What gravitational waves mean for the Slug Empire

Klax discusses gravitational waves

Sex and the Seawolf: How to overcome ‘trust issues’

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.

Veteran psychiatrist to discuss military mental health

Charles Hoge, a 20-year retired colonel in the U.S. Army, will be on campus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Wendy Williamson Auditorium to discuss the consequences of war on soldiers and civilians, specifically focusing on stigmas about the mental health of soldiers returning home from war zones in the Middle East.

ORW: There and back again: The joys of commuting

There’s something inherently sucky about having to drag yourself up in the early hours of the morning and plod over to the shuttle to get to class. The wait is long, the service is...

ORW Mini: Work it buddy, work it

As set down in the Undisputable Woman Code, in order to be found attractive, a man must be as swift as a coursing river, have all the force of a great typhoon, all the strength of a raging fire, and be mysterious as the dark side of the moon.

Guru Kate: Are there actually health benefits inherent in alcohol?

Boiling this question down to the molecules, ethanol itself does not carry any benefits. Ethanol is the “active” ingredient in vodka, gin, wine, rum and other alcohols. It requires special detoxification by the liver when ingested so it doesn’t poison the drinker. In people without the detoxifying protein called “alcohol dehydrogenase,” drinking any amount of ethanol can cause a massive reaction including gut-wrenching pain, because ethanol is a biological toxin.

Seawolf Slug: After the debates, Sanders has a long road ahead

Well, the democratic debates sure were fun to watch. This is the thing with you democratic societies, isn't it? I keep forgetting that it's not as easy to elect a chosen leader for a certain...

Sunday brunch as easy as 1-2-3

I’m usually a very creative cook and enjoy trying new techniques and recipes, but between school and work lately, cooking has taken a back seat. During spring break, my best friend came over to...

Diversity Workshop Celebrates Civil Rights

A group discussion got `juicy' while breaking polite silence and attempting to “quit faking the funk” with notions about prejudice, racism and bigotry. Healing Racism in Anchorage, a local non-profit organization, and the campus...

Burger with pineapple

Burger and pineapple is a simple recipe for flavorful hamburgers with cooked fruit. Pineapple is a natural source of essential nutrients and an ideal addition to marinades.

Don’t burrow into your covers once winter hits, get out and enjoy it

As October moves towards a close, we find ourselves still dragging our feet through the muck of the end of construction season (Alaska's take on an Indian Summer, I suppose), memorizing text book pages...

Orange Rhymes With: Moving on and staying behind

We made it. Somehow, through all the exams, windstorms and false springs, we made it. It wasn’t easy, and I’ll be the first to admit that I probably have some major damage from a...

Professor plans new program based on Russia travels

His goal in life is to never get bored. Perhaps this is why he drinks a couple of pots of coffee a day. Jeremy Tasch, assistant professor of geography, has traveled the world. Now he...

Growing Alaska job market, a promising future for UAA grads

For the last three months, Alaska’s unemployment rate has hovered between 6.6 percent and 6.4 percent indicating a slow but steady increase in employment for Alaskans. The national unemployment rate has been coming down...

Guru Kate: Surefire ways to prevent muscle soreness

Whether you’re reading this as a college-level athlete or a couch-potato level athlete, delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) has likely hit you at one point or another.

Stuffed Peppers are a delight

Looking for a fun, easy, and fantastic tasting meal? Then check out this recipe for stuffed peppers which can be made with or without beef for vegetarians.