Campus Media Chronicles

All of the paid positions at the Whalesong student newspaper in Juneau, which includes the editor, production manager and advertising manager jobs, are filled. Staff writers at the paper, about three to four students...

Prof-iles: UAA professor chases dreams and dates rocks

Walking into Erin Shea’s office, the object that catches your eye first is a model NASA space shuttle, followed by a signed picture of NASA Flight Manager, Gene Kranz. Shea has had many dreams,...

Bike share program now open to summer students

The Information Desk in the Student Union commenced the Green Fee sponsored annual bike share program on May 22. The bike share is open to any student from spring or summer 2017 who has...

Anchorage welcomes Ron Jeremy and box store porn

Anchorage celebrated Groundhog Day Feb. 2. Two days later, Anchorage celebrated Hedgehog Day – as in Ron “The Hedgehog” Jeremy. The well-known adult film star, who gets his nickname because of his...

Orange Rhymes With: Summer slowdown

It’s been fifteen days, sixteen hours, eight minutes and forty-two seconds since my last final. I know this because the summer countdown clock on my desktop reset itself and kept counting after the semester ended, and I’ve been far too lazy to stop it.

Possible ‘makeover’ for Spenard Road

Anchorage residents can expect to see an important project on this April's ballot affecting one of the city's most notorious roadways. If passed, the project would mean the start of a substantial makeover for Spenard Road and the sidewalks that line it - a project that not everyone along the populated thoroughfare is in agreement on.

Fledgling Faygo business

Whether one calls it soda or pop, there are myriad forms of the sickly sweet syrup, and in Alaska some of the most popular soft drinks never see the light of day. Several months ago flyers started cropping up around campus reading, "Faygo sodas from Detroit get yours now from Flight Deck Pizza."

I’m not crazy; I’m just not you

Do you sometimes feel like a square peg in a round hole, or a round peg in a square hole? What is “normal”, anyway? If we really think about it, most of us would...

Wellness Breaks: tools for change

“I wanted to break down all the barriers that keep people from wanting to improve or maintain their health and wellness,” employee wellness practicum coordinator Kyra McKay said. On May 7 at 1 p.m., UAA...

Guru Kate: Pen ink plus your skin

Is it actually dangerous to write on your hand (or any skin for that matter)? After attempting to research all types of inks in all types of pens, I have come to the conclusion that...

What can students do with a Wolfcard?

A Wolfcard is more than an official UAA ID. This information from the UAA Web site shows why.

The Media Chronicles: Rebel Yell

If you thought that with a name like The Rebel Yell, a college newspaper would have no trouble recruiting students, you'd be right. “We have about 40 of 40 positions filled. I did recently...

UAA Cadet Lounge dedicated to fallen ROTC pilot at memorial

“Jeff Hill was an airman, he was a cadet, an officer in the Air Force, a pilot, a hunting buddy, a fishing buddy, a hard worker, a pilot; he was a father and a...

Steve Konkel presents Alaska Decision Making 2018

Dr. Steve Konkel teaches Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in the College of Business and Public Policy at UAA. He’s published a statewide inventory and economic assessment of wind generation as well as studies of...

As awareness about dangers of e-cigarette and vape usage rise, UAA smoking ban prohibits...

Thus far, Alaska is one of four states that have no reported cases of injury or death due to electronic cigarettes or vape usage, according to the Center for Disease Control. The leaders of...

Frequently asked questions about the Student Health Center

1. What is the Student Health Center and who can use it? The Student Health Center is an outpatient facility that opened during the fall semester of 1991 as the result of a student initiative...

This week in UAA history

A look through TNL's archives

10 buckets of paint and a lasting bond to UAA

In the midst of budget cuts, UAA faculty, staff and students came up with an idea to show positive change in the Professional Studies Building. A “living art” mural is in progress and is...

‘That Takes Ovaries’: A tribute to strong women

Forget “ballsy.” It takes ovaries to get gutsy. The UAA Women's Studies department is sponsoring the “That Takes Ovaries” open mic event in celebration of Women's History month at 7:30 p.m. March 2 in the Student Union Den.

Russia at a glance

Kori Gwynn is an International Studies major with a focus in Russian at UAA. She is currently studying abroad for a year in St. Petersburg, Russia, with AIFS at the Polytechnical University. Follow her adventures in her weekly column. From the fall handbook 2008 St.

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...

Renter’s rights

Moving out of the dorms or from your parents’ place can give you freedom; just pay your rent and life is good. But what can you do when the landlord won’t fix the leaky...

Radical Recreation: The ultimate sport

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

Terrain park presents three new features for this snow season

The cool winter breeze is quickly taking over Alaska, which can only mean one thing — snow is on the way. For some, this means dreadfully shoveling the driveway. For others, it means shredding...

University singers give solemn performance

By Aubrey Campbell The Northern Light   The organ in the Arts Building was silent and the recital hall stage empty of artists. Three red chairs and four brass wells of timpani drums waited for the musicians...

360’s made easy

Spring is here early this season, which brings us soft, snow perfect for throwing down some spins whether your backcountry or resort bound. This time of year the sun is out longer, the snow...

College Cookbook: Cornish pasties for the busy student

In Alaska, I’ve seen three places that sell pasties: A Pie Stop, Talkeetna Roadhouse and Butcher Block 9. Pasties were a staple food in my house growing up. My great-grandfather brought the recipe for...

Cooking In College: Curry Pumpkin Soup with Stuffed Portabellos

Time total: 45 minutes Servings: 6 Price: $5.60 per serving Difficulty level: Easy When we think of fall, pumpkins are one of the first things to come to mind. Soup is another. Clearly, these two things should marry...

Hunter’s-style Italian chicken

Chicken cacciatora, from the region of Umbria, Italy. Inspired by New York Time's cooking.

The Hugh McPeck Art Gallery stands proud in memory

The Student Union Art Gallery has recently undergone a name change to honor the life of a prestigious UAA professor