The celebrations take place on Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the UAA Recital Hall. For more information, visit the website of the Confucius Institute at uaa.alaska.edu/ci
Mayor Dan Sullivan sat casually at the head of a table in the student union last Tuesday. Students gathered at the tables forming a giant square in the middle of the area. More chairs were seated in the back facing Mayor Sullivan, where more students trickled in, slowly filling the space. It was the first ever Morning with the Mayor event hosted by the USUAA, giving students the chance to sit down with Mayor Sullivan and talk about issues in the community.
Joey Sweet was appointed as the student representative to the Board of Regents this summer
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...
Faculty, staff, family and friends honored teacher-nominated student leaders at the 19th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Student Appreciation Luncheon Jan. 25.
"A way to get something back for the people" In the late 1950s, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission had a plan, called Project Chariot, to detonate thermonuclear bombs at Point Hope to create a harbor. Inupiat Natives in nearby communities were not persuaded by the government's assurances that the thermonuclear blasts would not adversely affect their lives, health or subsistence food stock.
Most people in America are aware of the whimsical holiday known as St. Valentine's Day. A day to celebrate loved ones, exchange gifts and make greeting card companies rich. But how do other countries celebrate this day of love? CHILE Much like here, Valentine's Day in Chile is a holiday for everyone.
Trust is one of the basic foundations for having a strong connection with a partner. Trust is a valued act between two people, and once that trust is broken we begin to question whether we should place the same trust in that person as we did before.
Susan Orlean will be at UAA on April 1st. From 1:30 to 2:55 pm, she will critique the work of local students and journalists. Susan Orlean belongs to a handful of non-fictional characters that are important enough to have been played by Meryl Streep. Because of this, Ms. Orlean has a (very) indirect connection to Margaret Thatcher, Anna Wintour, and Abigail Adams. In my eyes, this connection justifies the time I might spend reading an article on the subject.
Students celebrated diverse culture the Friday before spring break. USUAA's Board of Cultural Awareness hosted a cultural awareness fair March 7 in the Student Union. The event was a celebration of cultural diversity at UAA, said Dana Menendez, a chair from the Board of Cultural Awareness.
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...
October is a month of shifting expectations. Midterms always seem to come weeks before you’re ready for them, the PFD gives you just enough money to make you spend recklessly and that “easy” class you’ve been ditching since week two has suddenly become an insurmountable challenge.
Bivy specializes in independently published books from around Europe and North America.
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...
A core of fresh young disciples is on a crusade to bring the power of public relations campaigns to UAA. In the process, they're learning the art of resurrecting the dead. The UAA chapter of the national Public Relations Student Society of America already has a few Anchorage non-profits on its client roster, and its members are eager to add student organizations to the list.