For the past week, the world’s attention has been centered upon the 2012 Summer Olympics, a culmination of four years of dedicated training by...
The MTS Gallery is closing its doors after five years of operation. The gallery was the stomping ground of many local artists. A spot where creative minds could mingle, contemplate both art and current issues, as well as entertain. In other words, it was a community fixture, and it is now being demolished. Located in one of Anchorage’s oldest neighborhoods, the Mountain View gallery’s closing party aptly titled “The Artists Have Left the Building,” showcased that the artistic space was capable of bringing people together. MTS Gallery was not unsuccessful.
As folks around you discuss the merits of the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare’s real alias) two weeks ago, take...
Students who participate in Greek Life organizations tend to perform better academically than those who do not, Berry says.
The most controversial measure on the ballot this April, without doubt, is Prop 5. If passed the initiative would add homosexual and transgender identity to the list of protected categories under Title 5. Proponents of the measure are framing the argument as a fight for equal protection under the law.
More nonsense out of Juneau this week. This time however, it had nothing to do with the Senate and House engaging in who-can-hold-their-breath-longer games. No, this time the shocking and disappointing behavior came straight from the governor’s office. As governor, Sean Parnell has made some bold moves this term, for better or worse. Most recently, his office announced that the long-awaited release of former Governor Sarah Palin’s emails would only be made available via one hard copy in Juneau, beginning last Friday.
It has been five weeks since the introduction of the “Amazing Stories” campaign. The hype built up immensely through a week of festivities and promises of flashy commercials, great stories and a new chapter in UAA’s history. It has been four weeks since the hype died down.
Dear Founding Fathers, In 1776, shockwaves were felt around the world when you declared independence for the United States. Holding steadfast in your belief that all men are created equal and have certain unalienable rights, you issued a challenge that a king would not be the supreme authority of this land.
And now it's time to talk about gay rights. Every place you go in our glorious republic seems to be undergoing its own crisis on this matter, be it San Francisco with their "Yes you can . just kidding!" stance on gay marriage, Vermont's ambiguous "civil union" business, former New Jersey governor James McGreevey simultaneously coming out and resigning two years ago, or right here in Alaska with our current debate and debacle regarding same-sex partner benefits.