Lesbian or bored?

Dear SAIG, I've been involved in a relationship for five years. We decided last year that our relationship needed some spicing up, so recently we...

UAA athletic department making progress

The University of Alaska Anchorage's athletic department is making the right moves. Athletic Director Dr. Steve Cobb and his staff are working to develop...

{Your Perspective}

If you don't believe him, read it I thought "Bush must pay attention to history" was a pretty good editorial. I suspect President Bush is...

Bursting into the university bubble

The University of Alaska Anchorage breathes a fresh, crisp air of peace despite the explosive headlines of activity in Afghanistan. Students walking to and...

Communication in relation

Dear SIAG, My boyfriend of two years and I have communication problems and lately they've been bothering me more than usual. About six months into...

Bush must pay attention to history

Attacks on the Taliban regime are underway. What we hope for now is that the Bush Administration reads its history books. Lyndon B. Johnson...

{Your Perspective}

Oxymoron I found your article “Teach-ins foster ' dissenting opinions' “ very interesting. One of the many things so great about our country is that...

Testing the boundaries

"Better to stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and...

Love him or leave him?

Dear SAIG, I've been dating this guy for five years and it came to the point where we decided to take some time off. Now...

{Your Perspective}

Sept. 11 response from Chancellor Gorsuch Dear Community Members of UAA, Shortly after the terrorist attacks, President Bush cautioned all U.S. citizens against misdirected anger toward fellow...

This is why the First Amendment is important

“However personally offended we might be, however unfair the association of the University to the opinion might be, I insist that we remain a...

As the future resembles itself

“Our thought is still more variable than our sight and all our other senses and faculties contribute to this change; nor is there any...

{Say it again girlfriend}

Dear SAIG, I am a African American woman who has been on campus only a few weeks. But I have observed many things when it...

Evolution remains controversial

Evolution is a science and should be taught in public schools. Creation is a belief and should be taught in Sunday schools.   America is, in...

Campus Reactions to 9/11

Editor's note: Terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., riveted the nation's attention last week. At UAA, classes observed moments of silence to...

Answering the call for change

'If Americans don't internalize the events of the past week, if we don't change the daily and the mundane, then we haven't learned anything.' We'd...

{Say it again girlfriend}

Q. Dear SAIG, I am involved with a wonderful man. We have a child together and I have a child from a previous relationship. My...

In and out of happiness

“After experience had taught me that all the usual surroundings of social life are vain and futile; seeing that none of the objects of...

{Your Perspective}

Letter from Ground Zero Editors note: This e-mail was received Thursday Sept. 13 from Jennifer Carr. Carr is a former UAA student and station manager...

Why would anyone protect Bin Laden?

Floored by the fact that any human being would go to the trouble of taking out buildings with jets, having witnessed this only in...

America can’t lose sight of due process

“I think that due process is incredibly important. Due process is a big part of what the country is supposed to stand for.”   Prayers have...

Cell phone distrupt class

Classes have started and once again we can look forward to annoying beeps or electronic versions of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”...

Model search

Hello ladies. Today I want to talk about the dangers of model searches. Model searches serve a purpose: they get potential models in front...

Think before you act

Hello ladies. There are many single mothers on the planet. Some have had spouses die, or are dealing with divorce. Others are victims of...

The vicious voice

Students seeking to become better writers should do one thing. Read. Read books, magazines and newspapers. Read fiction and non-fiction, news, sports and entertainment....

Bad girls ruin good boys

Hello ladies. Recently, I heard a woman say, “There aren't any good men left. They are either taken, or gay.” Well that's not entirely...

Trivial Pursuits

Those of us who decide that college is where we will find out what we want to do with our lives must make sacrifices—mostly...

Keep festivals affordable and fun

The fourth annual Blues on the Green festival June 9 at Kincaid Park was, based on the crowd and the weather, an outstanding success....

The light at the end of the tunnel

Hello and welcome to my column. To pirate lyrics from Robert Plant: “I come from the land of ice and snow...” I think that...

Family: gotta love them

Hello ladies and gentlemen. This week we are going to talk about unconditional love and our family members. We don't love unconditionally. It is...