Daily Archives: October 8, 2019

Husky Hero of the Week: Yahya Nure

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer Yahya Nure, athlete on the Men's Cross Country team and sophomore majoring in biology from Portland, Maine is blazing the...

From crutches to the court

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Suffering an injury is a nightmare for all athletes. For student-athletes, it’s something that can affect them in their classes...

Working on Wellness: Vaping: Friend or foe?

By: Malinda Scannell, Nurse Practitioner The use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs) has become increasingly widespread among youth and young adults. The addictive nature of nicotine has been...

Practice, practice, practice

By: Paul Dexter, Director of Academic Retention Initiatives Think about one of your skills. It may be associated with a hobby, a passion, or professional...

What to watch this spooky season

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor Whether you like to be spooked, scared, absolutely and completely harrowed, or just have some wholesome Halloween fun, here are...

Falling for fall

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor As the fall months approach us, and the leaves turn to shades of orange, yellow and brown when the air...

Where’s Glenn?

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor President Cumming’s October Schedule OCTOBER: Week of October 7 Arctic Assembly Meeting, Reykjavik, Iceland President Cummings is leading a delegation of faculty, staff and...

Movie Talk: Ad Astra

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer James Gray’s new film Ad Astra brings a unique vision to the science fiction genre by emphasizing on extraterrestrial exploration....

New public arts project in the Portland Area

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor Creative Portland is spearheading an initiative to adorn bus shelters in the greater Portland area with art installations...

‘Fear Can Hold You Prisoner, Hope Can Set You Free’

By: Garrick Hoffman, Guest Editorial  “Polls and rentals reflect popularity, but don't explain why people value ‘Shawshank’ so fervently. Maybe it plays more like a...

A hidden haven for music enthusiasts

By: Chelsea Marquis, Staff Writer A former tanning salon is now home to a wide musical lineup from rock to indie. Ian Smith and Cecil...

Family for ME brings awareness to children in need of families

By: Jenasa Staples, Staff Writer A Family for ME program works to bring awareness to the need for families willing to care for children in...

#METOO at Maine Women’s Summit on economic security

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor  The fourth Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security was held in Augusta on Wednesday, October 2. The Maine Women’s Lobby...

Placing a Green Dot in Southern Maine

By: Sarah Knox, Staff Writer This spring, the Campus Safety Project will begin implementing Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training to students. The Green Dot Strategy,...

Impeachment investigations continue

By: Troy Daly, Abby Nelson & Amelia Bodge, Staff Writers On September 24th of this year, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced...

Athletes wear purple for domestic violence awareness

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor On October 5th, USM athletics hosted Domestic Violence Awareness games. The Department of Athletics and Campus Safety Project collaborated to bring...

New campus center to replace Woodbury next year

By: Amelia Bodge, Staff Writer Last week most functions that were previously housed in the Woodbury Campus Center were relocated and meal alternatives were made...

The quest to be carbon neutral begins

By: Paige Riddell, Staff Writer Maine leads New England in wind power, but Governor Janet Mills hopes to put us in the lead for the...

Letter From the Editor: Celebrating the life of late Dayna Browne

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief Every person who works on the Free Press staff benefits from the dedication of those who came before us. Writers, photographers,...

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