Explore Southeast: Pick Me, Choose Me, Love Me

Who doesn’t love an old school Grey’s Anatomy reference? In our efforts to help prospective students pick, choose, and love UAS, we’re hosting our first annual EXPLORE SOUTHEAST event on April 1st and 2nd, 2016. This event will bring high school seniors from across the country to UAS to experience life in our little corner…

On the Agenda: Unisex Bathrooms

BY KAYLYN HASLUND For the UAS Whalesong UAS is a growing place of inclusion for people of all backgrounds, including those on and off the gender binary. The gender binary is the classification of sex and gender, typically broken down into male and female. The university has done a lot to be open on the…

Student Government Update

BY CALLIE CONERTON For the UAS Whalesong Welcome back students. Student Government has a busy semester ahead of us this spring and we are excited to take it on and give you all we got! We have a full senate this semester with Senators Hannah Wolfe-MacPike, Tim Wilson, Naomi Edenshaw, Karey Allen and Griffin Plush…

The Most Important Meal

BY ALEXA CHERRY For the UAS Whalesong By this point in your young adult life, you’ve probably made up your mind which way to feel about the common adage that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Some people live and die by this saying, and will not leave the house in the…

New Title IX Coordinator at UAS

Lori Klein has been hired to serve in the role of Title IX Coordinator for UAS. Ms. Klein has worked for UAS on and off since 1996, most recently as the Director of the Student Resource Center. She has over a dozen years of experience in higher education and eight years of non-profit experience serving…

Student Government Update

BY CALLIE CONERTON For the UAS Whalesong Hello comrades! The semester is almost over and    Student Government did a lot around Campus this fall. We recently hosted a De-Stress Fest complete with puppies, yummy snacks in the learning center, meditation, a relaxation room, a student/faculty art show and a pizza party with a viewing of…

On Cultural Appropriation

BY KAYLYN HASLUND For the UAS Whalesong With Thanksgiving a week past, it might be good to have a little bit of reality check, though it may be unwelcome, in terms of cultural appropriation during the holidays. It’s a tough truth to face, but it’s important to understand what exactly that all means. It’s especially…

Community Thanksgiving 2015

BY ALEXA CHERRY For the UAS Whalesong On the eve of Wednesday, November 25th, I was getting myself all packed up and ready to go home to visit my family for Thanksgiving. A little redundant, some might say, since the end of the semester was coming around in about two weeks – but hey, far…

Whalefest 2015

BY ANNELIESE MOLL For the UAS Whalesong On November 5th, a group of students taking a ‘Discussions in Marine Mammalogy’ class went to Sitka, Alaska, to attend the 19th annual Sitka Whalefest. Unlike other years, the symposium was held on the Sheldon Jackson campus rather than the Harrigan Centennial Hall. Many UAS students left early…