Category: 2009-2010

New museum exhibit highlights climate change

New museum exhibit highlights climate change

Visitors to the exhibit are greeted with a text panel: “For several thousand years, the landscape has offered vistas of tundra punctuated by dramatic mountains and glaciers. Now, the Arctic is changing.”

Amidst graduation festivities, protesters meet with mining exec

Amidst graduation festivities, protesters meet with mining exec

It was the first week of May. The spring semester was drawing to an end and graduating students were counting down the days before they would be receiving their degrees. Summer had almost arrived and the trees weren’t the only things covered in green. The UAF campus had been covered with bright green flyers detailing a list of grievances against Tom Albanese, UAF alum, CEO of Rio Tinto, and the man chosen to give the commencement address to the 2010 UAF graduates.

Students protest Hamilton’s proposed tuition increases

Students protest Hamilton’s proposed tuition increases

The ASUAF student government has roundly condemned the proposed increase, but university officials say the increases are necessary and not unreasonable.

ASUAF Candidate Bios: Spring 2010 Election edition

ASUAF Candidate Bios: Spring 2010 Election edition

ASUAF elections are Wednesday and Thursday. Polls will be open in a variety of locations, including the Wood Center. Here’s a brief look at each of the candidates. President/Vice President My name is Arthur...

Sustainability activists hold panel for Earth Day

Sustainability activists hold panel for Earth Day

By Kelsey Gobroski Sun Star Reporter Four sustainability activists came together on Thursday at Schaible Auditorium to discuss eco-friendly initiatives and how student groups can move beyond local organization into statewide movements that can...

Weed team ready to roll up sleeves, pull roots

Weed team ready to roll up sleeves, pull roots

By Molly Dischner Sun Star Reporter After months spent discussing how to handle invasive plants on campus, UAF’s weed team has a draft work plan and is hosting a public meeting this week to...

Women’s basketball coach finalists visit UAF

Women’s basketball coach finalists visit UAF

UAF has narrowed down two candidates for a permanent head-coaching job with experiences and backgrounds that are polar opposites.

Student Fees

Student Fees

To a certain extent, I think that our Fun Star story about the Board of Regents eliminating tuition and replacing it with a tuition fee is not as far-fetched as the rest of the Fun Star was.

Police Blotter: April 16 – 18, 2010

Police Blotter: April 16 – 18, 2010

This report is based on the information published by the University Police Department. Individuals arrested and/or charged with crimes in this report are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Compiled...