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On this week’s Edge Update, the KRUA news team sits down to discuss newly proposed testing standards for Alaskan students, a potentially double-edged Supreme Court decision, and the Mexican government’s scandalous use of surveillance software to spy on anti-corruption activists and journalists. Photo via Teamcoco.com.
This week, the KRUA News Department discusses Puerto Rican statehood and a new study on global obesity rates.
Last Wednesday, NASA announced that Robb Kulin, born and raised in Alaska, was among 12 candidates recruited for their astronaut training program. We spoke to Rob about his selection the day after the announcement. KRUA’s Max Jungreis reports. Photo via NASA.
☀️🍑 Sun’s Out, Bun’s Out 🍑☀️ Although summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20th, it started for us here at KRUA the moment we finished our last final a couple weeks ago! With that being said, these are our excuses for not keeping you as updated as we normally do: went gambling in Vegas (and lost Read more about Staff Picks: June ’17[…]
From the KRUA news department, farcical facts about Alaska and the world.
This week, the KRUA news team sits down to discuss Gov. Walker’s wishlist to Trump, a new case involving cell phone privacy going to the Supreme Court, and a sudden diplomatic crisis between Arab states and the nation of Qatar.
This week on the Edge Update, the KRUA news team sits down to discuss a massive “blob” of ice threatening to destroy an Alaskan highway, a SCOTUS ruling against racial gerrymandering in North Carolina, and an ongoing corruption investigation against the president of Brazil. Photo via BBC.
Last month, comedy savants Ron Funches and Gabe Dinger performed at UAA’s Wendy Williamson Auditorium. KRUA reporter Max Jungreis caught up with them after the show to ask them five hot questions.
🍀 KRUA HAS SPRING FEVER 🍀 Singles from Milky Chance have been rolling out, a new album from the Shins is on the way, and the Gorillaz have announced a one day festival and will hopefully release their new album sometime in the near future. Here’s our favorites for the month. James Kendall – Music Manager Jens Lekman – Life Will See Read more about Staff Picks: March ’17[…]
Andy Josephson is a state congressman representing parts of Anchorage, including the university area, as a Democrat. We caught up with Josephson in Juneau to discuss the budget crisis, cuts to education, and the recent votes of no confidence in UA president Jim Johnsen.