Be ‘undeniably, uniquely you’ by creating your own club on campus

Although academics are the main focus of college, being a part of a club adds a little fun to the experience. UAA is home to nearly 100 clubs, ranging from The Chronicles of Yarnia...

UAA alumna joins Cornell Debate staff

As college students return to the grind and the semester begins in full tilt, UAA alumna Johanna Richter is embarking on a new journey as part of Cornell’s debate team coaching staff. “I’m really excited...

An introduction to the fifth annual Red Zone Series

In the period from the beginning of school to Thanksgiving, more sexual assaults happen on college campuses around the United States than any other time during the school year. According to the Rape, Abuse...

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‘Just go for things’: How one Truman Scholar put his foot forward

Almost a year ago, Michael Lowe wasn’t sure he was cut out for becoming a Truman Scholar. Fast-forward to April, and Lowe learned that he had earned the title along with $30,000 in a...

UAA geriatric program provides leadership training

As the Alaska population fluctuates, the population of older citizens will be increasing. UAA has provided another year of the geriatric interdisciplinary leadership development program this upcoming academic year. The training program is geared towards...

Accessible Wayfinding and Campus Navigation System comes to UAA

By Katherine Irwin Katherine Irwin is a senior at UAA, majoring in Journalism & Public Communications with a minor in art. Irwin also works at the DSS office as a student worker. Accessible Wayfinding and Campus Navigation...

How to save money on textbooks and materials

Whether it's renting materials online or buying them used from other students, there are many ways to cut down textbook costs

Tracking student success with Seawolf Tracks

New app aims at streamlining advising, preparing first-year students

Freshman survival guide: Tips and tricks to navigating your first year at college

There is a steep learning curve to navigating the responsibility, new environment and life changes that come with beginning your collegiate career. Feeling lost, misplaced or unsure are all normal reactions that come with...

Eat, drink and be merry: Finding food, coffee and more on campus

Being a freshman can be daunting; there are so many buildings, classrooms, professors and events to find and meet. Another tricky thing to figure out as a freshman is where to eat and how...

UAA student assists Mobile Medics International

On June 13, Moira Pyhala, a senior studying political science at UAA, traveled with Mobile Medics International, an Anchorage-based non-governmental organization, to Cebu Island in the Philippines. For three weeks, Pyhala served as photographer, clerk,...

UAA health and medical programs land students jobs

UAA offers various programs like engineering, health, medicine and business. Among the many degrees available, health and medicine are in high demand, especially in Alaska. Through nursing, pre-med and natural science programs geared towards...

Is an unpaid internship worth it?

Part of the college experience is being able to apply the knowledge gained from classes towards our desired career paths. An internship is a hands-on experience that puts a student’s knowledge to the test....

History of ALCAN incorporated into UAA classes

Many Alaskans are familiar with the Alaska Highway, built during World War II to connect the contiguous United States to Alaska via Canada. But what many might not be aware of is that the...

Romanticism lives on through the legacy of Professor Clay Nunnally

In the class, Literature of Romanticism English A330, Professor Clay Nunnally often recited poems. He recited long poems that stretched to not just one or two stanzas, but 30 plus lines filled with romanticism...

Artistic passions bring local artists to The Writer’s Block

Various books written by local authors are displayed throughout The Writer's Block, along with paintings hanging on walls from Anchorage artists. Officially opening their doors January 2018, The Writer’s Block houses books, music, art...

College Cookbook: Spam musubi

Growing up, my family would spend plenty of time in Hawaii visiting relatives during the summer. On days we would spend at the beach with our cousins, spam musubis were the go-to snack for...

Dipper Donuts makes its rounds throughout Anchorage

Local businesses are booming in the heart of Spenard. Among the new wave of businesses like The Writer’s Block and TK Korean BBQ Restaurant is Dipper Donuts, owned by UAA alumna Laura Cameron. Coming from...

College Cookbook: A sweet snack for summer days

My summer has started off typically spending my time with my grandparents after work. My grandfather had recently undergone surgery, and we had almost lost him due to a medication gone wrong. I have...

Sustainable Seawolf: Energy efficiency at home

The words “energy efficient” have become buzzwords in recent years, with many large companies signing agreements to become more energy efficient. But what does it really mean to be efficient in the way that...

Sustainable Seawolf: Eating sustainably

Eating sustainably has become a big topic of conversation in recent years. The New York Times cooking section has included recipes designed for more sustainable food practices, such as their Meatless Monday recipes. With...

College Cookbook: Creamy parmesan garlic mushroom chicken

Over the course of the month, I have graduated from cooking meals that consist of ramen, eggs and hot pockets to an adult meal made to serve more than one person. I recently learned...

Couple plans 20,000 mile bike ride, from Alaska to Argentina

With the rise of popularity of travel blogs, many dream of quitting their nine-to-five jobs to travel the world. Bloggers like Nomadic Matt, The Young Adventuress and Adventurous Kate all walked away from their...

To increase student enrollment, ‘Explore UAA’ offers Seawolf experience

“Explore UAA” will take place June 1 at the Student Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To RSVP or for more information, you can go to the official “Explore UAA” page.

PrideFest 2018 is ‘more than a rainbow’

The theme of PrideFest 2018, which will take place June 9-16, is “Next Generation - More than a Rainbow.”

Two Homemade Cleaners

Here are two recipes for household cleaning sprays that will cover most of your needs...

College Cookbook: The story I meant to write a long time ago

This is my final College Cookbook. I'll be moving to the Peninsula and am leaving The Northern Light behind. My three-plus years here have been full of growth, with the paper acting as a...

Confucius Institute Day: Study abroad opportunities in China

For more information regarding the HSK Chinese language proficiency test, or to take a practice HSK test, visit www.chinesetest.cn or go visit the Confucius Institute at Rasmuson Hall, Room 115.

Congratu-lei-te a graduate

Malia Barto describes how to make a graduation lei for the upcoming ceremony

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