Category: News Briefs

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant untouched by SB 208

Alaska Performance Scholarship, Education Grant untouched by SB 208

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief On April 8 the Alaska Senate Finance Committee decided to remove SB 208, which would have eliminated the Alaska Performance Scholarship (APS) and the Alaska Education Grant (AEG), from the...

Alaska Senate approves, sends campus open-carry bill to house

Alaska Senate approves, sends campus open-carry bill to house

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief SB 174, which would remove the Alaska Board of Regents’ (BOR) ability to regulate the possession, transportation or storage of firearms and knives on University of Alaska campuses, was approved by...

UAF to require Cutler residents to purchase meal plan

UAF to require Cutler residents to purchase meal plan

Danny Fisher / Editor-in-Chief Cutler Apartment Complex residents will be required to purchase a meal plan, according to an April 1 email from UAF Dining Services and Department of Residence Life. “By requiring Cutler students to...

Agriculture conference to educate interior

Agriculture conference to educate interior

By Eric Bennett Copy Editor 03/03/2015 Starting on March 3, the Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference, consisting of workshops and seminars about increasing the sustainability of agriculture in Alaska, will be held at the Westmark...

Marijuana and smoking banned on campus

Marijuana and smoking banned on campus

Addis Gonzalez Sun Star 03/03/2015 On Feb. 24, Alaska became the third state to legalize the use of marijuana. Now Alaskans over 21 can grow up to six of their own plants, carry up to...