Author: Matt Mertes

Nook On The Street, Dec. 12

Nook On The Street, Dec. 12

This week KTVA reported Rep. Dean Westlake, from Alaska, is alleged to have made unwanted sexual advances on a woman. This week we asked students: In light of similar accusations being made nationwide this...

Senate infighting prompted by snack acquisition

Snacks, posters, and unorganized meetings sparked debate over Public Relations Chair at this week’s student government meeting. Senator Hannah Smith and Senator Diana Ramstad brought allegations of nonfeasance, misfeasance, and malfeasance against Public Relations...

Senator debates climate change

A Review of Infrastructure, Sustainability and Energy board hopeful, Zachery Nicholson, came up against some scrutiny during the senate’s final consideration of his appointment from Senator Daniel Dougherty. Dougherty confronted Nicholson on his position...

Bizzay turns heads in Alaska film industry

Bizzay turns heads in Alaska film industry

It all started with a cheap camera and a love of film and television. “I got started in film when I was about ten years old. I had just moved to Alaska, I made...

Lecturer covers dangers of subconscious biases

Lecturer covers dangers of subconscious biases

Caption: Shankar Vedantam, host of Hidden Brain, on a UAF centennial panel discusses unconscious bias with the audience at Hering Auditorium. A lecture on our subconscious biases and how they shape and change our...