Category: Features

Campus gets freaky

The week leading up to Halloween was full of activities as Residence Life hosted “Freak Week” on campus. Events this year included The Halloween Carnival at MBS, where children roamed the halls in search...

Sled dogs: A day in the life

Mark Melham/ Sun Star The series serves to document the everyday lives of sled dogs. Taking care of them is a lifestyle both the dogs and their mushers have to adopt in order to...

Thirsty Work: Looking back at The Pub

As the University of Alaska Fairbanks prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, campus’ local watering hole, The Pub, appears by comparison to be just getting started. Over the past 41 years since its opening...

From the archives, Dec. 6, 1974: Maybe this time

From the archives, Dec. 6, 1974: Maybe this time

Polar Star Editorial: Dec, 6 1874 It is customary for the new editors of a newspaper to write an editorial stating new policies of the paper. We are the third set of editors this...

From the archives, Nov. 2, 1984: ‘ASUA Saves Money’

From the archives, Nov. 2, 1984: ‘ASUA Saves Money’

ASUA bought 100 round-trip plane tickets to Anchorage for $8600 this year. “I thought it was a good opportunity to save money within ASUA and to possibly provide students with discount travel packages,” ASUA...