Jasmine Haskew
photo by Tea Nelson
December 11, 2017

“I strive to be happy in life. I believe you should always do things with a purpose, and to never do something unless it is going to make you happy. I never truly understood this concept until I came to college. I found my truest friends, and I am so grateful for that. People often […]

Humans of Moscow October 31, 2017

By Taryn Hadfield They wore a flannel shirt, black jeans and Vans. Nothing from their appearance revealed masculinity or femininity. Their gender identity was a question left ambiguous and unanswered. “I’m Lizzie,” they said, approaching with a slight swagger and a whimsical smile. Lizzie Benson is a 21-year-old individual who is non-binary, which means they don’t […]

A moonscape on Earth
Team of UI geological scientists study Yellowstone’s geothermal features and uncover the park’s underground secrets
October 10, 2017

In 2016 about 4.25 million people visited Yellowstone National Park for its wilderness and recreational features — the busiest year yet. The nationally owned land sits atop a volcanic hotspot and spans across parts of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. Wildlife, geysers, lakes, mountains, hundreds of plant species and tourists throughout the year call the park […]