• CINDY SCHUMAKER: “I wanted to bear witness…”

    Cindy Shumaker was a brand new mother when John Hartman was killed in 1997. She remembers being glad that they…

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  • ELISABETH STOKES: “I clung to every tweet…”

    “I clung to every tweet and was grateful that you (@JuliaFBXLawRpt) were answering questions, so that even far away I…

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  • Heather Penn

    Heather Penn is a senior journalism student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She has written for the Sun Star,…

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  • Spencer Tordoff

    Spencer Tordoff is the current web editor of the UAF Sun Star. He also works as the program director of…

    by Spencer Tordoff
  • Julia Madeline Taylor

    Journalism major & Alaska Native Studies minor From live tweeting the entire 2015 Fairbanks Four hearing, following the political changes…

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  • Masked Identity graphic

    Anonymity amidst ‘call-out’ culture

    I won’t lie: I miss the old order. It’s good for for people to be called out on their wrong-headed,…

    by Spencer Tordoff
  • Kilroy’s brothers in arms & our selfie urge

    Could we say that selfies are the new photograph? Or would that be stretching too far? After all, the selfie…

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  • Life Lessons: Why I ‘cam’ careful with Twitter

    No one who uses Twitter is proud of every Tweet that goes out. Your fingers go faster than your brain…

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  • Why I don’t really fit a media profile, and why that might not be a bad thing

    After reading a lot about the different generations and their media consumption habits, I have decided that I don’t really…

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  • image of Jordan Turner TEDx speaker

    So I’m grown up: ‘Now what?’

    Thus for many enters the first adult choice they will have to make: To work, to learn or to sign…

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  • Twitter and Selfies Changed How I See Myself

    I will turn 40 this year, and I have to admit, it has been years since I liked taking, or…

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  • Feasibility study will determine fate of Wood Center

    Renovations to Wood Center at UAF, including new shops for technology and books, are on hold pending research into cost…

    by Spencer Tordoff