UAA pool gets gold safety award

Someone has been keeping an eye out on the University of Alaska Anchorage swimming pool, regularly video taping the nine part-time student lifeguards throughout...

Regents’ recap reveals new degree

Regents of the University of Alaska spent the day before their March meeting talking individually with legislators to press for full funding of the...

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Feb. 8 8:40 a.m. While on patrol a UPD officer observed a small female juvenile in the playground of Lake Otis Elementary. The officer transported...

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Dialing (809) is enough to raise some eyebrows Messages all over the country are being left on answering machines, voicemails, and pagers to return a...

Common ground hosts redistricting forum

What subject could bring together the republican and democratic parties as well as the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University to co-sponsor...

Nursing Career Fair

The Nursing Career Fair provided a sure cure for students sick of having no direction in their nursing fields. Opportunities for scholarships, internships, and...

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...

Students work to reduce museum fee

Would you support an addition to your student fees if it meant that you could get into the Anchorage Museum of History and Art...

Opportunity to help disabled children in Mexico

With the snow finally upon us, many students are wondering how they are going to manage that dream vacation. How about one in Mexico,...

UA regents discuss money, facilities and land

The Board of Regents along with the UAA chancellor came together to discuss pressing consent, ongoing and future agendas. After the motion for the...

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Feb. 1 3:44 a.m. White on patrol in Birch Lot, an UPD officer observed a vehicle which appeared to have been broken into. A broken...

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'Symphony of Sounds'supports scholarships             UAA Department of Music presents the fifth annual “Symphony of Sounds” college scholarship-fundraising concert at 8 p.m. on Feb. 23...

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Volunteer theater needed for Celebration of Change 2001 Celebration of Change is looking for performers and volunteers for the annual performance event that will showcase...

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Jan. 18 1:07 a.m. A female dorm dweller called the University Police Department for being harassed by two male residents. The male suspects reportedly activated...

UA helps BP, Phillips build `people pipeline’

BP and the petroleum industry hope to gain a trained and reliable `pipeline of people' from University of Alaska students interested in jobs on...

Dark months bring suicide attempts on campus

Everyone experiences depression from time to time, especially in Alaska during the dim, frigid winters. The university campus has experienced two deaths by suicide...

UAA tries to break decade-long spell without an Anchorage Student Regent

Two UAA students, Sherry Thompson and Kim Perry, are running for the opportunity to serve on the University of Alaska Board of Regents. The...

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In UAA Welfare study, subjects return to work A recent study conducted by UAA Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, with support from the Alaska Division...

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Interior Alaska faces possible permafrost melting Vladimir Romanovsky, a permafrost researcher at the Geophysical Institute of UAF, predicts a major thawing of interior Alaska's permafrost,...

Professor’s poem draws fiery conflict

 In mid-December, a controversy between a UAA graduate student and a professor got the attention of Anchorage. This conflict—over a poem published in a...

University breezes through accreditation, sets sights on ‘UAA 2005’

The Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges stamped UAA with its 10-year seal of approval by reaffirming the university's accreditation through the year 2010. The...

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...

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 decided to...