USUAA president apologizes for 'offensive platforms' used by assembly members In the April 1 issue of The Northern Light ("Learn where your candidates stand"), several members of the assembly who are running in the elections decided to be "edgy" and post what I consider to be offensive platforms.
The tuition increase proposed for the University of Alaska system is unwarranted. While most people can understand and appreciate the fact that the proposed...
Seawolf Pride Student Activities. .for bringing many successful events to UAA, including the Sept. 7 film presentation and lecture, Project Asiemut, and the Sept. 19 and 20 Bright Eyes concert. Seawolf Chide NANA Management Services/Sodexho... ...for upping the cost of drip coffee.
It's rare that Republicans and Democrats see eye-to- eye on healthcare reform. And yet, in early September, Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Bernie Sanders...
Cowardly columnist should respect troops fighting war Sam Dunham's opinion piece calling our soldiers "little more than mercenaries" says more about who he is than anything about our troops serving in harm's way ("Selfless heroes are often little more than mercenaries," Jan.
Federal Funds for Preventative Health Services In response to the April 12th opinion piece, “Abortion clash at heart of shutdown debate,” VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood would like to correct some factual errors. While the media surrounding the federal budget debates centered on abortion, the fact is that the federal funding in question is what allows Planned Parenthood to provide high-quality, low-cost, preventative health care to women, men, and teens.
USUAA needs to rearrange its priorities USUAA, our "student government," recently passed standing rules that govern the conduct of their meetings. Included in those rules is verbiage that heavily governs personal behavior: "Be respectful in actions, body language and attire, and written and verbal forms of communication . No sexually provocative activities, dress, or comments.