Athletic fees remain firm

The proposal for student fee increases presented by the athletics department to USUAA Student Government was rejected. A resolution opposing the two-dollar increase to...

Gamble named University of Alaska President

Patrick Gamble, the current president and CEO of the Alaska Railroad, has been announced as the next University of Alaska president. Gamble, the only one...

6 youth insist state of Alaska addresses climate change

Last Thursday the Alaska Supreme Court traveled to Barrow to hear oral arguments in a lawsuit brought against the State of Alaska and the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. The plaintiffs are asking the courts to rule that the atmosphere is a public trust resource as a way of compelling the state of Alaska to regulate its carbon emissions. Students and members of the community packed the Barrow High School auditorium to observe the judicial process as part of Alaska’s Supreme Court LIVE program. Oregon-based nonprofit Our Children’s Trust and Eagle River attorney Brad De Noble represent the six young plaintiffs.

BREAKING NEWS: BOR APPROVE the motion to add anti-discrimination clause

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University seeks to reduce its eight-figure travel budget

$358,093.43 was spent on travel for members of the Board of Regents over the past five years.

UAA Justice Center releases 2017 Campus Climate Survey results

The UAA Justice Center conducted a survey emailed to 10,000 undergraduate degree-seeking students throughout the University of Alaska system that examined estimates for students...
Sarah Garner started her first day as director Aug. 28, 2017. Photo by Jay Guzman.

UAA searches for new director of Student Life and Leadership

Sarah Garner recently announced her resignation as Director of Student Life and Leadership. Kim Morton, the associate director for the department, will serve as...

The Edge Update: Alaska megaproject, cyber warfare against North Korea, French election and the...

The Edge Update can be heard every weekday on KRUA 88.1 FM The Edge, UAA's college radio station.Local:Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is asking the...

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May 31 12:55 p.m. A UPD officer on patrol on Sharon Gagnon Lane observed a vehicle with two different plates. The officer determined that one...

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Sunday, Sept. 18 Out of it 1:56 a.m. _" An East Hall resident adviser reported four subjects outside East Hall were "out of it." Four responding...

AFN brings Alaska Native way of life to Anchorage

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention starts this week in Anchorage with a theme of “Our World, Our Way of Life.” It will...

Andrew McConnell Aspires to be Commissioner

On Feb. 8th and 9th, Andrew McConnell stood 30 feet away from booths that shouted “Vote for student regent & commissioner.” Student governments representatives...

Parking meter transactions unprocessed for summer

Students parking on campus with Pay N Park permits this semester will notice a sudden deficit in their banking funds soon. UAA Parking Services is missing about $15,000 of outstanding Pay N Park transactions since parking enforcement began on Sept. 4. All transactions from then to the present will be withdrawn from bank and credit accounts the day that the contract goes into effect Oct.

Biology professor and her graduate students will travel to McMurdo, Antarctica

Journey to an exotic location; high on many people’s wish lists. Men and women often dream of someday exploring far-away places, such as the...

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Counseling services experiences early overload

As daylight diminishes and class work increases, it’s normal for college students to feel stressed. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed or inexplicably depressed for...

LGBT Alaskans still face discrimination says survey

Many of Alaska's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents still live in fear of discrimination, according to a recent report released by the American Civil Liberties Union. According to a survey the ACLU conducted, 28 percent of respondents said discrimination and lack of equal rights are the largest problems Alaska's LGBT community is facing right now.

Hamilton announces chancellor candidates after getting chilly reception

UA President Mark Hamilton is used to getting a lot of attention when he visits UAA. But his reception was markedly colder than normal when he arrived at the Administration Building Feb. 23 to speak to the UAA Board of Advisors. About a dozen neon-colored poster board signs greeted him that day with sayings like "Why are UAA students worth $6,000 less, Mr.

Award encourages students to ‘Bridge’ out

Most everyone has crossed a “first bridge” of sorts. Whether having experienced a racial injustice, acclimated to a culture shock or struggled with poverty,...

USUAA election brings results, interesting write-ins

Results are in for the 2013 student government election. Andrew Lessig and Andrew Lemish are the new Union of Students at the Univer­sity of Alaska Anchorage president and vice president.

Say What?

Man accused of making license plate 'disappear' NEW YORK - New York authorities didn't see this one coming. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the driver of a tractor-trailer rigged the front license plate of his vehicle so that it would "disappear" as he drove through a toll plaza, allowing him to avoid paying the $40 fee.

Four-year graduates grow scarcer

As universities' enrollments increase and budgets struggle to keep pace, it is becoming increasingly more unlikely that new students graduate in a timely manner. According...

UAA Chancellor Case appoints interim provost

UAA Chancellor Tom Case has appointed Samuel Gingerich to serve as interim provost for UAA until a fulltime provost is hired. Case sent a...

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: Change in campus culture could lead to community improvement

When the UAA Justice Center conducted their statewide victimization survey in 2015, something became overwhelmingly clear: Alaska has a problem. The rate of violence...

CAS deficit foreseen years ago

Although the College of Arts and Sciences declared a hiring freeze only three months ago, departments within the college are beginning to feel its...

New bill aims to improve lives of foster youth

A new bill looking to be sent before the legislature this year hopes to improve the lives of Alaska's Foster Care youth. Sen. Les Gara, alumnus of the state's foster care system is currently working with Sen. Betty Davis to create a comprehensive foster care bill.

UAA employee files lawsuit against university

A federal judge ruled June 30 that there is sufficient evidence to try a racial and religious discrimination suit filed by a UAA employee...

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist predicts future of global issues

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas Friedman visited Alaska Thursday as the final speaker of the Governor's Millennium Lecture Series, an event hosted by Alaska's...

Board of Regents announces presidential search firm

The Board of Regents has announced that the search firm AcademicSearch will assist them in choosing a new president for the University of Alaska system. Yesterday nine board members voted unanimously to hire the firm. Two regents - Carl Marrs and Ashton Compton - were not present at the vote.