October 11th, 2013
A job interview doesn’t require a top hat, but the clothes a potential employee wears might be the difference between being hired or not. There is an office on campus helping informal students because it’s true that employers prefer a sharp-dressed candidate.
University of Alaska Anchorage’s Career Services Center, located in Rasmuson Hall, has a small room called the “Professional Clothes Closet.” It’s a wardrobe full of clothing available to any student or alumni in need of new duds to woo possible employers.
November 1st, 2011
Winter camping and telemark skiing are among the new courses set for the 2012 spring semester at the Kachemak Bay Campus (KBC), located in Homer. This will be the first year that KBC will be offering outdoor classes, though attempts have been made in the past. “This is a pilot program,” said Carol Swartz, campus […]
April 19th, 2011
It is certainly that time of the year again with the snow melting and finals at a rapid approach for all of us. Trying to balance the time of studying and the desire to go outside and bask in the sun is like taking on a second job. Soon enough though we’ll all get through […]
March 22nd, 2011
The Consortium Library, a haven of silence and one of my favorite places to be on campus. After walking out of the Starbucks adjacent to the Consortium with a latte in one hand and a Danish in the other, is there anything finer than finding your favorite reading nook and cracking open a text of […]
February 22nd, 2011
Walking into the ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building a sensation of awe-inspiring architecture takes hold. There are plenty of places to sit and study with a group or alone. The staircase in the middle of the atrium is reminiscent of the famous M.C. Escher artwork ‘Relativity’ as the flights of stairs jag their way to the […]
February 8th, 2011
The word ‘Administration’ makes me think of this building as the heart of campus. No longer where our administration works, the building itself lends a hand in the shaping of our university’s history as being the place our noble administrative personnel worked feverishly helping us all obtain a higher-education at one time. The building is […]
January 25th, 2011
Mozart. Michelangelo. Van Gogh. Stravinsky. Picasso. Their art and influence bleed into the hallways of the Fine Arts Building here on main campus. Unfortunately for their scholars, it doesn’t into the restroom they use. Walk into the men’s restroom on the 1st floor of the Fine Arts Building backed against the east wall of the […]