KRUA Top 30: Week of Jan. 19

This month has been great for new releases. Some notable indie bands that released new albums include Pinegrove's “Marigold,” Of Montreal's “UR FUN” and...

The journey is the point of ‘Cargo,’ but it’s also its biggest problem

Perhaps more than any other genre, zombie horror is replete with predictable narratives and tired tropes. “Cargo,” a character-driven Netflix original saved only by Martin...

‘Sea Fog’ wastes its potential by trying to be a blockbuster

Handling tragedies as horrific as the deaths of 25 Chinese-Korean immigrants on the fishing vessel Taechangho in 2001 takes nuance, reflection, and honesty. “Sea...

40 years later and all that jazz

Karen Strid-Chadwick will direct her last jazz show on April 25.Strid-Chadwick has been teaching at UAA for 40 years. She started as an adjunct...

UAA should have a chaplain

Students of UAA have the ability to visit the Student Health and Counseling Center to receive a large variety of services that benefit them...

Seawolf Rugby club’s first tournament results in ‘a resounding success’

On March 23, the Seawolf Rugby club was able to host their first ever rugby tournament, that resulted in a unanimous success. The club,...

July 2017 message from USUAA President Alec Burris

While I can’t say that I have escaped getting sunburnt this summer, I can say that meaningful progress has been made to improve the...

Open your eyes to the ‘Vibrant Violence’

Artist Levi Oyster's current show at UAA's Hugh McPeck gallery looks at the dark side of America

UAA athletic community surprised by retirement of Stoklos

With double digit amounts of national qualifiers, record setting all-academic certifications and several Coach of the Year awards, Stoklos steps into retirement after three decades of coaching.

‘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.