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USM offers ways for students to stay active

By: River Plouffe Vogul, Sports Editor Getting involved is an easy and great way to meet new people, learn new games, have a fun time and...

Coffee re-energizes Glickman

By: Dionne Smith, Community Editor Sodexo is fairly new to USM and has been integrating upgrades into multiple buildings throughout all three campuses. Last semester,...

This Week at Winchester: New Weekly Column

By: Julie Pike, Staff Writer Welcome to my first column! Every week I’ll be writing about my experience studying abroad at the University of Winchester...

2049: Gear up, here it comes

By: Daniel Kilgallon, Staff Writer In a few weeks, we will be getting the first Blade Runner movie since 2007, when director Ridley Scott released...

SPA, a lively club for entertaining people

By: Jordan Castaldo, Staff Writer USM’s Theatre Club is a club for singers, dancers, actors and artists alike. Formally known as Student Performing Artists club (SPA),...

Moss, paper, and paint: the craft of book arts

By: Kate Rogers, Staff Writer Thursday, Sept. 21 the Kate Cheney Chappell ‘83 Center for Book Arts held its first event at the Glickman Library. The...

Intersections of identity on campus

By: Mary Ellen Aldrich, Arts & Culture Editor The term Intersectionality was first coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American feminist legal scholar, critical race theorist...

Gorham dorm treated for bed bugs

By: Maverick Lynes, Staff Writer On Monday, Sept. 18 Upton-Hastings residents received word, via email, of a confirmed case of bed bugs inside the building. The...

Safety for USM students becomes a priority

By: Sarah O’Connor, Staff Writer This summer, USM’s Public Safety Department underwent significant changes. Following the campus safety audit was the resignation of the Director of...

USM Women’s Volleyball takes on Bates

By: River Plouffe Vogul, Sports Editor On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the USM women’s volleyball team traveled to Bates College in Lewiston, Maine for their seventh...

Residential Life, here to encourage and assist

By: Mary Ellen Aldrich, Arts and Culture Editor As a freshman, all of the offices, staff members and new faces can seem somewhat daunting. Knowing...

Every student needs a helping hand

By: Dionne Smith, Community Editor USM offers many ways to help students in need, such as through advising and tutoring. TRIO is one of the...

Reflecting on Planned Parenthood Student Organizing Summit

By: Emma Donnelly, Contributor I was on my way to a canvass the last week of July, and the Planned Parenthood organizer who works closely with...

Working with the Free Press

By: Dennis Gilbert, Free Press Advisor Post-secondary study at its best provides the opportunities and means for students to exercise creative control over their education....

Joining a sorority at USM

By: Jessica Pike, Contributor When the word sorority is heard, the image that pops into your head is usually stereotypical of the partying and drinking...

Wind River Review

By: Sarah O’Connor, Staff Writer I traveled to the movie theaters recently, but having already seen It and the romantic comedy Home Again, I was at...

How to write a good character

By: Daniel Kilgallon, Staff Writer The importance of developing intriguing characters through rich dialogue is a crucial part of crafting a quality screenplay for a movie....

Creating a place for artists to grow

By: Kate Rogers, Contributor PORTLAND, Maine -- Located at 538 Congress Street in Portland, The Space Gallery is just what the name suggests: a space....

Depicting childhood aspects through photos

By: Sarah Tewksbury, Editor-in-Chief On the third floor of Portland Museum of Art (PMA), tucked away in the back corner in the William Dette Hamill...

NAMI on Campus joins Maine’s NAMI Walk

By: Sarah Tewksbury, Editor-in-Chief Sunday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. the USM National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) campus group will participate in the 15th annual...

New program offers incentives for students

By: Sam Margolin, Staff Writer A national non-profit called Complete College America (CCA) has created the “15 to Finish” program for all University of Maine Schools....

USM Corporate Partners host panel discussion

By: Sarah Tewksbury, Editor-in-Chief Thursday, Sept. 14 USM Corporate Partners held a breakfast gathering and discussion. The topic for the breakfast was Maine's Future in...

46th Student Senate holds first meeting

By: Maverick Lynes, Staff Writer Friday, Sept. 15, the 46th student senate held their first meeting in Upton Hastings on the Gorham campus. The meeting began...

Sports preview and athletic opportunities at USM this fall

By: River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Fall is upon us, classes are in full swing and USM’s 2017 academic year is well underway. For many...

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