Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

USM Events Feb. 15 – Feb. 21

Posted on February 15, 2019 by Julie Pike in News

Smith Galtney, a local photographer, will be showcasing his work at the AREA Gallery in Woodbury Campus Center next Thursday.

Looking for something to do? Check out these events for the week of Feb. 15 to Feb. 21 from Maureen Puia at the Office of Public Affairs February 15 On Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., get tips on how to execute a great project-based internship at the Career Takeoff Series: Land a Great Internship, […]

Working on Wellness: Love thyself

Posted on February 10, 2019 by Julie Pike in Perspectives

By Amy Hinshaw, FNP-BC It’s February. We are being bombarded with visions of glittery hearts, deep red roses and cherubic cupids. Our minds are inundated with messages about creating romance, celebrating our partners and finding love. We devote several weeks of our year to a holiday focused on celebrating our love for others. For me […]

Letter from the Editor: Speak up in class

Posted on February 10, 2019 by Julie Pike in News

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief On average, tuition at USM runs between $8,000 to $21,390, depending on whether students are from Maine or out-of-state. Each year, we students dedicate a large amount of money to our education, and so, I think we need to become more actively involved in it. It saddens me to see students […]

Letter from the Editor: Being happy with yourself

Posted on February 04, 2019 by Julie Pike in News

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 not truly happy with myself. It wasn’t a revelation that came to me easily, but one that I had to force myself to think over and realize. I have […]

Letter from the editor: Prepare for life after college

Posted on November 08, 2018 by Julie Pike in Perspectives

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief I’ve been getting the question a lot lately, “Have you given any thought to what you’re going to do after college?” The answer is yes, I have given a lot of thought into it, but I don’t have any idea of what I’ll actually be doing. I feel like that’s common […]

Liquor and drug violations reduced in Gorham

Posted on November 08, 2018 by Julie Pike in News

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief From 2015 to 2017 the reports of liquor violations on the Gorham campus decreased by 51.8 percent, according to the Annual Security Report from USM Public Safety. Part of the decrease in violations is due to cases of over reporting Clery statistics, Christina Lowery, Director of Housing and Residential Life said. […]

The College Experience Deconstructed: So you wanna drop out?

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Julie Pike in Perspectives

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer If you haven’t thought of dropping out by this point in the semester, congratulations. You are doing something right. For the rest of us, the struggle is real. We say the words, but what is this feeling of wanting to drop out? It may be a bad day, or the […]

Sunny Side Up: Gorham listed as 16th safest college town in U.S.

Posted on September 08, 2018 by Julie Pike in News

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-chief In a list of the 50 safest college towns in America published by Safewise, Gorham got the 16th spot. They looked into the FBI’s 2016 crime data to see what towns had the best safety records. Gorham was chosen partly for its low crime rate, but also for acts of kindness […]

Sea Dogs Game a Must See in Portland

Posted on July 10, 2018 by Julie Pike in Sports

By Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A baseball affiliate (farm team) of the Boston Red Sox, plays regularly in Portland throughout July and August. The games are held at Hadlock Field on Park Avenue in Portland and the full schedule can be seen here. Ticket prices range from $9 for a general […]

Letter from the editor: changes coming to USM and the Free Press

Posted on April 30, 2018 by Julie Pike in News

By Julie Pike, editor-in-chief Welcome to our last issue of the academic year! It has been a great experience this past semester as I began to learn my way as editor-in-chief, and I look forward to the next year to come. The overall theme of this issue encompasses the many changes coming to USM both […]