C of I Newsletter

2010. 03. 04.

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Headlines

Lady Yotes win First-ever CCC Tourney Title

Whitney Owen scored a game-high 21 points, going 6-of-6 from the foul line in the final two minutes, helping The College of Idaho to their first-ever Cascade Conference Tournament championship, defeating Eastern Oregon, 70-67. Read the full press release here. The Lady Yotes’ first game in the NAIA Division II national tournament will be against the Wolves of Cardinal Stritch University (Milwaukee, WI) at 7:45 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, March 11.

C of I Students Win Honors at Kennedy Center Theater Festival

The College of Idaho Department of Theatre and Speech Arts had its best showing ever at the regional Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival held February 15-19 in Reno, Nevada. Amber Steele won the award for best design in hair and makeup for last spring’s college production of A History of Freaks. Steele becomes the first C of I student to go on to the national competition in Washington D.C. Also at the festival, Victoria Hess won a scholarship to attend a summer workshop with the world-renown Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and Shea Hall and Miranda Drake each received audition callbacks from several theatre companies. Hannah Buckendorf and theatre professor Joe Golden performed in ten-minute plays that also won awards at the Festival. In addition, Golden directed one of the winning plays.

Howlin’ Yotes Claim Western Debate Championship

The College of Idaho Speech and Debate Team added another championship for the year as they emerged as the top school in parliamentary debate at the Pi Kappa Delta Western Regionals held at Mt. Hood Community College in Portland, February 25-28. The Yotes claimed two gold medals, two silver medals, and three bronze medals in debate events. Students also earned three gold and three silver medals in speech events. The Howlin’ Yotes are currently ranked 14th in the country among the 300 schools in the National Parliamentary Debate Association.

Events

Crazy for You, March 4-7

The College of Idaho will present the opera Crazy for You by George and Ira Gershwin on March 4-7. Performances will be in the Langroise Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on March 4-6, 1:00 p.m. on March 6, and 2:30 p.m. on March 7. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens.

Cathey to Read from Voices of Hope

The C of I Women’s and Men’s Center director Pamela Cathey will read from her and Dr. Wind Goodfriend’s forthcoming book Voices of Hope: Breaking the Silence of Violence on March 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the McCain Center Pub.

Dayley to Speak on Sudan

Political economy professor Rob Dayley will speak on next month’s election in Sudan and its implications for the situation in Darfur as part of a panel discussion at noon on Sunday, March 7, at Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel (11 N. Latah in Boise). For more information, contact Tom Rogers at 938-9995 or seetr@aol.com.

Oscar Watch Party Planned for March 7

The College of Idaho’s Residence Hall Association will host an Oscar watch party for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and film fans on Sunday, March 7, at 5:30 pm in the McCain Center Pub. For more information or to RSVP contact Justin Waldron.

Planetarium Show March 9

The Whittenberger Planetarium will present the planets of the solar system on Tuesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $2 for children ages 5-18 and $4 for adults. Reservations are required as space is limited; please call JoAnn Bellon at 459-5211.

Langroise Trio Concerts March 12-13

The Langroise Trio will perform selections by Mozart, Naumann, Borodin, and Taniev on March 12 and 13. Friday’s show will be at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy in Boise at 7:30 p.m., with tickets $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Saturday’s show will be in the Langroise Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.

BYU Ballet to Perform March 12

The Caldwell Fine Arts series presents BYU Theater Ballet in Jewett Auditorium on Friday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $11-15 adult; $8-12 students/child, or $32-40 family. Tickets for College of Idaho students are free. Tickets at www.caldwellfinearts.org, 459-3405/459-5783, at the door, or in McCain Student Center.

Artwork Exhibit by Sixties Grads

FAST FORWARD 40, an exhibition of recent artwork by College of Idaho graduates from the 1960s, will be on display in the Rosenthal Gallery March 13 through May 1. A Tribute to Max Peter, a posthumous exhibition of work by the professor emeritus of fine art, will run concurrently in the Terteling Library. In addition, a posthumous exhibit of color and black & white photographs of Idaho scenes and people by Earl Brockman (’52) will run in the Smylie Archives in Sterry Hall from March 5 through May 1.

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