The Turnagain Currents team would like to give a big thank you to everyone who participated in our first annual Cover Photo Contest for the eighth edition journal! We received so many amazing submissions that it made it terribly difficult for us to pick just one, but we finally narrowed it down to the top three. Congratulations to our winner, Julia Ditto! First Place: Julia Ditto “In the summer of 2019, Roman Dial led a 360-mile expedition across the eastern Brooks Range. The team of four undergraduates and two graduate students collected data on the advancement of white spruce treeline in the arctic. The team traveled on foot and by…
Cover Photo Contest
Welcome Back to the Turnagain Currents!
Hello dear reader, and welcome to the Turnagain Currents. Whether you’re new to the website or are returning, we hope you enjoy your visit. The Currents are a student-run media outlet that contains creative writing, photography, student essays, editorials, and more. We, the editors of the Turnagain Currents, built this website from scratch first semester of last year, and spent the second semester adding content to what we had created. At the end of the school year, we released a print edition of the publication, which will happen annually. It was a great start for the Turnagain Currents, and a solid foundation for us to build on to. After a…
Welcome to the Turnagain Currents
Hello, welcome to the Turnagain Currents. This is an Alaska Pacific University student-run blog featuring student-generated content. Here you will find featured essays from APU classes, creative writing, editorials, and news about events impacting the APU community. There are also sections for photography, information about the APU Nordic Ski Team, and ASAPU, our student government. The Turnagain Currents will serve as a way for the APU community to express themselves and become a more connected, informed place. The Currents will also be a way for students to advance their writing skills. Writing is important because it allows a person to share their thoughts, ideas, hopes and dreams in a way…