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5 Helpful Tips for Driving in the Winter

5 Helpful Tips for Driving in the Winter

Bad weather can change the way we drive in a big way. Driving is hard and dangerous enough as it is without inclement weather conditions....

Husky Hero of the Week: Tristan Dundas

By: Connor Blake, Photo courtesy of USm Athletics Tristan Dundas, captain of the Men’s Golf team and senior business management major from Abbotsford, British Columbia...

USM winter sports preview

By: Eli Canfield, Staff Writer Men’s Basketball The Men’s Basketball Team graduated four out of their five top scorers last season, but leading scorer Jayvon Pitts-Young...

7-foot-6 Tacko Fall brings unique talent to Portland

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Basketball fans in Portland are getting a once in a lifetime experience this season, as 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall joins...

Letter From the Editor: End the violations

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief Acts of intimidation from USM employees toward student leaders will not be tolerated. There are 256 documented purchase order violations and several...

Overcoming procrastination

By: Cristina Kerluke, Academic Support Program Specialist This week’s article is adapted from our Procrastination web page. Procrastination is completely understandable. Simply put, procrastination means avoiding...

One small step for women; one giant leap for humanity

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief On the list of future plans in her high school yearbook, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir wrote "go for a spacewalk." On...

If I could go home, I would

By: Dakota Tibbetts, USM ‘20 As I reflect on my nearly four years at USM, I can’t help but think of all I have learned...

Spooktacular ideas for a halloween party

By: Enzhe Zaripova, Staff Writer Halloween is on Thursday, October 31. It’s also Brexit day, when the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. So some...

Faces of US: Bhan Karam

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer The United States has been known as the home of the brave and land of the free. However, the journey...

MovieTalk: Zombieland: Double Tap

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer When Zombieland was released ten years ago, it broke the horror genre’s mold by merging it with an upbeat comedic...

Of Mice and Men – The American Dream

By: Abigail Nelson, Staff Writer The American literary classic story “Of Mice and Men” graced the USM Russell Hall stage this weekend. The student lead...

Tune In: Bull Feeney’s

Byline: Chelsea Marquis, Staff Writer Ireland does not feel far away when walking into Bull Feeney's. From ceiling to floor, the authentic Irish decor welcomes...

Vinyl record donation drive

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor On Saturday, November 2nd, Sullivan Gym on USM’s Portland campus will be transformed into a vast second-hand record...

Emergency protocols for students on campus

Byline: Emma J. Walsh, Staff Writer The recent power outage brings forth options for students on how to deal with emergency situations on campus. On Thursday...

How are students dealing with tuition costs?

By: Troy Daly, Staff Writer Attending a university is a costly financial and mental balancing act. Students pursuing their education must learn to manage time...

Public Safety charges suspect with indecent conduct

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor On October 10 on the Gorham campus, there were two incidents of indecent exposure in which a man in a...

MaineCare to cover transgender medical care

By: Amelia Bodge, Staff Writer Transgender medical care coverage will now be provided by MaineCare as of September 16 after a policy against it was...

Campus buildings not meeting accessibility standards

By: Paige Riddell, Staff Writer Not every building on USM’s campuses is up to accessibility standards. Of the 33 buildings that are owned and utilized...
Six Easy Side Gigs for College Students

Six Easy Side Gigs for College Students

If you’re in college, you’re likely aware of the fact that every dollar counts. Between lectures and studying, you may not have time to...

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy: Light Boxes in USM Libraries

By: Liza Little, Psy.D, Director of Counseling Services USM Health and Counseling Services staff see many students who complain of “winter blues” or “winter depression”....

Knockout the stigma educates students on mental health

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in partnership with University Health Services, USM Veteran Services, and the Recovery Oriented Campus Center...

Boosting your Overall Health this Fall

By: Victoria Libby M.S.Ed., Psy.D. Samantha Seebode If this transition into the school year is harder than you anticipated, you are not alone! Here are a...

Husky Hero of the Week: Lindsay Pych

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer Lindsay Pych, the sophomore goalkeeper on the Women’s Field Hockey and Ice Hockey team majoring in environmental policy & planning...

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