Home 2019 March

Monthly Archives: March 2019

Niyaz brings their passion to Portland

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer It has been a consistent trend over the past couple of decades in which eastern practices and traditions cross over...

Portland’s best kept secret for an affordable night out

By: Lydia Libby, Web Editor A dilemma many college students face is the question of “What am I going to do tonight?” Most activities cost...

Movie Talk: Us: You are your own worst enemy

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Over this past weekend, Academy Award winner Jordan Peele released his highly anticipated second film, Us. His first film Get...

Book Review: Washington Black, a deeply rewarding story

By: Jess Ward, Staff Writer Esi Edguyan’s Washington Black offers a brutal and deeply rewarding story of a slave held at the Faith Plantation in...

The 3 Different Types of Distracted Driving

To help keep you safe on the road, we briefly explain the three different types of distracted driving and their various causes. While there’s a lot people...

Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski Retires at Age 29

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor News broke Sunday evening that the 29-year-old Patriots Tight End Rob (Robert) Gronkowski had retired from the National Football League...

First Credit Card Tips Everyone Should Know

Getting your first credit card is an exciting step towards a promising financial future. Using one responsibly can help you build a good credit...

Are the Cleveland Browns Superbowl contenders?

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Just two years after failing to win a single regular season game, the Cleveland Browns have added one of the biggest...

5 Unique Spring Break Destinations You and Your Besties Must Consider This Year

Struggling to solidify your Spring Break travel plans? We can help make deciding on where to travel easier. While people will drive or fly...

Photo Gallery: USM students present Unlock’d

From March 1 to March 10 USM theatre students put on the production of Unlock'd, a modern-ish musical romance. The production was also a...

Are the Celtics struggles over?

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor The Boston Celtics were labeled as the favorite in the Eastern Conference this year, and as the challenger to the...

Keep calm and know your limits

By: Katie Letellier, Staff Writer Student journalists are storytellers. They strive to find the story and tell it in a thorough, accurate way. They dream...

Working on Wellness: Resilience

By Janis Mallon, Ph.D. University Health & Counseling Services Depression and anxiety rates are trending up among teens and young adults. More college students are...

Guest editorial: Food insecurity on college campuses

By: Hawraa Rikan, Food Studies Intern The food industry produces massive amounts of surplus each year, yet food insecurity remains an issue throughout our nation,...

Understanding USM’s university counseling services

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer What is counseling? Anna Gardner, a clinical counselor with University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS), outlined the counseling service provided...

Food Studies brings national summit to USM

By: Gus Pignatello, Staff Writer USM’s Food Studies Program is hosting New England’s first Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit (UFWH). Director of Food Studies, Michael Hillard,...

Student Senate looks to increase voter turnout

Nick Schleh, Staff Writer The Student Senate is working to increase voter turnout for the next election. A history of low participation may see a...

Peace Jam comes to Portland thanks to USM student

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Peace Jam is a global movement led by fourteen Nobel Peace laureates that have a Maine group started by USM...

Letter from the editor: Protecting student media

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief An editor’s job doesn’t end at just getting out the paper, they also have to work to ensure that their staff...

Maine’s Electoral College may yield to popular vote

By: Alyson Peabody, News Editor Maine Senate President Troy Jackson, a Democrat from Allagash, is sponsoring a bill for Maine to join the National Popular...

Confucius Institutes spark national controversy

By: Melissa Fraser, Staff Writer The U.S. Senate released a report last week criticizing the Confucius Institute (CI) at U.S. universities. Despite the global political...

Weekend Adventures: What are USM students doing in their free time?

By: Hailey Wood and Max Lorber, Staff Writers Between Gorham and Portland there are many locations for college students to explore in their free time. From...

What makes USM students love learning?

By: Kate Rogers, Community Editor Between on-campus and online classes, fall, spring, summer and winter sessions, USM offers roughly fifty undergraduate programs and twenty graduate programs,...

LATEST NEWS

MUST READ

X