Photos of the week

Posted on September 07, 2013 by Alex Greenlee in Uncategorized

A gas leak on Bedford Street Tuesday added another vehicular obstacle for commuter students on the first day of classes.

Baseball: USM win streak snapped at 19, Lions triumph 6-1

Posted on April 22, 2013 by Alex Greenlee in Sports

Freshman Christian Cornell is picked off at first by Wheaton first baseman Apolinar De La Cruz in the seventh inning of Sunday's loss.

The USM baseball team last played the Wheaton College Lions on Thursday in Norton, Mass., routing them 15-3. On Sunday, they faced off again, with the Huskies holding on to a 19-game win streak as they took the field in Gorham. Lions starter Mike Gibbons, backed by an errorless defense, wouldn’t allow that streak to […]

Rwandan recounts genocide in own country

Posted on April 08, 2013 by Alex Greenlee in Uncategorized

Claude Gatebuke

In April 1994, violence quietly spread through a small little-known African nation, quickly transforming it into a massive graveyard. Nearly two decades later, the Rwandan Genocide is recognized as one of the most horrific tragedies in human history. Held on Thursday night in Hannaford Lecture Hall, the third instalment of the Paving the Way to […]

Student’s efforts putting USM on international map

Posted on October 22, 2012 by Alex Greenlee in News

Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette at his home in Portland.

Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette had never heard of the Responsibility to Protect until enrolling in a global peacekeeping class at USM last spring. “It’s a normative construct designed to address the perpetration of the four mass atrocity crimes: genocide, ethnic cleansing, war crimes and crimes against humanity.” Most people might not quite understand what he means by […]

Higgins appointed student body president

Posted on October 19, 2012 by Alex Greenlee in News

Adam Higgins being sworn into office on Friday. The senate appointed Higgins after three hours of questioning and deliberation.

In an election necessitated by the removal of the previous student body president, Adam Higgins, a junior economics major, was appointed to the position by a majority vote of the student senate on Friday. The decision comes one week after the former president, TJ Williams, was removed from office by the senate for failure to […]

Editorial: Real big fiscal responsibility

Posted on October 15, 2012 by Alex Greenlee in Our Opinion, Perspectives

The Reel Big Fish concert held in Gorham two weeks ago was expensive and under attended. Now the Student Government Association is asking students on Facebook if they are in favor of holding another concert that would be “bigger and better.” Even considering holding another event of that magnitude is brash and lacks the acumen […]

Whooping cough reaches USM

Posted on September 19, 2012 by Alex Greenlee in News

The Maine Center for Disease Control is investigating the first reported case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in a residential student in Gorham after a positive test was returned on Monday. Lisa Belanger, director of Health Services at USM, said the student is recuperating at home and is expected back at school soon. […]