‘Not enough money’ is a poor excuse for tuition hikes

September 8, 20120

The tuition increase proposed for the University of Alaska system is unwarranted. While most people can understand and appreciate the…

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Battling homesickness for adventure

August 12, 20120

It’s the little things that make my eyes water and my stomach clench. Sweat beads on the brow of my…

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Setting personal goals is the key to success

August 11, 20120

It’s happened to everyone. On the first day of class, backpacks are full of clean notebook paper, a half-dozen pens,…

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ABT ‘goofs’ its taxes, doesn’t get in trouble

July 24, 20120

Taxes are like American baseball — even if you don’t it, you can’t exactly get away from it. That doesn’t…

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Looking out for and protecting against scams

July 10, 20120

By this point in time, most people know that when someone e-mails or calls you on behalf of a Nigerian…

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Patriotism with a dash of state pride

June 27, 20120

The Fourth of July — The very mention of the holiday conjures up images of the quintessential American dream: neighborhood…

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Why Juneteenth is more than just a barbecue

June 12, 20120

Collard greens, barbecued chicken, peach cobbler — combine these soul foods and some blues or jazz music with a large…

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Obama’s support of same-sex marriage won’t hurt him

May 30, 20120

It has been roughly three weeks since President Barack Obama has publicly voiced his support of gay marriage, and both…

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The never-ending story of graduation

May 1, 20120

Dear departing seniors, as the semester draws to a close, so does the year — congratulations, you have done it!…

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Editorial – Removal of the Rec Department, oh my!

April 24, 20120

UAA may be making a small, but resounding, mistake. On April 6, the decision came to cut the UAA Housing…

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Samantha Koenig: a tragic wake-up call

April 17, 20120

It seemed like a scene out of a movie: a pretty young woman working late, alone and probably without a…

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Martin, Zimmerman and the media machine

April 10, 20120

The racist shot the drug dealer. If mass media is to be taken at its word, George Zimmerman and Trayvon…

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‘Yes’ on 5 is a safe and necessary vote

March 27, 20120

The editorial this week discusses One Anchorage’s Proposition 5, equal rights for gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, which will take…

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APD does not help in undercover bar slings

January 24, 20120

It’s been nearly a month since Anchorage police began searching bars for people who were a bit too drunk, aka…

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