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MovieTalk: Happy Death Day 2U

By Cody Curtis, Staff Writer Over many years there have been hundreds, if not thousands of horror films released into theaters. At the same time,...

Finding artistic inspiration in a trip to Italy

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer For decades, Italy has been an incredibly popular travel destination due to its unique atmosphere and culture. Rebecca Goodale and...

Combining technology, art and media in to one program

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer For those looking to combine technical skills with creative art skills, the Department of Technology at USM offers a minor in...

Traveling through time: USM’s past presidents

By Melissa Fraser, Staff Writer Originally founded in 1878, USM has experienced an evolution of mergers, name changes and expansions. What was once a small...

The ROCC fights stigma about rehabilitation

By Alyson Peabody, News Editor USM’s Recovery Oriented Campus Center has been helping students toward rehabilitation since 2016. The program’s goal is to assist students...

Women and Gender Studies faces potential consolidation

By Nick Schleh, Staff Writer University of Maine System officials recently reviewed 33 programs across the seven schools in the system that are experiencing under-enrollment....

Letter from the editor: It’s okay to not have a plan

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief Young adults are expected to make a big decision early on their lives. That million dollar question is, “what are you...

USM weekly events highlights: February 21-28

By: Maureen Puia, PR/Events Promotion Associate February 21 Thursday evening, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., don't miss the opening reception for local photographer Smith Galtney and his...

USM Events Feb. 15 – Feb. 21

Looking for something to do? Check out these events for the week of Feb. 15 to Feb. 21 from Maureen Puia at the Office...

Men’s Indoor Track & Field ranked tenth nationally

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Winning has become a habit over the past couple years for USM’s Men’s Indoor Track & Field team. Having won...

Working on Wellness: Love thyself

By Amy Hinshaw, FNP-BC It’s February. We are being bombarded with visions of glittery hearts, deep red roses and cherubic cupids. Our minds are inundated...

Sustainability & ME: Sustainable laundry

By Hanna Lima, USM Eco-Rep Doing laundry is unavoidable. What most of us probably don’t think about is the impact doing laundry has on the...

USM’s daycare dilemma

By Katie Letellier, Staff Writer In 2009, USM closed it’s daycare for students, faculty and staff due to university-wide budget cuts. The daycare, the first...

People of USM: Maryann Russell

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Mental health has become a reoccuring conversation piece over the past couple of years. Since many students deal with stress...

What’s my major? Social work and nursing

By Jessica Pike, Staff Writer If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you can’t choose a...

USM roundabout project: the construction aspect

By Asha Tompkins, Arts and Culture Editor The USM roundabout is an on-going, multimodal project and one aspect of its creation is the actual construction...

Book Review: Brittany Cooper’s Eloquent Rage

By Jess Ward, Staff Writer Feminism is a word too often condemned as a movement of angry, vengeful women. Shockingly one has to turn toward...

USM students practice their drag performances

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer The first drag show to take place in Gorham in over 10 years took over Lower Brooks last Wednesday. The...

Artist of the Week: Sydney Stultz

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Artist Sydney Stultz is a junior at USM majoring in studio art with a concentration in painting and drawing. This...

The process of creating a new student group

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Starting a new group on campus becomes less daunting when students can learn from the success of past students. USM...

Student experiences in the Reserve Officer Training Corps

By Nick Schleh, Staff Writer Last week an article was published covering the logistics of the ROTC program. This story is a follow-up piece...

Professors discuss how women can approach the wage gap

By Alyson Peabody, News Editor In 2019, gender pay equality is still a widely discussed topic. Last week USM hosted an event called “Exploring the...

Maine students working to pass new bill

By Kate Rogers, Community Editor Students at USM have been working to pass a new bill, LD37, to allow for the sale of non-prescription drugs...

Letter from the Editor: Speak up in class

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief On average, tuition at USM runs between $8,000 to $21,390, depending on whether students are from Maine or out-of-state. Each year,...

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