Despite surviving the painful process of UA’s academic euthanization, UAA’s Music Department is finding itself in all-too-familiar territory. This time, the department has opted out of trying to prove its worth to a hardened Board of Regents and is doing what they do best—making a statement with music.
This Thursday, two of Johnson’s all-stars, Robert Hockema and John Macy are poised to put on a show of academic prowess as they take on visiting students from the Stanford University debate team. Given the political climate, the debate’s topic—is America ready for socialism—should lead to some fiery arguments on both sides.
With UAA’s January 14 announcement that the School of Education programs had lost accreditation, the university has not had a lot to brag about of late. But there are some at the UAA that are pressing forward to field a better educational future for Alaskans.
Just two days after the announcement, the Alaska Native Science and En...
There’s a new theatre production company in town and they are poised to signal in a new era of Alaskan theatre. CAZART – a word affectionately coined by journalist Hunter S. Thompson meaning “Holy shit! I should have known!” – was recently formed by the dynamic duo of Shelley Virginia and Ty Hewitt.
In August, a group of printmakers calling themselves “the collective,” formed Anchorage’s only community-based print studio. Situated on the first floor of the newly re-imagined Anchorage Community Works (ACW), Tent City Press made its public debut on Friday, September 1st with a First Friday exhibition.
“Today’s entrepreneurs are solving the problems of the future. We should be using these problems as our assets to attract firms that want to first solve problems here and then take it to a global level,” explained Vanderburg.
UAA’s popular music festival GooseFest is back for a third year this Saturday. Featuring the musical stylings of The Super Saturated Sugar Strings, The Hannah Yoter Band and Todd Grebe & Cold Country, this year’s festival is taking on a decidedly folky slant.
“The selection process for pretty much everything we do is brainstorming with the st...