Tobacco has helped fuel the American economy since colonial times, yet it kills nearly six million people annually, according to the World Health Organization. “No smoking” signs plague the same social venues where cigarette smoke...
For those looking to grab affordable outdoor equipment in a non-sketchy manner, pay attention to this website. GearSpoke, an online rental service scheduled for electronic life in mid-February, allows renters to upload pictures of equipment and gear for potential buyers to comb through. Users have the opportunity to interact with the renters, establishing a sense of connection and trust before any exchanging is undergone.
DAMASCUS, Syria—When the taxi driver set my bags on the curb and drove off, I looked around and said to myself, “Oh girl, what have you gotten yourself into now?” I was alone and...
Billed as Alaska's first anime convention, the third Senshi-Con will be coming to the UAA Student Union Feb. 24. The convention is put together by volunteers from the UAA Anime Club, which includes non-student members. Rhyss Vivian, club member in charge of the financial side of Senshi-Con, said that although last year's convention had a few staff and time management problems, the events at the con turned out "pretty well.
I’m an outdoor guy. I’ve often been of the belief that I previously reincarnated from a mountain goat. Much of my pleasure in life is derived from climbing up the side of a cliff or running full-tilt down a rocky mountain trail or swan diving into a lake. I’m no stranger to bounding across boulder-strewn landscapes, bellowing: “The hiiiiiills are aliiive, with the sound of muuuuuusiiiic!!” like an athletic Julie Andrews with dude parts. Don’t ask why this happens; it’s just inspiration in the moment.
Legislators in Juneau routinely determine UAA's future. Student delegates left Friday to take the future into their own hands. Four delegates represented UAA in Juneau. The delegates, Karl Wing, Zach Liszka, Seth Holtshouser and Lea Merritt, are all student government senators.
The digestive system is truly magnificent. It is self containing, self regulating, and ensures that all nutrients get to where they need to go. In a perfect world, it is like a city’s traffic system. This intricate system enthralls gastroenterolists with the true majesty that is the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
During the harsh Alaskan winter freezes, a group of 10-15 men and women come together every month to do the selfless job of soothing the feet of Anchorage's neediest. In an act that's reminiscent of biblical stories, one woman took it upon herself to organize volunteers to seasonally wash the un-pampered, neglected feet of Anchorage's homeless.