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Chancellor Gorsuch announces retirement

University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Edward Lee Gorsuch has announced that he will be retiring in June of 2004, ending a career that has...

Generation Action protests Proposition 1

The proposed petition states that the Anchorage Municipal Code shall be amended to “protect the privacy of citizens by requiring that certain intimate facilities such as locker rooms, showers, changing rooms, and restrooms within municipal buildings be designated for and used only by persons of the same sex; and provide that private employers, public accommodations and other persons may lawfully choose to designate intimate facilities for use only by persons of the same sex.”

Anchorage students take a stand against gun violence

Students at Service High School, West Anchorage High School and Begich Middle School conducted walk-outs and/or gave speeches against gun violence recently, after a Florida school shooting that occurred in February claimed the lives of 17 people.

Handling bears and other wildlife: What you need to know

Alaskan summers allow for increased outdoor activity, and that goes for both people and wildlife. In the last month, there have been a string...

Alaska Occupational Safety and Health begins second inspection this year

Alaska Occupational Safety and Health recently began its second inspection of workplace safety at UAA this year, following up on initial citations for a serious and other-than-serious violation. UAA is contesting one of them.

USUAA passes resolution to increase student employee wages

The increase would bring Student Assistant A, the lowest wage level, to the state minimum wage of $9.80, which was effective January of this year.

Student media thrives despite declining revenue

Student media faces cuts with declining enrollment

Bean’s Cafe is facing existential challenges

The soup kitchen, which now exclusively operates as such, seeks an insurer that will meet the organization's needs.

Anchorage faces highest number of mumps cases in decades

As of Dec. 2, 71 confirmed and 15 probable cases have been identified in Alaska. Since all confirmed and probable cases were either residents of or spent extensive time in Anchorage, the outbreak has been limited to the city so far.

President, chancellors are highest paid Alaska employees

Being a civil servant isn't all bad. Perks in Alaska can include a six-figure salary, free housing and a vehicle - if you have time to use them in between your paid trips around the U.S., and to England, Germany and Austria. Despite that, university officials say a request for proposals now going out to examine the executive salary rates throughout the university is not because they are too high and that it is merely a routine look at procedures.

Fourth vice chancellor candidate presents at open forums

Cotton Shuford is Associate Vice President of Budget and Analytics at the University of North Texas. She has Bachelor’s of Business Administration degrees in finance and accounting, a Master’s of Science in accounting and she has almost completed a doctorate in higher education administration, according to her resume.

Anchorage to hold first vote-by-mail election in April

The Municipality of Anchorage hopes to increase voter turnout and reduce costs by sending out paper ballots for the 2018 election. The deadline for voter registration is March 4.

University of Alaska will not fund emergency scholarship

The University of Alaska will not be funding a proposed emergency scholarship fund for students despite an announcement introducing the scholarship by a UA...

Wolfcard replacement fee increased from $10 to $20

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

Code of Conduct violations on par with FY 2016, academic dishonesty violations increase

Student Code of Conduct violations increased in the category of academic dishonesty for the 2017 fiscal year, while other categories decreased or were consistent...

Second vice chancellor candidate answers questions at forum

Mark Denney has been an associate vice president at Southern Oregon University since January 2014, according to his resume. Before SOU, he worked as a senior budget analyst at Mt. Hood Community College.

Textbook affordability survey results show student concern

According to national data, students are budgeted to spend $1,200 per year for books and materials. However, the median or middle value for UAA students, per semester, is between $500 and $599.

Smoke-free workplace bill sees movement in House committee

On April 10, an anti-smoking bill received movement in the House Rules Committee, and a revised version may be making its way to the...

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.

Students discuss plan to use PFD for supporting the state budget

This article was a project by UAA JPC 201 students. Contributors include Malia Barto, Kara Viotto, Austin Michie, Mary Ryan, Suzanna Fonova and Elena...

New weekly meal plans expire before use

In the first six weeks of school, over 6,000 meals expired before use for all students with the 14 plan, according to Financial Systems Administrator Brian deZeeuw.

Recent changes to public transit create challenges for students

The four major roads the People Mover travels on have reduced wait times to 15 minutes. However, for some students at UAA, the changes have negatively affected how they get around Anchorage.

Photo story: Women’s March 2018

Following the inauguration of Donald Trump in 2017, millions of women and men around the world gathered to protest abuses of women and power,...

Athletics aids athletes in coverage of surgery costs

Sustaining serious injuries as a UAA athlete can have a serious emotional, physical and financial toll. Cam Amantea, forward right wing on the UAA...


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

An array of benefits for Green Fee’s newest UAA project

Nine new solar panels have been added to the roof of the Administrative and Humanities Building

Board of Regents approves tuition increase

From the fall of 2005 to the fall of 2019, tuition rates for lower-division courses (100-200) will have increased 104.5 percent.

Seawolf summer shuttle service permanently discontinued

Ryan Buchholdt, sustainability and business manager for the UAA Facilities and Campus Services department, said the decision was made due to financial reasons and declining ridership.