Daily Archives: April 7, 2014

Who will lead the pack this summer?

As the weather warms up and athletic events move outdoors, so begins the season for marathons, dashes, and road races. Here’s the inside scoop...

You Are Wrong: The cuts you should have made

I’m Thaddeus Moriarty, and you are wrong. Why? Because you didn’t think that I would be delving into the #USMFuture issue here in You Are...

Our Opinion: Everyone is watching, USM

During the slew of recent cuts at USM, we had to bring you the news, but we can also see the effect that these...

Local electronic band deviates from the norm with their latest album

S/T, released by Contrapposto, is some of the strangest electronic music to come out of Portland. But something new is going on with this...

USM students zip their lips for the National Day of Silence

Students at USM and across the world will join in a vow of silence on Wednesday to show their support for the LGBTQA community. Thousands...

Roman decadence thrives in The Great Beauty.

Whether he is walking down a cobble stoned street, dancing to pulsating electronic music on a rooftop into the morning, or staring up at...

Heroes and misfits and jazz

Heroes + Misfits, released by up-and-coming jazz pianist Kris Bowers, exemplifies the emerging trend of fusing hip-hop grooves with jazz proficiency. Winner of the Thelonious...

Sign of the rhymes: Poetry serves as a medium for change

Poetry reading has evolved from coffeehouses and dusty leather bound books into packed bars, snapping fingers and vocal performance pieces with powerful messages. No longer...

Spring enrollment drop surprises administrators

Enrollment numbers for spring 2014 have come in lower than anticipated by the USM administration, exacerbating already difficult financial circumstances. The 5.3 percent drop in...

CAHS talks consolidation, considers proposals to reorganize

Retrenchment and program cuts aren’t the only changes in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. On March 28, the CAHS faculty debated...

Colleges cope with retrenchment of faculty

Since President Theo Kalikow announced the layoffs of twelve faculty members on Friday, March 21, the colleges of the retrenched faculty have responded by...

Students for #USMFuture demand funding reform for UMaine System

Two weeks after over two hundred students stormed the law building to protest faculty layoffs, the #USMFuture movement has broadened its focus and is...

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