Category: Features

State gives public employees the cold shoulder with pay freeze

State gives public employees the cold shoulder with pay freeze

Chris Hoch Sun Star UAF’s adjunct faculty, teaching 35 percent of credits and composing nearly half of UAF faculty according to UAF Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research (PAIR), are facing a pay freeze. The...

International students endure on-campus limitations over break

International students endure on-campus limitations over break

Addis Gonzalez The Sun Star With few dining resources available and many other on-campus facilities closed during the winter break, French Professor Yelena Matusevich took two Brazilian international students, with knowledge of only rudimentary stores for...

Suicide: Number one killer of young adults in Alaska

Suicide: Number one killer of young adults in Alaska

By Chris Hoch Sun Star Reporter 04/07/2015 The leading cause of death in Alaska for people between the ages of 15 and 24 is suicide according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. At UAF,...

Move to daytime cleaning saves money, increases conflict

Move to daytime cleaning saves money, increases conflict

By David Spindler Sun Star Reporter 04/07/2015 The process of cleaning buildings during the day and switching janitorial nighttime schedules gained momentum this July, accelerating at the beginning of Spring semester 2015. Now roughly...

UAF engineering building delays imminent, no projected completion date

UAF engineering building delays imminent, no projected completion date

By Chris Hoch Sun Star Reporter 04/07/2015 The earliest possible completion date of the new UAF engineering is January 2017. However, without further funding from the state, only the atrium and connecting hallway between...

School of education silent auction increases autism awareness

School of education silent auction increases autism awareness

By Sam Allen Editor-in-Chief 04/07/2015 As part of April Autism Awareness Month, the UAF School of Education is teaming with the Autism Society of Alaska for the fifth annual all-day silent auction event this...

Students consider SRC Fee, use the gym to their benefit

Students consider SRC Fee, use the gym to their benefit

By Jessica Herzog Sun Star Reporter 04/07/2015 Most students are required to pay the $75 Student Recreation Center fee each semester. Some do so willingly, while others express frustration. However, the fee has purpose...

Nanooks beat Seawolves in shootout for sixth straight Governor’s Cup

Nanooks beat Seawolves in shootout for sixth straight Governor’s Cup

Sun Star Staff Report 03/10/2015 ANCHORAGE – The UAF Nanooks hockey team won the Governor’s Cup for the sixth time in a row, beating the Seawolves 3-2 in the final match, at the Sullivan Arena Saturday....

League of Extraordinary Fandoms hosts book day

League of Extraordinary Fandoms hosts book day

By Zayn Roohi Photo Editor 03/10/2015 Saturday’s meeting of The League of Extraordinary Fandoms had three things: tea, books and board games. The League of Extraordinary Fandoms was founded by Lindsey Klueber in late...

UAF NCAA Rifle Championships expected to break attendance record

UAF NCAA Rifle Championships expected to break attendance record

Aaron Walling / Sun Star Staff Report 03/10/2015 Athletes from 15 universities will compete in the NCAA Division I Rifle Championships Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at the E.F. Horton Rifle Range and the UAF Patty...