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After graduation plans: Are you staying in Maine?

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer One of the many questions that comes with graduating college is: Where are you going to go? This week, the Free...

MovieTalk: Serenity, on the same level as The Room

By Cody Curtis, Staff Writer When going to the movie theater, most,if not all, audience members are hoping for an enjoyable experience. However, when watching a...

Book Review: Sunburn, by Laura Lippman

By Jess Ward, Staff Writer In a rundown bar off the highway in Belleville, Delaware, a woman spends her summer dancing around her past and...

Student Senate sees changes in members

By Jessica Pike, Staff Writer Winter break brought many changes to the Student Senate at USM. Some members resigned, while others stepped up to new...

Professor creates social media activism minor

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer In a world dominated by social media, a new minor has emerged at USM. Professor Francesca Vassallo from the political...

The nightly routine of a residential assistant

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer When you see residential assistants (RAs) roaming the dormitory halls at night, that isn’t the only thing they have on...

Online programs make degrees available anywhere

By Alyson Peabody, Staff Writer Earning a degree from USM’s online program offers flexibility in a hectic world. Paul Cochrane, Director of the Center for...

ROTC program teaches students leadership

By Nick Schleh, Staff Writer The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program provides a community for students at USM interested in leadership roles in...

New England Patriots beat Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor As the National Football League season came down to its final game, Super Bowl LIII, a familiar team was playing...

Husky Takes: Are the Patriots Cheaters?

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor The New England Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53, in their ninth Super Bowl appearance since...

“What’s my major?”

By: Kate Rogers, 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...

Working on wellness: It might be meningitis

By: Lisa Belanger, NP, USM Health & Counseling Services Remember Ken? Last semester, Ken was challenged with a sports-related injury and sleep issues. He has returned...

Two theatre productions to complete the spring semester

By: Asha Tompkins, Arts and Culture Editor The USM Department of Theatre (DOT) will present two vibrant and whimsical performances this spring semester. They will kick...

Artist of the week: Samantha Manetti

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer New Zealand is a country lush with nature, towering mountains and breathtaking horizons. The people who inhabit the country express...

Nancy Ruth Leavitt’s contemporary illuminated manuscripts

By: Ben Theriault, Staff Writer Sometimes a book can be judged by its cover. From Jan. 28 to April 20, students have an opportunity to...

Freeing the textbook: Open Education Resources

By: Melissa Fraser, Staff Writer The spring semester is underway and a growing trend could save students and faculty substantial amounts of money: open educational resources...

Letter from the Editor: Being happy with yourself

By: Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief  Fair warning, I’m about to get personal here. This past week has been an eye-opener for me, as I discovered that I’m...

A look back at USM sports over winter break

By Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor For many, winter break is a month off between semesters from late December to late January. But for athletes that participate...

Working on Wellness: Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy

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

Reflections on the College Experience: Responsibility and the Hesitation to ‘Grow Up’

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Sitting at home this past December, I came to what I had long put aside: paying for the semester. I had...

“What’s my major?”

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...

USM offers help to community during shutdown

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer The effects of the 34 day long government shutdown, which is currently in a three week break, can be seen throughout...

Free Store in Gorham offers repurposed items

By Hailey Wood, Staff Writer Born out of an event from the Office of Sustainability at USM, the Free Store offers a space for students...

USM: The path to sustainability is laid out, but it will take work to...

By: Steven Sweeney & Chelsea Malacara, Resource Recovery Supervisor & Sustainability Education and Outreach Coordinator When you think of sustainability, what is the first thing that comes...

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