Author: Matt Mertes

Nook on the Street, Dec. 5

Net neutrality is the principle that Internet Service Providers should allow customers access to all services on all sites no matter the site or internet application, without additional costs. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit...

Nook On The Street, Nov. 14

On Nov. 2, during their last day of work, a Twitter employee deleted President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account. The account has since been restored. This week we asked students: What do you think...

Senators weigh in on sustainability

ASUAF heard from a perspective appointee for the Review of Infrastructure, Sustainability and Energy board on campus this Sunday. RISE promotes sustainability in an around UAF and consists of eleven seats, three of which...

Briefly Stated: Summer Recap

Briefly Stated: Summer Recap

Although many students leave for the summer, administrators at UAF use this period of time to make decisions that affect campus, including, budgets cuts, degree cancellations, and building repurposing. – The Alaska state legislator...

ASUAF Recap, May 1: The end is nigh

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Allyssia Garcia, Joseph Degraft-Emanfu, Hanna Carlile, Ivik Henry, Cordero Reid, Ryan Cain, Jacob Sears Absent: N/A Excused: N/A Today was the last meeting for the ASUAF senate, which...

ASUAF Recap, April 24: Trust gets ASUAF makeover

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Jacob Sears, Ivik Henry, Joseph Degraft-Emanfu, Diane Murph, Ryan Cain, Hanna Carlile, Cordero Reid, Alyssia Garcia Absent: N/A Absent Excused: N/A President Mathew Carrick has drafted a new...

Election 2016 Afermath

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Allyssia Garcia, Joseph Degraft-Emanfu, Ryan Cain, Ivik Henry, Cordero Reid, Diane Murph, Jacob Sears Excused: N/A Absent: Rose Bright, Zachary White The ASUAF elections have been counted and...

ASUAF Recap, April 10: Calm before the storm

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Cordero Reid, Diane Murph, Ivik Henry, Ryan Cain, Allyssia Garcia, Jacob Sears Absent: Zachary White, Rose Bright Absent Excused: Joseph Degraft-Emanfu With ASUAF elections coming up this week,...