Category: 2015-2016

UAF Police CSO program cut

UAF Police CSO program cut

Aaron Walling / Sun Star  The community service officer program will be terminated July 1 this year. The termination followed the announcement of the UAF police department receiving a 20 percent budget cut. With...

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant untouched by SB 208

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant untouched by SB 208

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief On April 8 the Alaska Senate Finance Committee decided to remove SB 208, which would have eliminated the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) and the Alaska Education Grant (AEG), from the...

Alaska Senate approves, sends campus open-carry bill to house

Alaska Senate approves, sends campus open-carry bill to house

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief SB 174, which would remove the Alaska Board of Regents’ (BOR) ability to regulate the possession, transportation or storage of firearms and knives on University of Alaska campuses, was approved by...

UAF to require Cutler residents to purchase meal plan

UAF to require Cutler residents to purchase meal plan

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief Cutler Apartment Complex residents will be required to purchase a meal plan, according to an April 1 email from UAF Dining Services and Department of Residence Life. “By requiring Cutler students to...

‘Nook on the Street, April 10

Max Erickson / Sun Star UAF residence life has announced that starting fall semester 2016, residents of Cutler Apartment Complex will be required to purchase a meal plan costing at least $295. This week we...

UAF adds creative writing minor

UAF adds creative writing minor

Zack Sherman / Sun Star Students interested in creative writing will be able to enroll in the subject as a minor beginning in fall 2016, according to a motion approved by the Faculty Senate...

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,...

Sun Star Picks, April 12-18

Sun Star Picks, April 12-18

Tuesday, April 12 For all of you sims who decided to use your ReNuYuSenso Orb when your aspiration was too low…  Today is national Grilled Cheese Day.  I’ll certainly be breaking out my grilled cheese...

Student forums illuminate chancellor candidates

Student forums illuminate chancellor candidates

Spencer Tordoff / Web Editor Since Friday, March 25, four finalists for the role of UAF Chancellor have made their respective cases at a series of forums for school staff, students and the local...