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The threats to our safety and wellbeing are not equally shared.
There seem to be people who still consider the pandemic a hoax – downplaying the dangers of the disease.
Our history and modern reality – as painful as it may be – must be acknowledged if we are genuine in our attempts to recognize the Asian and Pacific Islander heritage of our country.
OPINION: Forget-Me-Not 's work for homeless shows us that one person can become an agent for change -- and can inspire a community to do more than pass by and ignore those who may need help.
OPINION: Celebration of diversity is fine, but let's not confuse celebration with genuine equality; the evidence is clear that we're not there yet.
OPINION: Vandals' attack on refugees reveals a heart of darkness in Anchorage but also a stronger force that rallies to those who have come to Alaska for new life.
OPINION: How can UAA slash our schools only child care service at the same time it's planning to build the worlds most kick-ass hockey locker room?
OPINION: UAA administration still hasn't given any good reasons for evicting the Tanaina Child Development Center.
OPINION: Kicking Tanaina off campus and forcing it to "fend for itself" is not good for the child-care center or for UAA students and faculty.
OPINION: Those high school years may be great, and by all means savor them -- but remember to keep looking ahead, young people.
OPINION: Ignoring racial and ethnic differences will simply ensure that society will continue suffering from the corrosive effects of racism.
OPINION: Ferguson is far from Alaska, but racism lives here. We should face that fact.
OPINION: Perhaps considering the effects that U.S. policies have on immigration, as it is experienced by Alaskans or an individual like Jose Antonio Vargas, might lead to a truly comprehensive immigration solution.
OPINION: Calling this mountain "McKinley" instead of "Denali" sends the message that a white man's name is more official, desired, recognized and acceptable -- to the insult of many Athabascans and other Alaska Natives.