Due to popular demand, The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium will host a second Winter Solstice program at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15. The show will explore the circumstances that bring about the long, cold winter nights and also take a look at the constellations and planets visible in the Idaho night sky this month. Costs are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children ages 3-17.
The College of Idaho has been featured as one of “America’s Best Colleges for Skiing and Snowboarding” by the website BestColleges.com. The C of I ranks No. 22 overall and is the only Idaho school on the national list of 25 colleges and universities. Featured schools were chosen based on proximity to resorts, affordability, accessibility, and the availability of student skiing and snowboarding clubs.
This December, when you give to The College of Idaho in support of student scholarships, new buildings, faculty, athletics and more, the C of I Board of Trustees will match your gift, dollar for dollar, up to $250! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to double the impact of your gift!
According to the Idaho Department of Lands, approximately 740,000 acres burned across the state of Idaho in 2015. The majority of those acres were found in Idaho forests, which house some of the best river and stream habitats for salmon spawning.
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.
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.
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.
Test-optional format is good for College of Idaho, students
By Charlotte Borst, President, The College of Idaho
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.
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.