In 1945, the Allied Forces liberated the last of the Nazi concentration camps. But 70 years later, we continue to learn more about the estimated 11 million people who perished in the Holocaust.
On Feb. 19, The College of Idaho’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies will host University of Utah Professor Janet Kaufman for a special presentation titled “Tell All the Truth: Children’s Literature and the Holocaust.” The 7 p.m. lecture is free and open to the public in Room 203 of the Marty Holly Athletics Center on the C of I campus in Caldwell.
Way to go, YoteFam! The College of Idaho Coyote has won the 2015 Cascade Conference Mascot Challenge thanks to nearly 1,500 Facebook fan votes over the course of four weeks! The Yote made a dramatic comeback in the championship round, rallying from more than 100 votes down to top defending champion Hootie the Owl (Oregon Tech) by a final count of 678-622. Coyote athletics sends its thanks to the students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends, fans and Boise-area media outlets who voted and helped get the word out!
The College of Idaho is pleased to begin its new partnership with Music Theatre of Idaho, which has moved to Jewett Auditorium on the Caldwell campus for the 2015 season. MTI’s 130-member company will host a total of eight shows this year on the Jewett stage, adding to an already robust calendar of fine arts performances at the C of I.
Explore the final frontier at The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium! The New Horizons spacecraft will be the lead topic when the planetarium hosts its next public show at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 inside Boone Hall on the C of I campus in Caldwell. The recently renovated Planetarium, which now features new cove lights and handicapped access, will explore the New Horizons mission, which left Earth in 2006 en route to Pluto. The spacecraft will fly by Pluto in July. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 4-17.
Valentine’s Day is all about snuggling up and celebrating the season of love. And this month, The College of Idaho will share its love with the local community by helping make blankets for sick and underprivileged children through a Project Linus blanket drive at the Karcher Mall in Nampa.
“The best blankets are the ones that are made with love,” said C of I student Allyson Sander. “And what better way to share your love with the world than by making a blanket for someone who needs a little security in their lives?”
For the third time since 2012, The College of Idaho’s Quest magazine has been recognized for excellence by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s District VIII Recognition Program. The article “Purple Reign,” written by Quest editor Jordan Rodriguez, received a silver award in the “News Writing" category during the 2015 CASE VIII Conference held this week in Seattle.
For more than 120 years, The College of Idaho has produced graduates who thrive in the language arts. Thanks to writing-intensive coursework and mentoring by outstanding professors including beloved author and historian Louie Attebery, renowned rhetorician Ralph Berringer and current Idaho Writer-in-Residence Diane Raptosh, the written word has long been a vital part of every C of I student’s education.
College of Idaho head football coach Mike Moroski will announce his initial 2015 recruiting class throughout today. As signed Frontier Conference Letter of Intents begin to roll in, YoteAthletics.com will be posting the names as well as a quick profile of each new Yote.
The College of Idaho football team is asking all Coyote fans to come out for a National Letter of Intent Day party Wednesday, Feb. 4, to celebrate the 2015 recruiting class.
The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MickeyRay's Barbeque (980 North Milwaukee in Boise –north of the Boise Town Center Mall) – held in conjunction with ESPN Boise's Signing Day extravaganza.
Head coach Mike Moroski and his entire staff will be on hand to talk about his new recruits, along with many of the new, local Coyote recruits.
The temperature hung around 25 degrees as Zoe Roberts and two other College of Idaho students stood for 12 hours in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, smashed like the cream filling in an Oreo. They had no food. They had no water. They couldn’t leave to go to the bathroom.
Survival mode kicked in.
The family standing next to them had brought food. When they were done eating, they freed up their hands by tossing the bags to the ground.