Monthly Archive: October 2017

Police Blotter: Oct. 10 – 16

Assault 10/14/2017 1:06 a.m. – A community service officer at the O’Neill Building was frightened by a drunk man. A cab was called, and the man was trespassed from UAF. Charges are not being...

FreeStore runs on community donations

FreeStore runs on community donations

Imagine a store where you don’t have to pay for the inventory, a store that stays open solely due to donations. This is the premise of the FreeStore. Located at the top of the...

Letters from the Editor: Food insecurity

Letters from the Editor: Food insecurity

“I’ve failed as a parent” was my first thought when I forgot my puppy’s food and water bowls at home a week ago. It’s kind of a ridiculous sentiment; a dog is by no...

Sun Star Picks, Oct. 24-30

Sun Star Picks, Oct. 24-30

Tuesday, October 24 The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival’s annual meeting will be at Silver Gulch Bottleing and Brewing at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Complimentary appetizers will be served...

From the Archives, October 18, 2011: ‘Students show solidarity with Occupy Wall Street movement’

From the Archives, October 18, 2011: ‘Students show solidarity with Occupy Wall Street movement’

Lilly Necker / Sun Star Reporter One man, two blankets and two sleeping bags sent one message: “When we in Alaska can demonstrate outside by 40 below there is no reason for anyone else...

Uncertainty surrounds established veteran’s services move

Uncertainty surrounds established veteran’s services move

For nearly a decade, the Veterans Resource Office in the Eielson building had been occupied by the Vietnam Veterans of America. On Sept. 8, that tenure came to an abrupt end when the university...

Nook on the Street, Oct. 20

Nook on the Street, Oct. 20

On Oct. 5, a story broke in The New York Times about media mogul Harvey Weinstein’s reported sexual harassment spanning decades. This investigation is still rolling, with more accusers stepping forward. This week we...

New shuttle service provides downtown transportation

New shuttle service provides downtown transportation

For the almost 10,000 students enrolled at the university, transportation can often be limited to the city bus routes or generous friends with cars—especially in the winter time when bike routes and sidewalks are...

Coffee hut removed and replaced

Coffee hut removed and replaced

A new Sunrise Bagel & Espresso location opened on Geist Road within walking distance of the company’s existing drFive-through hut. Various customers were confused about the second hut, but the new addition is not...