Category: Alaska News

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...

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...

Voters decide fate of graduate’s company in proposition vote

Voters decide fate of graduate’s company in proposition vote

Prop 1 and A were voted down, continuing the legality of cannabis use in Fairbanks and the North Star Borough.

Cannabis prices higher in Alaska

Cannabis prices higher in Alaska

While residents who voted for the legalization of marijuana in Alaska were victorious in the polls, the price of buying legal cannabis has proved to be a turnoff for some consumers. “I think dispensaries...

Pita Place announces winter hours and delivery

Pita Place announces winter hours and delivery

The air inside of Pita Place fills with the smells of fresh vegetables, pita pockets, and falafel spheres coated in tahini and hummus. Employees work behind the counter, prepping each pita falafel as customers...

Assembly candidates debate community issues

Assembly candidates debate community issues

With elections taking place on Oct. 3, several substantial matters sitting at the forefront of student voters’ minds were discussed at a debate organized by student government. The debate, held last Saturday in the...

Nanooks destroy Clan in 6-0 hockey win

Nanooks destroy Clan in 6-0 hockey win

The UAF Men’s Hockey team triumphed at this Saturday’s exhibition match against Simon Fraser University with a hearty score of 6-0. Blue and gold glittered throughout the stands as UAF students, alumni, and Fairbanks...

Visiting professor’s associations questioned at anti-abortion lecture

Visiting professor’s associations questioned at anti-abortion lecture

A lecturer invited to campus by a student anti-abortion group faced pointed questions from local activists over his alleged ties with white supremacist organizations. Attorney John Eidsmoe, a law professor and author of several...

Students light up the night

Students light up the night

Wood pallet structures lined the Nenana Lot on Saturday night, each awaiting their inevitable destruction by fire. New students and returners alike gathered to watch as the stacked pallets were doused in lighter fluid,...