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Unauthorized account seized and audited by Student Senate

By: Kate Rogers, News Editor An unauthorized account opened in September by the Gorham Campus Activities Board (GCAB) was recently seized and audited by the...

Plans for new Portland student center, residence hall in the works

By: Chelsea Marquis, Staff Writer After several years of planning, USM now has funding to construct a new 550 bed residence hall and student center...

Letter from the Editor: Opposing the name change

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief President Cummings announced via email on Dec. 6 that the proposed university name change to University of Maine at Portland has...
3 Healthy Ways to Deal with Stress

3 Healthy Ways to Deal with Stress

It’s no secret that college can be stressful. The pressure of classes, studies, extracurricular activities, social time, part-time jobs, and internships all pile on....

Husky Hero of the Week: Jackie Luckhart

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer Jackie Luckhardt, a guard for the Women’s basketball team and a senior majoring in athletic training from Londonderry, New Hampshire...

Huskies’ fall to Keene State 3-2 in final Men’s Soccer game

By: Eli Canfield, Staff Writer The Huskies’ took a 2-1 lead into the halftime break, but were outscored in a sloppy second half and fell to...

Intramural sports offer friendly competition on campus

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Intramural sports at USM is a place for students, on-campus or commuting, to come together for a relaxed and competitive...

My time in New Orleans with REVERB

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor New Orleans is nothing like Maine. First off, right now the weather is between 80 and 70 degrees. Here in...

Final exams

By: Cristina Kerluke, Academic Support Program Specialist For many students, the concept of final exam preparation brings to mind the vision of end-of-the-semester cramming efforts...

Transitioning from 20s to 30s

By: Garrick Hoffman, Media Studies Major “As soon as I was in my 40s, I’d look in the mirror and say, ‘Well I guess I’m...

Faces of US: Cameron Ramich

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer This holiday season, Lyric Music Theater is presenting Elf: The Musical. USM senior communications major, Cameron Ramich, is taking center...

Where are they now?

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor It’s 1983. Microsoft Word is a new invention. President Ronald Reagan is serving in office. Ed Barks graduated from USM...

MovieTalk: Jojo Rabbit

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Taika Waititi’s controversial satire is finally showing in the Portland area. This colorfully dark comedy shows the true nature of...

Professor and Alum in Portland exhibition

By: Abby Nelson, Staff Writer Creative Portland’s “All the Great Trees” exhibition features paintings, mixed-media pieces, drawings, photographs and collages of 20 Portland-based artists. This...

Tune in: State Theater

By: Chelsea Marquis, Staff Writer The State Theatre, located at 609 Congress Street in Portland, was opened on November 8, 1929. It is the longest...

Jesus Is Kanye?

By: Stephen Bennett, Staff Writer Rap music with religious undertones does not have to be alienating. Chance the Rapper did so successfully with his 2016...

Maine graduates may qualify for tax credit

By: Jenasa Staples, Staff Writer Students or employees that have received or will be receiving a degree in Maine, may qualify for a tax credit....

Inedible items found in food at Brooks dining hall

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Numerous reports of inedible items being found in food at Brooks Dining Hall in Gorham has spurred controversy across campus...

Legal action taken against Cape Elizabeth high school

By: Paige Riddell, Staff Writer The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine posted a press release stating they have taken legal action against Cape Elizabeth...

Student researches pollution in Casco Bay

By: Emma J. Walsh, Staff Writer This past summer, USM senior Tyler Walsh, 24, interned with the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP). The internship presented...

Letter from the editor: My grandfather’s battle with Primary Progressive Aphasia

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-In-Chief It started with minor verbal slip-ups. Forgotten names. Rambling sentences. Gradually, the little things became long voicemail messages and persistent confusion. I...
3 Pastimes That Help Boost Confidence

3 Pastimes That Help Boost Confidence

When looking for a way to spend your free time, you want to find something that’s enjoyable and rewarding. One of the best things...
Ways College Students Can Give Back During the Holidays

Ways College Students Can Give Back During the Holidays

As the holidays roll around, it’s easy to get trapped in your own world. Finals will begin soon, traveling home can add more stress,...

Emily Saunders: The captain behind the Mariners

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Hockey has been a tradition in the city of Portland, when the first franchise of the Maine Mariners was founded in...

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