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5 Tips for How to Be a Good Tenant

5 Tips for How to Be a Good Tenant

Whether you’re moving from on-campus to off-campus housing or you and your roommates are looking for a new rental house, staying in your new...
What Kind of Gear Does a Racecar Driver Wear?

What Kind of Gear Does a Racecar Driver Wear?

In every sport there’s some element of danger, none more so than racing. Cars racing in close proximity at over 200 mph for 500...
5 Ways You Can Improve Your Study Habits

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Study Habits

As the results from your final exams come back, you might feel disappointed about the grade you received—it happens to the best of us....
The Differences Between College Sports Levels

The Differences Between College Sports Levels

Sports provide an excellent activity to get involved in because it can help in the classroom. If you’re a high school athlete coming up the...
5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for College Students

5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for College Students

As 2019 winds down, it’s time to start thinking about what you want the new year to look like. 2020 isn’t just a new...

Husky Hero of the Week: Cam Labrie

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Cam Labrie, of the Men’s Indoor Track & Field team is sprinting into his final season with the Huskies. The exercise...

Women’s basketball falls to a tough Bowdoin team 83-47

By: Eli Canfield, Staff Writer The Huskies were down just 10 at halftime, but were outscored 48-23 in the second half and topped by the...

Ryan Harkelroad fosters a winning mentality at USM

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer USM’s Men’s Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field team has found major success the last six seasons, dominating the Little...

Sticking the landing

By: Cristina Kerluke, Learning Commons Academic Support Program Specialist  Final exam week is almost here. Before sharing tips for succeeding on exams, let’s acknowledge that...

Working on Wellness: A big to do

By: Janis Mallon, Training Director and Senior Psychologist The end of semester can be a chaotic and stressful time. Between studying for finals, managing plans for...

It’s finals season

Lizzy Boudah, Staff Writer When the holidays come around, students find themselves scrambling for not only finances, but for finals as well. This time of...

USM student’s unique business experience

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer Fair season is a very exciting time for the people of New England. All the delicious fair food, arts &...

Portland gift guide map

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor As the holiday season approaches, the sudden urgency rushes to everyone wondering the same thing, “What am I going to...

The holiday and winter playlist for all occasions

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor As we exit November and finish eating all the leftover Thanksgiving turkey and mashed potatoes, we enter December. Every radio...

Faces of Us: Stacy Stewart

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer The Career & Employment Hub at USM has a unique team of advisors that help students and alumni gain experience...

What are you doing during break?

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor The holiday break is slowly creeping up on us. It is just beyond the start of December and after the...

Movie Talk: Mon Frére

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Julien Abraham’s new drama, originally titled “Mon Frère”, was released on Netflix as “Brother” last weekend after it was released...

Two seniors become local entrepreneurs

By: Abby Nelson, Staff Writer Nate Moore and Angela Dubois are senior students completing their communications/media studies majors this spring. In preparation for leaving USM...

PMA Presents Indigenous Films

By: Jenasa Staples, Staff Writer In honor of the first people to walk on American land, at the end of November the Portland Museum of...

Gritty metal finds home at Geno’s

By: Chelsea Marquis, Staff Writer The dark, rough interior of Geno’s Rock Club, matches what it offers in music: an oasis for heavy metal and...

Exhibition honors Wabanaki history

By: Jordyn Tibbetts, Guest Writer The Maine Historical Society’s, “Holding up the Sky”, artwork captures a cross-cultural view of Wabanaki Art. Wabanaki people have been...

USM announces new deployment policy

By: Emma J. Walsh, Staff Writer USM is known as a military-friendly school where students and faculty can serve the country and pursue their education....

Hannaford donates 1 million to fight child hunger

By Troy Daly, Staff Writer This past November, Hannaford Supermarkets made a commitment to donate $1 million to food pantries in Northeast schools, and $300,000...

USM says farewell to two Office of Public Affairs faculty

By: Emma J. Walsh, Staff Writer In last week’s Monday Missive, USM President Glenn Cummings thanked two staff members. After many years of service, Bob...

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