Congratu-lei-te a graduate

Malia Barto describes how to make a graduation lei for the upcoming ceremony

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Plenty to do during the last week of class

Spring commencement speaker says: ‘You get out what you put in’

Lyndea Kelleher stresses the importance of students taking advantage of opportunities

Sustainable Seawolf: How to make candles

Beyond selling candles, you can also stock up on them for emergencies. With last month’s windstorm knocking out the power of almost 10,000 Anchorage residents, many people found themselves in need of light.

Alumni-run business fills niche in Anchorage

Grenel Sumabat, who has been restoring shoes and sneakers since 2012, graduated from UAA with a degree in computer science in 2017. After graduating he decided to pursue his passion, which led to the creation of RAGE.

College Cookbook: Sweet, sweet graduation

This fun, sprinkle-smothered cake is rich chocolate with a cream cheese frosting

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UAA's Book Buyback starts Monday, April 30 and runs until Monday, May 7

To walk or not to walk

For UAA students, that is the question

Alaska Native dance group brings cultural recognition to commencement

Lepquinm Gumilgit Gagoadim will perform at the UAA spring commencement ceremony on May 6.

Moonwalk into the 80’s with the AE Club

On April 28, grab your leg warmers and head over to the Social Sciences Building for the AE club’s annual ‘80s Fun Run/Dance/Walk. The club focuses on hands on experience, community service and raising...

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...

College Cookbook: Hot and sour soup

It's starting to feel like summer, but it's still a little chilly outside. Warm yourself up with this quick and easy-to-make soup. It's the perfect meal if you're feeling under the weather, orif you’re...

ASD opens opportunity for students to become baristas

  Located on the first floor of the Anchorage School District Education Center is the Transitions Coffee Shop which helps students in the Adult Community Transition program learn workplace skills and how to make a...

Where to go when you’ve got to go

In my first semester as a staff reporter for The Northern Light, I wrote a piece entitled “Where to go when you’ve got to go: The best bathrooms on UAA’s campus.” I was reminded...

Review: No more clueless hikes

PlantSnap lets you take a picture of a plant and get information about it in seconds.

Quick Dash Films shows off collaborative talents in short films

Brothers James and John Kendall are making short films for now, but hope to someday create a feature film. The Kendall brothers grew up in Eagle River making fun, short films with friends and family...

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...

College Cookbook: Celebrate with a slice of jackfruit cassava cake

Whenever there was a celebration of some sort, my mother would make her famous jackfruit cassava cake. Before I lived in Anchorage, I spent the first four years of my life in Utqiaġvik, that...

This week at the Bookstore: Coffee, cartoons, and the meaning behind ancient ‘Fire Trees’

There are two unique upcoming events being held in the UAA Bookstore Loft on April 20 and 21. On Friday, April 20, the Bookstore is presenting “George Gee presents Flutters from Side Street: Dry Erase...

Shakespeare-ing things up

ENGL A424, a class fittingly named "Shakespeare" looks at the famous writer's work and how his content and philosophy can be applied to today's day and age."He's arguably the greatest English poet. I think...

Sustainable Seawolf: Three easy homemade remedies

With rising healthcare costs, many people have been turning back to traditional home remedies. While it’s important to see a doctor for big issues like broken bones or infections, running to the hospital for...

A day of information, banana suturing, medical simulation robots

The 13th Annual Alaska PreMed Summit was held on April 7 at Rasmuson Hall at UAA. The summit was designed to help students who are interested in the field to get a...

Dancers open the floor for next generation

During these dance battles, all the participants sign up for a specific battle and showcase their moves in front of their opponent(s). While they give it their all, three judges intently watch how they groove to the music and connect with their opponent.

College Cookbook: Easter bread

Easter bread, or kulich, is a decadent, egg-rich bread that is traditionally baked in oversize coffee cans. The bread rises in the oven and typically pours over the top of the can, an act that is symbolic of Christ rising on the third day, and the celebration of Easter.

Sustainable Seawolf: How to preserve anything

Three basic methods make preserving easy

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At UAAGuitar Studio student recitalWhat: University and high school students, alumni and community members enrolled in private guitar classes will perform in this guitar showcase.When: Wednesday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.Where: Fine Arts Building's Recital...

Drumbeats and headdresses: Unangax dance group connects descendants to their culture

After the World War II evacuation and internment of the Aleutian Islands, many Unangax peoples — Aleutian peoples with roots in Alaska prior to Russian occupation — found themselves in a strange new territory...

FreeQuency to highlight Stand Strong for STAR event

On Friday, April 6, Stand Strong For STAR will be taking place in the UAA Recital Hall, Room 150, of the UAA Fine Arts Building from 6 to 10 p.m.Standing Together Against Rape, better...

Helping and healing hands

Two young adults are spending their time and money to reach the homeless in Anchorage and are hoping for others to become involved.Danyelle Collins and James Stump, two working young adults, are hoping to...

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Chat with the chancellor and cabinet, Alaska Olympic gold medalist ceremony, and Prof. Patrick Dulin on "Smartphone Apps and the Treatment of Alcohol Addiction