Daily Archives: January 27, 2014

Student profile: Katie Belgard, at your service

Katie Belgard hadn’t planned on being the president of the Board of Student Organizations when she first joined. She’s one of those students everyone seems...

Involvement spotlight: USM junior Bryn Gallagher does it all

Bryn Gallagher does it all–well, practically. She's involved in a number of on and off-campus activities and organizations. A junior sociology major and criminology minor...

Students stand in solidarity against pipeline

TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline is drawing objections from a range of USM students, staff and faculty, perhaps most dramatically when a handful of...

Lab supplies combust, igniting in an empty room

Even with the multitude students coming in and out of the Science building during the school week, the most explosive thing to happen in...

USM hires new associate provost

Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh, who is no stranger to USM, has recently been appointed as the associate provost for graduate studies and research, scholarship and creative...

Study finds link between student income and achievement

A report released January 9th by the Maine Education Policy Research Institute at USM on the impact of poverty on student achievement in Maine...

Arts & Culture Recommends: the Portland Comedy Showcase

A Wednesday night at Bull Feeney’s on Fore street helps you realize that Portland has more to offer than just its restaurants, breweries and...

USM athletes bridge community gap and mentor youth basketball

The Athletics Department has been engaging with the town of Gorham to improve relations and build community as a whole. The Second Annual ‘Town of...

A&C Album Review–Gunther Brown

Good Night for Daydreams, released by Portland-based band Gunther Brown, shows expert songwriting matched with classic Americana styling. The regular hard-strummed acoustic guitar is an...

The Pickle Jar: Obama’s NSA speech fails to inspire

President Obama spoke on Jan. 17 to quell the country’s fears of domestic spying and internet surveillance brought on by Edward Snowden and his...

Our Opinion: Ensuring student safety

USM has seen more than its fair share of breaking news this week.From the arrest of a former USM student body president for arson...

University oversight of fraternities questioned after Gorham standoff

Last Wednesday’s Gorham standoff between local police and an armed USM student, Alan-Michael Santos, has raised a lot of questions about the university’s policies...

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