Local lingerie: Anchorage millennials create new niche for intimates

Anchorage millennials bring handmade, locally-made lingerie to the Anchorage shopping scene

From Senegal to Alaska: Tina Ndour makes Anchorage and UAA her home

Tina Ndour is a sophomore at UAA majoring in business administration for management information systems. Ndour is originally from Dakar, Senegal, but moved to Alaska when she was 12 years old. The move was important...

Two new UPD officers answer the call of public service

The University Police Department, or UPD, keeps students, faculty, staff and visitors safe on the UAA campus. UPD is proud to have two new officers to serve the community. Both officers were sworn in...

New restaurant, Froth and Forage, debuts with rave reviews

Froth and Forage, a new farm-to-table restaurant, recently opened in Indian and is run by a husband and wife duo with a passion for fresh ingredients.

Medical laboratory science program director to retire after 20 years

Program director Heidi Mannion and adjunct professor David Pierce have kept the medical laboratory technology program alive through creation of a bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science and a certificate in phlebotomy.

Anthropology department responds to sexual misconduct

Anthropology faculty, the Anthropology Club and Student Union operations coordinator Tim Flynn are hosting “Dear #MeToo, We Hear You.” The event will be in the Den on April 22, 6-8 p.m. to support victims...

Haunted tales of the Wendy Williamson

Despite its relatively young age, the Wendy Williamson Auditorium has a myriad of spooky stories to share.

The green thumbs behind UAA’s gardens

There's a reason UAA's landscaping is kept lively but safe all year long

UAA | University Art Analysis – Unidentified: Mysterious art at UAA

There is an unidentifiable statue outside of the university bookstore that often goes unnoticed. The statue depicts a little girl sitting on a rock and reading a picture book. There is no plaque or...

Q & A with ‘I Am Inuit’ photographer Brian Adams

Brian Adams talks photography, gear and current projects.

Unalakleet local sets Arctic Winter Games record

At the end of March, UAA student Stuart Towarak spent his time in Fort Smith, Canada competing in the 2018 Arctic Winter Games. Towarak, a physical education student at UAA, returned to Alaska after AWG...

‘Bullets and Ballots’: UAA student’s essay featured in Forbes

UAA student Phillip Granath’s award-winning essay “Bullets and Ballots: Voting Is Our Responsibility” was featured on the Forbes magazine website. The English major won an essay contest put on during UAA’s inaugural Democracy and...

Local businesses adjust to COVID-19

Cases for COVID-19 in Alaska have risen to 21 as of March 22. Mandates for the state are continually updating as the case count increases. One mandate is the temporary closure of dine-in service...

Eccentric electives

UAA's 2018 spring semester will offer a wide arrange of select topic courses in all different subjects

Anchorage’s 42nd PrideFest in 42 Pictures

Not a cloud in the sky was present but rainbows could be seen everywhere. People waved rainbow flags, rainbow clothes and had faces painted in rainbow colors. Queen’s “I Want to Break Free” blasted...

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!

Route 33 open for business in Spenard

  Hans Nowka, part owner of TapRoot, is ready to move on. The Spenard venue is closed and in its place is his newest venture, Route 33. Rather than focus on music six days a week,...

From Anchorage to Portland: A conversation with Old Hounds

Photographer Jay Guzman sits down with Portland metal-core band Old Hounds

Anchorage happiness rating receives mixed reaction

Recently published article ranks Anchorage as one of the happiest cities in North America.

Radical Recreation: Retired Marine pursues career as personal trainer

While Tina Dominguez was in the Marine Corps, she became certified as a fitness coach and fitness nutrition specialist through the International Sports Science Association.

Father-son duo to kick off 2017-18 basketball season

Son of UAA head basketball coach signed national letter of intent to join the Seawolves following his 2017 graduation from Dimond High School

Project Mary’s Rose: The kid from Texas who fell in love with Anchorage

Texans claim that everything’s bigger in Texas, and that has sparked somewhat of a friendly (or not so friendly) rivalry between Texans and Alaskans over state pride. This is not the case for 20-year-old UAA...

Welcome to Anchorage’s SoNo district

Highlighting Anchorage's first downtown district, in their 11th year as a district

Simon and Seafort’s copycat key lime pie

Make this delicious citrus summer treat at home the easy way.

Meet the artist behind Alaska’s newest license plate

21-year-old UAA student and Palmer local used her graphic skills and love for Alaska to design the new state license plate.

Space League experiments with limitless sounds

When you think of rappers and hip-hop artists, prominent names like Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, the Creator, come to mind. These well-known artists had to start somewhere in their hometowns. In Anchorage, Space...

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...

Word of Mouth: From Oma’s kitchen to The Last Frontier

Located in Mountain View, West Berlin is serving delicious German and Bavarian fare that could rival what your Oma "(grandmother" in German) used to make. On a street with an abundance of restaurants from...

Where Spenard ends and Midtown begins: A look at Anchorage’s neighborhoods

Anchorage has many diverse neighborhoods, but it's difficult to see where their borders end and begin.

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...