Snow Goose: English pub with Alaska flair

A typical English-style pub is a laid back place where wooden stools and bar tables are scattered on a concrete floor, and pictures of various stout beers and ales cover every inch of space...

{Getting to know}

Northern Light: How long have you been teaching? Mariano Gonzales: Full time since ’88, part time since ’80. NL: How have you changed your style since you started teaching? MG: I have much more experience...

{Getting to know}

How long have you been teaching? Eleven years. How have you changed your style since you started teaching? To be honest, not much. I now try to use more technology in my classes, but this frequently ends...

Science and religion are more alike than once thought

For as long as science and religion have existed, so has the rift between them. But as science presents ever more detailed explanations of our universe, there are those who question if science is...

Service with a smile in the Middle East

University of Alaska Anchorage journalism student, Linda Hardyman, is spending a year abroad in Egypt. Each week, the Northern Light prints her first-hand account of her experiences in the Middle East. This week Hardyman...

Falling into winter

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It’s not just about the food at Hooters

For many, nothing beats football, beer, buffalo wings and hot babes. This is the preconception many people have of Hooters, the “Delightfully tacky yet unrefined” sports bar on Tudor Road. But beneath the surface...

KRUA visits the Big Apple in search of music

For one week during October, more than 10,000 people from around the United States and Canada converge in downtown Manhattan for the College Music Journal’s Music Marathon. They are there to discuss the current...

Messages hung on ‘Clothesline’ for all to see

A women is battered every 15 seconds in the United States. Many may not know the prevalence of violence and abuse toward women. UAA participated in Domestic Violence Awareness Month by sponsoring the...

Getting to know…

How long have you been teaching? It has been four years, two years at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and one year at the Fu Jen University in Taiwan. This is my second year at UAA....

Majors Fair promotes departments to undergrads

As midterms are long past, students begin to think less of passing classes and more of what those classes should lead toward. UAA staff set up the Big Green Majors Fair Oct. 26 in...

NASA exhibit brings space to Anchorage

Space. The Final Frontier. At your local Library. In the lobby of the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Z. J. Loussac Public Library, tables were set up with robotic arms, pamphlets on space,...

Mystical Art of Tibet Tour

Eyes closed, emanating the “eternal sound” from deep within, eights monks stood in a curved line in the dim light, facing the vibrant colored sand mandala. Their chanting and music vibrated through the room...

Tlingit storyteller relates mythologies

Walter Porter, in Anchorage from Kotzebue, Alaska for the annual Alaska Federation of Natives convention, was brought to camus by Alaskan Native Studies and Alaska Natives into Psycholgy Oct. 21 to give a lecture...

The facts about fasting

UAA journalism student Linda Hardyman is spending a year abroad in Egypt. Each week, the Northern Light prints first-hand accounts of her experiences in the Middle East. This week Hardyman discusses her experience with...

New club helps members get certified and stay that way

UAA has a new club on campus, and it just might save your life. The Fire and Emergency Medical Services Club was officially recognized by the UAA Club Council this month. The club’s...

{Getting to know}

Northern Light: How long have you been teaching? Ellen McKay: Twenty-four years – four years as an adjunct and 20 years as a full-time faculty member. How have you changed your style since you started...

Community gathers to share affection for poetry

The Student Union Den transformed into a mellow, candle-lit poet’s corner Oct. 21 as UAA students, faculty and members of surrounding communities came together for an evening of poetry. Twelve people, including Chancellor Elaine...

Studio 68: Good vibes, beer, food near campus

Studio 68 is a relatively new establishment, which has brought live music, a mix of flavors and a laid-back atmosphere to Anchorage residents young and old. Studio 68 dishes out delicacies from calamari fritters...

Theater professor Fran Lautenberger

How long have you been teaching? This is my 19th year at UAA. Have you changed your style since you started teaching? Yes, certainly. When I first started out, I know I was much more...

Where’s that Seawolf spirit?

Homecoming is a time for students to come together, drawn by the unexplainable force of school spirit, to energize and encourage their home team during events the week before the big game – or...

Mambo Italiano

“I don’t know about you, but this one definitely has a lot of frou-frou on it,” said auctioneer Gene Raiford, describing a decoratively wrapped package with ribbons and bows. Raiford added a certain...

Ballot Box Bravado

Each year, election or not, the Fly By Night Club dives into the deep end of sleaze and brings its Spenard audience a truly entertaining look at the world of politics. The Ballot Box...

Homecoming boogie riles up Seawolves past and present

For more photos, see the Homecoming slideshow! Mix together some wine, beer, soda, a towering chocolate fountain the size of a small child and 100 students and ex-students raising the proverbial roof, and you've got...

Keeping clean in Cairo

University of Alaska Anchorage journalism student, Linda Hardyman, is spending a year abroad in Egypt . Each week, the Northern Light prints her first-hand account of her experiences in the Middle East . This...

Panelists disagree on frontier disappearance

Some think Alaska is a land of adventure and those who live here embrace all it has to offer. Alaskans are considered the last of a dying kind. With 70 percent of the state's...

{Getting to know}

How long have you been teaching? Eight years; three at the University of Alabama Huntsville (late '70s) and five years at UAA. Most of my career has been in the aerospace and environmental industries...

Mountain climber, author tells survival story

The term “sacrifice” often relays images of slaughtered pigs or dead goats presented on hilltops exalting Gods unknown. However morbid the sacrifice, they are performed in hope that some great reward will be given...

Beautiful salon is big city chic for trendy types

Several goods and services are not available in Alaska. For many people, this is an inconvenience but one UAA student saw it as an opportunity. Eleodia Boniface is on the verge of completing...

Getting to know…

Northern Light: How long have you been teaching? Jocelyn Krebs: Four years at UAA. NL: How have you changed your style since you started teaching? JK: I’ve tried to maximize student teamwork with...