‘A Dark Song’ shows what horror can achieve

It may be tempting to call “A Dark Song,” the first feature from director Liam Gavin, a supernatural drama instead of horror. It has...

Summer brings the opportunity to rock out

Anchorage's concerts bring familiar faces from the music industry

The debut of summer triathlons: The Gold Nugget

To kick off the first of many summer activities in Anchorage, the traditional Gold Nugget Triathlon took place on May 21.

You haven’t seen an apocalypse like ‘Yakuza Apocalypse’

Just because something is singular doesn't mean it's good. “Yakuza Apocalypse” is a perfect example of this truism. Truly, there's nothing like it out...

Morgan Hooe named Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year

Hooe, along with other UAA athletes were recognized for their top performances in the 2016-17 academic year

Prof-iles: Economics professor finds his calling on a mountain in Nepal

Before economics professor Jim Murphy knew about economics, he was working in the San Francisco bay area. A recession hit the company he was...

Strong performances can’t help the mediocre ‘The Ones Below’

Here’s a good litmus test for average movies: a day after the credits roll, how much can you remember? I’ll tell you what I...

Despite appearances, ‘The Mermaid’ is a dark journey

The age of Looney Tunes is long gone and with it a class of slapstick comedy that defined a generation. Stephen Chow is one...

Six gymnasts named to MPSF All-Academic

After the finish of the MPSF championships weeks ago, the release of the MPSF All-Academics was announced.

Prof-iles: James Muller, the Richard Gilmore of UAA

Political science professor, James Muller, has lived the life of a TV character

There’s nothing unfamiliar about ‘The Stranger’

You'd think a movie with “Stranger” in its title might have something new to offer. This isn't the case in “The Stranger.” Guillermo Amoeda's...

Prof-iles: UAA professor chases dreams and dates rocks

Walking into Erin Shea’s office, the object that catches your eye first is a model NASA space shuttle, followed by a signed picture of...

Prof-iles: From one frontier of Eastern Christianity to another

For UAA professor, Medeia Csoba DeHass, religion has always been important to her life and her career in Alaska.

Concerts for a cause

Anchorage Rocks for Autism and Family Tree Presents host weekly concerts for the month of April

Inside UAA intramural sports

UAA offers a broad variety of intramurals to allow it's students to stay active in recreational and interactive team sports.

Staying human means staying together in ‘The Lobster’

There’s nothing sentimental about “The Lobster,” but that doesn’t mean it’s cold. There’s a warmth somewhere deep in its damaged heart, and it only...

Prof-iles: A love of language and cats

Chair of the Department of Languages, professor Natasa Masanovic-Courtney didn’t speak her first word until she was four years old. In the time...

‘Evolution’ rewards patience

At times, it can feel like “Evolution” isn't moving at all. The camera lingers on each gooey detail for a little too long, the...

Prof-iles: Saving birds one duckling at a time

As she was driving down Minnesota Drive, Audrey Taylor, an avid bird lover, saw a cute family of ducks. However, right as Taylor prepared...

Filmmakers becoming film watchers

Open Projector Night serves as an opportunity for filmmakers to view their projects on the big screen

150 dog deaths as a result of famous Alaskan tradition

After five dog deaths in the 2017 Iditarod alone, protests are beginning in outrage over the unfair deaths.

‘A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence’ is as frustrating as its...

It doesn’t matter how you feel about the uniquely strange Swedish comedy “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.” The movie will...

Fictional universes often collide with reality in ‘Imaginary Worlds’

The podcast mixes geek-culture and science in a way that is both foreign and familiar

Simplicity makes ‘The Red Turtle’ a masterpiece

Making something as straightforward as “The Red Turtle” is no easy task. Making something so simple and as incredible as “The Red Turtle” is...

The conclusion of the Seawolf gymnastics season

With no expected NCAA West Regional qualifications, the 2017 gymnastics season is brought to and end after the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship meet

Yes, ‘Gantz: O’ is as crazy as it looks

There's no way around it, the 3-D CG action flick “Gantz: O” is nuts, just like the manga it's based on.“Gantz,” the movie is...

Express Studio hopes to expand Anchorage’s break-dancing scene

Express Studio is currently Anchorage's primary break-dancing studio, located downtown on fourth Ave. The studio opened its doors for the first time last month...

Prof-iles: Meet David Bowie, the UAA professor, not the singer-songwriter

Sharing his name with a glam-rock star and flunking out of college led Bowie to find success in linguistics.

Prof-iles: Sociology professor challenged his horizons and was the first in his family to...

Chad Farrell, UAA sociology professor, has received national recognition for his research on diversity

Prof-iles: The rebellious child learns to run the distance

UAA English professor, Toby Widdicombe, is a self-proclaimed rebellious child, but his rebellion helped him succeed in life.