I’ll level with you here: A good number of these columns require a small bit of embellishment. It’s nothing huge, but some stories just need a bit of exaggeration to be worth printing. This story, however, isn’t able to hide behind the guise of artistic license. I only wish I was lying about spending Halloween surrounded by trash, cracker crumbs and a very old dog.
There are three versions of "CSI" and more similar crime dramas on TV than can be counted on two hands. High-profile crime stories dominate the cable news and popular appetite for stories about grisly...
Government Hill first got its start as a tent community in the early 1900s. The tents eventually gave way to cottages and created Anchorage's first permanent settlement. Today, Government Hill is a small and isolated neighborhood located between Elmendorf Air Force Base, Ship Creek and the Knik Arm.
Since it’s finals week and you’re probably too busy to cook up food right now, you might as well whip some jalapeno cheese dip together in order to get your snack on. If you’ve finished finals already, this is the best dip for your after-finals party.
Each year, interested students all over the world, from universities and colleges in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K., travel to other nations to take part in environmental and humanitarian programs geared to bettering our world. The program that provides students with this life-changing experience is a nonprofit organization called International Student Volunteers (ISV).
George recently put his Permanent Fund Dividend into building himself a new PC to ring in the next generation of gaming. He’s confident it’s a fair bit more powerful than the new consoles coming out about a month from now. He’s prepared for the future. But if his recent gaming habits have anything to say, he’s still pretty stuck in the past.
Immigration was a border state problem when T.C. Boyle's book "The Tortilla Curtain" was published in 1995. But today, immigration has been posed as everyone's problem, with debates over policies ranging from a fence for the U.S.-Mexico border to volunteer border patrols.
The term “food additives” is so broad that if it were a tarp, it could protect all of Anchorage from the winter’s snowfall. It covers wood pulp cereal, orange juice concentrate packets, nitrates in lunch meat, chemical preservatives and anti-caking agents found in spices.
“Where the hell is all the snow?” This was my first thought upon touching down on the runway at 5 a.m. As I gingerly exited the plane I found myself shivering and mouthing the words, “Dear God, why?” quickly followed by some creative phrases that are unprintable in a wholesome-ish college newspaper.
College should not only be about book knowledge, but should also teach practical knowledge about how to make life easier. I offer this solution: invest in a slow cooker.This recipe is easy and leaves plenty of leftovers for lazy days on the weekend. A total of $9.70 was spent on this recipe, and the only thing purchased at the store was beef.
Rebekah Moras insists she's an average student. She dropped out of high school in favor of traveling to Switzerland in her teens, and then earned her GED when she was 20 and enrolled at UAA. This year she was awarded a Fulbright teaching scholarship - one of the most highly regarded scholarships in the country.
The Rainbow Connection Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program is a nonprofit organization in Anchorage working to help people with emotional and physical disabilities improve their emotional, physical and mental health. The group claims to "emphasize abilities rather than disabilities.