Coconut oil is a unique fat. It’s solid at room temperature, like butter, but has purported health benefits, like olive oil. Many doctors used to warn against consuming coconut oil because it looks like butter at face value.
You know school's literally right around the corner after attending the annual UAA Campus Kick-Off on the Cuddy Quad on Aug. 22. The event brought in over 100 University clubs, organziations, departments and vendors from across Anchorage. It was all part of UAA's Welcome Week, which included Freshman Convocation, Kick-Off Comedian Judah Friedlander and live band "My Dear Disco.
There is an unidentifiable statue outside of the university bookstore that often goes unnoticed. The statue depicts a little girl sitting on a rock and reading a picture book. There is no plaque or...
Snacks, games and condoms at the Healthy Sexuality Fair
When we list places with great food truck scenes, we think East Los Angeles, Portland and New York. Enter: University of Alaska Anchorage, the newest addition to the list. Starting this fall, Seawolf Dining introduced the...
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...
The School of Nursing has evolved from a small associate’s degree program started in 1971 into booming bachelor’s and master’s programs. It has officially taken another step forward to becoming the prominent nursing education institute in Alaska with the opening of the Health Sciences Building and the expansion of the program for Fall 2011.
New Year’s resolutions are a staple for many Americans this holiday season, Losing weight is one of the most popular resolutions each year, according to the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology. Health food sales have surely risen and the gyms are packed with those trying to shed unwanted pounds in the upcoming year. Considering all the motivation for healthier living in the New Year, the question becomes how to continue the progress beyond the month of January. The following are a few tips on how to keep your New Year’s fitness resolutions alive throughout the year.
Sledding, a "bring your own sled" event, will be on Feb. 17 from 12 to 4 p.m. Two tickets to BANFF Film Festival will be rewarded to the individual who brings or makes the most creative sled. The event is free and will be held at Service High School. Transportation to the site is optional.
January in Alaska is pretty frosty, and as a result, many people do not have the opportunity or the guts to spend a lot of time outside looking at trees. This is part of the reason "Wood Metal," which opened Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Student Union Gallery, was especially revitalizing.