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A look back at USM sports over winter break

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor For many, winter break is a month off between semesters from late December to late January. But for athletes that participate...

Working on Wellness: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy

By Liza Little, Director of Counseling Services USM Health and Counseling Services staff see many students who complain of “winter blues” or “winter depression.”. This...

Reflections on the College Experience: Responsibility and the Hesitation to ‘Grow Up’

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Sitting at home this past December, I came to what I had long put aside: paying for the semester. I had...

“What’s my major?”

By Jessica Pike, Staff Writer If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you can’t choose...

USM offers help to community during shutdown

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer The effects of the 34 day long government shutdown, which is currently in a three week break, can be seen throughout...

Free Store in Gorham offers repurposed items

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Born out of an event from the Office of Sustainability at USM, the Free Store offers a space for students...

USM: The path to sustainability is laid out, but it will take work to...

By: Steven Sweeney & Chelsea Malacara, Resource Recovery Supervisor & Sustainability Education and Outreach Coordinator When you think of sustainability, what is the first thing that comes...

Guest Editorial: Hidden fees

By: Connor Blake, USM ‘21 Most students at USM are boosters of university athletics, but most of those same students probably don't realize what it's costing...

MovieTalk: This is M. Night Shyamalan’s last rodeo

By: Cody Curtis, Staff Writer Director M. Night Shyamalan has been on both extreme ends of filmmaking. At the beginning of his career, many people believed...

Featured artist of the week

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer For many people, crafting a project with an unfamiliar medium is a task too vague to consider. To Paisley Stewart, a...

New photography exhibition in Woodbury Campus Center

By: Nick Schleh, Staff Writer With the new semester underway, the Woodbury Campus Center has put up a new photography exhibition by Smith Galtney entitled My...

New wifi service at USM coming in Febuary

By: Alyson Peabody, Staff Writer A new Wi-Fi service called eduroam will be offered to USM faculty, staff and students starting Feb. 4. All that is...

Bookstore transitions to selling books online only

By: Kate Rogers, Staff Writer At the end of last semester, the USM bookstore announced that they would be converting to an online-only system for textbook...

USM President moves forward with name change

By: Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief USM is looking at major changes within the next few years, by way of a name new name. USM President Glenn...

Letter from the editor: Managing your time

By: Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief For myself, and I’m sure for many other students, the very first day of classes sends me into a sort of...

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