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UAF scientists determine the future of Arctic walrus

UAF scientists determine the future of Arctic walrus

  Researchers at UAF in the Water and Environmental Research Center (WERC) are using thousand-year-old walrus bones to learn if walruses today will adapt to climate change. Nicole Misarti, a Research Assistant Professor with...

Nanooks clinch Governor’s Cup

Nolin Ainsworth / The Northern Light Win, and live to play in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs. Lose, and start summer training. Those were the stakes between the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves and Alaska Nanooks...

Maymester and Wintermester Not Going Anywhere

Maymester and Wintermester Not Going Anywhere

Amanda Craig / Sun Star In the face of implementation of a common calendar, May- and Wintermester will not be affected. The mini-semesters, made available twice a year for students to take a 3-credit...

Letter to the Editor: Rape Culture is Real

Letter to the Editor: Rape Culture is Real

Rape on college campuses is not about a “rapist walking across campus, trying to choose his next victim”. Rape on college campuses is having one too many drinks at a party and allowing a...

Letter to the Editor: Alcohol Ban should be on the table

Letter to the Editor: Alcohol Ban should be on the table

Dear Editors, Chancellor Powers, and broader UAF community, As you are aware, there were two rapes in campus housing this spring and both incidents involved alcohol. I’m not sure what the statistics are, but...