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3/05/2009 Student has seizure in Wells Fargo Sports Complex 7:13 p.m. UPD was informed by APD that medics were responding to the Sports Complex for a person having a seizure. Lt. Munn responded. Medics transported the subject to the hospital for treatment.

Karl Rove set to speak at College Republicans’ statewide convention

This Saturday Karl Rove will be speaking at the Alaska College Republicans State Convention held at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center. Rove, a well-know...

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...

Parking lot art

Unknown artists sculpted a large pile of plowed snow at the back of the Administration Building's parking lot on Thursday, Mar. 31. As the...

UA regents consider 8 percent tuition hike for 2007

For the fifth time in as many years, the UA Board of Regents is considering raising tuition, despite an estimated $1.2 billion surplus in...

International studies: a major addition to UAA

The addition of international studies as a major is a response to the recognition of increasing globalization. The growth of technology, economic expansion and sociopolitical assimilation has nurtured a growing sense of a global identity. International studies, within the College of Arts and Sciences, is offered exclusively at the UAA campus.

“East Coast Swing” a success for UAA Debate Team

The East Coast Swing, two of the biggest debate competitions in North America were held at the University of Toronto and Yale in October....

Grad students kick off new year, new dean introduced

The graduate school continues to grow at an impressive speed. “Graduate studies are moving fast—you’ve come at a good time,” Chancellor Tom Case said. Associate Dean...

Statewide Briefs

University Regents decry recent NCAA development The UA Board of Regents unanimously backed a resolution criticizing a change to the NCAA's Division II playoff format. The change keeps Alaska and Hawaii from hosting full eight-team tournaments. The measure received Gov.

Seawolf debate team continues world-class legacy

There’s a team on campus that is number two in the nation.  There’s a team on campus that ranks in the top 15 among...

Engaging students and faculty in discussion about life’s hardest questions

A debate over faith and its relevance in education sparked common ground at the Student Union last Thursday night. Secular UAA philosophy professor John...

Parking services put to the test by the pros

New permit system for Fall a "short-term fix"

Students line up for democracy

The lines stretched through the lobby and into the Math Department of the College of Arts and Sciences Building. People sat hunched over, stood...

Campus cut-through to quell traffic

Students entering or leaving the UAA campus via the Tudor Road and Bragaw Street intersection may have noticed the construction on Bragaw Street. Summer...

News Briefs

Health group elects dean Cheryl Easley, dean of the UAA College of Health and Social Welfare, was recently elected president of the American Public Health Association, the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world.

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Sunday, September 14 Student gets early start 8:47 a.m. -- An underage female resident of East Hall was discovered intoxicated. She admitted to drinking, and was cited with a Minor Consuming Alcohol with a court date of October. Another bike theft hits UAA 2:56 p.

Campuswide Briefs

Proposed new sports arena gets a correction In November, TNL reported that a $65 million proposal for a new sports arena at UAA was included in the Board of Regents' proposed capital budget. It was sent on to Gov. Sarah Palin and is awaiting her approval before it is sent to the legislature.

Petition draws controversy over law and abortion

In the state of Alaska girls 13 and over can have an abortion without their parents’ consent. A recent citizen’s initiative approved to continue...

Lectures are over

Students who are tired of sitting through lectures at UAA may opt out of the doldrums by taking chemistry. One hundred-level chemistry courses this spring...

Earmarked funds sweeten university research programs

Which came first, the research or the funding? It's a tough question to answer for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. University officials, who label UAF the dominant research campus of the university, say UAF annually gets the bulk of the operating budget because it is the research campus.

Bomber visits Alaska to celebrate anniversary, remember World War II veterans

With the Alaska's 50th anniversary looming, a special guest from far away landed at UAA's aviation center. On June 25 a restored 1944 B-25 bomber, nicknamed the "Pacific Prowler," made its first stop in Anchorage, all in an effort to remember World War II veterans.

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Sunday, September 28 Illegal turn reveals drunken minor 6:18 a.m. -- An officer witnessed a vehicle making an illegal U-turn on Elmore. One of the passengers was discovered to be in violation of Minor Consuming Alcohol, and the driver was issued a DUI and arrested.

Call to service

A week before the presidential inauguration, an e-mail endorsed by both Barack and Michelle Obama hit the inbox of millions of Americans. Titled "Renew America," the email called on everyone to step up to volunteerism on Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and in King's honor declare the day a National Day of Service.

Fewer teams in this year’s Shootout

This year at the Great Alaska Shootout there will only be six teams competing, instead of the traditional eight. Teams traveling to Alaska from the...

Courses created as business with China increases

Business interest in China continues to grow in the US, and for good reason. The Dallas Morning News recently reported the second-quarter GDP figures...

Marko Cheseto, holding strong despite complications

Update on Marko Cheseto: As a result of his recent episode, UAA student-athlete Marko Cheseto experienced severe frostbite of his hands and feet. While his hands are expected to make a full recovery, damage to his lower extremities was so severe that it required amputation above the ankle on both legs. He is expected to remain in the hospital for some time as he continues his recovery and rehabilitation.

Contents under pressure: Campus suicide

It touches a nerve to consider that every year a certain number of students at institutions of higher education take their own lives. Success and failure are well defined for the average college student and it may be convenient to chalk up desperation to the latter.

UA system faces budget cuts from Governor

On January 22, Governor Bill Walker unveiled new operating and capital budgets to the public and submitted them to the legislature. Overall, state spending...

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July 5 4:47 a.m. A man contacted University Police Department from an emergency phone on the bike path by west dorm claiming he had been...

Terrorism class focuses on religious motivation

When Jeffery Kaplan planned his course on terrorism, he didn't include information about the attack on the World Trade Center. But he planned the...