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...

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...

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...

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JPC announces re-establishment of Ad Fed Student Club With the assistance of the Ad Fed Alaska chapter, the University of Alaska Anchorage Journalism and Public...

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...

Learn about anthrax, and evade hysteria

The thought of potential biological weapons such as anthrax, smallpox or pneumonic plague uncontrollably spreading across the country, to many Americans sounds like a...

AFN brings Alaska Native way of life to Anchorage

The Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention starts this week in Anchorage with a theme of “Our World, Our Way of Life.” It will...

Nursing students advocate breast-feeding

In 1998 the state of Alaska had to pass a law so mothers could feed their babies in public. But that doesn't mean nursing...

Wasted opportunity: UAA lacks comprehensive recycling program

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

Student files lawsuit against UAA

A lawsuit has been filed against the University of Alaska Anchorage by student Lori Johnston. The lawsuit demands that UAA comply with the Alaska...

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...

UAA instructors introduced to Native culture

University of Alaska Anchorage professors received a lesson in Alaska Native culture Oct. 19 at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. The College of Arts...

Military force provides comforting presence

The 3rd Wing at Elmendorf Air Force Base has not yet received a deployment order. But their bags are packed. Our military is on a...

Copycat terrorist hoaxes heighten safety awareness

University of Alaska Anchorage had a scare in the mailroom on Oct. 16. A mailroom employee found a suspicious envelope that was stained, heavily...

The recruiters’ lair

When I entered the army recruiting office on Dimond Boulevard, I received three strong handshakes and one question: "Thinking of joining the army?" Hesitation. I...

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Oct. 11 Bootylicious 11:45 a.m Parking services called the University Police Department and requested assistance with two vehicles that were booted because they had improper...

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Alaska Volcano mapped digitally The University of Alaska's Geophysical Institute has joined forces with NASA to create a high-resolution digital elevation model to study the...

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Oct.4 Mallard malaise 9:54 a.m. University Police Department received a report of an injured duck, which had flown into a window at the Sally Monserud...

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Nursing program garners awards Dr. Chris Mumma and Daryl Young received regional Nursing Excellence Awards from Nurseweek, a newsmagazine for the Pacific Mountain Region. Mumma...

Tradition walk dedicates bricks and memories

Suzette Mashburn bought a brick to honor her mother. “I like to come by the bricks to say hi to Mom,” said Mashburn, executive director...

Voice of Anchorage sleeps in

Dick Lobdell, known as the world's oldest living commentator, is signing off after 41 years in the radio business. His career will have started and...