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Husky Hero of the Week: Raúl Gierbolini

By: Conor Blake, Staff Writer Raúl Gierbolini, a member of the Men’s Wrestling team and a junior majoring in athletic training from Carolina, Puerto Rico...

Men’s hockey falls to UNE in exhibition game

By: Eli Canfield, Staff Writer The Huskies found their game after a slow start, but costly penalties late hurt them, as they dropped a preseason...

Working on Wellness: Are you curious?

By: Diane Geyer, Coordinator of Clinical Substance Use Services College is a time of transition and for many students it is the first time they...

Where do you stand?

By: Cristina Kerluke, Learning Commons Academic Support Program Specialist Here we are, week 10 of the semester. It’s hard to believe that after this week...

Taking anxiety by the reins

By: Lizzy Boudah, Staff Writer It is no doubt that students in college may face the struggle of having emotional setbacks. In 2013, the American...

Faces of US: Raquel Miller

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer Many college graduates might feel the pressure and stress associated with not knowing how to incorporate their passions into a...

@Umemeportland garners massive student support

By: Zoe Bernardi, Community Editor @Umemeportland is the most well known and active student-run meme account for USM. The Instagram account has over 1,200 followers...

MovieTalk: The Lighthouse

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Director Robert Eggers recently released his second film “The Lighthouse”, another historically stylized masterpiece. Similarly to his first film “The...

Heart of Portland: A lifetime of art

By: Tyler Tripp, Staff Writer George Anderson has created thousands of paintings in his lifetime that have been displayed all over the world, and at...

Tune IN: Aura

By: Chelsea Marquis, Staff writer On the corner of Free and Center St, huge purple letters glow on the side of a grey building, spelling...

Portland streets offer students a stage

By: Abby Nelson, Staff Writer In the Old Port on a Saturday night, music played by street performers echoes across the cobblestone. Whether it be...

House accepts rules of impeachment inquiry

By: Paige Riddell, Staff Writer On October 31, 2019, the House of Representatives took a step moving forward with the impeachment process of President Trump....

Follow up: no bodycams for campus public safety

By: Jenasa Staples, Staff Writer This year Portland police department invested in buying the camera equipment needed for their 120 patrol officers and the cameras...

USM ranked #2 online college in Maine

By: Troy Daly, Staff Writer The SR Education Group is an education research group based in Washington state. The group was founded in 2004, with...

Lewiston-Auburn campus to move to downtown Lewiston

By: Emma J. Walsh, Staff Writer Last week, USM President Glenn Cummings sent an email declaring the new vision for USM’s Lewiston Auburn location that...

Protestors march against ICE in Portland

By: Amelia Bodge, Staff Writer The opening of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in One City Center in Portland promotes activists to hold...

End the Violations: Part Two

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-In-Chief Last Monday, my letter introduced issues affecting the Free Press and my life outside of the paper. Shortly after the letter...
5 Helpful Tips for Driving in the Winter

5 Helpful Tips for Driving in the Winter

Bad weather can change the way we drive in a big way. Driving is hard and dangerous enough as it is without inclement weather conditions....

Husky Hero of the Week: Tristan Dundas

By: Connor Blake, Photo courtesy of USm Athletics Tristan Dundas, captain of the Men’s Golf team and senior business management major from Abbotsford, British Columbia...

USM winter sports preview

By: Eli Canfield, Staff Writer Men’s Basketball The Men’s Basketball Team graduated four out of their five top scorers last season, but leading scorer Jayvon Pitts-Young...

7-foot-6 Tacko Fall brings unique talent to Portland

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Basketball fans in Portland are getting a once in a lifetime experience this season, as 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall joins...

Letter From the Editor: End the violations

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief Acts of intimidation from USM employees toward student leaders will not be tolerated. There are 256 documented purchase order violations and several...

Overcoming procrastination

By: Cristina Kerluke, Academic Support Program Specialist This week’s article is adapted from our Procrastination web page. Procrastination is completely understandable. Simply put, procrastination means avoiding...

One small step for women; one giant leap for humanity

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief On the list of future plans in her high school yearbook, NASA astronaut Jessica Meir wrote "go for a spacewalk." On...

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