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President Cummings announces $1 million gift for scholarships at Fall 2019 opening breakfast

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-In-Chief The University of Southern Maine's Fall 2019 Opening Breakfast took place Thursday, Aug. 29 at Costello Sports Complex on the Gorham campus.  President...

Fall sports rankings released

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor The fall season is nearly here for Huskies athletics. Several teams are kicking off their season this Friday. The 2019...

Athletics to follow this year

The first six weeks of each academic year is critical to the success of every student regardless of their chosen field or involvement in...

The Learning Commons: “Are my academic habits working for me?”

The start of the semester provides all USM students, new and returning, an opportunity to ask an important question: “Are my academic habits working...

Supportive recovery community on campus

Recovery at USM Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator/ Clinical Counselor September is National Recovery Month, and here at the University of Southern Maine, recovery is celebrated, encouraged...

Letter from health and counseling

Welcome new and returning USM students, staff and faculty! We hope you had a restful and rejuvenating summer and are ready to launch into another...

New student parking permits

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor A new school year means that it is time to register for a new parking permit. For the 2019-2020 school...

Useful resources for new and returning students

By: Lydia Libby, Web Editor Want to make the most out of your school year? Whether you’re a new or returning student, this guide to...

Letter from the Student Body President

By: Averi Varney, Student Body President  Hi all, First off, welcome back! I hope everyone had a great summer and is looking forward to starting the...

Welcome from Dean of Students

Dear Huskies, Welcome to the University of Southern Maine! Whether you are a new or continuing student you are an important part of our campus community. As...

Welcome from President Cummings

By: Glenn Cummings, USM President To our new and returning students, welcome to the fastest growing, most exciting university in Maine. Those of you who are returning...

Letter from the Editor: My journey to the Free Press

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-In-Chief As much as I love the summer sun, I am happy to be returning to the classroom for my final year...
Five Ways to Furnish Your First Apartment

Five Ways to Furnish Your First Apartment

It’s officially that time of year again—school is starting, and everything feels fresh and new. There’s always something to look forward to at the...
Five Common Driving Mistakes to Avoid

Five Common Driving Mistakes to Avoid

In order to drive as safely as possible and to protect yourself and your passengers, it’s important to be cognizant of any possible driving...

Portland Expo reports that volunteers and staff may be exposed to chickenpox

By Lydia Libby, Web Editor The Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC) sent a letter on August 2 to Portland Expo volunteers and staff reporting...

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