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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Kasaan was voted into the presidency. Congratulations to Richard and good luck! In other election results: University of Alaska Southeast's Lance Twitchell will serve as Tribal Court judge; Brandon Mayer was elected youth representative to the...
Public invited to 'Flight to Adventure' presentation

Join the Juneau Audubon Society in collaboration with the University of Alaska Southeast's One Campus One Book program for a free presentation titled "Flight to Adventure" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 in the Juneau-Douglas High School commons.
Local spoken word artist releases debut CD

For Juneau spoken word artist Christy NaMee Eriksen, there is an immediacy in her words. She takes them out of the nest, folds them up, and then releases them.
Empire Editorial: Embrace the outdoors in local education

It's easy to see how students these days struggle to stay connected to their outdoor surroundings. The media touts the "latest and greatest" gadgets, advertisements press for the acquisition of material things, as moms and dads everywhere guard smart phones as closely as their wallet or keys.
Weatherization cuts Glory Hole's utility costs in half

...2013.Glory Hole Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said an initial assessment by professors with the University of Alaska Southeast's construction technology program estimated the shelter would save about 30 percent on its electric and utility...
Local writers report success with novel writing month

With only a few days left in National Novel Writing Month, local writers who are participating in the challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month -- that's 1,666 a day -- are reporting that the experiment has been productive, rewarding and even fun.
Evening at Egan panel tackles racism

Panelists at the University of Alaska Southeast's most recent Evening at Egan, along with around 150 audience members, took a step toward addressing and eliminating racism in the Juneau community Friday night.
Meeting of the minds

Juneau will have a chance to get to know its neighbors a little better this week when representatives from Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon convene in Juneau for the Al-Can Summit.
Tidal Echoes now accepting submissions

Southeast writers and artists of every stripe are encouraged to submit to the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and arts journal, now accepting submissions through Dec. 1 for its 2014 issue.
Laws, Boer top Saturday's Empire Cup race

Houston Laws, 28, topped the men's long course in Saturday's Magnificent Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet and Jane Boer, 30, led the women on the lengthy course, while Ryan Lee, 17, was the fastest male one-miler and Ellie Knapp, 9, the fastest female.


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