Author: Spencer Tordoff

Letters from the Editor: Future imperfect

Letters from the Editor: Future imperfect

Be it the Title IX office, the UAF Police or the office of the Chancellor, you can count on one behavior from the leadership of our campus—a steadfast commitment to covering one’s own ass....

Letters from the Editor: Not quite a century

Letters from the Editor: Not quite a century

Next year does not mark UAF’s 100th anniversary. Look no further than the entryway to Constitution Hall; you’ll find a university seal that contradicts the celebratory banners around campus. There’s been no small amount...

Letters from the Editor: Survival instinct

Letters from the Editor: Survival instinct

For as laid back as I may outwardly appear, I’m an anxious person by nature. It runs in the family; a tendency to plan for the worst-case scenario makes us a people who tend...

Letters from the Editor: Sick and sad again

Letters from the Editor: Sick and sad again

For the past few weeks, our advisors have been roasting the staff of the Sun Star soundly for our lack of election coverage. It’s a valid critique; there are plenty of contentious races and...

Letters from the Editor:

Letters from the Editor:

As university students, we know the feeling well; that slow dread that creeps in as you realize the number of things that are expected from you in the next twenty-four hours. If I’m to...

Letters from the Editor: an economy atop our backs

Letters from the Editor: an economy atop our backs

Education in our state is remarkably cheap despite the hikes and fees. That was no small factor in my decision to return — only Utah, Florida, New Mexico, Montana and Wyoming offer cheaper in-state...

Letters from the Editor: WordPress, Twitter and eggs over-easy

Letters from the Editor: WordPress, Twitter and eggs over-easy

This article is written for the benefit of older members of the UAF community, as my peers are already familiar with most of it. They don’t seem to like me very much at the...

Letters from the Editor – Education is (literally) an investment

Letters from the Editor – Education is (literally) an investment

“What do we think about this? Anyone?” The professor, chipper despite her graying hair, looked from student to student. It was an inelegant lecture, sure (we were reading an article from the classroom projector)...

Letters from the Editor: Home Soil

Letters from the Editor: Home Soil

The air is getting cooler, the birds are noisily announcing their departure and the leaves are beginning to change. Autumn is returning to Interior Alaska, and with it, a new academic year has begun...