By Danny Fisher Sun Star Layout Editor Students who come from middle-class families that cannot afford to contribute to a child’s education are often left out in the cold when it comes to financial aid availability. The cost of college attendance continues to rise in the United States. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the […]
By Zayn Roohi Photo Editor As a photographer who has worked three different jobs in media, I can say that while hard, being the Sun Star Photo Editor is also an extremely fun job. I’ve been paid to go to concerts, attend hockey games and play with cameras. The best part about working at any […]
Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2014 In less than three weeks, hundreds of UAF students will take the stage and earn their diplomas. And just like that, their college years will be over. For some, the transition from college to real world will be expected, and they will be prepared. For others, the transition […]
Lakeidra Chavis/ Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2014 Let’s face it. Our power plant is old. So old in fact, that in a 2011 interview with the Sun Star, Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Services Scott Bell said that the boilers in the plant were “at the end of their useful life.” That same year, the […]
Emily Russell/ Sun Star Columnist Feb. 25, 2014 Not until you spend your lunch hour, or make that three hours, at the Fairbanks Department of Motor Vehicles can you truly appreciate the chaos and diversity of the city that we call home. As you may be able to guess, I recently did just that. I’ve been […]
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 […]
Kevin Phillips/Sun Star Contributor Dec. 10, 2013 Breastfeeding class. Sounds like a class only for expecting mothers right? You’re a guy. You understand why you should attend a car seat installation class, a Lamaze class and a parenting class to help you be a successful first-time parent. But a breastfeeding class? C’mon what could a […]
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people attempt to write a 50,000-word novel in a month as a part of National Novel Writing Month.
The Alaska College Savings Plan helped this couple send their kid to college.
This UAA student found an internship program in Juneau to be a great experience.