Category: Features

Arctic grayling on the fly: a wilderness fish close to campus

Arctic grayling on the fly: a wilderness fish close to campus

Joseph Jackson / Guest Contributor There are numerous fishing opportunities in the vicinity of campus. Fly fishing around Fairbanks is simple enough with the right information on gear, regulations, and where to go. World-class...

‘Nook on the Street, Aug. 30

Lida Zakurdaew / Sun Star What are you looking forward to? -Lida Zakurdaew “Well, I’d like to see the aurora borealis.” – Zachary Wilkinson, Computer Engineering “Lots of snow.” – Jussi Juola, Civil Engineering...

Fairbanks offers outdoor adventures

Fairbanks offers outdoor adventures

Molly Putman / Layout Editor While the entire state of Alaska is famous for its wildlife and scenery, right here in Fairbanks there are excellent and accessible hiking and backpacking trails of all lengths....

LIVE at UAF

LIVE at UAF

Kyrie Long / Copy Editor The UAF campus is home to many clubs and traditions. Located in the Wood Center is UAF LIVE (Leadership Involvement Volunteer Experience). From aerial arts to Humans vs. Zombies, the on-campus office...

UAF student speeds through summers at Mitchell Raceway

UAF student speeds through summers at Mitchell Raceway

By Manon Grimault Sun Star Reporter 04/28/2015 Patrick Wold Jr. has been a student at UAF since spring 2014, but during his spare time in the summer, he does stock-car racing at the Mitchell...

Museum of the North creates life-size dinosaur puppet

Museum of the North creates life-size dinosaur puppet

By Eric Bennett Copy Editor 04/28/2015 UAF’s Museum of the North has a few displays of dinosaur fossils in the main gallery, but the ancient creatures are not quite the focus of the displays...

Review: Sammy Adams in concert at the UAF SRC

Review: Sammy Adams in concert at the UAF SRC

By Zayn Roohi and Wyatt J. Wilcher 04/28/2015 Last Friday night, April 24, the SpringFest Sammy Adams concert was perhaps what you would expect out of a giant college hip-hop party; the rapper was...

Sustainability unrolls ‘Green Carpet’

Sustainability unrolls ‘Green Carpet’

 By Jessica Herzog Sun Star Reporter 04/21/2015 On Earth Day, April 22, the UAF Office of Sustainability will host their annual Green Carpet Awards. The awards honor faculty, students and staff who are “champions...