Category: College Survival Guide

Tips and tricks for cold temperatures

Tips and tricks for cold temperatures

Classes are starting up, the temperatures are slowly dropping as fall settles into Fairbanks, leaves are changing, the sky has turned grey, and the birds are flying south. These are all signs that winter...

Legal but not free: staying safe with marijuana in Alaska

Legal but not free: staying safe with marijuana in Alaska

On November 4 2014, Ballot Measure 2 was passed by the voters of Alaska, making the state one of only four in the U.S. to legalize the possession and consumption of marijuana by persons...

Keeping healthy below zero

Keeping healthy below zero

Sub-zero temperatures, long nights and cabin fever can be difficult obstacles for Fairbanks newcomers to overcome. Thankfully there are many ways to cope with the long winter months, and UAF has a wide array...

The blah, blah winter blahs

Jason Hersey/Sun Star Columnist It’s called the winter ‘blahs,’ and they hit hard in February. You know, that post Valentines, no sentimental holiday to look forward to, I haven’t seen the sun and it’s...