Author: Danny Fisher

Letter to the Editor: Guns for Grades

Letter to the Editor: Guns for Grades

Our legislature will be allowing concealed guns on UA campuses soon.  Everything that can help Alaska’s students to get As in college needs to be done right now.   In our downturned economy jobs are...

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant untouched by SB 208

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant untouched by SB 208

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief On April 8 the Alaska Senate Finance Committee decided to remove SB 208, which would have eliminated the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) and the Alaska Education Grant (AEG), from the...

Alaska Senate approves, sends campus open-carry bill to house

Alaska Senate approves, sends campus open-carry bill to house

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief SB 174, which would remove the Alaska Board of Regents’ (BOR) ability to regulate the possession, transportation or storage of firearms and knives on University of Alaska campuses, was approved by...

UAF to require Cutler residents to purchase meal plan

UAF to require Cutler residents to purchase meal plan

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief Cutler Apartment Complex residents will be required to purchase a meal plan, according to an April 1 email from UAF Dining Services and Department of Residence Life. “By requiring Cutler students to...

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant under fire from legislature

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant under fire from legislature

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief Last Tuesday the Alaska Senate discussed SB 208, which would make high school seniors graduating in 2016 the last class to receive the state-funded Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) or Alaska...

Letter to the Editor: Less people in poverty = More Consumers

Letter to the Editor: Less people in poverty = More Consumers

Dear Editor, Recently the federal budget has been a hot topic across the nation, especially here in Alaska. As legislators congregate to discuss planning on whether to return to state income tax or create...

Letter to the Editor: Use of UA emails to contact legislatures

Letter to the Editor: Use of UA emails to contact legislatures

Over the last few weeks there have been numerous and contradictory emails involving the right to use your UA email to write your legislators. There have also been attempts by some administrators to bully...