BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong As the Centennial Years of World War I near their end, people all over the world continue to grieve the events that etched themselves into global memory. Participating nations are putting their best foot forward throughout the 2014-2018 centenary. All involved are participating in a worldwide collection of…
BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong In the months following the decision to headquarter the College of Education at the UAS campus, students and staff have expressed concerns regarding how the changes will affect students and their degree programs.
On Apr. 1, 65 UAS students came together to give back to the Juneau community.
BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong The British Royal Flying Corps (RFC) experienced a clash of old ideals against new realities in the catastrophic fourth month of 1917. Known as “Bloody April”, poor orders and superior enemy technology combined to cause one of the most destructive campaigns the Corps endured during the war.
BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong As of March 2017, The College of Education Implementation Plan Steering Committee has begun to hold meetings to decide how to best facilitate the transition from individual Schools of Education into the consolidated College of Education at UAS.
The internationally renowned Git Hayetsk dance group performed in the Egan library on Mar. 25, bringing the mask dances of numerous First Nations cultures to Juneau for the first time.
BY HOLLY FISHER Staff Writer, UAS Whalesong Throughout history, animals have played key roles in many human narratives. While the work of horses in World War I is well remembered, they were only one of numerous animals to fill out the ranks. Dogs, pigeons, goats, and others served as messengers, mascots, gas-detectors, and more. Herein…