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For UAS freshmen, lesson on sexual consent comes first

For UAS freshmen, lesson on sexual consent comes first"Consent for holding hands is not consent for a kiss. Consent for sex once is not consent for sex twice," Lori Klein says.

As students turn 18, some have real questions for the candidates

As students turn 18, some have real questions for the candidates"I just turned 18, so now I get to vote and I get to put my voice out there," says Chloe Varner.

Feds investigate University of Alaska for how it deals with sexual assault

Feds investigate University of Alaska for how it deals with sexual assaultThe University of Alaska system is on a list of 79 post-secondary institutions around the nation being investigated, but university officials aren’t sure why.

School district receives praise & criticism for how it handled hazing

School district receives praise & criticism for how it handled hazing"I think the first step that you’ve taken is really a great one, to say this isn’t acceptable. That’s the message," said Education Commissioner Mike Hanley.

Milliron declares write-in candidacy, creating three-way contest for school board

Milliron declares write-in candidacy, creating three-way contest for school boardFormer Floyd Dryden Middle School Principal Tom Milliron has thrown his name in the hat as a write-in candidate for Juneau School Board.

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan clubErnest Leffingwell lived for nine summers and six winters in a cabin made from the ship that brought him to Flaxman Island in 1906.

UA President Pat Gamble asks regents to review retention incentive

UA President Pat Gamble asks regents to review retention incentiveUniversity of Alaska President Pat Gamble has requested the Board of Regents review a $320,000 retention incentive the board approved for him in June.

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmen

New UAS dorm provides housing for about 100 freshmenThe $14.3 million facility opened at the end of August.

North slope ravens force researcher to go incognito

North slope ravens force researcher to go incognitoSome biologists hang from ropes to study birds. Many rise painfully early in the morning. Stacia Backensto disguised herself as a man.

New project seeks to boost number of Alaska Natives in STEM fields

The goal, ultimately, is to increase the number of Native tenured faculty at colleges and universities.