Guest Column

The Choice to Live Despite the Darkness Pt. 2

by Katrina Howe Part 2 Katrina Howe is a 28-year-old electrical engineering student and art minor who has lost three friends to suicide and survived an attempt herself. She held an event in the Great Hall on Nov. 1, showcasing an art piece she created as a way to express her emotions from her experiences. She hopes to […]

The Choice to Live Despite the Darkness

by Katrina Howe for the Sun Star Katrina Howe is a 28 year-old electrical engineering student and art minor who has lost three friends to suicide and survived and attempt herself. The Sun Star is running an article in two parts by her about engaging in healthy discussions about suicide. On Nov. 1, I presented […]

On finding your soulmate

On finding your soulmate

Emily Russell/ Sun Star Contributor Feb. 11, 2014 I’ve had six soulmates in my lifetime. I’m 24 years old. Before you dismiss my seemingly outlandish claim for sheer romantic gullibility, let me explain. Of the six soulmates I’ve had, all six have been female and one has been my own sister. The type of soulmate I’m […]

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 six test sites established around the country to help integrate “drones” into U.S. airspace.  The expansion, utilization and more importantly, the non-military use of drones […]