University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 750205
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6640


Phone: (907) 474-7540


Kyrie Long
Major: Psychology
Standing Senior
Kyrie Long was born in Alaska and grew up between North Pole and Eielson. She is pursuing a degree in psychology with a journalism minor and hopes to one day write about issues pertaining to mental health or edit on a freelance basis. All of her favorite films are David Fincher movies, with one exception for “The Dark Knight.” Kyrie has a laptop named Warren and a dog named Luna with whom she spends most of her free time.

Miles Gibson
Copy Editor
Major: Construction Management
Standing: Junior
Miles Gibson was born in Wurzberg Germany, and moved to Alaska at the age of 8 and in Alaska he remained. While in Alaska he has lived all over the giant state, from Barrow to Unalaska. He is working towards a Construction Management degree. His interests are interesting things. When he is not busy with his band Goatwulf, he enjoys frolfing at UAF or Birch Hill. His dog Mr. Taco is his number one partner in crime, and has been with him for 11 years.

Cheyenne Corty
Layout Editor
Major: Art
Standing: Senior
Cheyenne is a UAF senior English major. She has two minors; American Sign Language and secondary education. Cheyenne was born in Pennsylvania and moved around a lot when she was younger before her family finally decided Alaska was home when she was about 9 or 10. She enjoys reading in her free time as well as playing video games and loves watching horror movies for fun however her favorite director is Wes Anderson. Cheyenne has a cat named Nargle and they live in a dry cabin together (their first year doing such.) As layout editor Cheyenne hopes she can master inDesign, as well as immerse herself in the AP format style, and build her skills in the journalism field while working for the Sun Star.

Ben Ellis
Web Editor
Major: Computer Engineering
Standing: Junior
Born and raised in Colorado, Ben moved away as soon as he possibly could, living in Wasilla for a few more years before finally settling down in Fairbanks. He plans on getting his degree in computer engineering, and then to move on to a postgrad degree in biomedical engineering outside of the states. For fun he likes to fence, play games, and freak out over music.