P.R. in O.T.

Joette Storm was on the treadmill the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when she heard the news. That morning and the ones that followed...

Never cry WOLFcard

Beginning this fall semester, the WOLFcard became the new official student ID card. Its possibilities range from free bus rides to paying for a...

Reschedulings lead to relocations

For some University of Alaska Anchorage students, it's back to high school. Evening classes on Elmendorf Air Force Base have been moved to classrooms...

Magic and witchcraft, Alaska Pagans unite

Following in the footsteps of the Gay Pride Movement, Pagans are coming out of the closet. The broom closet, that is. Paganism, according to...

Evolution explained

The Scopes Trial isn't over. John T. Scopes was found guilty of teaching evolutionary science in the high-profile 1925 case not because his lawyer...

Take a ride

If it's too cold to walk between classes, now you can take the shuttle. It's been a work in progress for many years, but...

Military high alert closes classes

Audrey Foster missed all three of her classes Tuesday through Thursday last week. Her education was interrupted while the Anchorage community struggles to deal...

Alaska eyewitness shares story

When Annalisa Hood comes home to Alaska from New York this week, she returns as an eyewitness to history. Hood, a 23-year-old journalism student at...

Housing reopens door

The 200-plus waiting list for student housing at the University of Alaska Anchorage has been eradicated in less than two weeks. On Aug. 28 housing...

Air travel changes for Alaskans

Despite attempts to return to life as usual, air travel will not be the same—forever. This will continue to affect Alaskans who depend on...

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Alaska Highway gas line proposed Governor Tony Knowles has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Energy Committee that puts the Alaska Highway natural gas...

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Sept. 6* - Busted 4:35 p.m. The University Police Department was contacted about skateboarders on the west side of the diplomacy building. Three juveniles were...

Road warriors

The cancellation of the University of Alaska Anchorage women's volleyball road trip to Seattle University and Northwest Nazarene has been rescheduled to coincide with...

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Man arrested on Northwest flight for threatening child Earl Quincey Washington, a 54-year-old male from Halifax, North Carolina, was arrested without incident on Aug. 21,...

Taste of UAA offers new students a variety of flavors

The Taste of the University of Alaska Anchorage tantalized students with free food, loud music and the opportunity to enrich their college experience at...

Dan Fagan adds UAA to his list of crime scene visits

Students may see a local celebrity on campus this fall. That's because Dan Fagan, local reporter with KTUU Channel 2 news, will be an...

Housing hopefuls left homeless

For the first time in housing history, University of Alaska Anchorage Housing Services has a waiting list for students wanting to live on campus....

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Aug. 16 – Watch out for the crossfire! 3:29 p.m. University Police Department received a report of skateboarders under the first spine of the Business...

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Flags lowered for Anchorage police officer killed in the line of duty Gov. Tony Knowles ordered state flags lowered to half-staff July 13 in memory...

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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...

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June 28 12:15 a.m. The University of Alaska Anchorage experienced a brief power outage lasting two minutes. Several emergency generators engaged during the outage, but...

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More helicopter assistance in fighting Kenai fires A second Alaska Army National Guard helicopter joined the ongoing fire fighting situation 100 miles south of Anchorage...

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May 31 12:55 p.m. A UPD officer on patrol on Sharon Gagnon Lane observed a vehicle with two different plates. The officer determined that one...

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Ulmer speaks on organic nature of Alaska salmon Lieutenant Governor Fran Ulmer went to LaCross, Wisconsin to talk about Alaska's organic salmon. She addressed the...

UPD hires new dispatcher

Traun Green is on the job. As the most recent addition to UAA's University Police Department staff, Green began training for his new position...

Anchorage grasping the elements

Year after year, suspense builds as spring cross fades into summer in a smooth cyclic motion with the solstice progressively approaching. Each new season...

Hate crime bill fails to include adults?

Following the paintball incident earlier this year involving juveniles targeting Native Alaskans, it came to the attention of many that Alaska does not have...

Housing help

An emergency call rings into the University Police Department's dispatch center. “A man is choking on pizza in the College of Arts and Science...

Housing help

The University Police Department recently appointed me to the post of Housing Officer. I look forward to serving students and staff in housing. The position...

Parking at UAA remains an ongoing issue

The campus is quieter in the summer and parking is not stressful like in the fall and spring. Parking has been a problem for...