Science has never looked or sounded as clear as it does at the UAA Planetarium and Visualization Theater. The dome-shaped screen boasts over 12 million pixels and rip-roaring sound effects through a Dolby 5.1...
Lyndea Kelleher stresses the importance of students taking advantage of opportunities
Various news outlets across Anchorage have painted their headlines with rave reviews about the Downtown Grill, a restaurant hot on the scene. “Oh my gosh, those are good — yummy!” Maria Downey, an anchor for KTUU said in a quote about DT Grill’s beignets. Riza Brown, Anchorage Daily News correspondent, dubbed the restaurant as “Southern flair, excellent fare.”
In celebration of Alaska Book Week, Linsey, along with four other authors from the Alaska chapter of Romance Writers of America, visited the UAA Bookstore to give a book talk. Though they had fun sharing the details of their own works, they all were also keen on sharing advice for aspiring writers.
Sometimes I make decisions that are inexplicably contrary to every conviction I have. I have no explanation for it. I seem to subconsciously try to challenge myself on a daily basis. So when I was planning out an adventure for this summer, I must have decided to throw caution to the wind and fill it with things that will drive me nuts.
New center is provided to cater to the growing career field
Chocolate is the Valentine’s Day food mascot. The sugary, creamy snack has developed a reputation over the years of being chock full of antioxidants. However, naysayers have not let their chocoholic friends forget that it is still a sweet and should be enjoyed in moderation.
It's homecoming week at UAA, but the traditional shopping cart parade has been replaced by a photo scavenger hunt this year.
Laura Aubry takes on Anchorage area markets and festivals with her organic and locally made ice cream.
With the economic crisis wreaking havoc on America’s traditional way of life, many are turning to small business to ensure their current and future successes, and to pursue their inalienable right to the pursuit of happiness. No matter what the economic forecast says, people will always need to eat, and for the food and hospitality industry, one niche that has become successful in the past few years is the artisan food industry.
Can cinnamon make you lose weight? It feels so good to write that this isn’t a hoax developed by people who want to gain cult status. There is a realistic background to this spice’s magical powers. It won’t be the only thing you should do to lose weight; it’s not like you can just take the cinnamon challenge (YouTube it) while watching SpongeBob and expect your BMI to plummet as low as your IQ.
Disclosure: The lead singer of The Moon Knights works as a music reviewer for The Northern Light. Going once. Going twice. Gone. Local band The Moon Knights, described by British comic book writer Warren Ellis as "cacophonic bedroom guitarpowered noisepop," are about to be as gone as a day-old eBay auction - and one that local music fans will be wishing they'd bid on a little sooner.
UAA’s annual Crafts Fair took place Dec. 6 in the Student Union. The event, hosted by Commuter Student Services, was filled with people of all ages perusing booths manned by local craft vendors showcasing...
According to National Alliance on Mental Illness, 75 percent of mental health conditions begin by age 24. Understanding and talking about mental health is easily accessible through UAA’s Student Health and Counseling Center.
As the Alaska Native Studies Conference closing banquet came to an end, community member George Holly serenaded attendees with a song about “a good Native springtime” in the Athabaskan language, Deg Xinag.
Last year, more than 450 people attended the Alaska Health Summit at the Captain Cook Hotel from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 and learned about modern medical miracles and problems in a weeklong program....
When you hear the term “sex toys,” what do you imagine? Most people envision a fake penis when thinking about sex toys. Fake penises do assist those lost without a hardened appendage to ease into their pleasures, but despite the utility of these toys, some are embarrassed to admit they’ve had the pleasure of using them.
For thousands of years our neighbor planet Mars has been a source of intrigue and curiosity to people on Earth. In the United States, scientists have come a long way in discovering the past...
UAA student releases his own line of wireless headphones