Daily Archives: September 16, 2013

Cram: Obama’s education reform will keep us from being buried by debt

With the increasing difficulties college students and their parents are facing, President Obama has come up with a new education reform plan according to...

USM panel aims to “change the game” for LGBTQA students in athletics

The conversation about LGBTQA students in collegiate and high school sports has not been common, but it should be, according to Sarah Holmes, coordinator...

Divest UMaine pushes ahead, strives for more student involvement

Despite a less than enthusiastic reception from students this fall, the USM branch of the student organization Divest UMaine plans to continue with its...

Faculty contract settlement may be in sight

There are 34 articles in the University of Maine faculty’s last, expired contract, but in the two and a half years since that contract...

USM cripples all STEM programs by phasing out physics degree

My name is Derick Arel; I've been a full time student of the University of Southern Maine for four years.  I'm a non-traditional student...

USM President Theo Kalikow’s solutions aren’t creative enough

When President Kalikow retires next year, the Board of Trustees should appoint me as the new President of the University of Southern Maine. I'm...

Our Opinion: Cutting physics is not the answer for USM

Last Thursday’s announcement that the physics department will be cut due to low enrollment maybe shouldn’t have come as such a surprise, especially after...

Shelley: New “Teach” documentary is pure propaganda for the corporate-driven war on education

Last Friday night I watched Davis Guggenheim’s new "documentary,” Teach, which was broadcast in on CBS. Guggenheim, you may recall, is the filmmaker who...

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