Get Ready to Rock the Boat

Luck is a lady at Perseverance Theatre’s March production Jordan Lewis, UAS WHALESONG “Guys and Dolls,” Perseverance Theatre’s next production, runs March 15 to April 14, with a special UAS night on April 10. The production is adapted from the 1950s Broadway musical production of the same name. It has seen historical success, with multiple…

Hardcore Alaska

Ice-Climbing for Credits By KORTNEY STEVENS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong  Imagine clinging to the face of a frozen waterfall, called the curtain, with only ice tools and crampons.   Twenty-two UAS Outdoor Studies students spent four days on vertical ice walls from February 8 – 11. After a preliminary class on campus, they took an…

Find a Friend

A review of new counseling groups at UAS By JORDAN LEWIS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong  Several new groups to help UAS students cope with the stress of problems got underway this semester, each with a specific focus.  This is a trial semester for Healthy Connections Group for Women, the Open Art Studio, and Resiliency and…

Find a Job

A review of the annual UAS Job Fair By KORTNEY STEVENS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Thirty-four organizations participated in the spring 2019 University of Alaska Southeast Job Fair this year. Students walked around lines of tables talking to representatives from different companies to potentially find a job.  Deborah Rydman is Career Services Coordinator and Veteran…

The UAS Writing Center gets Revised

UAS Writing Center receives an update By ALYSSA MADRID Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong  The UAS Writing Center has a newly decorated space. Located in Egan Library room 105, the Writing Center moved there from the Learning Center, during the fall semester of 2012. It used to be known as the “Think Tank.”  The center offers…

Sex on the Beach

UAS Health Clinic’s annual event taught students about reproductive health By KORTNEY STEVENS Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong  Students decorated penis and vagina shaped cookies while learning about reproductive health. The Student Health Center at University of Alaska Southeast hosted an event called Sex on the Beach on Valentine’s day for students to come learn about…

Goals for Growth

A look at the Strategic Enrollment Plan for UAS By MELISSA SCRIVEN Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong With fewer students choosing to come to UAS, the university’s Strategic Enrollment Task Force has created a plan designed to increase enrollment.   “Student learning is the reason that UAS exists,” Chancellor Rick Caulfield stated in the plan, and…