Comedian Cain Lopez insulting, not funny

UAA students got the chance to be insulted, stereotyped and debased by the so-called comic Cain Lopez Oct. 1. Unlike the Saturday Night...

Begich budget woes leaves more to be desired

Every time I begin a session of Sid Meyer's urban planning simulation, I go for the gusto. Go big or go home, right? I like to press pause and lay out my entire utilities grid-roads, power, public transit, elaborate parks, electricity and all the other civic services-before I even have the slightest idea how I'm going to fund it all.

Do not try this at home

It seemed like a typical evening at the bar last Wednesday. This tale begins in the ladies’ room as a young woman in a...

Seawolf Pride and Chide

Pride Homecoming dance . . . . . . For rocking hard and being a lot better than we all expected. Chide The Seawolf mascot . . . . . . For looking like a teenage mutant ninja turtle.

Seawolves up by six at the half

Things are heating up from Anaheim as the #13 UAA Seawolves and #11 UC-San Diego Tritons are battling it out at the 2010 Disney...

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Bearded Duo wins Cabin Fever Debates Sophomore James Stinson and freshman Michael Roderick, who make up the team Bearded Duo, took first place in the...

Minnesota State wins WCHA Broadmoor Trophy

March 22 Minnesota State University defeated Ferris State University in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s Broadmoor Trophy Championship game in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Bloodhound Gang tries too hard, yet not hard enough

I'll just come out and admit it. I love the Bloodhound Gang. "Hooray for Boobies" and "One Fierce Beer Coaster" are great, and "The...

Seawolf Pride and Chide

UPD and Parking Services Call Teams . . for helping students and staff in need by providing safety escorts, vehicle unlocks and jump-starts.

Swaziland’s 40th anniversary bash hits sour note

MBABANE, Swaziland - Swaziland and its king are throwing a joint 40th birthday bash this weekend, but the mood is far from celebratory in this small southern African land of paupers and princes, mud huts and palaces. The government calls them the 40-40 festivities, marking King Mswati III's birthday and the anniversary of Swaziland's independence from Britain.

Stephen Colbert: Great presidential candidate, or greatest?

The buzz about satirist Stephen Colbert's entry into the South Carolina Democratic primary overwhelmingly focuses on one question: Is this guy serious? Former "Good Morning America" reporter and former correspondent for "The Daily Show," Colbert has enjoyed fame since the creation of his show, "The Colbert Report," on Comedy Central.

Getting to know …

You may know it only as a place to get cafeteria food or where you meet your friends in between classes, but Lucy Cuddy is much more than a squat building in West Quad. The Lucy Cuddy Hall's namesake was a pioneering woman who contributed greatly to the then-territory of Alaska.

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Noble's Diner closes for good Saturday, March 31, marked a somber day in the Anchorage community: It was the last day that restaurant, art and music spot Noble's Diner was open. Named for owner Robert Kinneen's grandfather, Noble's has been serving the community since October 2004 with food and catering, live music and First Friday receptions.

“Moneyball” knocks one way out of the ballpark

There are plenty of things that can be done on a budget. Managing a professional baseball team didn’t used to be one of them. “Moneyball”...

Birth control prices soar on college campuses

Millions of college students are suddenly facing sharply higher prices for birth control, prompting concerns among health officials that some will shift to less preferred contraceptives or stop using them altogether. Prices for oral contraceptives, or birth control pills, are doubling and tripling at student health centers, the result of a complex change in the Medicaid rebate law that essentially ends an incentive for drug companies to provide deep discounts to colleges.

Lunch in the neighborhood : APU cafeteria makes walk worthwhile

Looking for something cheap to eat within a few blocks of the university? Of the three nearby cafeterias, UAA's cafeteria doesn't wow...

Say What?

Janitor spends weekend in courthouse POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Think you had a boring weekend? Talk to Harold Jones. The 32-year-old janitor spent two and a half days without food, water or access to a bathroom after he was accidentally locked in a secure room at an upstate courthouse.

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Universities opening equal opportunities to all students University of Virginia In an effort to comply with Supreme Court rulings regarding affirmative action, some universities are opening...

An ode to my fallen car

Once upon a time there was a baby-faced, poorly dressed high school boy who got his first car, and it was the most beautiful...

Brazilian composer incorporates roots into Seattle culture

Jovino Santos Neto was born in Brazil but currently lives in Seattle. He's a pianist, flutist, composer and teacher. For the past week, Neto has been teaching and composing music with local middle school students for a summer jazz camp at the Fine Arts Building.

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Professor's home firebombed California State University-Sacramento A Sacramento State professor was unharmed after her Oak Park home was firebombed early Jan. 15, according to KCRA,...

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Sunday, Nov. 6 Room wide open 7:35 p.m. _" The North Hall resident adviser reported a student in MAC Housing had left his dorm room door...

Ten years in Folds produces more mature “Songs”

Ben Folds, as the lead singer of a trio of musicians not-so-aptly named Ben Folds Five, burst onto the mainstream scene in the mid-1990s...

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Foundation taking nominations for Alaska environmental heroes The Alaska Conservation Foundation is taking nominations to recognize writers, artists, teachers and volunteers for their contributions to...

Arctic contamination seen in mutated polar bears and hazardous breast milk

Ask an Outsider what their image of the Arctic is, and they would probably give you a response that incorporates the words "pristine," "pure" or "untainted." Perhaps it would come to a surprise to many of us that decades-long studies have shown that the Arctic is one of the most polluted places in the world.

Scarcity, it definitely exists – sort of

Look America, if we're going to continue to affirm the illusion of scarcity, despite all the resources the planet offers, I think we ought...

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

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

UAA sports briefs: Feb. 4-6, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016UAA - 59, Concordia - 32Megan Mullings' 19 points and 12 rebounds propelled the Lady Seawolves to a 59-32 beat down...

Student Government Hosts A Second “Scholars For Dollars” Legislative Call-In

UAA students will participate in a second “Scholars for Dollars” event to urge legislators to support the passage of the Governor’s Scholarship Plan.  The...