Category: Nookraker

The apocalypse, SB 23 and the Art of Maiming

Getting something changed at the university level can be a grind. It took the better part of three years for UAF to institute a film major and now there’s a good chance the program won’t begin accepting students until Fall 2012.

Criteria conundrums

There’s a famous little adage that goes “Power corrupts.” While I doubt few would disagree with such a statement, it deserves an addendum. Power also breeds laziness.

Life’s a ListServe and then you die

On Feb. 2, John White, an employee of Doyon Security Services emailed Jennifer Ward, the VA Coordinator for Financial Aid. White had a question regarding his taxes; a perfectly innocuous thing considering springtime is also tax time.

Sex, God and UAF

Sex is, and always has been, political. In the early twentieth century, condoms and other forms of birth control were branded as illegal.

The compromise monster

President Obama wants us to win the future (whatever that means). In his Jan. 25 State of the Union address, the President said, “We will move forward together, or not at all.”