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Ways to Make Your College Wardrobe More Mature

Ways to Make Your College Wardrobe More Mature

While it’s one of the most fun times in a young person’s life, college will inevitably end. Eventually, you progress in your academic career...

Husky Hero of the Week: Mykayla Hoggard

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer Mykayla Hoggard, of the USM Women’s Indoor Track & Field Team, is jumping her way into the record books during...

Women’s Hockey wins 2-1 in triple overtime against UMass Boston

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor Southern Maine Women’s Ice Hockey won a tense 2-1 game in triple overtime over the University of Massachusetts Boston in...

Three ways to have a more sustainable dorm experience

By: Ben Whitcher, USM Eco-Rep According to goingzerowaste.com, zero waste is the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. Sounds nice. You’re...

Learning is a marathon, not a sprint

By: Naamah Jarnot, Coordinator of Tutoring Services & Paul Dexter, Director of Academic Retention Initiatives As you’ve likely gathered from our Free Press series so...

Adventures in Europe

By: Zoe Bernardi, Columnist Ciao! It has officially been 3 weeks since I landed in Italy. I am two weeks into classes and still trying...

Working on Wellness: Cannabis: Am I using too much?

By: Anna Gardner, Recovery Oriented Campus Center Coordinator, Vicki Libby, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist We aren’t here to tell you if cannabis is good or bad,...

People of USM: Andrew Therriault

By: Abigail Nelson, Community Editor Imagine waking up in a hospital with no recollection of how you got there. Andrew Therriault, a senior business management...

Faces of US: Sarah Chang

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer How do you live and work a life that allows you to be content? This question prompted Sarah Chang, former...

MovieTalk: Birds of Prey

By: Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Last weekend marked the release of DC’s first film of the new decade, “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey”. This violent...

The Continual Relevance of Folk

By: Stephen Bennett, Staff Writer The popularization of the folk-pop sound has unwittingly hindered attempts at an authentically diverse folk revival. Bands like Mumford &...

Evolution of the University

By: Amelia Bodge, Staff Writer  The proposed name change to USM was widely talked about last year, but this wasn’t the first time the school...

MMPA 10th anniversary exhibit

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts (MMPA) celebrated its 10th anniversary with a uniquely expansive and impressively formidable...

Students Cultivate An Artistic Community

By: Max Lorber, Arts and Culture Editor Students with a passion for the arts have the unique opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals at the...

Student Communication Board concerned about repeating the past

By: Emma J. Walsh, Staff Writer, and Alyson Peabody, Editor-In-Chief Separation from the Senate has been an on and off issue for The Free Press...

Student petition saves the Media Studies Lab

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor President Glenn Cummings confirmed in last week’s Monday Missive that the Media Studies Lab & Production Center would not be...

Letter from the Editor: Miss Americana: the psychological consequences of being a ‘good girl’

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-in-Chief Taylor Swift opened up in her documentary Miss Americana about her reluctance to speak up about her political views. Swift broke her...
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How to Make Your Car More Eco-Friendly

If you’re living on-campus, then a car isn’t quite the necessity that it is for commuting students. You have the luxury of parking your...

Husky Hero of the Week: Peter Del Gallo

By: Connor Blake, Staff Writer Peter Del Gallo, of the Men’s Wrestling Team, is dominating his final season with the Huskies. The exercise science major of...

Huskies topple Suffolk 5-2 on Senior Day

By: Cullen McIntyre, Sports Editor The Women’s Ice Hockey team put five goals past Suffolk in an emphatic 5-2 victory over Suffolk University. The New...

Environmental optimism

By: Tom Dolloff, USM Eco-Rep Climate change is a wicked problem with complex causes and unpredictable effects. If these issues aren’t addressed at a global...

Manage your mindset

By: Paul Dexter, Director of Academic Retention Initiatives & Cristina Kerluke, Learning Commons Academic Support Program Specialist Our weekly column is titled “Learning: It’s What You...

Adventures in Europe

By: Zoe Bernardi, Columnist Ciao! Welcome to Florence Italy, my home away from home for the next four months. I am a student from USM...

Faces of US: Denae Walton

By: Lillian Lema, Staff Writer As a new semester begins students dread the anxiety of balancing school, work, and classes. Students who study abroad face...

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