• Reluctant Gen Exe techy

    Some 20 years ago news information was transmitted to the public via one of two sources the TV or newspaper. …

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    Shifting deckchairs on the sinking Ship of State

    Let me start by being perfectly blunt: our school and our state are both in deep trouble. Despite this, much…

    by Spencer Tordoff
  • Alaska fire seasons become increasingly worse

    Wildfires in Alaska could become worse than ever Alaska is known for having forest fires throughout the summer months. But…

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  • Yurarnariuq: “It’s time to dance”

    Life has changed dramatically in Alaska’s Native villages in the last 100 years, but one gets the sense that this…

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  • KEVIN BRADLEY: “You gave virtually a live play by play.”

    Kevin Bradley was 16 when John Hartman was killed, and was an alibi witness at the Fairbanks Four evidentiary hearing…

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  • 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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    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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