Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan. 31 ‘Nook on the Street

On Jan. 21 members of the Fairbanks community gathered for the Women’s March, a worldwide demonstration in support of human rights. This week we asked students, what are your thoughts on the march? “I...

Sun Star Picks, Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Sun Star Picks, Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Tuesday, January 31 Do you like sports? And sports things? It’s not too late to sign up for intramural sports this semester! The deadline on Feb. 3 is coming right up, so if you’re...

2,000 Fairbanksans join Women’s March

Around 2,000 Fairbanks community members braved sub zero temperatures Saturday morning to march along with millions across globe in the Farthest North Women’s March. “I’m marching for solidarity,” Stacie Braband, a local mother of...

UAS to lead School of Education

The University of Alaska Southeast will keep the School of Education, becoming the administrative center for teacher education and training within the UA, according to a recent announcement. This marks a shift from statements...

Wolfpack mauls Nanooks

Great shooting from the Western Oregon Wolves proved to be too much to overcome for the Alaska Nanooks Men’s basketball team, as they fell short against conference foe WOU 83-51 at the Alaska Airlines...

Pepper spray now allowed in UAF dorms

In a recent policy change, Residence Life now allows students to possess pepper spray in UAF dorms. As stated in the revised policy handbook, “Residents are allowed to carry and store pepper spray for...

Peter MacKeith: In memory of a mountaineer

An arctic adventurer’s legacy lives on thirty years after his death. Peter MacKeith, a UAF doctoral student in the late 1970s, researched thermal drilling for exploring geological problems in mountains and glaciers but is...

Moose pose danger on campus

Moose have been sighted near buildings on lower campus several times recently, due to recent heavy snowfall. Officials recommend that students and community members at UAF exercise caution around these animals in order to...