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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The controversial, non-existent holiday tree

December 6, 20110

In recent weeks, we’ve been going down the line of states to see which will dare to call their amply…

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Moral ambiguity explains why we won’t intervene on another’s behalf

December 1, 20110

The Penn State investigation has led most to question not only how someone could commit such acts, but also how…

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Balancing our industry and our animals

November 1, 20110

These days mankind seems to lose sight of the future and only think of ways to make a quick buck.…

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Qaddafi’s death shines light on Obama’s foreign policy

October 25, 20110

After last week’s news of Libyan Dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi’s death, people struggled to find meaning in Colonel’s demise.  Besides the…

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Incentives, not investments

October 19, 20110

The Federal Government’s recently failed bet on the future success of solar panel start-up Solyndra wasted roughly half a billion…

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