Getting to Know Dan Coffey, Candidate for Anchorage Mayor

As all of you should know, but some of you may not, the Anchorage Mayoral Race is underway.  On April 7th, the city of Anchorage will elect a new mayor, who will serve the city, for better or for worse, for the next two years. This race is an especially interesting one.  We have a […]

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Never Alone: an Education in Native Traditions

  Last November, the world saw the release of a video game with unprecedented origins.  Never Alone, or Kisima Innitchuna, was produced in concert with the Cook Inlet Tribal Council and draws on traditional Alaska Native stories and legends.  It is the first video game to have been funded by and produced in collaboration with […]

Searching for a New UA President

By Mariah Brashar, Public Affairs Producer In December, University of Alaska President Pat Gamble announced that he will leave the University a year early, vacating his position by June 1st this year.  In the wake of this news, the University Board of Regents has formed a search committee, headed by Board of Regents member Mary […]

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Vinyl Record Store Is A Labor Of Love

By Ammon Swenson, News Director In the age of smart phones, instant downloads, and the cloud, you might think that vinyl records have gone the way of the 8-track, but recent music trends have indicated otherwise. Last year vinyl sales rose 52 percent from 2013, while paid album downloads decreased by nine percent. Now, don’t […]

Prioritization: What is It and What Does it Mean for You

Over the last 18 months, two University prioritization task forces have combed through 313 academic programs and 178 support functions and have looked for the fatty tissue that they might trim off to save what has become in recent month a huge expected shortfall in funds.  Essentially, the University is looking through every program it […]

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