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The place inbetween: Getting in and moving on from the college years

The place inbetween: Getting in and moving on from the college years

Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2014   In less than three weeks, hundreds of UAF students will take the stage and earn their diplomas. And just like that, their college…

Band-Aids don’t last forever: Fixing UAF’s power plant problem

Band-Aids don’t last forever: Fixing UAF’s power plant problem

Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2014   Let’s face it. Our power plant is old. So old in fact, that in a 2011 interview with the Sun Star, Associate Vice…

Looking Inward: 2,660 and Counting

Looking Inward: 2,660 and Counting

Emily Russell/ Sun Star Columnist April 8, 2014 At 4:30 in the afternoon on Wednesday of last week, a soldier opened fire at Fort Hood military post in Killeen, Texas. With…

Letters to the Editor: March 11, 2014

Letters to the Editor: March 11, 2014

Dear Editor, In the news is “ Campus gun bill before committee”.  There is nothing more important in the world for a student to get an A in their class. …

The lives we lost with the signal: Flight MH370 to Beijing

The lives we lost with the signal: Flight MH370 to Beijing

Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief Mar. 11, 2014 In moments of absolute tragedy, you have to count on the hope to guide you. As I am writing this, the fates of 239…

Looking Inward: Clogs and Carhartts at the DMV

Looking Inward: Clogs and Carhartts at the DMV

Emily Russell/ Sun Star Columnist Feb. 25, 2014 Not until you spend your lunch hour, or make that three hours, at the Fairbanks Department of Motor Vehicles can you truly appreciate…

The questionable Craigslist serial killer

The questionable Craigslist serial killer

Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief Feb. 25, 2014 A 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman has raised more questions than answers, after claiming to have killed more than 20 other people–but her claims are questionable.…

This isn’t your 9-5

This isn’t your 9-5

Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief Feb. 25, 2014   The Sun Star isn’t your 9-5 job. It’s not the type of job that you can stop at the end of the day…

The use of drones to survey moose populations

The use of drones to survey moose populations

Sen. Click Bishop Feb. 11, 2014 The University of Alaska Fairbanks, which has an interesting drone development program, has recently been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration as one of…

Loans for credit or quality?

Loans for credit or quality?

Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief Feb. 4, 2014 Is college worth it? Is the quality of education we receive worth the money we put into it? In 2012, $28,000 was the average…

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