Alexandra West created a “fish carcass disposal system” to filter fish waste back into the water and prevent bear-human conflict. She's the first student UAA to be the sole inventor listed on a patent. Tegan Hanlon
High school athletes take part in the freestyle cross country ski race at Kincaid Park in Anchorage on Saturday, January 24, 2015. The boys raced 4 laps for 10.2 kilometers and the girls raced 3 laps for 7.6 kilometers.
Where was the snow last week? I actually found myself wandering around the yard last weekend, visiting the summer greenhouse, checking on my tool friends in the shed just in case I need a dandelion tool next weekend, and starting the mower, just for kicks.Jeff Lowenfels
A meeting between two hot teams on a snowy Thursday night, Jan. 22, 2015, ended with the UAA women basketball team extending its winning streak while snapping Western Washington's. Inside domination combined with their usual feisty defense carried the Seawolves to their fifth straight win, a 71-58 victory that cooled off Western Washington, which saw its five-game winning streak end.
“It’s a social music,” said Joel Savoy of the Cajun Country Revival. “Back in Louisiana, we work, we cook, we drink and we play music. All of those things go hand in hand. It’s a way to unwind and celebrate and a way to feel the blues and it brings people together."Chris Bieri