Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

USM art education class takes a trip to Iceland

By: Lauren McCallum, Design Director Over spring break, five USM students discovered Iceland, from the differences in their educational system to the natural beauty that...

Cullen’s Column: The Red Sox Can Do What No Team Has Done in 18...

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor With the snow finally clearing, and spring on its way, Major League Baseball is finally back. For the city of...

Baseball Finishes Preseason Florida Trip 6-1

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor While many students took the week of Spring Break off to relax and get ready for the rest of the...

Art History taught me that semiotics is everywhere

By Alyson Peabody, News Editor “A chair is not a chair when it is art.” I stared at my art history professor. From the corner of...

Working on Wellness: Let’s talk about sex

By Samar Post Jamali, Family Nurse Practitioner To quote the forever amazing Salt-N-Pepa: “Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby.” As a nurse practitioner at USM’s Student...

Letter to the Editor: Dear President Cummings and Provost Uzzi

By Nikki Farmer, USM Student I'm writing to express my frustration at USM’s inaction on real Maine issues. For example, Maine’s high rates of domestic...

People of USM: Damir Porobic

Master printer and artist, Damir Porobic, is in his eighth year teaching Printmaking, Photo and Digital Art and Design here at USM. He brings...

Secret Portland: A Masonic Temple with a Civil War Library

By Max Lorber, Staff Writer Tucked away on the corner of Chestnut and Congress Street is an unassuming set of glass doors, with a small...

Uber subsidiary is bringing bikeshare to Portland

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer In late January the city of Portland issued a request for proposals from bikeshare programs. JUMP, a bikeshare program owned...

Risks of plagiarism and how to avoid them

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer High school and universities work to educate students on the specifics of academic integrity. The University of Southern Maine’s Student...

Proposed Maine bill will make immunizations mandatory for students

By Gus Pignatello, Staff Writer Maine legislators are considering passing a bill that would tighten restrictions on vaccinations. According to the bill, the legislation would...

Governor Janet Mills will deliver USM commencement address

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Maine Governor Janet Mills will deliver the USM commencement address for the 2019 ceremony. “We are honored to have Maine’s first...

Ci2 lab aids students in starting small businesses

By Nick Schleh, Staff Writer After the success of their first workshop, the Ci2 lab is working to establish recurring events to aid students in...

Letter from the Editor: There’s hope for student journalists

By: Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief I’ve been advocating for the rights of student journalists ever since I became Editor of the Free Press last February. As...

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