Kristy Berington races down the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska, during the restart of the 2017 Iditarod. The restart was moved to Fairbanks after race officials determined that there wasn’t enough snow in the mountains.

George Rydlinski conducts the UAF Wind Symphony during a warm up prior to their November 18 concert in the Davis Concert Hall.

The French flag waves in the wind during a midsummer day at the Arc-De-Triomphe.

Indie Rapper Sammy Adams performs in the Student Recreation Center at the University of Alaska on April 24, 2015. Despite his crude comments about women in the audience and his drunken fall off stage, Adam’s Friday night concert was a considered a success by most of the 200 attendees.

Nanook Freshman Ross Heidt skates down the rink near the beginning of the second game in the 2017 Governors Cup, a yearly hockey tournament between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Anchorage.

Tourists walk underneath the tower bridge in London, England.

Junior Journalism student Katherine Stark stops for a moment during a day of skiing at Ski Land, the farthest north ski resort. Ski Land and the University of Alaska Fairbanks announced a partnership for the 2016-2017 school year where all current university students taking more than 12 credits ski for free.

The blue sky nearly pokes through during a rare day of sunshine in London, England.

Students Rachael Teter and Jasmine Jemewouk play chess outside of the Greuning building while the temperature hovers near -20F.

Junior Seiji Takagi sprints up a hill near the middle of the Nanooks’ 8.5km race on Saturday. The Nanooks’ won the two-day Nordic cup over UAA and APU by a margin of 4 minutes and 8 seconds.

Swiss national Yannic Bartolozzi photographs a rocket taking off to document the aurora from Poker Flat Research Range, on the night of February 21. Bartolozzi travelled to Fairbanks from his home in Switzerland just to document this launch as a part of a creative project.

Interim UAF Chancellor lights the last fire of Starvation Gulch 2016. This year, due to construction, only three fires were allowed.

UAF students and Fairbanks citizens gathered in Constitution Park on September 20, 2016, for a local Standing Rock Vigil.

For the first time in nearly two years, temperatures dropped below -40F at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Many of the newer students have never been out in temperatures this cold, and were underdressed for the weather.

Romania is one of the few soviet countries that never recovered. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the communist party in Romania reformed themselves into the Democratic Party, and kept control of the country. Much of the country is composed of small farming villages, such as the one pictured.

Every year, UAF student play Humans Vs. Zombies (HvZ), a massive game of tag where one side uses any Nerf weapons on hand to prevent themselves from being tagged.

Sophomore Cassidy Heaton races against a member of the Drury swim team during the 1000-yard freestyle. The Nanooks opened their season with a meet against one of the best Division 2 teams in the country, Drury, on Friday night.

UAF Exchange student Calum Macintyre backflips off a jump he and Kenneth Soderling built near the Patty center. Like many other students that day, Macintyre was taking advantage of all the fresh new snow.

Locals wait in line at a popular spice store in Jerusalem, Israel.

Anthony Reese outreaches a player from Montana State before scoring a two pointer during the Nanook’s game against Montana State on Saturday afternoon. The Nanook’s 87-65 win ended their nine game losing streak.

The Miracle Dance Group performs on the stage of the Davis Conert Hall as a part of the Festival of Native Arts on March 3, 2017.