Hecla donates $300K to UAS

Donation to support successful UAS Pathways to Mining Career program By SHEVONDA BURKHART Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong A major local employer, Hecla Mining Company, is helping channel UAS students into local jobs by donating $300,000 to UAS’s Pathways to Mining Careers program. The donation was given Sept. 1 at a Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon.…

USUAS-JC President runs for school board

UAS student body President, Kevin Allen, balances school and student government while running for public office By RICHARD MCGRAIL Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Kevin Allen, 19, was recently spotted helping a team of humans take down a group of zombies at Egan library on Sep. 22 during the annual UAS Human versus Zombies event. However,…

Study Away: Monterey Bay, California

Alexandria Waldschimidt explores California’s coast during National Student Exchange. BY ALEXANDRIA WALDSCHMIDT for the UAS Whalesong During last spring semester I was able to travel around California, be a part of a larger student body, and all while, worked on my UAS degree. I did that by participating in one of UAS’s academic exchange programs…

Meet your UAS Wellness Team

Take a look at the staff who are a well-th of knowledge when it comes to student health and happiness. BY JENNIFER MALECHA For the UAS Whalesong College life has its ups and downs. Juggling classes, homework, social obligations, work, and family can get tricky. Throw in a few added stressors like the flu, homesickness,…