Ignorance in its Place

BY GINGER BEAR For the UAS Whalesong There is wisdom everywhere. Most people ignore wisdom that does not come from some stuffy book or the equally stuffy academics who write them. Wisdom that comes from our elders and our history is largely ignored, especially Native American history in America. A lifetime of knowledge can be…

Promoting Food Security in Southeast Alaska

BY ERIN LAUGHLIN Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Walking through a grocery store’s produce section and finding it empty because the barge is late is a social norm those in the lower 48 do not experience, and a glaring depiction of the last frontier’s food insecurity. The UAS Masters of Public Administration Program (MPA) and Sustainability…

Ebony Stewart Wows at Concert Series

BY ERIN LAUGHLIN Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong The Alaska Airlines Student Concert Series at UAS presented Ebony Stewart, Slam Poet, a captivating performance utilizing her personal experiences as resources to address issues like sexual health, body image, and self-esteem. In her solo performance, Stewart invited the audience into her art, creating an environment of friendship…