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Letter to the editor: Where do the priorities of UAA truly lie?

February 18, 20150

Submitted by Kyle Pace Where do the priorities of UAA truly lie? I have been to three different prioritization meetings since…

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Guns on Campus: Let’s Aim for the Right Target

March 26, 20140

Recently chided by a well-meaning citizen for not arguing against SB176 (I had, in fact, declared clearly to the Senate…

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What I’m thankful for

December 10, 20130

Working at UAA since 1986 has been an amazing experience. Most of our students weren’t even born when I started…

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Confirmation by AK Legislature of AK PFD Board

December 10, 20130

Have you ever thought about the Board that sets the amount of money you get every year as a Dividend?…

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Tobacco has no place on any campus

November 26, 20130

In general, I do agree that UAA, as well as all colleges and universities, should become tobacco-free campus-wide. This tobacco…

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Why UAA should go smoke-free

November 21, 20131

Some have asked us why we’re doing this. Why are we in support of a smoke-free UAA? All of us…

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Smoke-free UAA is a terrible idea

November 12, 20131

I don’t smoke. Why would I? My grandmother died from lung cancer while living in Palmer with my parents and…

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We the people: An apology to our Founding Fathers

October 15, 20131

Dear Founding Fathers, In 1776, shockwaves were felt around the world when you declared independence for the United States. Holding…

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Why UAA? Why now?

September 17, 20130

I was in the homestretch of completing high school. I was filled with a mix of excitement for the future…

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Thoughts on financial aid

September 17, 20131

The following are my opinions on financial aid. First-year college students should not be eligible for financial aid, only those…

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Letter to the Editor

September 10, 20131

As I start my senior year at UAA this fall, I reflect on how much I have grown as an…

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Letter to the Editor

May 29, 20130

Dear Editor, I would like to commend student body President-elect Andrew Lessig, Student Ombudsman Seth Weaver and their fellow students…

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Letter to the Editor: Support House Bill 43 for medical education in Alaska

April 3, 20130

What about a medical school in Alaska? It is in our best interest to have excellent medical education and teaching…

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Letter to the Editor: Women’s History Month coverage

April 3, 20130

Many important issues were raised in the Women’s History Month edition of The Northern Light, nearly all of which were…

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