Due to popular demand, The College of Idaho’s Whittenberger Planetarium will add a second public show at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, “The Winter Solstice,” which will be about the upcoming event representing the shortest day of the year.
Only a month after receiving their first award from the American Institute of Architects, the design team behind The College of Idaho’s Cruzen-Murray Library has once against received top honors from a second jury of AIA professionals.
With December fast approaching, The College of Idaho will help ring in the holiday season with a number of popular events, including the Sixth Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Monday, Nov. 26, the Feast of Carols on Wednesday, Nov. 28, the C of I Wind and Jazz Ensembles on Thursday, Nov. 29, and the Piano Studio on Friday, Nov. 30.
On Nov. 13, Moore visited the C of I campus to partake in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Outdoor Program Center which now bears his and his late wife’s names: the Winston and Diane Moore Outdoor Program Center. The 94-year-old Moore was all smiles as he spoke with the students who assembled for the event, taking time to learn their names before the event began.
In honor of the $1 million gift from Boise commercial real estate developer Winston Moore and his family, The College of Idaho will celebrate the renaming of its Outdoor Program Center to the Winston and Diane Moore Outdoor Program Center at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
With her mother and aunt in the audience, College of Idaho English Professor and 1983 alumna Diane Raptosh accepted the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts on Nov. 8 in Boise’s Capitol Rotunda, receiving an engraved silver medallion from Idaho Governor and fellow C of I alumnus C. L. “Butch” Otter.
Growing up is never easy – no matter the age or the timing, adolescence brings universal challenges. Those challenges are hard enough to face in a vacuum – the search for one’s identity, the fight to understand sudden changes – but adding a full house of siblings, cousins and extended family in the midst of the 20th century’s greatest economic downturn certainly doesn’t make finding oneself any easier.
The College of Idaho Theatre Department aims to bring audiences back to 1930s Brooklyn, New York in the coming-of-age comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” written by Neil Simon and directed by Deborah Penrod. The show will run at 7:30 p.m. from Nov. 1-3 and Nov. 8-10 with 2 p.m. matinee shows on Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 in the Langroise Studio Theatre on the C of I campus.