The day our music died

Think they can’t stop the music? They just did—on the Internet at least. Radio stations across the country are pulling the plug on Internet...

Student services concerned over move

Planning committees, construction workers and University of Alaska Anchorage administration and staff were sent into a frenzy of activity when UAA purchased space at...

CTC still plays active role in Alaska education

When Jan Gehler, dean of the Community and Technical College, goes out into the community she is complimented on her excellent and state-of-the-art programs...

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UPD promotes sergeant to deputy chief Ron Sands, the University Police Department’s day-shift supervisor, was promoted to deputy chief of police, effective Aug. 15. Sands...

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Aug. 14 Checking the records 5:42 p.m. – A United States Treasury investigator came into the University Police Department office and requested backgrounds on two previous...

The third degree

Welcome to another exciting year at the University of Alaska Anchorage. I’m Katie Paakki, the police officer assigned to the housing area at UAA. In...

Investigation class delves into murder clues

Did the man hanging in the woods behind the College of Arts and Sciences Building commit suicide or was he murdered? That's one of...

Underage drinking leads to unfounded rape claim

While responding to a resident advisor's call about a woman passed out in West Hall, UPD Patrol Officer John Bass found an...

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...

Voters say keep Alaska laws the same

The hot topics and candidates on the ballot drew 49.2 percent of Alaskan voters to the polls on Nov. 7. Those voters...

USUAA reexamines the rule books

Students can rest assured knowing that some members of the Union of Students at the University of Alaska Anchorage are keeping a close eye...

Ross, Gagnon debate missile defense system

The national missile defense system was the topic of a heated debate Oct. 29 on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. Citizens Opposed to...

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Oct. 26 Book `em Dano 1:08 a.m. University Police Department received a call from a Templewood resident who was allegedly assaulted by a roommate. Officers...

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Diversity expert will visit UAA Victor Merina, a nationally prominent expert on diversity and the media will be speaking as part of the journalism and...

At the drawing board for battling addiction

Drugs are a good escape from pain. A lot of people use drugs and alcohol to help cope with difficult situations, such as being...

Celebrating diversity: A taste of culture

In celebration of Alaska Native and American Indian Heritage Month the University of Alaska Anchorage helped sponsor several events on campus. As part of...

UAA sponsors academic freedom forum

Freedom of speech has become quite the issue at the University of Alaska Anchorage. UA President Mark Hamilton's response to Sept. 11 and his...

Breast cancer survivors give advice in panel discussion

If you had shown up in the University of Alaska Anchorage Campus Center Den last Wednesday looking a panel discussion on breast cancer, you...

Gold Star program catches UAA employees in the act

No longer will exceptional performance go unnoticed in the University of Alaska Anchorage workplace. The Gold Star program, currently in the pilot stage, launched...

UAA hopes for new science building

A new science facility has become a priority for University of Alaska Anchorage and plans are in the works to make it happen. With...

Teacher shortage endangers BLS program

A teacher shortage could threaten the success of the University of Alaska Anchorage's new Bachelor's of Liberal Studies program, which is receiving national recognition. “We're...

Momaday upholds oral tradition at UAA

Packed tightly in the Business Education Building's lecture hall, an audience of 200-plus was exposed to the power of oral tradition with thePulitzer Prize-winning...

UAA community discusses perspectives

`Information won't set us free, but real personal conversation will.' The upper walls and ceiling of the Campus Center Den are black with thin, pale...

JPC department gets 12 gold stars

University of Alaska Anchorage students can rest assured that they are receiving a quality education through the department of Journalism and Public Communications, a...

Student leaders compromise on amendments

The Coalition of Student Leaders compromised on some controversial issues during the annual President's Retreat for Student Leaders held in Fairbanks on Oct. 19-21....

Alaska journalism history provides insight, inspiration

Shirley Mickelson has spent nine months sorting through dusty cardboard boxes, making countless phone calls and rummaging through piles of photos. She's looking for...

Wasted opportunity

The state of recycling at University of Alaska Anchorage needs to be salvaged from the trash heap. According to the Union of Students Vice...

MADD delivers message at UAA

Billie Phelps' nephew died in a car accident involving drunken driving on Father's Day in 1996. This year she was at the University of...

Big oil can equal big target

Security at the Alyeska trans-Alaska pipeline and the Valdez port are not new issues, but in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks,...

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Oct. 20 Why can't we be friends? 11:08 p.m. A UAA resident reported that three males had thrown snowballs at his window, and then threatened...