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ASUAF Election Preview

ASUAF Election Preview

President and Vice Presidential Candidates: 1. Mathew Carrick and Colby Freel Mathew Carrick, 20, senior economic student with minors in mathematics and political science In addition to continuing to increase student engagement and advocacy, I have two main objectives. One is to return money to students, minimizing internal or administrative costs andreducing the rollover fund […]

Reindeer: “Cattle of the North”

Reindeer: “Cattle of the North”

Jessica Herzog Sun Star Three calves have already been born this season at the at the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station farm, also known as the Reindeer Farm. They are part of UAF’s Reindeer Research Program, where the “cattle of the north,” as Darrell Blodgett, program data specialist  says, are housed and studied. The herd started […]

Title IX listening sessions set for this week

Title IX listening sessions set for this week

Sam Allen Editor-in-Chief Sun Star The Office of Civil Rights, which visited campus in October, is giving distance students and other students who couldn’t make last year’s Title IX information sessions an opportunity to listen and speak out about sexual harassment and violence. OCR is setting up four hour-long conference calls between April 15-19. Separate call […]

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 Senate Finance Committee rejected pay increases to 14 unions that their contracts stipulate as the state attempts to balance its budget amidst […]

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 groceries and clothing, on a tour of the city of Fairbanks. Matusevich, former French professor to petroleum engineer student Marcel Soubkovsky-Clemente, […]

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 80% of buildings at UAF are cleaned during the day, under the supervision of Martin Klein, business manager of the division of […]

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