, without the homework, tests or grading? Perhaps take some professional development courses or learn a new hobby? Whatever your interests are, be sure to check out The College of Idaho’s wide selection of Community Learning classes.

With more than 20 classes running from September to November, there’s fun to be had for all!

O.J. Smith Museum awards Student Research Grant

The College of Idaho’s Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History has awarded its first Student Research Grant to Anna Chase.

Chase, who graduated from the C of I in May, received $500 for her proposed research project “Lower Boise River Mollusk Inventory.” Her field work is projected to take place in late summer 2016 to take advantage of lower river flows.