Millennials: The stingy blood donors

Millennial blood donations make up 10 percent of slim totals.


People around the country unite through the social media campaign and stand up against sexual harassment and assault

Decline in ridership prompts revised transit schedule

New People Mover schedule will increase frequency, expand hours and provide direct destination rides that make the system more convenient for active users.

Student Success position to be announced this week

Interim Provost Duane Hrncir said the new interim vice provost for Student Success will help coordinate current Student Success services and work with the university to enhance or create new initiatives.

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

UPD gives performance presentation at Staff Council meeting

Campus police report a 31-percent increase in call volume for the first month of the semester.

RED ZONE: Connecting students with sexual violence resources

Hilary Huffman is working with various agencies to understand how best to connect them with victims of sexual violence

Get off the couch!

A Tribe Called Red, author discussions and more.

UA considers tuition increases for 2019 and 2020

UA president's proposed tuition increase includes community campuses Kodiak College and Prince William Sound College

Faculty react to CTC to UTC transition

UAA Faculty Senate members criticize the decision to subsume the Community Technical College into the University Technical College.

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

USUAA vice president pushes for cheaper alternative to traditional textbooks

2 out of 7 constitutional amendments passed by USUAA

The proposed amendments included adding a position of special ombudsman to assist the deputy ombudsman and consolidating the president, vice president and chief financial and government relations officers on one ballot for elections.

Annual security report shows increase in motor vehicle theft

Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development Michael Votava says UAA's motor vehicle theft increased from one case in the 2014-15 school year to 12 in 2016.

RED ZONE: Without a trace

Drugs used to facilitate sexual assault are often undetectable and unreportable

Get off the couch!

Art, discussions, live music and more.

The Edge Update: JBER deployment, U.S. tax plan and female Saudi drivers

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

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.

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: Mandatory sex discrimination training due on Halloween

Degree-seeking, residential and exchange students are required to complete a Title IX discrimination prevention training by the end of the month.

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.

Wolfcard replacement fee increased from $10 to $20

Starting this fall semester it will cost $20 to replace a WOLFcard

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.

The Edge Update: PFD announcement, Affordable Care Act repeal and Mexico’s most recent earthquakes

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

Community and Technical College transitioning to University and Technical College

  The Community and Technical College is transitioning into the University and Technical College according to an email memo Interim Chancellor Sam Gingerich sent out...

New coal-fired plant to replace old boilers at UAF

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is building the nation’s only new coal plant, according to Reggie Greathouse, utilities superintendent for UAF. The $245 million...

The Edge Update: ADN sale, health care and South Korea’s decapitation team

The Edge Update can be heard every day on KRUA 88.1 The Edge, UAA's student-run radio station.

Diversity under-represented at UA

Proposed plan seeks to hold administration accountable

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: Annual march returns to battle rape culture, sexual violence

Generation Action's "Take Back the Night" is an attempt to raise awareness and push for education

40th and Final GCI Great Alaska Shootout

Interim Chancellor Samuel Gingerich announced on Aug. 24 that the annual GCI Great Alaska Shootout will take place for the last time in 2017...