Culinary kitchen and bakery get hot new upgrades

The kitchen in the division of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration received a generous gift: renovations to the kitchen and bakery. Most students know Cuddy Hall to have the Daily Grind, the commons area, the...

Feast your eyes (and taste buds) on this: Culinary Club resurrects stronger than ever

Robin O’Donoghue is the president of UAA’s Drag+ club. The table is loaded down with bacon-wrapped cheese stuffed dates, potato frittatas, pastries, charcuterie boards and sausage-stuffed mushrooms. The spread looks fit for a special occasion...

Sigma Tau Delta offers workshops to kickstart professionalism

Sigma Tau Delta, is an international English honors society. At UAA's chapter, Alpha Epilson Nu, the members are hosting workshops to help students learn professional skills. For the rest of the semester, Sigma Tau Delta...

Word of Mouth: 5 tasty, local meals for $5 or less!

College students: being frugal does not mean you have to skimp in the flavor department!

Homecoming Breakfast recognizes alumni, encourages support

Homecoming week offers plenty for students, as well as staff and faculty, but what about those who have finished their time at UAA? Well, those UAA grads can join in on Homecoming festivities with...

UAA students rally to Take Back the Night

UAA students rallied for the third annual Take Back the Night march on Sept. 28. Along with representatives from the Student Health and Counseling Centers and some community members, the students protested sexual violence...

Seawolf debate team reaches semifinals in tournament

Robert Hockema and John Macy made UAA’s presence known at a highly competitive debate tournament in New York last week. The Hobart and William Smith Invitational consists of 108 debate teams from some of the...

Plates for Compassion educates students about veganism

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, UAA students from the club Plates for Compassion - Vegan Outreach at UAA took to the lawn of the quad outside of the Cuddy Hall to talk with students and...

Build-a-burger at Union Burger

The newest restaurant on campus, Union Burger, is a fun, build-a-burger restaurant. In the Student Union, students may have noticed that the old Mexican-food restaurant, Caliente, was replaced with a new burger joint. Union Burger...

Campus Art Walk

Have you ever wondered what that sculpture outside Rasmuson Hall means or why there’s a stone lion in the UAA Geological Rock Garden? You may have glanced at these pieces while walking to your...

Creating a Culture of Philanthropy

Brian Ibsen was appointed the director of philanthropy by the Office of University Advancement on Sept. 19. Ibsen shared details about his role as director and his goals for the new position.He comes to...

A former UAA professor’s take on UFOs

Is it irrational to believe in UFOs over Alaska? Professor Emeritus of Public Health Lawrence Weiss posed the question during a presentation last week and gave a simple answer: no. “I think there’s definitely something...
Snyder in her greendhouse. Photo courtesy of Jack Consenstein.

‘I could do a better job’: Professor Liz Snyder runs for District 27

As the end of September nears, students and professors alike have begun to settle into their semester routine. Associate Professor of Public Health, Liz Snyder, however, has set her sights on something new: the...

Becoming financially $avvy

The end of September marks the start of the $avvy $eawolf $eries put on by Financial Literacy at UAA. The series consists of three workshops centered around budgeting, credit and loans, which aim to...

Denali National Park road lottery

Denali National Park: A wild expanse covering over 6 million acres of pristine wilderness. Home to the tallest peak in North America, the park is the embodiment of the Alaskan spirit. During the summer season,...
Members of the Latino Student Union, Anthony Cole, Javier Acuña and Kelsey Hernández help to host several events at UAA for Hispanic Heritage Month. Photo credit: Jay Guzman

A month of cultural appreciation

The Latino Student Union is hosting a wide variety of events in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The events began in mid-September and will continue until Oct. 18, featuring many activities from movie nights...

The legacy of Francis Xavier “Dale” Tran

Father. Husband. Community activist. Dale Tran’s profound legacy lives on through his family and through his lasting impact on the Anchorage community. He passed away in January of 2017. A refugee from Saigon, Tran came to...

UAA professor elected international chair of Inuit Circumpolar Council

In July, the Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assembly converged in Utqiagvik to approve a new declaration and elect a new international chair to oversee the implementation of the organization’s priorities. At the assembly, Dalee Sambo...

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,...