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FEATURES PAGE 3 UAA Clay Body Club’s Fall Pottery Sale and UAA’s Craft Fair offer places to find unique holiday gifts.

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SPORTS PAGE 5 The UAA men’s basketball team competes in the first Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic on Nov. 29 and 30.

Managing finals stress with the help of a few apps By Christina Swayney features2@thenorthernlight.org

Help take away some of the stresses of finals with a few mobile apps that feature different types of stress management, from meditation to homework planners and coloring. Organization:

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Sophomore guard Nicole Pinckney scored 13 points against Nova Southeastern University during the Nov. 30 game.

Seawolf women’s basketball spent weekend competing in Sunshine State By Lauren Cuddihy sports@thenorthernlight.org

The Seawolf women’s basketball team spent their long Thanksgiving weekend in Florida, competing in their farthest road trip in 18 years. In their first game on Nov. 29, UAA played against Barry University for the first time ever in a 19-point win (60-41).‌ UAA started their first game off strong with 20 points in the first quarter, while Barry only managed to secure six. The Seawolves continued with 19 points in the second period to extend their lead to 21 points by half time.‌ The second half proved to be slightly less successful, with a total accumulation of 11 points.‌ “We showed flashes of the team we can be in the first half, but we’ve got to continue to execute for the full 40 minutes. Scoring 21 points in the second half is a good way to give up a lead like we did the other day. Luckily, our defense was much better today, and we were able to get into their passing lanes and earn some transition points,” head coach Ryan McCarthy said.‌ Senior guard Yazmeen Goo was the high scorer for the Seawolves, with a total of 13 points.‌‌ All but two Seawolves on the team were able to score, including 11 points from senior guard Safiyyah Yasin, eight points from junior forward Tennae Voliva and six points each from ju-

nior guard Kedranea’ Addison and freshman guard Rachel Ingram.‌ The Seawolves finished with a 40.9% average in field goals, a 40.9% average in 3-pointers and a 63.6% average in free throws. In contrast, the Buccaneers finished with just 26.3%, 24.0% and 41.7%, respectively.‌ Defensively, the Seawolves earned seven rebounds from Voliva, six from Goo and five each from sophomore forward Kimani Fernandez, junior guard Sala Langi and senior forward Amelia Motz.‌ The Seawolves made five more rebounds than the Buccaneers, 39 and 34, respectively. ‌ “I’m feeling really good [post-injury], especially now that I can back into practice. The big thing for me was to just not shut down because of my injury, so I was taking time to be a better leader off the court,” Goo said. “I have been really pleased with how the girls have been playing, I think many of them have really stepped up.” ‌ The Seawolves continued their Florida competition on Nov. 30 with a game against Nova Southeastern University. In comparison to their previous, relatively low-scoring game, the Seawolves beat out the Sharks by a landslide.‌ Almost doubling their competition’s points, UAA won with a final score of 85-47.‌ The Seawolves won the blowout game with the accumulation of points from every single member of the team, with three

reaching double digits.‌ Nicole Pinckney was the team-high scorer with a total of 13 points, followed by Langi with 12 and Stephanie Jackson with 11.‌ Voliva, Yasin and Goo trailed the double-digit scorers, accumulating eight points each.‌ Despite the high scores of the team, the Seawolves somewhat lacked in the averages. The team finished with a 47.7% average in field goals and 35.3% in 3-pointers. However, they excelled with free throws, ending with 81.0%.‌ “That was the complete effort that we had been waiting for this week. Our intensity stayed consistent throughout the game and we got back to the offensive rhythm that we’d become accustomed to. It’s extremely pleasing as a coaching staff to score 85 points with no one getting more than 13,” McCarthy said.‌‌ It was with both the offensive and defensive that the Seawolves came out on top. Nearly the entire Seawolf squad added to the total 32 rebounds delivered during the game.‌ Voliva came out with the most for UAA, totaling nine. Jackson followed with five and Addison finished with three.‌ After the Florida competition, the Seawolves continued to hold their spot at No. 1 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, or GNAC, with a 7-1 overall record.‌ The Seawolves will be back in action on Dec. 5 with a game against Concordia Portland at the Alaska Airlines Center. ‌

School Planner School Planner is a homework management app that allows students to input assignments to get reminders and alerts. The app has a clean design, color code options and a recording feature for lectures. It also features Google Drive backup of items such as agendas, videos and written documents. School Planner is available for download at the Google Play Store. myHomework Student Planner myHomework Student Planner is a homework app by Apple universal to iPhones, Apple watches and iPads. The app is free to download on Google Play and the App Store and also offers extra paid features, such as syncing to other platforms and access to the myHomework website. The free version includes tracking classes, assignments and reminders on an easyto-use interface. Any.do For a basic, everyday planner for lists and reminders, download Any.do from Google Play or the App Store. The app fea-

tures list sharing between users, which can be organized in subgenres. It also has reminders, such as missed calls, monthly, weekly or daily recurring events and follow-up reminders. The app is free and compatible with Google Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and Slack. Relaxation: Calm Calm is a meditation app that creates an individually-tailored anxiety program for users after they answer a few simple questions. It is free to use for a 30day trial period. The free trial version includes hundreds of guided meditations for beginners lasting around 30 minutes, as well as longer options for more experienced users. The meditations can have a specific focus, such as stress, relationship problems or sleep issues. There are also sleep stories to help the user fall asleep to a calming story. After 30 days, the Calm app costs $70 annually, but the free trial is long enough to use during finals week and the holiday season. Downloads are available at Google Play and the App Store. Self Help to Manage Anxiety (SAM) Self Help to Manage Anxiety, or SAM, is a free app designed to help users modify the way they think in order to try to reduce their anxiety. The app allows the user to design their

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own stress management tool kit by asking themselves simple, reflective questions and completing exercises with a display of calming colors and a simple interface. The app is free for Android and iOS users. Downloads are available at Google Play and the App Store. Colorfy Colorfy is an adult coloring app that offers numerous design pages, such as mandalas, animals and varying patterns. Works can be shared with other users and displayed on the col-

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orify website. Colorfy offers a wide variety of color palettes to choose from, including gradient colors. Downloads are available for free at the App Store and Google Play. Looking forward: Countdown lite Countdown lite is an app that tracks the number of days until important events such as vacations, graduations and birthdays. There is a widget available so the countdown is visible anytime on a phone. Events can be color and picture customized and are also shareable with a code. Downloads are available for free at the App Store and Google Play.

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event coordinator for Student Life and Leadership, features2@thenorthernlight.org said there is a huge variety of products to choose from Two major art events at the event.‌ at UAA are coming up “Students or commujust in time for the holi- nity members who have days: the UAA Clay Body never been to this event Club’s Fall Pottery Sale can expect to see a great and UAA’s Craft Fair.‌ variety of high-qualiThe Clay Body Club is ty, Alaskan made items a student club for students for sale, such as jewelry, enrolled in ceramics class- clothes, pottery, toys, pet es at UAA to further hone accessories, photography, their skills. The club has other mediums of art, etc. two sales every year, one If they’re looking to get each semester, where stu- unique Christmas gifts, dents can put their work this is definitely a place to up for sale. ‌ get them,” Floyd said.‌ Part of the sale earnThe items at the fair ings goes to the Visiting are juried by a committee. Professor in Ceramics This means that they are Program, which brings in- required to be approved ternationally recognized before they are allowed to artists to UAA to host be sold. This creates a set workshops and art cri- standard of excellence for tiques. Another part of the the quality of the items at proceeds helps ceramics the fair.‌ students pay for the cost to This year, there will be attend the annual National two student-run booths Council on Education of at the event. The Craft Ceramic Arts Conference.‌ Fair organizers collaboThe UAA Craft Fair, rated with Eileen Moring, hosted by Student Life and the Hugh McPeck GalLeadership, includes over lery manager, to create 100 crafters selling hand- the booths so students can made, unique Alaskan showcase their artwork to works. Liam Floyd, the the public.‌

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“[UAA Student Life and Leadership] are all very excited for this addition and hope to continue offering [student artwork] to students in the future,” Liam Floyd said.

Floyd is happy about this new addition to the fair.‌ “[UAA Student Life and Leadership] are all very excited for this addition and hope to continue offering this to students in the future,” Floyd said.‌ The Clay Body Club’s Fall Pottery Sale will take place on Dec. 6 from 8 a.m.- to 5 p.m. at Gordon Hartlieb Hall, room 108. The UAA Craft Fair will take place on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Student Union.‌ Both events are free and open to the public. More information on the sales is available on Facebook at UAA Fall Pottery Sale and UAA Craft Fair 2019.‌

The annual UAA Craft Fair has over 100 vendors selling handmade, unique Alaskan crafts.

UAA | University Art Analysis — Lion calls UAA Geology Rock Garden home

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While walking around campus, students may encounter a large Ice Age lion, but don’t be alarmed by the 26,000-pound sculpture. ‌ “American Lion,” a giant limestone statue of an extinct species of lion, was sculpted by artist Meg White and resides in the UAA Geology Rock Garden on the east side of the

Natural Science Building.‌ American lions, an exotic pantherine cat, lived in North America about 340,000-11,000 years ago. The American lion is the largest cat ever, standing four feet tall at the shoulder. ‌ White, known for her wildlife statutes, works from her Kentucky home. She first began working as a free-lance artist in 1987. In 1991, White was introduced to stone carv-

ing, which she continues to pursue today. She produces both small and large sculptures made from stone and occasionally bronze. ‌ “My work usually has a narrative focus, as most of the work is inspired by either myths, stories or concepts that define the commissioning agency,” according to White’s website. ‌ “American Lion” was commissioned by the Percent for Art program, a legislature passed in 1975 requiring 1% of the capital construction costs for public buildings to be used for art installation. ‌ Members of the art search committee in collaboration with the Alaska State Council on the Arts expressed interest in having an art piece of an Ice Age animal displayed in the garden, according to an article from UAA’s Green & Gold News. The

committee wanted the animal to be old enough to have lived in the Alaska area when it was covered by glaciers.‌ White handpicked a 40,000-pound block of Indiana limestone to carve “American Lion” out of. After sculpting, the statue weighed 26,000 pounds and required a 50,000-pound rig to install it. ‌ The statue incorporates an American lion perched on and partially encased in limestone. The lion’s face has incredible detail, as White intended to captured the majestic nature of the cat in the body position. ‌ “The hardest part of the UAA lion was carving the stone out between the lion’s head and the ledge roof,” White said in an interview on July 22, 2015, with UAA’s Green & Gold News. ‌ All difficulties aside,

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The “American Lion” statue resides in the UAA Geology Rock Garden outside the Natural Sciences Building.

White created a sculpture that helps to draw viewers into the rock garden. ‌ “I respect the amount of effort the artist put into the sculpture,” freshman nursing major River Skaaren said.‌ For more information

on “American Lion” and other sculptures by White, visit her website at creativewaco.org. ‌ Have you seen art at UAA you want to know more about? Contact Gabby Vance at arts1@ thenorthernlight.org.‌


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Knockout November and De-stress December events promote UAA community wellness By Gabby Vance arts1@thenorthernlight.org

Looming finals and heavy course loads make the end of the fall semester a stressful time for many students. To help combat the stress, the UAA Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, or HPER, wellness program enlists upperdivision students enrolled in the program to develop wellness-based activities.‌ From Nov. 18-Dec. 5, HPER students created

numerous, fun fitness activities as part of the annual Knockout November and De-stress December event. All activities are free and open to the entire UAA community. ‌ Students within the degree program fulfill their course requirements by creating wellness activities. Attending any of the offered events is a great way to relax, learn wellness skills and interact with fellow UAA community members while supporting the HPER students, Kyra McKay said. ‌

McKay, the employee wellness practicum coordinator, aims to enhance the wellness of the UAA community. McKay graduated from the HPER program with a degree in physical education in 2016. ‌ “We encourage people of all different variety of backgrounds, fitness and skills to come [to the activites] so our students can get a taste of every type of person,” McKay said.‌ Throughout the Knockout November and Destress December event

A dog day wellness event was offered on Nov. 20 as part of the Knockout November and De-stress December activities, in which participants went on a snowshoe excursion with their pets.

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During the Nov. 22 Fun on the Ice event of Knockout November, students were able to relax, skate and enjoy warm food and refreshments at the Seawolf Sports Complex.

period, around 20 events were put on.‌ HPER students hosted a dog day wellness event on Nov. 20. Anyone was welcome to enjoy a 30-40 minute dog walking excursion. Attendees were encouraged to bring their own dogs and some were provided. ‌ “Missing your pets at home or just enjoy playing with dogs? Join us for a snowshoe dog walk to de-stress before finals,” read the description of the event on the UAA Employee Wellness Facebook page.‌ Community members engaged in a game of Water Polo on Nov. 21 at the Seawolf Sports Complex pool.‌ “The Water Polo [event] was a really great environ-

ment. Everyone was pretty new to the game, but we were well instructed before the game,” Teeana Nicholai, a freshman political science major and event attendee, said. “We split up into two teams, but everyone was cheering each other on. When goals were made, it was competitive but also super supportive. I would 100% go again because of the fun I had and the people who made it enjoyable.”‌ On Nov. 22, two HPER students put on a Fun on the Ice event at the Seawolf Sports Complex ice rink. Skates, soup and hot chocolate were provided for free. The recreational activity promoted socializing while skating around the ice. ‌ “[The fun on the ice

event] offered a chance to skate, socialize and have some soup and hot cocoa,” McKay said. “[Community members] can take a break during the day and do something fun.”‌ Some of the other events offered throughout November and December included yoga, aqua aerobics, sledding, meditation and snowshoe games. ‌ Upcoming events on Dec. 3-5 include pause meditation, basketball skills and drills, deadlifting instruction, fitness footwork and yoga. ‌ For more information on the UAA Employee Wellness activities and notifications of their upcoming events, visit UAA Employee Wellness on Facebook.‌


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Men’s basketball competes in first Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic By Lauren Cuddihy sports@thenorthernlight.org

For the first year ever, the Seawolf men’s basketball team participated in the Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic on Nov. 29 and 30. UAA was joined by three other teams in the tournament, including conference rival UAF and non-conference rivals Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech.‌ In the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, or GNAC, UAA is currently ranked No. 4 out of 11 teams, with a 5-2 overall record. UAF is ranked No. 10 with a 1-6 record.‌ On Nov. 29, UAA came close to a win against Michigan Tech, tying the game twice and leading four different times. However, they came up short by just

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Junior guard DeAndre Osuigwe captured six defensive rebounds during the Nov. 30 game against Northern Michigan.

three points, with a final score of 80-83.‌ UAA had four players finish with double-digit points, including junior forward Oggie Pantovic with a career-high 16 points, senior guard Niko Bevens with 12 points and both se-

nior guard Tyrus Hosley and junior guard Amari Hale with 11 points each.‌ Defensively, the Seawolves

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Addressing three major criticisms of Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield area with Pokemon roaming around called the Wild Area. There is also a new battle mechanic called Dynamaxing that supersizes Pokemon. Unfortunately, both of these features are marred by the following three criticisms.‌ By John Novotny arts@thenorthernlight.org

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield have been met with a critical reception from fans since their release on Nov. 15. Among the issues compiled in a Reddit thread posted by user Terotu with over 50,000 upvotes, Reddit’s version of “likes,” are cut Pokemon, shoddy textures and incredibly easy battles. After 30 hours of game-time, these criticisms are warranted.‌ Like every Pokemon game before them, Sword and Shield begin with the player character, a teen, setting off on an adventure with their friend and rival Hop to become the Pokemon Champion of their region. Both games are essentially the same except with some versionexclusive Pokemon and a unique gym. The main new hook of Sword and Shield is a large, open

1. Where did my favorite Pokemon go?‌ For the first time, a new Pokemon game doesn’t include every Pokemon. There are a total of 890 Pokemon, including the new additions in Sword and Shield. Only 400 of those Pokemon are obtainable in the new games. With such a large chunk of Pokemon missing, many gamers’ favorites have disappeared. ‌ I found myself in the same situation with my favorite starter Pokemon, Squirtle, being unavailable in Sword and Shield’s new Galar Region. However, after going through the full 890 Pokemon and comparing them, it’s clear that there’s been some artistic overlap. There are multiple Pokemon with very similar theming. For example, Squirtle and Sobble are both watertypes and look like a combination of a squirrel and another animal. ‌ I can’t think of another

game that has over 400 unique characters. It’s unrealistic to expect the developers at Game Freak to keep piling on dozens of new Pokemon to every new sequel until the game bursts into flames. Removing Pokemon that have been in the newest games for over 20 years and replacing them with new additions can refresh the game. The new Pokemon will also fit the theme of the new region better. ‌ 2. Those trees look ancient!‌ Some of Sword and Shield’s textures look very muddy and low resolution. The trees look especially appalling. The bark, if you can even call it that, looks like wet cardboard shaped into something resembling a tree. Hills and rocks along the edges of paths and routes have the same problem. They have almost no surface details that would indicate it was a rock aside from being the same general shape.‌ Some of the Pokemon animations for moves in battle are hilariously stiff. For a move called “double kick,” the Pokemon is lifted into the air a few inches like a marionette puppet before dropping to the ground. Not all moves

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Pokemon Sword and Shield faced criticism from long-time fans after their release on Nov. 15.

look like “double kick,” but the majority do. Signature moves, each of which can only be learned by a specific Pokemon, look great and provide a stark contrast to the under-animated moves. ‌ If I had to guess why Sword and Shield don’t live up to players’ expectations for what a nextgeneration Pokemon game should look like, I would assume it’s because the Nintendo Switch just isn’t capable of powering such a detailed game. However, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Dragon Quest XI’s vast open worlds contradict that assumption. The only other possible explanations I can think of are that the developers were not given enough time to create something better, or that there are still too many pokemon eating up the hardware’s resources. ‌

3. Pokemon is for kids.‌ Pokemon games are rated “E for everyone” by the Entertainment Software Rating Board. However, building a team of six Pokemon and battling other trainers to become the champion is still engaging, even to a 22-yearold college student like me. ‌ Pokemon games haven’t fundamentally changed since Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue came out in 1998. Even when I was 10 years old, I could easily beat anything the game threw at me. Just because the game is marketed toward children, doesn’t mean that it can’t be challenging. ‌ Adding “easy,” “medium” and “hard” settings, which adjusted how intelligent the non-player character trainers were during battles, would go a long way to solving that problem. Since more non-

player character trainers only have a few Pokemon, another improvement would be to increase how many Pokemon they have on their team. Other Nintendo games, such as Super Mario Odyssey, have proven that it’s possible to make a game that is approachable for a younger audience, while still having enough complexity to appeal to adults. ‌ These were just a few of the litany of problems with Sword and Shield. There are other systemic issues with Pokemon as a whole, such as archaic combat and bland story and dialogue, but that would take another 800 words to get into. I really hope this is only the first stumbling step to creating something bigger and better that will finally satisfy longtime fans who dream of an open-world Pokemon game.‌

Metal Mondays Review: Year of the Cobra burning all to ‘Ash and Dust’ By Russ Slaten Contributor

Metal Mondays Review: Year of the Cobra’s “Ash and Dust” on Prophecy Productions Release Date: Nov. 1, 2019 Sounds Like: Sleep (the band), Baroness, Black Sabbath, doom & sludge metal and stoner rock Recommended Tracks: “Into the Fray, No. 5” “Ash and Dust,” No. 3 and “Battle of White Mountain,” No. 1‌ Imagine

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through a swampy forest in the Pacific Northwest with the thumping beat of a fuzzed-out bass as your soundtrack. The Year of the Cobra is a great year indeed. “Ash and Dust” is the second full-length release from this doom and sludge metal outfit. The Seattle-based two-piece is made up of Amy Tung Barrysmith on bass and vocals and Johanes Barrysmith on drums.‌ The album consists primarily of mesmerizing mid-tempo tracks. “Into the Fray” equally highlights the raw and sludgy doom with the groovy psychedelic influences

that it originates from.‌ Although there are only two instruments, Year of the Cobra allows the instruments to breathe. The bass does double-duty, providing a wall-of-sound throbbing bass that can shake a black cat out of a tree, while creating enough distortion to mimic a guitar — it can feel earthshaking at times if you turn it loud enough.‌ Year of the Cobra is by no means reinventing the wheel, but there’s no need to do so if you have a chugging sound that can pull you in and crush those in the way.‌

“Ash and Dust” is an album that balances the heavy, distorted bass with eerie and atmospheric singing — equal parts epic heaviness and songwriting that hooks you as if under a spell. Listen to these wizards of sludge and hear for yourself the allure of its charm and raw energy. Start with track No. 3, to get “Into the Fray.”‌ Russ Slaten, loud rock director, writes Metal Mondays Reviews based on new, heavy music at KRUA 88.1FM (kruaradio.org), UAA’s studentrun radio station in Anchorage, AK.‌

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White scored 12 for the Huskies.‌ While the Seawolves averaged 51.7% in field goals, 53.8% in 3-pointers and 54.5% in free throws, the Huskies finished with better odds at 53.7%, 42.9% and 94.1%, respectively.‌ “That was a high-level game, accumulated a total of 28 re- with some big-time plays from bounds, one more than their ri- both teams. We put ourselves vals. Pantovic earned the team- in a good position to win but high with nine rebounds, fol- couldn’t come up with the stops lowed by DeAndre Osuigwe and we needed at the end. Hopefully, Jack Macdonald, each with four.‌ this can be a learning experience However, Michigan Tech’s for our guys, and we can regroup Kyle Monroe scored significant- for another tough game tomorly more than any Seawolf, with a row,” head coach Rusty Osborne total of 26 points. Tommy Lucca said.‌ also scored 16 points and Owen

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The Seawolves continued their Seawolf Thanksgiving Classic on Nov. 30 with another close game against Northern Michigan.‌ UAA held a significant lead in the first half, reaching 46 points by halftime while Northern Michigan trailed with 31 points. However, the Wildcats slowly crept up on the Seawolves during the second half, accumulating 45 points in contrast to UAA’s 38.‌ However, the Seawolves still prevailed 84-76.‌ “After we started so hot, I think we began to allow some of

our misses to affect our defense on the other end, and that’s what allowed [Northern Michigan] to get back in it. Thankfully, we were able to execute on some key possessions in the final minutes and hang on for a good win over a tough team,” Osborne said.‌ The Seawolves spread their offense out with all but two players getting on the scoreboard. Tyler Brimhall led the team with a total of 17 points, followed by Bevens with 16 and Macdonald with 11.‌ UAA ended with a successful 81.8% free throw average,

much more successful than their 47.4% field goal average and 48.0% 3-pointer average.‌ Defensively, all but one player added to the total 33 rebounds. Brimhall led with eight, followed by Osuigwe with six and David Riley with three.‌ “That was a complete team victory tonight. It’s encouraging to see that we got contributions up and down the lineup,” Osborne said.‌ The Seawolves will continue the season with competition on Dec. 5 against Concordia Portland at the Alaska Airlines Center.‌

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