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This week, the KRUA news team talks about the Turkish response to terrorism, education cuts across the country, and Exxon’s unstable relationship with Alaska.
This week, the KRUA reporters discuss University of Alaska sports cuts, a ruling for trans bathrooms in Texas, and the war on drugs in the Phillippines.
In this Friday’s Edge Update, KRUA reporters Max Jungreis and Abby Slater discuss Ryan Lochte’s Rio robbery, de-privatizing prisons, and the relocation of an Alaskan island.
While bringing a child into the world can bring joy, it also brings intense responsibilities. One of these responsibilities includes finding childcare, and in the Last Frontier, finding that care can be especially difficult. KRUA sat down to speak with Juliana Crandall, a local working mother, about her experience trying to find a provider.
KRUA reporter Max Jungreis speaks to Phil Morin of NOAA about how a body on the beach of St. George Island led to the discovery of new species of whale. Story by Max Jungreis
For graduate school, Thomas Chung completed an intensive art program with Yale University. It was here that he discovered the blood, sweat, and tears that go into being a professional artist. After finishing this program, he found his way to Anchorage. He now teaches beginning art courses at UAA. I sat down to talk to Professor[…]
Resting in a strip mall off of Northern Lights, Dos Manos leads a quiet revolution. They sell everything from cloth-based toys to shirts with ironic Alaskan sayings on them. At the side of the store rests an art gallery, where you can see for yourself how a retail store can make a difference. For local artists,[…]
The Anchorage Market celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer. In honor of this milestone year, Bill Webb, owner of the Anchorage Market, took some time to talk with KRUA about the origin and evolution of the market. He also told us what we should expect to see at the market this season.
Clubs play a large role in student life at any universities. But what happens to Student Life on a campus where funds are scarce and budgets are being cut? I sat down with Club Council Business Manager Sarah Holland and Chair Michael McGuffin, to talk about the struggle of funding clubs during a time of financial restriction.
Music plays a big part in Alaskan culture. From the heavy metal scene to Salmonfest, music is a quick find in Alaska. At the foundation of the music scene are dedicated teachers who inspire young people to pick up an instrument. I sat down with Monica Letter, the operator of Girls’ Rock Camp Alaska, to talk about her experience[…]