After weeks of haggling, the Union of Students UAA passed a budget on Oct. 19. It's also passed a new bylaw meant to prevent future student governments from suffering similar delays in passing a budget. Student government senators originally passed a budget last spring, but they decided to restructure it this semester after some concerns about it were raised in the assembly.
On Saturday, September 27, several students joined in the Students for Social Equality (SSE) club's first event, The March for Green Jobs. The group gathered on the lawn between the Wendy Williamson Auditorium and the Lucy Cuddy Hall, where they embarked on a march to the Loussac Library.
Perhaps it’s his alluring pine green complexion or his brawny body and broad shoulders. Or maybe it’s his stylish green and gold jersey or his walloping white fangs. Whatever it may be, Spirit the Seawolf seems to have that animal magnetism crowds go wild for. Who is Spirit’s real identity, if any?
College is back in session, ladies and gentlemen. We’ve been dreading its arrival for weeks and weeks—ever since that horrible realization kicked in that once again we’d have to scrounge for textbook money and buy those ridiculous parking stickers—but now it’s here and we’ve got to suck it up and jump back in.
Dane Ji served his time as a chef assistant at the Korean Air Force Academy. He said that there was some benefit to serving in the military, even if it is not the most pleasant experience.
"It's an organization that gives voice to our Hispanic community. Our main goal is to get together and make a change, but also for other students of other cultures to join and learn more about the Hispanic culture," Ana Azpilcueta, LSU president, said.
If you’ve followed my last few columns (just nod and smile, I need this) then it’s becoming fairly obvious that I’m starting to panic. Suddenly I’ve found myself on the back half of the four-year plan I’m expected to complete, and the pre-graduation panic is setting in. Halfway through mapping out my schedule for spring semester I had a friend glance over my shoulder and incredulously ask, “What in the hell are you even majoring in?”
The Tanaina Childhood Development Center has been a part of the UAA community since 1979. Tanaina board president Charlie Tyrrell said Tanaina is a non-profit organization that functions entirely independently from UAA, excluding the university subsidizing their rent, electricity, water and a few other services.
Shannon Hawkins, UAA student and Alaska Native dancer, proudly dressed in Inupiaq attire to celebrate the kickoff of Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month. Her face lit up at the mention of the Diversity Action Council, or DAC, an annual sponsor for the event.
With suicide rates of college-aged students in Alaska continuing to soar, the UAA Integrated Suicide Prevention Initiative, or ISPI, is springing into action.
In 1966, the late UC Berkeley folklorist Alan Dundes coined the term “latrinalia” to refer to restroom graffiti in his book “Here I Sit — A Study of American Latrinalia.” Dundes posited strange theories on the psychological motivations behind latrinalia, including male pregnancy envy and an infantile desire to artistically smear feces.
The digestive system is truly magnificent. It is self containing, self regulating, and ensures that all nutrients get to where they need to go. In a perfect world, it is like a city’s traffic system. This intricate system enthralls gastroenterolists with the true majesty that is the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
Around April, registration opens for garden plots. You can sign up through the Anchorage Municipality website, pay a fee for the plot, and in late April you can begin working on your plot, preparing it for May 15 when the city turns on the water supply to the area.
College should not only be about book knowledge, but should also teach practical knowledge about how to make life easier. I offer this solution: invest in a slow cooker.This recipe is easy and leaves plenty of leftovers for lazy days on the weekend. A total of $9.70 was spent on this recipe, and the only thing purchased at the store was beef.
Two people are thinking about having sex with each other. If one or both of them has a sexually transmitted disease, he or she might not even realize it. A condom, if used, might or might not protect the other partner. And one or both could be looking for a relationship - or just a casual hookup.
The Office of International Affairs will host the Global Opportunities Expo on Feb. 13. Students can ask questions about the programs offered and compare options. The Language Department and Heifer International will be there, among other organizations.