Daily Archives: April 16, 2018

Athlete of the Week: Jake Dexter

    By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Jake Dexter, a junior recreation and leisure studies major from Oakland, Maine has been a crucial weapon offensive and...

Baseball dominates April

By River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Headlining a successful month for USM Athletics is the baseball team. They are 8-0 so far in the month of...

People of USM: Carole Paulo

By Kate Rogers, Staff writer Chef Carole Paulo works in Brooks dining hall on the Gorham campus of USM. After being in Maine for only...

Intergenerational connections at Gorham House

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-chief Gorham House, an assisted living and retirement home, offers an intergenerational program that with their in-house preschool. This benefits not only...

Working on Wellness: Veterans transiting to civilian life

By Benjamin Wells, M.A.   Sustained combat operations in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom, OIF; Operation New Dawn, OND) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom, OEF) represent the...

Advising Advice: Informational interviewing

By Norrie Crocker, Career Advisor   Whether you have a solid sense of your career path or your path is not fully focused, informational interviewing is...

Editorial: Making the choice to keep your Facebook account

By Dionne Smith, Community Editor When I first made my Facebook account, I was about nine years old. I was excited to finally join under...

Staff Perspective: A call for more parking on the Gorham campus

By Jessica Pike, Staff Writer A well known problem on the Gorham campus of USM is the limited student parking. It might not seem like...

MovieTalk: More than just a horror film

By Emily Norman, Staff Writer Get Out recently made history at the Oscars on the night of Sunday, March 4, as the first horror film...

Screening and panel raise awareness

By Mary Ellen Aldrich, Arts & Culture Editor Stronger is a film about the marathon runner Jeff Bauman. He was injured during the 2013 Boston Marathon...

The survival of poetry in the digital age

By Nora Ibrahim, Staff Writer   In celebration to this literary form of art, poetry, USM hosted an event to celebrate with an American poetry scholar and...

Latinx Student Alliance connects to roots

By James Fagan, Photojournalist   A few weeks ago a new organization was formed here at the USM. This new organization is the Latinx Student...

Loretta J. Ross speaks on reproductive justice

By Jamela Lewis, Staff Writer   Human rights activist and self-described Texas Southerner Loretta J. Ross, received two standing ovations from a diverse audience representing the...

Foreign language classes to return to USM

By Sam Margolin, Staff Writer Starting in the fall of 2018, USM will again offer various degree programs in foreign language such as bachelor of arts...

Tension between USM student and ISO at event

By Elizabeth Trudel, Staff Writer The Portland chapter of the International Socialist Organization (ISO) received backlash from an event held last week surrounding the topic of...

New student run clinic benefits whole community

By Sarah O’Connor, Staff Writer The Lewiston-Auburn area has a new addition to their community that will benefit a myriad of individuals. Just last month a...

New organization promotes compassion at USM

By Ben Theriault, Staff Writer Brooke Dodson-Lavelle, co-founder and president of the Courage of Care Coalition, led the first event hosted by the Center for...

Letter from the editor: determining a newsworthy story

By Julie Pike, editor-in-chief   A question that comes up almost on a daily basis in the life of an editor, is being asked, or asking...

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