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VIDEO: UAA Anthropology makes move back to Beatrice G. McDonald Hall

After two years in the Professional Studies Building with a temporary lab downtown, UAA's Anthropology Department is returning to the newly-renovated Beatrice G. McDonald...

ANSEP: Kids build computers on campus

Last Thursday and Friday, the newly remodeled ANSEP Academy Building buzzed with excitement as 48 middle school-aged students made empty computer towers come to...
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TNL Coverage: Interview with election worker Bill Gee

By James R. Evans More than 1,000 people cast their votes at the UAA Student Union during the midterm election. Volunteer election worker Bill Gee...

Seawolf Slug: Ebola: What me, worry?

By Klax Zlubzecon Translated by George Hyde I saw a picture on Facebook that summed up my opinions on this whole Ebola thing quite nicely: “More Americans...
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VIDEO: Devin Johnson discusses his new role as a USUAA Senator

TNL Spotlight: Devin Johnson discusses his new role as a USUAA Senator James Evans meets with Devin Johnson to discuss his new role as a...

USUAA appoints rules committee weeks late

USUAA has officially established a rules committee as of its Sept. 26 general assembly meeting. According to the bylaws of the USUAA constitution, a...

RED ZONE: rape in film reinforces sexist ideals

Rape and sexual violence have had a place in cinema since it began. Women have predominately been the victims of this violence. Women have...

‘Snowpiercer’ is a ride worth taking

  Title: ‘Snowpiercer’ Director: Bong Joon-ho Release date: Aug. 1, 2013 Country: South Korea Rating: 5 out 5 ‘Snowpiercer’ might be the sci-fi masterpiece of this generation. Really. It’s that...

UAA prepares for Title IX compliance review

UAA is preparing for a Title IX compliance review, expected to take place next month. Over the past two years, UAA has increased its...

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...

Fireside Cafe closes, replaced by ANSEP

As school starts up again, returning students exploring the east side of campus may notice the disappearance of a dining option. The building that...

RED ZONE: Campus rape prevention

By, Tulsi Patil and Kierra Hammons   Shame. Its the reason rape is one of the most under-reported crimes in our community. Its the reason most sexual offenders...

Newest transfer moves from gridiron to court

Courtesy of UAA Sports Information Release: 6-27-2014   The Alaska Anchorage men’s basketball team has landed a Div. I transfer of a different sort as head coach Rusty...

UAA employee salary info to be included in state records database

The salaries of public employees are a matter of public record — but that doesn't always mean these records are accessible to the average...

UAA to celebrate Juneteenth

This year will mark Anchorage’s 19th annual city celebration of Juneteenth. It will be held the weekend of June 20-22 at various locations including...

Where to get free food

During the arduous weeks of finals a clear, studious mind means nothing without a full, fed stomach. This can be alleviated at places like...

April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month

According to a 2010 study by the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, out of 100 women surveyed in Alaska, 48 experienced...

Looking Ahead to Summer

Some weeks are created better than others. Sometimes life decides to run at you, screaming and flailing like a bad Jackie Chan impersonator and...

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.

Pioneering Women of Alaska

“For most of history, anonymous was a woman,” said Virginia Woolfe, an early 1900s American woman writer. This month is Women’s History Month, which...

‘Bio Zombie’ is delirious fun

“Bio Zombie” is “Resident Evil” through the eyes of “Shaun of the dead,” with enough goofy gimmicks to keep viewers entertained, at least for...

Anchorage Color Run scheduled June 28, Registrations Open

After the sell-out first appearance June 15, 2013, the Color Run is returning to Alaska for the 2014 Kaleidoscope Tour, which will include Fairbanks...

USUAA Advocacy Report

The USUAA student government Advocacy Team returned from the state capital after a slew of productive meetings with state legislators between Feb. 1 and...

General Chemistry Concentration Cut

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers a major in chemistry with two concentrations: biochemistry and chemistry. At present, a total of 80 students have...

‘Space Dandy’ first impressions

“Space Dandy” is a new space-themed comedy anime series by director Shinichiro Watanabe and studio Bones that premiered Jan. 4 on Toonami. The protagonist, Dandy, is an alien-hunting womanizer who travels across galaxies to harvest rare specimens of alien life.

‘Claybody’ lets ceramic art, artists breathe

It starts with a block of clay. Pieces are lopped off, rolled between hands and fashioned into objects and bodies. The edges are delicately pressed and raised. These projects are ideas and viewpoints molded into being by the talented students of the ceramics department. After months of toil, selected student artists will present their work at the Claybody Ceramics Invitational in the Student Union Gallery this month.

Lieutenant governor candidates rendezvous at early public forum

“What do you think was the best idea ever hatched in Alaska politics?” KTVA-TV’s Rhonda McBride asked the three Alaska lieutenant governor candidates seated in front of her at last Tuesday’s public forum held in the downtown Anchorage YWCA. “I brought a copy with me. It’s the Alaska state constitution. It’s an act of genius,” answered State Sen. Hollis French, D-Anchorage, waving a pocket-sized edition of the document in the air.

UAA to eliminate equivalency exams for history courses

As of Jan. 1 UAA will no longer grant credit for College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams for Western Civilization I and II, and United States History I and II. Western Civilization I and II and either United States History I or II are general education requirements for all Bachelor of Arts degrees in the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in the university system.