Author: Matt Mertes

ASUAF Recap, April 3: Senioritus affects the Senate

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Allyssia Garcia, Ivik Henry, Jacob Sears, Diane Murph, Cordero Reid Absent Excused: Joseph Degraft-Emanfu, Ryan Cain Absent Unexcused: Benjamin Anderson-Agimuk, Rose Bright, Zachary White Everyone is running on...

ASUAF Recap, March 6

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Joseph Degraft-Amanfu, Jacob Sears, Cordero Reid, Allyssia Garcia, Ryan Cain, Diane Murph Absent: Ivik Henry, Benjamin Anderson-Agimuk, Rose Bright, Zachary White Absent Excused: None Dean of Students Laura...

You don’t know Jack: adjunct professor’s contract not renewed

You don’t know Jack: adjunct professor’s contract not renewed

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Two days before this semester began, on Jan. 11, Jack Finch an adjunct professor of metals at UAF for 15 years, was denied renewal of his employment contract. According...

Nook on the Street, Feb. 21

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Senator Pete Kelly has proposed a bill that would override the UA Board of Regents policy on students’ ability to conceal carry on campus. This week we asked students...

‘Nook on the Street, Feb. 9th

Matt Mertes / Sun Star The UAF smoking ban is not enforced by campus officials. This week we asked students: What do you think about of the community enforcement aspect of the smoking ban? 

‘Guarded’ budget debated and approved

Matt Mertes / Sun Star Present: Cordero Reid, Johnathan Quiñones, Sabrina Martin, Ryan Cain, Zachary White, Diane Murph, Ivik Henry, Joseph Degraft-Amanfu Absent: Benjamin Anderson-Agimuk, Brandon Blum ASUAF debated specifics of the budget for...

University Police Department hosts ‘Green Dot’ to prevent campus violence

University Police Department hosts ‘Green Dot’ to prevent campus violence

Matt Mertes / Sun Star The Green Dot Prevention Strategy, or Green Dot, is being taught to several groups on campus. University Student athletes, RAs and RDs, student ambassadors and many of the faculty...