Daily Archives: January 29, 2001

City dances around club confusion

After Portland police shut down after-hours dancing at several nightclubs last week, local club owners scrambled to find out what was going on. Club staff...

Class clown passes the mic

In high school, Brian Giles was voted loudest in his class. Now a professional comedian, Giles is furthering that reputation by hosting occasional open...

Sexual Assault: everyone’s problem that no one talks about

Lynn Ryan didn't tell anybody for 20 years. She didn't know whom to turn to. She was hurt, confused, and flooded with feelings of...

Health Beat-Vegetarianism

Not all Vegetarians are the same: Lacto-vegetarians do not eat any animal flesh, but do eat dairy products. Ovo-vegetarians do not eat flesh or milk products, but...

Learning to live with depression

She didn't want to get out of bed anymore. She stopped showing up for things. She lost her appetite. She had a hard time...

Building a relationship with your bartender

Finding a date in the town of Portland is no easy feat. In a town this size there should be plenty of single attractive...

Reporting on sexual assault nearly impossible

If you heard a rumor someone was raped on campus, what would you do? Would you report what you heard to the police, or to...

Union, UMS face off in Gorham

Stolid-faced trustees walked past the picket line ignoring the shouts and blaring music. An insistent murmur could be heard among the demonstrators. Quietly the...

Learning to ride

It is wintertime, and if you are like many others out there, you probably hate the cold and are wondering why the hell you...

This week in briefs

Pedophile in custody As the result of an ongoing investigation, the USM Police Department has arrested a Lewiston man suspected of downloading child pornography in...

Plans for ‘New College’ abandoned by Provost

In fear of creating yet another bureaucracy at USM, Provost Joe Wood has decided to cancel the plan for New College. This plan, originally...

Advising process confusing to students

When Melissa Noyes transferred here from St. Lawrence University, the registration process confused her. When she met with her adviser in Advising Services, she...

Incident highlights crossing hazard

Last week a vehicle struck USM student Albert Lothrop as he attempted to cross the busy intersection at Forest Avenue and Bedford Street. Although...

This week in the Student Senate

Vagina Monologues This Friday the Senate voted to give the Women's Center $2,000 for the third annual Vagina Monologues skit-based performance at USM. The skit,...

Students in a Rush to go Greek

With the start of the spring semester, the Greek community began its recruitment of potential new brothers and sisters. These students, if worthy, will...

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