Writing about other cultures as an outsider

The Northern Light has received responses and telephone calls, in addition to in-person comments, about Linda McCarriston's poem “Indian Girl,” and Diane Benson and...

Pass that pigskin

Chill the beer and pass the pretzels. This coming Sunday, many UAA students will watch as the New York Giants and the Baltimore Ravens...

Seeing with different eyes

Recently, a group of mostly Mexican workers charged that the operators of a New Jersey bargain retail chain treated them “like animals,” locking them...

New year’s resolutions

This time last year, most of us were sighing with relief that we had survived the clock ticking over into the new millennium. I...

{Your Perspective}

USUAA student government Widespread voter apathy will once again be reflected by the results of the student government elections. It is always heart-warming to watch...

What men want

Hello ladies. I hope everybody had a wonderful holiday season. Today we are going to take our hats off to the male population. They...

Stop looking for him

Hello ladies. This week I have been out and about campus asking you questions about men. The buzz on campus this week is that...

Thanksgiving dinner disasters

Next week, most of us will be sitting down to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. I know there are many young people...

The notebooks and baby bottles

Midterms are over and the semester is nearly at its end. Term papers are almost due and final exams are keeping us cooped up...

Complicated slogans leave voters confused

 At the end of the political trail, voters are wondering why the 2000 presidential election results were so split. One reason may be that...