Hitbox Review: Singularity

Singularity is an alternate history, first-person shooter game with a time travel twist. It was developed by Raven Software before they became known as...

An interview with the artist from ‘The History of Nothing’

There was a relief print exhibit at the Hugh McPeck Gallery from Aug. 5-28 titled “The History of Nothing.” The artist, Levi Werner, is...

The Esports Lounge isn’t just for professional gamers

“Esports” refers to playing video games professionally. The finals for tournaments that attract talent from all over the world are played on the stages...

Your friendly neighborhood Sony-Man: Sony and Disney at an impasse over...

“He’s not defined by his power, he’s defined by power and responsibility… he’s defined by balancing his life between being a high school...

The Evolution Championship Series broke entrant records in 2019

Fighting games are one of the oldest and purest forms of competitive gaming, where two players duke it out until there is only one...

Hitbox Review: Night in the Woods

Developed by Infinite Fall and published by Finji, Night in the Woods is a narrative adventure game that tackles fundamental human issues. Night in the...

What are The Hitbox Reviews?

In video-game jargon, a hitbox is an invisible box around the player character. It’s how the game detects whether an enemy’s attack will hit...

Hitbox Review: Transistor

Supergiant Games’ second game continues to improve on the strengths of its predecessor. Transistor’s stand-out narration, well-realized world and deceptively simple combat make for...

Finding time to play video games without missing deadlines

Turning in assignments on time is one of the most important factors to succeeding in college and just about anywhere. The grade for a...

Connecting Inupiat culture with today

There is a new art installation at UAA’s Hugh McPeck Gallery that is Inupiat inspired titled “Simple. Modern. Traditional,” which describes what artist Britt’Nee...

Hitbox Retrospective: Mass Effect 2

After almost 10 years, Mass Effect 2’s combat is dated. Thankfully, its writing isn’t. The purpose of this retrospective is to determine if Mass Effect...

Hitbox Review: Hyper Light Drifter

Hyper Light Drifter is a single-player video that was released on March 31, 2016 for PC, Mac and Linux. It has since been released...

Exciting new video games announced at E3 2019

This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, took place from June 11-13. Before the show floor opens to the public, big-name game companies such...

UAA eSports Club’s competitive spirit

“I tuned in for one stream and I was hooked,” president of the eSports Club Christian Mercale said. UAA’s eSports Club was founded in the...

Game review: ‘Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons’ is an emotional...

“Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons,” a single-player video game, was released on August 7, 2013. It was developed by Starbreeze Studios and published...

An immersive fairy tale experience in the Hugh McPeck Gallery

“Enchanting Artistry: Virtues and Vices” is the latest exhibit to be displayed in the Hugh McPeck Gallery. The entire exhibition of sculptures and paintings...

A gaming center for everyone

Warehouse 49, a gaming center in Anchorage, provides those who are looking for a location to game with friends a convenient place to gather...

Paintings, photos and prints all included in the BFA thesis exhibits

Six senior bachelor of fine arts students will be displaying their work in an exhibit dedicated to fine arts seniors as their thesis projects. Ed...

‘Frozen’ looks at what it means to forgive and unfreeze

The final play for the spring semester put on by the Department of Theatre and Dance is “Frozen.” This certainly is not a take...

Take a brain break

With only three weekends left before the semester is over, plan a day to get out for a few hours to relax from the...
Alexandra McCall, Chase Knutson and Ben Hagensieker play characters Emma, Robert and Jerry in “Betrayal.”

Thesis project betrays the norm

A theatre student’s thesis project is a little bit different than the average thesis assignment. Paitton Reid is graduating in just a few weeks. One...

UAA’s Multicultural Fair: Celebration for everyone

UAA’s first Multicultural Fair took place in the Student Union on March 21. The event offered a chance for students to experience different nationalities...

‘Infinite possibility’: ARC Gallery displays nests in various forms

The subject of “nests” can mean many things. It can symbolize a home, a place of growth and even femininity. The ARC Gallery is...
UAA Dance Club members at the PSB dance studio. Photos courtesy of UAA Dance Club.

UAA Dance Club adapts to physical abilities

Most students hear about Dance Club through UAA’s dance program, which allows them to continue to dance outside of classes and performances. However, the...

Put some chocolate into your spring

Who doesn’t love a big, chocolate bunny for Easter? Just in time for the holiday, give a sweet treat to family or friends (or...
“They Speak to Me II” hung in the Kimura Gallery, second floor of the Fine Arts Building. Photo credit: Riva Symko.

Exhibiting storytelling

The Kimura Gallery is hosting a new exhibit entitled “Mishaps, Miscalculations, Oracles and Aeons” that’s vivid, colorful and a whole lot of unique. The art...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Unidentified: Mysterious art at UAA

There is an unidentifiable statue outside of the university bookstore that often goes unnoticed. The statue depicts a little girl sitting on a rock...

UAA | University Art Analysis – When statues become scenery

When art becomes a fixture, does time erode meaning? In 1999, Bright Bimpong was commissioned to make two statues for Rasmuson Hall. These curious statues...

Ancient Greek comedy, ‘Lysistrata,’ opens this weekend

It’s 411 BCE. The Peloponnesian War is ongoing. A woman named Lysistrata takes it upon herself to help stop the war by persuading other...

New, fictional Alaska TV show in the making

A small town in Southeast Alaska is home to approximately 8,700  people. That town is Sitka. It’s the same place that the rom-com “The...