Lucy’s provides fine dining at affordable prices

Many students studying in UAA’s Cuddy Hall don’t realize that instead of going to the nearest vending machine or cafeteria, they can use their...

UAA | University Art Analysis – A history of art devoured

A mysterious poster of a mythical cannibal within the UAA/APU Archives and Special Collections leaves more questions than answers. Baba Yaga is a mythical ogre...

UAA jazz ensemble swings into a new semester

UAA has been home to a jazz ensemble for over 25 years, and has seen multiple changes in leadership over that course of time. The...

The ‘Made of Stone’ installation exhibits climate change

Climate change is a hot debate topic among scientists, politicians and students alike. The UAA/APU Consortium Library currently features a two-part, mixed-media, climate crisis...

‘A Million Dreams Is All It’s Gonna Take’: Brian Adams’ exhibit...

Among the ceramic sculptures on display in UAA’s Hugh McPeck Gallery is a depiction of an astronaut playing the guitar. Inspired by Chris Hadfield,...

Hitbox Review: Limbo

Limbo should be renamed to Limbo: Prepare to Die edition. It’s not a matter of if players die, it’s how many times. Experimenting to...

Campus Food Review: Taqueria is more convenient than Taco Bell, I...

Taqueria is the newest build-a-taco restaurant in the Student Union. It replaced the Union Burger in the fall of 2019, which replaced a Mexican...

Hitbox Review: Smile for Me

Some games sound completely incomprehensible when explained with no context. Smile for Me is the epitome of these types of games. The player might...

UAA Glee Club’s rhythm remains steady with the help of new...

On a sunny Alaskan Wednesday night, about 20 students of varying ages and experience levels stood in a semicircle in the choir rehearsal room...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Multimedia artworks by Sheila Wyne...

UAA’s Engineering and Industry Building has new art already making a buzz before its dedication. “Ingenerare” is a wall-mounted, found object artwork located on the...

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...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Sculptures by Oppenheim cause violent...

“I did a piece in Alaska called 'Image Intervention,' which is like a house that is hit by an earthquake,” Dennis Oppenheim said in...

UAA | University Art Analysis – A hare’s breadth from the...

Among the new and returning faces to the UAA campus this fall is a not-so-furry hare. This giant bunny measures 5 feet tall and...

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...

UAA | University Art Analysis – The lasting legacy of the...

Nearly every student at UAA has been impacted by the Kimura family. The Kimura Gallery is located on the second floor of the Fine Arts...

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...

‘Changing the World’ one fire at a time

“From the pyramids to the space shuttles, to the buildings we use every day, the science of engineering changes the world,” Patrick Garley, the...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Meet ‘Archibald’ the mechanical moose

A foreign species of moose has made his home on the UAA campus, and the happiness he spreads is invasive. Bonnie Nygard has filled...

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...