Daily Archives: September 29, 2019

Husky Hero of the Week: Tracy Edwards

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer Tracy Edwards, player on the Women’s tennis team and senior majoring in Health Sciences from Cranston, Rhode Island has played...

Cullen’s Column: Professional Soccer in Portland would bring an atmosphere like no other

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor The beautiful game may be on its way to Portland, according to the Portland Press Herald. Professional soccer has not...

Managing your learning environment

By: Cristina Kerluke, Learning Commons Academic Support Program Specialist This week’s article is adapted from our Managing Your Learning Environment web page. A “learning environment” is...

Reminiscing with Lucinda Williams

By: Gregory Stowe, Library Specialist I remember that I had tumbled to Lucinda Williams before her breakout album Car Wheels on a Dirt Road. Jim...

Letter to the Editor: Men’s locker room privacy violations must stop

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at around 5pm, three female athletic department staff members entered the men’s locker room at the Costello Sports Complex...

QC2 Lab and Maine Brewers’ Guild team-up in summer internship

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor Over the summer, four students started an ongoing project with testing local beer and its chemical content when new ingredients...

Faces of US: Gisele Mukundwa

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer The student body and faculty walks around with their smartphones in hand and laptops in their backpacks. They ride the...

A day in the life of Kallee Gallant

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor Imagine working three jobs, being a triple major in mechanical engineering, physics, and pure mathematics, attending 18 hours of ballet...

Movie Talk: Between Two Ferns: The Movie

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer This weekend marked the release of the Netflix original film Between Two Ferns: The Movie. Zach Galifianakis certainly carries the...

MWPA revives Maine Chapbook Series

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor The Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance is breathing life back into the Maine Chapbook Series. The series is...

Artist of the Week: Stephen Bennett

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Director and short film producer, Stephen Bennett, doesn’t have a need for expensive equipment. He is a practical filmmaker with...

Multifaceted photography collection exhibited at USM

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor Flanked by rows of books on the fifth floor of the Glickman Library, the eclectic Barbara Morris Goodbody...

Following the impeachment investigation on President Trump

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor This week, the House of Representatives issued their first subpoena for an impeachment investigation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

Art professor Michael Shaughnessy running for Mayor of Westbrook

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief Professor Michael Shaughnessy has taught sculpture, design and drawing at USM for 32 years. He served as a Department Chair for...

UMaine School of Law will separate from USM in 2022

By: Jenasa Staples, Staff Writer Earlier this year, the University of Maine board of trustees decided to separate Maine Law and USM starting in 2022....

Dr. Robert Sanford appointed to Board of Environmental Protection

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor Dr. Robert Sanford, the Chair of the Environmental Science & Policy Department at USM, was nominated and chosen by Governor...

USM Joins the University of the Arctic

By: Abby Nelson, Staff Writer On September 18, USM was officially accepted into the University of the Arctic. UArctic is an association of over 200...

Solving Maine’s lead poisoning problem

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor Maine congressman, Jared Golden, proposed a billion-dollar effort to remove lead paint everywhere in the country. The act is called...

New vaccination laws create a grassroots movement

By: Paige Riddell, Staff Writer  A significant change in Maine’s Vaccination laws has people in an uproar. On May 24, 2019, Governor Janet Mills signed...

Woodbury Campus Center closed due to flooding

By: Amelia Bodge, Staff Writer Last weekend, the underground fire main going through Woodbury Student Center burst, shutting down the center for approximately two weeks....

Letter from the Editor

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief 150 countries held Youth Climate Strikes over the last two weeks. One young woman’s name has been leading the headlines: Greta...

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