Radical Recreation: All fun and games

Jordan Campbell rises to the top five best Melee players in the state

‘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.

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.

Radical Recreation: The ultimate sport

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

Easy pantry recipes for delicious meals during COVID-19 pandemic

Anchorage has been issued a “social distancing” order on March 27 until April 11, which will then be reevaluated. Because of the state mandate, restaurants and bars in the city are no longer offering...

Incredible stories uncovered by Student of Excellence Award program

The African-American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, International and Native American student program, or AHAINA, invites its juniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 to compete for the Student of Excellence Award every spring. AHAINA also offers...

The culture of a high drinking age

With one of the highest drinking ages in the world, the United States, has created a culture around alcohol unlike any other.

Radical Recreation: Go with the flow

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

Radical Recreation: Emily of the woods

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

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...

Word of Mouth: Viable vegan options and Ethiopian flair, courtesy of Queen of Sheba

Following the trend of restaurant owners seeing a lack of culinary diversity in Anchorage and taking matters into their own hands, like Chiiwen Choo from Kami Ramen, Queen of Sheba is no different. Located on...

Radical recreation: For the thrill of it

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

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...
Jacob Ballard typically wears a kilt, a button-down shirt and a tie with mj?lnir, more commonly known as Thor’s hammer, pinned to it.

Cultural expression: The kilt, the hammer and the hair

Jacob Ballard, an anthropology and language student at UAA, typically wears a kilt, a button-down shirt and a tie with mjlnir, more commonly known as Thor’s hammer, pinned to it. His long, dark, braided...

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...

Pack Rat Antiques is a blast from the past

50s kitsch, 60s convenience, 70s spunk and more at Pack Rat Antiques

Whats up with parking at UAA

Challenges facing the Parking Services at UAA

Denali National Park road lottery

Denali National Park: A wild expanse covering over 6 million acres of pristine wilderness. Home to the tallest peak in North America, the park is the embodiment of the Alaskan spirit. During the summer season,...

Remote jobs provide employment during difficult times

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many Alaskans without jobs or with reduced hours. Businesses that are not considered essential have been temporarily shut down since March 23, leaving residents unsure of where income will...

Spring elections for student government will open in April

The Union of Students of the University of Alaska Anchorage, or USUAA, is the governing body of students at UAA. Every year, the organization holds elections for president, vice president, senators, delegates, Green Fee...

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.

Candy graduation lei

Congratulate your graduate with a homemade candy lei

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...

Student Spotlight: Meet Student Showcase winner, Kaylin Jones

  One of 2017’s Student Showcase winners, Kaylin Jones is skilled at writing, public speaking, and she has a third often elusive ability –for those talented in reading and writing– to understand mathematics. When Jones...

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...

Discounted, non-alcoholic student activities to bring holiday cheer

Kick-off winter break and help fight Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, with these non-alcoholic activities located around Anchorage at discounted student prices. Off-Campus: Alaska Escape Rooms Inc. Alaska Escape Rooms, nationally ranked as one of the top...

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.

Smoked salmon bloody mary

Use Alaskan-made smoked salmon vodka to add a distinctly Alaskan taste to your next bloody mary.

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.

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...