College Cookbook: Hot and sour soup

It's starting to feel like summer, but it's still a little chilly outside. Warm yourself up with this quick and easy-to-make soup. It's the perfect meal if you're feeling under the weather, orif you’re...

ASD opens opportunity for students to become baristas

  Located on the first floor of the Anchorage School District Education Center is the Transitions Coffee Shop which helps students in the Adult Community Transition program learn workplace skills and how to make a...

Where to go when you’ve got to go

In my first semester as a staff reporter for The Northern Light, I wrote a piece entitled “Where to go when you’ve got to go: The best bathrooms on UAA’s campus.” I was reminded...

Review: No more clueless hikes

PlantSnap lets you take a picture of a plant and get information about it in seconds.

Quick Dash Films shows off collaborative talents in short films

Brothers James and John Kendall are making short films for now, but hope to someday create a feature film. The Kendall brothers grew up in Eagle River making fun, short films with friends and family...

UAA alumnus Dimitri Shein runs for Congress

Dimitri Shein, Democratic candidate, is running for Alaska's seat this year in the U.S. House of Representatives."I feel like our country is kind of in a low point right now in terms of our...

College Cookbook: Celebrate with a slice of jackfruit cassava cake

Whenever there was a celebration of some sort, my mother would make her famous jackfruit cassava cake. Before I lived in Anchorage, I spent the first four years of my life in Utqiaġvik, that...

This week at the Bookstore: Coffee, cartoons, and the meaning behind ancient ‘Fire Trees’

There are two unique upcoming events being held in the UAA Bookstore Loft on April 20 and 21. On Friday, April 20, the Bookstore is presenting “George Gee presents Flutters from Side Street: Dry Erase...

Shakespeare-ing things up

ENGL A424, a class fittingly named "Shakespeare" looks at the famous writer's work and how his content and philosophy can be applied to today's day and age."He's arguably the greatest English poet. I think...

Sustainable Seawolf: Three easy homemade remedies

With rising healthcare costs, many people have been turning back to traditional home remedies. While it’s important to see a doctor for big issues like broken bones or infections, running to the hospital for...

A day of information, banana suturing, medical simulation robots

The 13th Annual Alaska PreMed Summit was held on April 7 at Rasmuson Hall at UAA. The summit was designed to help students who are interested in the field to get a...

Dancers open the floor for next generation

During these dance battles, all the participants sign up for a specific battle and showcase their moves in front of their opponent(s). While they give it their all, three judges intently watch how they groove to the music and connect with their opponent.

College Cookbook: Easter bread

Easter bread, or kulich, is a decadent, egg-rich bread that is traditionally baked in oversize coffee cans. The bread rises in the oven and typically pours over the top of the can, an act that is symbolic of Christ rising on the third day, and the celebration of Easter.

Sustainable Seawolf: How to preserve anything

Three basic methods make preserving easy

Get off the couch!

At UAAGuitar Studio student recitalWhat: University and high school students, alumni and community members enrolled in private guitar classes will perform in this guitar showcase.When: Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.Where: Fine Arts Building's Recital...

Drumbeats and headdresses: Unangax dance group connects descendants to their culture

After the World War II evacuation and internment of the Aleutian Islands, many Unangax peoples — Aleutian peoples with roots in Alaska prior to Russian occupation — found themselves in a strange new territory...

FreeQuency to highlight Stand Strong for STAR event

On Friday, April 6, Stand Strong For STAR will be taking place in the UAA Recital Hall, Room 150, of the UAA Fine Arts Building from 6 to 10 p.m.Standing Together Against Rape, better...

Helping and healing hands

Two young adults are spending their time and money to reach the homeless in Anchorage and are hoping for others to become involved.Danyelle Collins and James Stump, two working young adults, are hoping to...

Get off the couch!

Chat with the chancellor and cabinet, Alaska Olympic gold medalist ceremony, and Prof. Patrick Dulin on "Smartphone Apps and the Treatment of Alcohol Addiction

Radio show brings Mountain View community together

KONR 106.1 FM is a volunteer-based radio station that has provided “The Mountain View Post Radio Hour” a platform for the community to share their voices.

Sustainable Seawolf: Spring foraging for beginners

Three easy-to-find plants for spring harvesting

Students take on civic engagement in Ted Stevens internship program

Students from any of the three major UA campuses can submit applications that consist of a resume, writing sample and other requirements to be considered for an internship.

Bakery cart stocked full of student-made goods

The bakery cart is where the culinary students sell any left-over products that they’ve made during the week.

Homemade hotcakes don't know how to make pancakes?!

De-stress for wellness

April Rochford, UAA alumna, will instruct two yoga classes in the Gorsuch Commons every Sunday. Rochford has been practicing yoga for around 15 years, and two as a certified instructor.

Get off the couch!

Putt-putt golf, chamber music and book talks help make the week anything but boring.

Sustainable Seawolf: How to ethically volunteer

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 18.4 percent of people aged 20-24 volunteer each year.

A night of networking

Career Networking Night will take place on March 29 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Union. Registration closes the night before, March 28 at 5 p.m.

Get off the couch!

Relief printing, ice skating, "March for our Lives" and more

Mental health wellness workshops continue this spring

According to National Alliance on Mental Illness, 75 percent of mental health conditions begin by age 24. Understanding and talking about mental health is easily accessible through UAA’s Student Health and Counseling Center.

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Seven seniors hold thesis exhibit

For many seniors, a thesis paper is mandatory before graduating, but for the bachelor’s of fine arts students, a week-long exhibition showcasing their work...