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,...

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.

Haunted tales of the Wendy Williamson

Despite its relatively young age, the Wendy Williamson Auditorium has a myriad of spooky stories to share.

Empowering girls one kit at a time

In addition to giving approximately 1,000 kits to girls, For The Good Period provides education to the girls on topics in health such as puberty, menses, sex and pregnancy, as well as more culture-directed issues such as HIV, AIDS and female genital mutilation.

The Wool Sock Project: Photographer shares stories of Anchorage homeless

(Photos courtesy of Mikey Huff) More often than not, we go about our days rushed to work or school not noticing the people we cross paths on a daily basis. As we drive ourselves to...

Copycat Savannah Smiles

Girl Scout cookies are only on sale in Alaska until March 27. Follow this recipe to have "Savannah Smiles" all year long.

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...

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...

VH Hydroponics pilots new line of hydroponic growing cabinets in Student Union

If the cabinet proves successful, Kojin Tranberg, Commuter Programs coordinator within the Student Life and Leadership office, hopes to invest in one of the larger, commercial hydroponic units. This investment would also involve the organization’s campus partners, Seawolf Dining and the UAA Culinary Arts program.

The Chronicles of Yarnia: The crochet, the knit and the cross stitch

Be sure to catch their upcoming sales, and the last of the fall semester on Nov. 21 and Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. in the Social Sciences Building.

Simon and Seafort’s copycat key lime pie

Make this delicious citrus summer treat at home the easy way.

Pack Rat Antiques is a blast from the past

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

Need some extra cash? Check out UAA’s Experimental Economics Lab

UAA's Experimental Economics Laboratory is an easy way for students to make money taking part in game-like experiments.

Anchorage Museum expands, renovates

The Anchorage Museum will be opening a new wing featuring an expanded art collection as well as a long-overdue update to its history exhibition.

National Wellness Week sparks awareness

In previous centuries, the mentally ill have faced ridicule, torture and have been burned alive by religious figures who believed evil spirits possessed their minds. But over the years, these beliefs have changed because of scientific research and education about the brain. Despite this, discrimination has yet to fade entirely.

Caiming Li embarks on a mission to improve tutoring efficiency

UAA junior creates an app that will allow student tutoring to soar

Undergraduates study swallow colony on base

This summer several UAA undergraduates have taken their education off campus to on base at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Otter Lake to study tree swallows. Environmental studies professor Audrey Taylor has been a part of...

Seawolf debate team reaches semifinals in tournament

Robert Hockema and John Macy made UAA’s presence known at a highly competitive debate tournament in New York last week. The Hobart and William Smith Invitational consists of 108 debate teams from some of the...

UAA professor invited to work with NASA to send spacecraft to Jupiter’s smallest moon

Simon Kattenhorn, who has a doctorate in geological and environmental sciences and a master’s degree in geology, is a professor at UAA and the director of the Department of Geological Sciences. NASA reached out to...

‘One day at a time’: Katie Irwin’s journey to commencement

On Dec. 16, hundreds of UAA students will gather in the Alaska Airlines Center and receive their hard-earned diplomas. Before walking the stage though, fall Class of 2018's commencement speaker, Katie Irwin, will deliver...

Homecoming week to feature new events, old favorites

It's homecoming week at UAA, but the traditional shopping cart parade has been replaced by a photo scavenger hunt this year.

Alpha Sigma Phi to join UAA fraternities

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

UAA student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Samantha Mack is the first UAA student to be invited to interview for the scholarship, and the first Alaska Native student to win the award.

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.

Voodoo Jams create spirited spreads

"We had a couple of great weekends of making boozy jams in her kitchen. Along the way, I called her up at one point and said, 'Hey, I think we might be on to something here,'" said Noelle Hardt, co-founder of Voodoo Jams.

Plates for Compassion educates students about veganism

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, UAA students from the club Plates for Compassion - Vegan Outreach at UAA took to the lawn of the quad outside of the Cuddy Hall to talk with students and...

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...

Candy graduation lei

Congratulate your graduate with a homemade candy lei

When statues become scenery

When art becomes a fixture, does time erode meaning? In 1999, Bright Bimpong was commissioned to make two statues for Rasmuson Hall. These curious statues seem normal enough at first, but a closer look will...

The bread pudding he never got

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