Archive for the ‘News Briefs’ Category

Weekly Buzz: October 8th, 2013

Get a quick rundown on these topics: Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab threatens more attacks in the future, Obama speaks by telephone to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Vladimir Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, Tropical storm Karen forms off the Gulf of Mexico, Road rage incident involving SUV and motorcycles leaves one man seriously injured, National Toy Hall of Fame, PFD day, Anchorage crime rate has risen, and Former Tatitlek Village president guilty of stealing money.

Note left under UPD door leads to injured teen

At approximately 8 p.m. Sept. 16, someone slipped an anonymous note under the University Police Department door. The note described the whereabouts of an Anchorage teen who had been badly beaten and left for death.

Weekly Buzz: October 1st, 2013

Have you heard? We’re one step closer to a lightsaber, there has been a motion filed to free the Fairbanks Four, homeless housing has been proposed near Kincaid Park, and an Anchorage man fatally beaten outside mental health clinic.

New athletic director Kieth Hackett introduced himself to the Seawolf athletics community at a press conference Friday. Photo by Dan Duque.

Keith Hackett speaks publicly for the first time as athletic director

Keith Hackett was officially introduced as the new athletic director at a press conference Friday afternoon. He used the event to share his vision for UAA athletics and to address some lingering questions. Hackett’s plan for the department is a three-headed monster.

The first step is ensuring they are always in alignment with the educational mission of the university. He wants to stress the “student” aspect of being a student-athlete.

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USUAA shuffles leadership

In the wake of former USUAA President Andrew Lessig’s resignation, former Vice President Drew Lemish has taken over the position. Lemish explained the transition at a press conference on August 29th.

Andrew Lessig had cited an inability to keep up with the demands of being USUAA president as a reason for stepping down.

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UPD Safety Alert

The University Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating Stryker L. McLane. McLane (pictured below) is charged with Misconduct Involving a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree, a Class C Felony.  He is also charged with Resisting a Police Officer, a Class A Misdemeanor. McLane is a 20 year old male with a dark complexion.  He […]

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Briefs: March 18-24

Briefs for the week of March 18-24 include: Police ID 2 Anchorage officers in shooting, Body found in Alaska not missing barista, Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups, and French spymaster: Gunman didn’t plan school attack.

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Crimes of the Week! February 10-16

Heard about a “mental subject” running around campus? How about that animal attack? Or even missing something? Do you suspect larceny…? Find out in this week’s UPD Crime Blotter! All the suspicious shenanigans that happen on campus brought to you for your viewing pleasure. UPD Crime Log 2.10.12

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Crimes of the Week! February 3-9

Curious if that kid in your building got caught for their housing violation? If that shady character you saw was ever questioned by the police? If that larceny was reported? Look no further! It’s all here, in this weeks UPD Crime Bulletin! UPD Crime Log 2.3.12

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Police want to hear from public in Koenig case

Anchorage police investigating the abduction of a barista are asking for the public’s help. Police ask anyone who was in the parking lot of the midtown Alaska Club on Tudor Road last Wednesday night between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to call them. Samantha Koenig was abducted from the Common Grounds Espresso coffee shack located […]

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Crimes of the Week! January 26-February 3

Breakdown of the shady happenings around UAA campus between 1.26.12 and 2.03.12. Over 22 calls were investigated in the span of one week. Wondering if anything happened near you? Curious if that cop car you saw was investigating something? Figure it out in this weeks Crime Bulletin! Crime Log 1.26.12 Includes simple assaults, larcenies, hit […]

Crimes of the Week! January 20-26

Crimes that occurred around UAA campus on 1.20.12 through 1.26.12 investigated by UPD UPD Crime Log 1.20.12 Includes incidences of assault, larceny, a housing violation, and traffic accidents.

Regents give approval across the board

June 6, 2011 The following article was compiled from information gathered before, during and after the June 1-3 Board of Regents (BOR) meeting. Student government budgets approved The BOR approved the budgets of all the student governments within the UA system. The Associated Students of the University of Alaska – Fairbanks (ASUAF) budget for FY […]

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Grand Opening of the Fireside Cafe

Chancellor Fran Ulmer cuts the ribbon at the unveiling of the name of the Amenities Building Coffee Shop September 15. The winning entry was “Fireside Cafe,” submitted by Maunch Garhart. Fireside Cafe is locates near the CPISB, Administration Building and new parking garage. Garhart was awarded $100 in Wolfbucks. There were also runner-up prizes awarded.

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