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On the subject of Anchorage housing

October 25, 20150

When you’re in your twenties, the places you live tend to be contingent upon low cost and little else. While…

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An ode to the Templewood

October 21, 20150

In college, you tend to gravitate towards a social group based on mutual interests. In my case, the common denominator…

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Nearing the end: A look back and nervous glance forward

September 17, 20150

  13 weeks. By a rough estimate, that’s the imprecise remainder of time in which the excuse of being a…

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Finals stress; reflections of a weary senior

April 29, 20150

The last two weeks are always a chaotic mess for me. Even when the rest of the semester has run…

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In search of employment, housing, and other milestones of adulthood.

April 21, 20150

It’s quickly becoming that time of year where I begin making the difficult decisions that shape my summer months. Who…

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Powder runs and spring slush; an unexpected comeback for Alyeska

April 14, 20150

Halfway up the stairs to my bedroom I came to a grinding halt soaked in sweat, desperately trying to squeeze…

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My final outdoor class (for now)

April 7, 20150

Friday marked the last field day of my backcountry ski course with one final trip to Sunburst, in Turnagain Pass,…

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Four years of campus housing; a fond(ish) farewell

April 1, 20150

As I near the end of my stay at our high class campus housing, I feel the need to reminisce…

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Backcountry medicine and other ramblings

March 24, 20150

So over spring break I eschewed the normal range of college break activities, such as drinking (too poor), studying (too…

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The Walking Shred: an adventure in Alaska’s backcountry

March 19, 20150

  My backcountry ski course met way too damn early the Friday before spring break, loading the bus with what…

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Orange Rhymes With: The ‘green’ revolution and what it means for you

March 4, 20150

Well it finally happened. Much to the surprise of every cynic, including myself, marijuana legalization passed in Alaska and reefer…

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A backcountry getaway

February 26, 20150

It’s been a rough year to be an outdoor enthusiast. Alyeska is a rock-ridden sheet of ice, the flu dashed…

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(Please don’t) Be my valentine

February 18, 20150

Valentine’s Day: that dreaded “holiday” which brings all the worst aspects of romance together in one soul-crushing day of chalky…

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Shake, sit, cry: The dark side of dog-sitting

February 11, 20150

As a broke college student, sometimes you have to do things you’re not proud of. The type of dirty, non-taxed,…

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