Get off the couch!

Putt-putt golf, chamber music and book talks help make the week anything but boring.

Sex and the Seawolf: Briefing on the Dominatrix

Passion sears all over your body. You have been submissive for the past few days — maybe even months. You have it easy to just be whisked away with adrenaline so high and his masculine testosterone just beating at your bosom. You then realize you want to switch the dominance for maybe one night, or maybe a few weekends. Those thoughts are normal, and it may be worth a try.

Bonding over culinary traditions

Global Kitchen provides clubs, departments and organizations a chance to showcase authentic foods with peers

Creative writing grad classes tell their stories

During fall finals, UAA visiting professor Nancy Lord took her UAA creative writing graduate students to her favorite Anchorage spot—Cyrano's Bookstore. As part of Lord's non-fiction workshop, each student read stories of their lives...

Mountain View’s first farmer’s market brings diversity to Anchorage market lineup

Mountain View Farmer's Market offers patrons fresh vegetables, live music, stun guns and more.

Arctic Valley is cheaper, pow-tastic alternative to the expense of Girdwood and Alyeska Resort

At Alyeska Resort, skiing is expensive, and unless you are willing to take a drive to the Turnagain backcountry for just a few runs via exhaustive treks up the peaks, 40 dollar day passes...

Natural flavors vs artificial flavors

Don't you feel that you need to major in chemistry to shop at the grocery store nowadays? Most of the products there have a long ingredient list, and half of the words are almost...

Landscaping crew makes UAA all shiny and green

UAA puts a lot of effort into aesthetics, made most evident around campus courtesy of the Landscaping and Maintenance Department. As opposed to having a single grounds crew, the department instated two separate groups, horticulture and...

Cholesterol: The Good the Bad and the Other Stuff

It seems that a conversation with a health care worker always comes around to things like diet and exercise. Yet, television bombards us with commercials showing succulent foods in large quantities, cooked to perfection,...

Putting your Wolfcard to use

Little do Seawolves know, carrying a Wolfcard can acquire many benefits. Many students use their UAA ID in a variety of ways — but some are unaware that there are many student discounts available...

Alpha Sigma Phi to join UAA fraternities

One of the oldest fraternities in the U.S. will be opening its doors in Alaska

Cash up for grabs at Cabin Fever debate tournament

The University of Alaska debate team is giving away money. How much money? That depends on how hard people duke it out with each other in the sixth annual Cabin Fever Debates tournament.

Choosing a major, less pressure than expected

Freshman year of college is a clear, definitive moment when one decides to leave an old life behind to better his- or herself through education. But it can also be a stressful, confusing and...

UAA commencement speaker: Big-shot celebrity or motivated student?

Steven Spielberg, Spike Lee and Matt Damon are just a few of the big-name celebrities who have been commencement speakers this year. Many colleges pay thousands of dollars to get these people to speak...

Word of Mouth: Yak and Yeti brings flavors as diverse and delightful as West...

Replacing Marty’s Bagel Deli in 2012, the addition of Yak and Yeti brought flavor and diversity to the REI strip mall, a perfect reflection of the various demographics that reside in the West Anchorage...

Electronic smoke aids offer unproven alternate to regular ciggarette smoking

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...

EcoChic Fashion Show: Reuse, rebuild, redesign and strut it

Modern fashion is all about "going green" and "ecochic" is in. The Office of Sustainability and the USUAA Sustainability Committee are gearing up for the second annual "EcoChic Sustainability Fashion Show,” running from 12-4 p.m. April 23 in the Student Union cafeteria.

Student Activities and Commuter Programs presents Late Nights for UAA students

Starting in the spring of 1991, Late Nights has been catering to UAA students during the last two weeks of each semester. Student Activities and Commuter Programs understands the amount of stress students face...

Truman winner wants to help poor with medicine

Truman Scholar Umair Iqbal's life has been marked by hopeful enterprise. His father was one of a small handful from his district in Pakistan to earn an accounting degree. He left an accounting position with a natural gas firm to go to America. After working nine years as a cab driver, supporting his family in Pakistan from afar, he was able to move his wife and children to live with him in Chicago.

Placebo or palliative?

Vitamin C: The New York Times and other publications made much of a study published this year in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, proclaiming the study had found vitamin C to be next to useless in fighting the common cold. It is true the study found vitamin C to be ineffective in preventing the common cold. But a co-author of the study cautioned the public not to get too excited about the supposed failure of one of its more popular supplemental immune-boosters.

Student-led wellness breaks boost employee morale

Nearly every day of the week, students in the Health Physical Education and Recreation program lead wellness breaks. The breaks are designed to give HPER students hands-on experience in their major and UAA employees...

And the 2000 Student Satisfaction Survey says…

Ever suffered through “rude” administration people at UAA? Well, it probably won't come as a surprise to you, but you are not alone. According to a new student satisfaction survey released in December, red...

Services for Seawolves

UAA has plenty of services that can help you through your years in college, but what exactly are those groups? Here are five of the many centers at UAA that can help you in...

Facebook co-founder visits UAA, discusses universal basic income

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes sees the Permanent Fund Dividend as an economic model for the rest of the country.

Student group attempts to bring new sound to Anchorage art scene

Dozens of people crammed into Nobel's Diner Nov. 3, to hear the first performance from Black Bird Productions, a fledgling organization founded by UAA students. Poet Ezra Gibson, musician Hawkins Wright, singer/songwriter Sarah Jo Wells,...

Mongolia’s president encourages exchange programs with UAA

Anchorage community life was marked by a historic visit from the president of Mongolia, Nambaryn Enkhbayar. Going home from his official visit with President Bush in Washington, D.C., the president of Mongolia and his delegation made a stop in Anchorage to discuss their military programs.

Butoh offers dialogue in motion

Following times of crisis, cultures artistically thrive and evolve as a way of coping with the devastation. This evolution of culture can lend itself to the creation of new art, inclusive of photography, writing, visual arts, and dance. Such an evolution is what led to the creation of the Japanese dance called Butoh.

Student entrepreneur turns paintball into paycheck

"If war is hell, paintball is heck," wrote James Botaitis, a 24-year veteran of the sport, in his online "paintball resume." Today, paintball is one of the world's fastest growing extreme sports and UAA business...

Sex and the Seawolf: How to overcome ‘trust issues’

Trust is one of the basic foundations for having a strong connection with a partner. Trust is a valued act between two people, and once that trust is broken we begin to question whether we should place the same trust in that person as we did before.