Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

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...

Letter to the Editor: Not lost to history

By: Eddie L. Beard, Psychology Student As one of the leaders against the merger between the University of Maine at Portland and Gorham State Teachers...

Faces of US: DJ Jon from local hip hop station Hot 104.7’s 

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer The k-pop scene, a genre of music that originates in South Korea, is on the rise and Hot 104.7’s DJ...

Frankie Moon releases his third album

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor  Micheal Spaulding, also known as the musician Frankie Moon recently released his third album with his band the Dave Mathewses...

Heart of Portland: Cookies With A Cause

By: Tyler Tripp, Staff Writer “Portland is a little city, but it certainly packs a punch”, Katherine Slevin said with a smile. The same could...

Artist of the Week: Olivia Dyer

By: India Evans, Staff Writer  Olivia Dyer has always liked to paint, even when she was little. Growing up, art was always with her. Her...

Work-study Employees Assist Art Gallery Exhibition

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor Work-study employees Liz Trumbley and Donna Blackwell huddled together with a box of matches on the walkway leading...

Movie Talk: Joker

 By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer For the first time, DC releases a film solely focused on the infamous comic book villain Joker, directed by Todd...

Theater Review: The Women Who Mapped the Stars

By: Cody Curtis, Staff Writer  The University of Southern Maine’s theater department continues telling powerful and inspirational stories with “The Women Who Mapped the Stars”....

Anti-Racist Action Network discusses the University of Everyone

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief Lillian Lema, Staff Writer At an Oct 8 public forum sponsored by the Anti-Racist Action Network, members of the USM community came...

Power returns to Gorham after students told to go home

By: Kate Rogers, Staff Writer After a storm left roughly 200,000 Mainers without power on Wednesday night, many are still without power or internet service....

Portland police invest in bodycams

By: Paige Riddell, Staff Writer  A new addition to Maine's largest police department has been in the works since 2017, and it affects every officer....

Where are your student fees going?

By: Abby Nelson, Staff Writer College is not cheap. The cost of attending a public four-year university, like USM, averages around $10,000 and $25,000 a...

Increased student activity fees not received

By: Jenasa Staples, Staff Writer  In the spring it was discussed, voted on, and approved by the Board of Trustees to increase student activity fees...

New Voices of Maine

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief I want to ensure that all young people at the high school and collegiate level have an opportunity to explore journalism...

The Importance of Post Exam Review

By Cristina Kerluke, Academic Support Program Specialist The Importance of Post Exam Review When you receive a graded exam back from your professor, what do you...
5 Ways to Protect and Maintain Your Tires

5 Ways to Protect and Maintain Your Tires

Car repairs can be expensive. Not everyone has extra cash lying around to spend on vehicle repairs, especially college students. The best way to...

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