Jane Rigler's flute has five little triggers. While her fingers tap a tune from the breath traveling its silver shaft, her thumb and pinky use the five extra buttons to select sound files; record,...
Holding a position as a part-time student employee requires registration in six or more credits in the UA system, as well as maintaining a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0. In addition, more specific requirements, such as a resume or references, are associated with certain jobs.
More often than not, there’s friction between the Democrats and the Republicans. Yet, when the season ends, these two adversaries must make amends and bury the hatchet in order to accomplish a similar goal of maintaining political interest among UAA students. TNL interviewed Jonathan Taylor and Joe Samaniego, representatives from UAA College Republicans and UAA College Democrats, respectively. See those interviews here.
Cleo Anderson talks about the growth of her jewelry making business
For UAA professor, Medeia Csoba DeHass, religion has always been important to her life and her career in Alaska.
Hydroponic vertical farm in Spenard is growing fresh produce year round for wholesale local grocers.
Even before Morgan Ross, environmental studies and Spanish major, could remember, gymnastics has been her life. It started with her mother, who was a gymnastics coach, which allowed Ross to start at a young...
Every so often in life you run across a significant milestone. At 16 you earn the right to test out your racing abilities, honed by countless hours of “Grand Theft Auto,” in the real world. At 18 you’re allowed to utilize your less-than-comprehensive understanding of national politics (or at least the bits you remember from your high school government class) to influence the presidential election. Somewhere between the ages of 22 and 35 you’ll finally graduate college so you can begin paying down three lifetimes worth of debt.
Unlike other creatures that sniff butts, fan feathers or call out for mates, mankind has redefined a new, innovative way to meet others. Called “speed friending,” this new social gathering encourages people to meet as many other individuals as possible within an allotted timeframe.
Since it’s finals week and you’re probably too busy to cook up food right now, you might as well whip some jalapeno cheese dip together in order to get your snack on. If you’ve finished finals already, this is the best dip for your after-finals party.
All across the nation, men, women and children crave a decent meal and a warm place to sleep. UAA is hosting events for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, which runs March 5 through 11. The next event, called "Day of Homelessness at Bean's Caf?," takes place on March 9.
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...
Some people have complained about how expensive salads are on campus and how annoying they are to transport to class, so I thought I’d share a little tale of the salad-who-could. This little salad...
Psychology and nursing pre-major found his love of martial arts during his freshmen year at UAA
Most people discard strangers' mail. Frank Warren, the creator PostSecret, publishes it. A collaborative mail art project, www. postsecret.com, Warren has collected and posted over a quarter of a million anonymous postcards since 2005 from people eager to bare their souls to the internet.
Race, religion, gun control, gay marriage, war. These are just a few of the many topics that can be considered sensitive and people feel the need to tread lightly when discussing them in a campus setting. Some just avoid controversial topics altogether in order to completely avoid any tension the conversation may cause. However, how can a society grow if they cannot talk about the issues surrounding them every day? This is what the Difficult Dialogues Initiative is meant to address.