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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...

Sustainability and Me: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce your Dorms Carbon Footprint

By: Emma Sawyer, USM Eco-Rep I would like to begin this article by clarifying some commonly misunderstood and inappropriately synonymized terms. The first, global warming. Global...

Faculty Editorial: What to take away from the Midterm Elections

By: Ronald Schmidt, Associate Professor of Political Science I’m a political science professor, but lately, elections keep surprising me and others in my field. Last Tuesday,...

My relationship with control

By: Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Most of the time, I love taking exams. As strange and unpopular of a sentiment that may be, I get a...

Faculty create course to help students after college

By: Ayden Carpenter, Staff Writer Four USM faculty designed a new course to help students transition into life after graduation. Launching into Life After College, a...

USM pays tribute to veterans in week of events

By: Nicholas Schleh, Staff Writer At a school with the largest student veteran population within the University of Maine System (UMS), USM has been showing support...

Update from the Student Senate at USM

By: Alexander Holderith, Student Senator Hey Huskies! I’m Student Senator Alexander Holderith and I’d like to inform you about some recent projects, happenings, and plans regarding...

Letter from the editor: Take care of yourself

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief An article from this week’s issue that covers a recent workshop on managing stress and anxiety has reminded me of the...

New website helps students with finances

By:  Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Financial Services at USM has adopted a new website to educate students on financial literacy. iGrad, the new website, educates...

Extraordinary professors receive emeritus status

By: Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer USM recognizes extraordinary contributions of its employees, usually upon retirement, through awarding the status of emeritus. At least fifteen years of...

Clincal counselors lead workshop on stress and anxiety

By: Melissa Fraser, Staff Writer Although the end of the semester is approaching, a challenging time for all, this reporter was the only person in attendance...

What’s my major?

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor What’s My Major? If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you...

Thanksgiving traditions on turkey thursday

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor Everyone has a tradition. Perhaps it’s smearing cake on someone’s face for their birthday, or hosting a cookout on memorial day,...

Community events

Community Events: Saturday, Nov 24 A Story with Santa Maine Historical Society 489 Congress St, Portland Start: 10 a.m. End: 11 a.m.   Saturday, Nov 24 The ‘Courtney’ Necklace Workshop Caravan Beads 915 Forest...

Community radio station provides variety of music

By: Ben Theriault, Staff Writer “300 different songs in a week, not the same song 300 times.” This is the unofficial motto at USM’s college radio...

Podcasts to listen to on the ride to school

By: Jacob Forbes, Staff Writer Whenever you find yourself on the Husky Line going between Gorham and Portland, a decision process ensues. Shall you be...

Malek resurrects Freddie Mercury

By Cody Curtis, Staff Writer Very few bands have the chance to blossom into stardom. Even fewer have the opportunity to influence society to such...

Arts and culture listings

LISTINGS Monday, November 19th Love Warriors Unite: Yoga for Sustainable Activism Portland Community Squash 68 Noyes St, Portland Starts: 5:30 p.m.PM / Ends: 7 p.m.PM Price: Free Tuesday, November 20th Cirque Musica Cross...

New director of bands brings passion to conducting

By: Alyson Peabody, Staff Writer The students at The School of Music are following a new baton. Jackie Townsend joined the USM faculty this past...

What they don’t tell you about… being an art major

By: Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer The Art Department at USM is a nationally accredited program that offers a multitude of professional degrees, such as studio art,...

Upcoming Events 11/17-11/24

Saturday, November 17th Women's Ice Hockey vs. Salem State 1 - 4 p.m. Gorham Ice Arena Men's Basketball vs. University of Maine Presque Isle ...

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