Alaskan-made French delicacies a popular favorite at local farmer's markets.
Disclosure: The lead singer of The Moon Knights works as a music reviewer for The Northern Light. Going once. Going twice. Gone. Local band The Moon Knights, described by British comic book writer Warren Ellis as "cacophonic bedroom guitarpowered noisepop," are about to be as gone as a day-old eBay auction - and one that local music fans will be wishing they'd bid on a little sooner.
The $26,000 sculpture in the UAA/APU Consortium Library parking lot appears to change at different viewpoints. Tetradigm is constructed out of scrap pipes from the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. It is a 26-foot tall sculpture comprised...
Midterms are hell. You know it. I know it. There’s really no reason to reiterate a topic that 90 percent of these columns reference in one way or another. That being said, the cumulative stress of midterms couple with the last dying gasps of fall have convinced me that I need to find a few new winter hobbies.
Journalism and Accounting double major. Model. Actress. Fashion connoisseur. Some say she is a blonde hippie goddess from the outskirts of the solar system. Others, a wild-haired mountain girl. No matter what is said, Catherine Walczak is a woman of many talents and dreams.
UAA's Consortium Library is home to a most "unusual" collection.
An Alaskan craft beer that has been around since the 1990s has recently been accused of promoting rape culture and the objectification of women. After Midnight Sun Brewing Company won honors from the Can...
I have no idea what I’m doing in college. Not so much in the day-to-day stuff — I’m told that I’m a genius in the art of waking up and going to class — but more in the long-term planning sense. I tend to flounder when it comes to making decisions that impact my life past the morning’s breakfast. (Bacon and eggs with a side of bacon. Nailed it!)
In case you thought that UAA women’s basketball team was all homegrown talent, think again. “Everything is different here, from people to basketball. Even the electrical outlets and bathrooms,” said senior basketball player Hanna Johansson of Sweden. This is a sentiment that has been echoed by all five of the international women on the UAA basketball team.
The sex trade in Southeast Asia. The Fascists' construction of maternity. "The Habanero" from Georges Bize's opera "Carmen." Organizers of UAA's Student Showcase say it's the variety that gives this annual conference its spice. "You can go to a music performance, go to the next room and see an artistic project, go to the next room and hear a presentation on a psychological subject, or literature," music professor Mari Hahn said.
Jacob Ballard, an anthropology and language student at UAA, typically wears a kilt, a button-down shirt and a tie with mjlnir, more commonly known as Thor’s hammer, pinned to it. His long, dark, braided...
Concert Board and Black Student Union provide films for students and general public to celebrate Black History Month
What is it about clowns that is so dang creepy? The trippy "He Who Gets Slapped" by Leonid Andreyev, the latest offering at UAA Mainstage, utilizes the macabre unease clowns inspire to control the tone of its funny, tragic story. Thursday's preview night performance shifted between sweet, sad and existential.
Robert Moog looks, acts and sounds like an inventor. In a loose fitting black suit, with a nimbus of white hair, surrounded by an assortment of gadgetry and tangled wire, it’s easy to imagine...
It's no secret that Alaska has weird summers, and this one's been weirder than most - arriving reluctantly to begin with, barely nudging the mercury above 60 F, and seldom letting the famous midnight sun show its face. No doubt allergy sufferers are glad to see July depart, with all its pollen and midsummer snow of cottonwood fluff thick enough to give anyone trouble.
Cosplay: when anime fans come to a convention, "costume roleplaying" as their favorite characters from Japanese animation, video games, or sci-fi and fantasy movies. Cosplaying hit the Egan Center Sept. 23, when the second annual Aurora-Con drew in approximately 1,200 attendees, said convention secretary Mercedes Totman.
With the cold Alaska winter of 2013 underway, hot foods are becoming more and more popular. One potent and simple winter classic is nice, hot soup. It’s delicious and warms the body in some of the most satisfying ways possible.