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Incident in Glickman Library reported to Portland Police

Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer Officers from both USM Public Safely and the Portland Police Department were called to Glickman Library at about 9 p.m. on...

USM Events 12/13-12/20

From Maureen Puia, PR/Events Promotion Associate December 13 Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., students, staff, and faculty are invited to donate unused items to...

Campus resources that help with studies and exams

By Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer During study and exam weeks, both Glickman Library in Portland and the Gorham library are offering extended hours, research assistance,...

Council promotes diversity and inclusion at USM

By Nicholas Schleh, Staff Writer The Intercultural and Diversity Advisory Council (IDAC) at USM is made up of faculty, students and staff that are committed...

Mariners host “Rivalry Night”

By: Cullen McIntyre, Staff Writer On Friday, Nov. 30, the Maine Mariners hosted “Rivalry Night” as they took on the Worcester Railers at the Cross Insurance...

Working on Wellness: Dealing with holiday stress

By: Sarah Kelly, Staff Counselor, USM Health & Counseling The holiday season is often associated with words like peace, love and joy with idyllic scenes of...

Winter safety tips from USM Public Safety

By Noel March, Chief of Police Hello Husky Nation and congratulations to us all on a thus far very safe and very successful fall 2018...

The life of a non-traditional student

By: Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer Coming back to college after being a working professional was quite an education in itself. There are certainly some ways that...

The College Experience Deconstructed: Procrastination

By: Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Procrastination station, about to depart to nowheresville at never o’clock. All aboard! Just kidding, you missed the departure. Welcome to college. Procrastination...

Students share their internship experience

By: Melissa Fraser, Staff Writer An internship gives students a chance to take what they learn in the classroom into a professional setting. For many, the...

Student Senate working to raise activity fee

By: Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer The newest project USM’s Student Senate is working on is to raise the student activity fee. The Senate is looking to...

Letter From the Editor: Time for a break

By: Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief Within a couple weeks USM students will be wrapping up their last finals and assignments of the semester. Afterward, I expect to...

Renovations planned for Brooks Dining Hall

By: Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Next summer, Brooks Dining Hall is getting a facelift. In a recent email conversation, Sodexo General Manager Tadd Stone said, “This renovation...

Meme account based on USM gains popularity

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor While scrolling through social media, it’s possible one might stumble across a rather relatable meme account about missing the bus, or...

10 things to do over winter break

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor The season of finals means it’s also the beginning of a long, education-free break. In the case that you’re staying in...

MovieTalk: Alternative holiday movies

By Ben Theriault, Staff Writer Getting in the holiday spirit used to be difficult if Rudolph or Charlie Brown were not your cup of tea. Fortunately,...

DIY holiday gift ideas for those on a budget

By: Alyson Peabody, Staff Writer For students living on a budget, the holiday season can feel like an extra expensive time of the year. However, it...

Arts and culture listings for week of December 4

Arts & Culture Listings Tuesday, December 4 Poetry Wordcount Fall 2018 7:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. USM Gorham Library and Learning Commons Seminar Room in Bailey Hall Free Wednesday, December 5 Dawnland...

USM featured artist & artwork of the week

By: Ben Theriault, Staff Writer A wonderful aspect of student life is the ubiquity of art within a college atmosphere. USM is home to many...

Federal grant aids nonprofit organization

By: Jacob Forbes, Staff Writer Since 2013, USM has been partnering with Side x Side, a non-profit arts education program in Southern Maine that aims to...

Guest editorial: Vote with your plate

By: Sam Margolin, USM Student With Thanksgiving just around the corner, understanding and appreciating natures bounty and the people who facilitate those harvests is more important...

Boston sports nicknamed “Titletown”

By: Cullen McIntyre, Staff Writer “Cue the Duckboats,” is a phrase that New England Sports fans have been hearing a lot in the past seventeen years....

Working on wellness: A shot of prevention

By: Lauren Lindsay & Lisa Belanger, USM Alumna & Director of Health Services While at school, students come into close contact with one another.  We...

USM is a worthy investment of approved bond

By: Dakota Tibbetts, Design Assistant On Nov. 5, the day before the midterm election, I had a conversation with a fellow USM student. They expressed...

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