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Sustainable Village looks to expand

The Sustainable Village appears to be thriving despite budget cuts effecting the Office of Sustainability, according to Jack Hebert, head and founder of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center. “The village is coming along...

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Regents approve tuition hike

Tution was hiked 5 percent across the UA system by the Board of Regents at their latest meeting. The increase, proposed by UA President Jim Johnsen, was approved by the regents at their meeting...

Local skiier Karin Gillis (left) and Kristan Kelly, a member of the booster club and mother of a hopeful UAF skiier (right), talk before the march begins Thursday evening. Erin Granger/ Sun Star

Let it snow: Skiing lives on

Aaron Walling / Sun Star The Alaska Nanooks men’s and women’s skiing teams celebrated the decision handed out by the Board of Regents not to cut skiing from UAF. After an announcement made by...

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School of Education restructure on hold

At their meeting last week the Board of Regents pushed back consideration of a plan to centralize the school of education proposed by UA President Johnsen earlier this month. Johnsen’s plan included placing the...

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An inside view of Title IX

Spencer Tordoff & Kyrie Long / Sun Star Though turnaround times have improved for investigations on campus, the Title IX office has faced limited resources for addressing cases to date, according to the office’s...

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Cybersecurity in the UA system

Fake emails seeking to “phish” data out victims are nothing new, but a recent study by the University of Alaska found that about 13 percent of University of Alaska employees still fall for the...