Records requests reveal price of contracted performers

The Northern Light reports Student Life and Leadership's contract costs for Bill Nye, Alabama Shakes and Garfunkel and Oates.

Executive pay in the University of Alaska system

In a time of transition, when national searches are underway to fill several top university positions, in-state executive pay for college leaders falls below the national average.

RED ZONE: Microaggressions carry harmful effects over time

Small and meaningless phrases or behaviors can hold much larger implications

New meal plan changes reflect UAA’s efforts to provide better food options, services

This fall, UAA is implementing a new way to provide meal plans for students residing on campus. This change includes adding more meals per...

Anchorage makes bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Anchorage, with the fifth largest cargo airport in the world, may be an underdog in nationwide search

Diversity under-represented at UA

Proposed plan seeks to hold administration accountable

Looking for a good deal? Try UAA surplus sales

About every other month, UAA Surplus holds a public sale to offload extra equipment.

Student salaries in the UA System continue to fall lower than state minimum wage

The University of Alaska is the only system actively using the state minimum wage exemption

RED ZONE: Alaska labeled ‘The rape capital of America’ with rape rate three times...

Domestic violence has been a prominent issue in the state of Alaska for decades, which has lead to reports of sexual assault that have...

New surgical technology program to launch in fall

The School of Allied Health opens program to help local healthcare facilities and provide opportunity for UAA students

UAA continues to combat teacher turnover in rural Alaska schools

Teacher turnover has averaged 20 percent in rural Alaska schools for nearly a decade

Chemistry degree now open for enrollment

Students can once again obtain a degree in chemistry, three years after the program was suspended due to a faculty shortage.

RED ZONE: Without a trace

Drugs used to facilitate sexual assault are often undetectable and unreportable

Alaska bat researchers brace for white-nose syndrome

A fungus that has wiped out millions of bats since appearing on the East Coast a decade ago is making its way to Alaska.

Claudia Lampman appointed interim vice provost for student success

“When something doesn’t go right for a student here, it doesn’t go right for one of my kids, and there are a lot of students on this campus that I feel like are my kids,” Lampman said.

Friends, pints and the Anchorage Curling Club

For more information about the Anchorage Curling Club and to look at their events calendar, you can visit their website at anchoragecurling.com.

Students react to tuition increase at forum

While the University of Alaska’s tuition is lower than its peer institutions, Johnsen said the community college costs are higher.

What ever happened to The Dome?

After over five months, little is still known about the progress of The Dome

Former director of Student Life, Leadership honored with legislative citation

“The students I’ve met over the years have changed my life and I hope they continue to change yours,” Annie Route said.

USUAA passes DACA resolution

Following recent news surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals repeal, student government urges Congress to protect student "Dreamers"

RED ZONE: How Hollywood influences rape culture

Even back when movies were in black and white, Hollywood films normalized sexual assault. The media has played a serious role in de-stigmatizing rape,...

UAA econ students, faculty react to economics degree discontinuation at UAF

At the Board of Regents June 2 meeting, the board approved a motion to reduce “the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration...

Convocation ceremony discontinued this year

Convos about Convocation: Cancellation of the welcoming ceremony was a "strategic" decision

Millennials: The stingy blood donors

Millennial blood donations make up 10 percent of slim totals.

Department of Health and Human Services reveals alarming increase in obesity

Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 and above. In 1991, percentage of obese Alaskans was at 13 percent. Twenty-four years later, this value has more than doubled.

Open educational resources can be beneficial and cost-effective for students

USUAA vice president pushes for cheaper alternative to traditional textbooks

UAA continues efforts to increase enrollment, student success

As fall enrollment and registration numbers roll in, UAA is still hopeful for rise in enrollment

RED ZONE: University of Alaska Title IX compliance scorecards released

UAA was rated compliant on 16 of 18 items related to addressing sexual harassment, lined out by the Office of Civil Rights' Voluntary Resolution Agreement.

Chronic Blackboard problems frustrate students, faculty

“Blackboard has always been a kind of a sticky wicket… even when I was a grad student. But this fall semester has been really trying,” Howard said.

The Edge Update: High Alaskan unemployment, Amazon in the real world and Cuban-American relations...

The Edge Update can be heard every weekday on KRUA 88.1 FM The Edge, UAA's college radio station.