Daily Archives: February 24, 2014

Sustainability in ME: Divest and invest in your future

By: Iris SanGiovanni I’ve spent a lot of time thinking and planning for my future. This has become an especially pervasive thought in college as I...

Ettenger: My apology to the students

By: Kreg Ettenger “Looks good on paper” usually refers to something that seems sensible in theory, even if it doesn’t work out in practice. It...

You are wrong: That’s March better than February

I’m Thaddeus Moriarty, and you are wrong. Why? Because you think that March is good for anything at all. After a long winter’s...

Our Opinion: Make USM a metropolitan university and succeed

At the Direction Package Advisory Board meeting last Friday, there was a lot of discussion around turning USM into a metropolitan university. Ideas were...

Involvement Spotlight: Chann learns and leads at USM

Marpheen Chann is a popular name at USM lately. This fall he became the first ever student vice president at USM, and on top...

Local Album Review: A dose of whole-hearted rock’n’roll

Whale Oil’s self-titled release isn’t complicated, technically proficient or even polite. What it is, however, is rock’n’roll, pure and simple. Whale Oil is on the...

Arts & Culture Recommends: Delta Rae rocks the State Theatre

The harmonious choruses of Delta Rae and The Falls’ heartbreak ballads will echo through the halls of Port City Music Hall this Friday. Delta Rae...

National Album Review: Terrestrials is a dark and ambient musical collaboration

Sunn O (pronounced as just “Sunn”) and Ulver’s drone metal collaboration, Terrestrials, is pristine.  There is a perfect combination of the two groups on...

Dark comedic musical written by Holocaust survior has english world premiere at USM

The USM Department of Theatre is debuting the English language world premiere of In the Underworld, a darkly comedic musical written by the French...

Direction Package Advisory Board focuses on the students

USM is still looking for ways to fill the $14 million budget deficit for the next fiscal year, and officials agreed, after a set...

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences think reorganization may be the way

The dissolution of the former department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures occurred at around the same time that the college it was...

Student senate finds less funds to allocate than anticipated

The Student Senate will be forced to turn away student proposals for funding soon, with funds running low and proposals running high. Student Senate vice-chair...

Students to ask Board of Trustees to divest

Money won’t be the only topic of conversation that’s green at the upcoming University of Maine System’s Investment Committee meeting of the UMS Board...

Direction Package pushes for metropolitan university identity

Members of the Direction Package Advisory Board largely agreed that USM’s future should be as Maine’s metropolitan university, as the group’s meetings come to...

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