Daily Archives: October 29, 2001

Raising awareness on campus

Every three minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. This year, 43,000 will die from the disease. October is...

Field hockey team ends season in semifinals

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Worcester State withstood a determined rally by Southern Maine, to post a 1-0 upset win in the semifinals of the Little...

Exams

Testicular Exams Testicular self-exam is a screening test used to look for abnormal growths on the testicles. Testicular cancer is the number one cause...

Horoscopes

Aries (March 21-April 20) Financial mistakes may reappear early this week. Watch for records, contracts or schedules to require...

Meet Joe Student

Name? Minal Patel How old are you? Twenty-three. What's your major? E.S.P. - environmental science and policy. How long have you been interested in the environment? All my life. It's never...

Eat-It

I walked through the beaded curtain that hung in front of the entrance and discovered the gaudiest dining room I had ever seen. I...

A dream for Poets

Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, Boylston professorship. Jorie Graham has won most of the awards available to poets and has built a reputation as one...

Rocking like it’s 1991

They say that smells are the most potent memory triggers, but it seems that sound sometimes works better. There's nothing like listening to Top...

Destinations

Monday Tell me where have all the good times gone. Ray Davies, former front man of classic rock group The Kinks performs solo. The State Theatre,...

The Halloween Sky

Celestial highlights for the week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 3 Oct. 29: Mercury is at its greatest elongation from the Sun (18.6 degrees from...

Briefly

Messy students, dirty dorms part 2 The article "Messy students, dirty dorms," published last week has caused a stir on the Gorham campus. On Thursday morning...

Rock the vote

To the Editor: On Nov. 6, residents across the State of Maine will take to the polls to vote on a number of different bond...

Contest offers students a chance at $10,000

The hefty sum can be won in a business competition sponsored by USM's Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business. The Student Business Plan Competition is...

New laws target underage drinkers, fake IDs

On Oct. 21 USM Police requested a rescue unit for an intoxicated juvenile who was vomiting. When police arrived at the room where the drinking...

To the Editor:

I find it funny that on the back page of this week's The Free Press you discuss how cheerleaders are trying to fight the...

Question unfair

To the Editor: This is in regards to the Question of the Week segment in The Free Press that was issued Oct. 22, 2001. Let me...

Hello again

To the Editor: I just finished reading The Free Press online and have to tell you that you have done great things with this publication. As...

Letter from the President

To the Editor: Recently, I learned that some disgruntled members of our community may have removed copies of The Free Press from distribution sites on...

What’s so bad about Stereotypes?

Everybody's bitching about stereotypes these days, and with good cause. There are plenty of them out there. Frat boys funnel beer and have unprotected...

All’s fair in The Free Press

In three years as a journalist I've never had an angry reader come to the office to complain. Last Tuesday there were 12. Some were calm....

Alleged rape victim can now sue UMS

Reversing a lower court's ruling, the State Supreme Court decided to allow an alleged rape victim to sue the University of Maine System. The woman...

1,000 copies of campus paper stolen

Over 1,000 copies of The Free Press were stolen from the Portland and Gorham campuses last week. Executive Editor Steve Peoples was alerted to the...

Crime on Campus from the USM police logs

Friday, Oct. 19 At 12:58 p.m. USM Police received a report that four males on the fourth floor of Dickey Hall were causing a disturbance...

Sorority appeals sanctions

A USM sorority is facing de-recognition, having been sanctioned for violating several sections of the Student Conduct Code. The sorority is appealing the decision. Sigma...

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