5 tasty, local meals for $5 or less!

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

An interactive blend of health care and fitness

UAA's "Exercise is Medicine" club helps to incorporate physical activity into the prevention and treatment of healthcare concerns.

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...

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...

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.

‘Caretakers of their history:’ The Naknek cannery

The Knik Lecture Series will host a lecture on the project. The lecture is open to the public and will take place at Chugiak High School on April 18.

AK Alchemist opens third shop located in Alaska Regional Hospital

Since the opening of AK Alchemist in 2013, this hybrid between a coffee shop and a Tex-Mex food destination has grown more popular amongst Alaskans. Not only do they serve some of the best...

Radical Recreation: Emily of the woods

Emily Wood's love for nature inspired her career in wildlife conservation

Radical Recreation: Go with the flow

Master's student Sabre Hill wants to help preserve nature with her love of river rafting

Student Spotlight: UAA alum heads to Germany as CBYX Congress-Bundestag Scholar

  In fifth grade, Matthew Newkirk participated in a class exchange program with a school in Germany. Spending a few days in Germany ignited a lifelong interest in the German language. Now Newkirk, a recent...

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...

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...

Radical Recreation: The ultimate sport

Local ultimate Frisbee players take the sport to a new extreme during wintertime

Radical recreation: For the thrill of it

Desmond Ongaro is dedicated to enhancing a rider's performance through engineering

UAA’s student-athletes by the numbers

Every year, numerous talented Alaskans join the Seawolves to represent their home state, but out-of-state athletes and international students also seek to become part of the Green and Gold.

Local clothing company continues to proudly represent fellow explorers

The 49th Supply Company has been keeping Alaskan’s fashionable for over two years now. Whether it’s hiking, camping, skateboarding or exploring, they have a unique design to fit the outdoor lifestyle.They have a wide...

Plant, garden and grow: Yarducopia digs a connection in Anchorage community

  Living in a housing complex or a highly condensed area of Anchorage can make it difficult to garden without the extra yard space. Yarducopia is a project of Alaska Community Action on Toxics that...

Local lingerie: Anchorage millennials create new niche for intimates

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

Student Life, Leadership Director retires after over 30 years

  Student Life and Leadership Director, Annie Route, is retiring June 30 after almost 31 years at UAA. Route has been recognized for her service to students with the 2009 Staff Make Students Count Award...

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...

Finding her niche: Alexandria McLearen, UAA’s fall commencement speaker

Throughout her time at UAA, McLearen said her most challenging moment was when she was chair of the Green Fee Board.

Whats up with parking at UAA

Challenges facing the Parking Services at UAA

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...

‘Ono grinds! Hula Hands: Anchorage’s favorite Hawaiian joint

In Hawaii, hearing someone mention “‘ono grinds” is music to the ears of a local as it probably means some good eats are nearby. “‘Ono” means delicious and “grinds” means food in Hawaiian slang. With...

Latino Student Union shares love of culture with others

"It's an organization that gives voice to our Hispanic community. Our main goal is to get together and make a change, but also for other students of other cultures to join and learn more about the Hispanic culture," Ana Azpilcueta, LSU president, said.

Empowering girls one kit at a time

In addition to giving approximately 1,000 kits to girls, For The Good Period provides education to the girls on topics in health such as puberty, menses, sex and pregnancy, as well as more culture-directed issues such as HIV, AIDS and female genital mutilation.

The Wool Sock Project: Photographer shares stories of Anchorage homeless

(Photos courtesy of Mikey Huff) More often than not, we go about our days rushed to work or school not noticing the people we cross paths on a daily basis. As we drive ourselves to...

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.

Alaska flavors fuel Wild Scoops ice cream

No one was screaming for ice cream downtown on the overcast evening of May 26, but people were eagerly lined up down the block from Wild Scoops’ new ice cream shop. It was the...

Discovering the magic of male ‘pleasure points’

Say you’re a person trying to please your hard-working man. Sure, you can please him by stimulating his shaft, but that takes the fun away from actually exploring his body. You may even find yourself knowing more about your partner’s pleasure points than he does himself, giving him an instant, gratifying surprise.