Daily Archives: April 14, 2014

Paying to play: USM students and officials talk about cost of sports

There’s no doubt that college sports are expensive, but although the majority of the expenses are covered by the university, student athletes still have...

Huskies defeat UMF 24-4

By: David Sanok   In what was easily their strongest performance of the season, the USM Huskies women’s lacrosse team defeated the UMaine Farmington Beavers 24-4....

Freidman: What college teaches you about money

Given the plethora of articles written about the present circumstances surrounding the average college student’s financial security and future. In the wake of on-campus...

You Are Wrong: Don’t believe everything you read, except this

I'm Thaddeus Moriarty, and you are wrong. Why? Because you believe what you read. Because you believe that because an "expert" said it or wrote...

Our Opinion: USM has cause to celebrate for now …

Certainly there’s a reason to celebrate at USM since last Friday, but let’s not forget about the fine print: student protesters and faculty may...

News Analysis: Same deficit, different decade

As a university news source, the Free Press tries to do a few different things. The ones that are the most relevant to our...

Recent grads discuss their level of career preparation post-USM

One of the arguments made by protesters of the recently retracted faculty layoffs and the still slated for elimination program is that such cuts...

#USMFuture pledges to keep it up

#USMFuture protesters were thrilled Friday when President Theo Kalikow reversed all twelve faculty cuts made in mid-March, but the protests’ organizers assured the Free...

Future remains unclear after Kalikow cuts back on cuts

President Theo Kalikow surprised everyone at Friday’s Faculty Senate with the sudden reversal of all 12 of the controversial March faculty cuts, but for...

Saving bucks with bikes

From insurance payments to oil changes, cars can be just as limiting as they are liberating. However, there is one method of transit that...

Musicians riff to pay the bills

Singers and musicians whose passion is pouring hours of practice and rehearsal into honing a musical craft, are finding plenty of ways to make...

Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Go down the road that splits at the Starbucks until you see the statue of the man with the lobster.  Enter the theater doors...

Azaria Chamberlain set to perform last show

Two USM students, Nick Decker and Chris Armstrong, have been bringing new sounds to Gorham with their band Azaria Chamberlain, but now, with only...

Hartley’s latest album is full of lyrical twists

No, Portland is not the home of Willie Nelson or Townes Van Zandt, but we do have Wesley Allen Hartley—a country/folk asset giving this...

Watts releases solo album after 31 years

Ben Watt, an accomplished writer, DJ, BBC radio personality, and musician, gives a peak songwriting performance on Hendra. Hendra begins with its self-titled track. Acoustic...

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