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October 12, 2017

  • The weather is starting to get colder and the leaves are beginning to turn, which means this is the perfect time for everyone’s favorite fall drink: pumpkin spice lattes! Right? Dr. Howard Berger isn’t so sure. Check out the latest episode of “The Berger Banter” right here and listen to what Dr. Berger thinks about the coffee craze.

  • We’ve got a home football game tomorrow against Montana Western, but just in case #YoteSteel isn’t enough to satisfy your football entertainment craving, C of I theatre professor Joe Golden has some football movie suggestions for you in the newest episode of “The Golden Minute!” From Remember the Titans to Friday Night Lights, Joe has it all covered here!

  • We’re officially 18 months into construction at the Cruzen-Murray Library, and we’re on schedule for a 2018 opening! Mark your calendars, #YoteFam! In the meantime, check out all the work we’ve been able to accomplish here!

C of I vs. SOU Volleyball

  • The Lady Yote volleyball team is having an excellent season so far, sitting at 17-3 overall and ranking at No. 8 in the NAIA rankings! Check out this photo gallery from their tight five-set loss against Southern Oregon, and get yourself hyped for their next home games on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21!

  • Coyote Athletics Roundup: Our football team got a major road win against Carroll College, capitalizing on a strong defense to carry the day 21-6 leading into this Saturday’s home game. The team seeks to improve its season record to 3-4…The Lady Yotes picked up a loss against Southern Oregon and Eastern Oregon, but continued its winning ways with straight set wins against Walla Walla University and Oregon Tech…Men’s lacrosse’s record-setting 12-1 season last year has given the team the top ranking in the PNCLL pre-season coaches’ poll, earning seven out of 11 first-place votes…Men’s soccer picked up three straight victories against Multnomah, Walla Walla and University of Providence before falling to Carroll College, while the Lady Yotes split their schedule, losing to Providence before picking up a win against Carroll…Women’s softball junior Ali Longoria will serve as the vice chair of the Cascade Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee…Junior golfer Natalie Mullins was selected as Red Lion-Cascade Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, her sixth time receiving the honor…The women’s swim team fell to the University of Idaho at their meet, but earned 11 NAIA Championship qualifying marks along the way…The men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Color Country Classic, with the women placing third and the men placing fourth.

  • Faculty and Staff News: Whittenberger Planetarium Director Amy Truksa appeared on Boise State Public Radio to discuss the significance of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft mission in advance of the Oct. 13 planetarium show. The full story can be found here…C of I English Professor Diane Raptosh appeared on the Oct. 8 edition of the Couch Surfer series by Radio Boise, and will host a clinic at the Boise Public Library’s Indie Author Day on Oct. 14.

  • C of I administrative assistant to college relations Arti Clark and her husband, William, gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Liam Wayne, on Oct. 3, 2017! Liam weighs in at 5 pounds, 7 ounces and measures at 19.5 inches. Congratulations Arti and William!

  • Dr. Cary Coglianese ’85 returned to the College for a guest lecture, “A History of Regulation in the United States: Politics at the Intersection of Business and Government.” Dr. Coglianese earned his J.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and today is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where he currently serves as the director of the Penn Program on Regulation. Listen to his full lecture here!

  • Alumni News and Notes: Idaho Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Jones ’65 will retire from his position on Dec. 31 because of personal and family health circumstances. Judge Jones has spent almost 40 years as an attorney and judge, and has served on the Idaho Supreme Court since his appointment by Gov. Butch Otter in July 2007…Melinda Smyser ’85 has been named director of the Idaho Department of Labor by Gov. Otter, and will begin her new post pending confirmation by the state Senate on Oct. 23. Before her appointment, she managed Sen. Jim Risch’s U.S. Senate re-election campaign and served as a state senator from Parma…Catlin Copple Masingill ’04 joined brand agency Oliver Russell as its public relations director on Oct. 2.