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Stuck in the middle with nothing: how middle-income students fall through the cracks in the scramble for financial aid

Stuck in the middle with nothing: how middle-income students fall through the cracks in the scramble for financial aid

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…

The case of the lost cameras

The case of the lost cameras

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…

The place inbetween: Getting in and moving on from the college years

The place inbetween: Getting in and moving on from the college years

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…

Band-Aids don’t last forever: Fixing UAF’s power plant problem

Band-Aids don’t last forever: Fixing UAF’s power plant problem

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…

Looking Inward: Clogs and Carhartts at the DMV

Looking Inward: Clogs and Carhartts at the DMV

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 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…

What dads can learn from a breastfeeding class

What dads can learn from a breastfeeding class

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…

Wordsanity: Typing 50,000 Words in 30 days

Wordsanity: Typing 50,000 Words in 30 days

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.…

Guest Opinion: Preparing for the future

Guest Opinion: Preparing for the future

The Alaska College Savings Plan helped this couple send their kid to college.…

Guest Opinion: On internships and preparing for the real world

Guest Opinion: On internships and preparing for the real world

This UAA student found an internship program in Juneau to be a great experience.…

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