Daily Archives: March 11, 2019

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,...

Students by day, slam poets by night

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Many of us, whether we like to admit it or not, are dealing with some sort of mental dilemma. While...

Movie Talk: Captain Marvel

By: Asha Tompkins, Arts and Culture Editor A superhero with blue food-coloring as blood, Marvel Studios has outdone itself. After the release of Avengers: Infinity War...

Mardi Gras takes over Woodbury Campus Center

By Asha Tompkins, Arts and Culture Editor A stream of people flow around the tables covered with aromatic pots of hearty food. Music from the heart...

Book Review: where are all the women?

By: Jess Ward, Staff Writer The silver screen has been both a creator and a reflection of the culture around it for a long period of...

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