Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Our Opinion: Communication is key

Posted on April 14, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Editorial Board As students who, for the most part, grew up with access to the internet, we’re used to its instantaneity, how one comment on an article or post can spark seemingly endless discussions. When you see a comment you disagree with, you can respond in a minute, perhaps even in seconds, tapping away […]

People of USM Donna Cassidy

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Kelly Scrima, Web Editor Maine boasts many artists who stand out in the art history books for their works, with notable artists including Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper and Winslow Homer. On March 15, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met Breuer) in New York City opened a new exhibit entitled “Marsden Hartley’s Maine,” which was […]

Drake shows some real love for other artists in More Life

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Album Reviews, Arts & Culture

By: Kelly Scrima, Web Editor Drake released a new 20-track album on March 17, entitled More Life. The album features many talented artists from places such as the U.S., U.K. and South Africa, and spans more than a few genres. The genre influences for the album include, but are not limited to, dancehall, house, R&B, afrobeat, […]

Staff Musings: Spring broke

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Dionne Smith, Free Press Staff The traditional thought of spring break, as portrayed in media, is one week of endless parties with people you don’t know and getting into trouble. For an introvert like myself, the party was in a video game and the trouble was taking some extra snacks when no one knew. […]

Sustainability & ME: Changing values in a changing climate

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Abram Marr, Contributor  All governmental administrations have their faults. We sometimes see that we are not properly represented, and sometimes the administration contradicts itself. Currently the official webpage of the White House states that “protecting clean air and clean water, conserving our natural habitats, and preserving our natural reserves and resources will remain a […]

Letter to Editor: Response to gun on campus article

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Jason Parker, Transfer Student  The debate over campus carry of firearms has now been framed by Professor Dusan Bjelic as a safety issue with Muslims and immigrants on one side and white students on the other. This is a narrow-minded and dangerously bigoted point of view, as lawfully carrying a firearm is a right […]

Rocker and Hall Reviews: Modern gritty Power Rangers

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture, Movie Reviews

By: John Rocker and Aaron Halls In the small town of Angel Grove, five teens discover five colored coins that give them superpowers. They learn from a being known as Zordon that these coins chose them, and that they must become a team known as the Power Rangers and stop the evil Rita Repulsa, who […]

Students call for resignation of student senate chair

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in News

By: Julie Pike, Free Press Staff For most of the student senate meeting on Friday, April 7, business ran as usual. There were guest speakers present, various campus committees that spoke about their projects and discussions about budgets.  However, throughout the meeting a group of roughly 15 students gathered in the back corner of the […]

A Look Into the world of nude modeling at USM

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By: Julie Pike, Free Press Staff From Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam to the Venus de Milo sculpture, for centuries many famous works of art have featured women and men in the nude. Today, artists still incorporate nude figures in their work, including right here at USM, where students get the opportunity to draw, paint […]

Islamophobic graffiti found in Luther Bonney

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in News

By: Johnna Ossie, News Editor For the second time since the start of the school year, USM administration and campus police are investigating anti-Muslim graffiti discovered by students on campus. The graffiti was discovered in a third floor classroom in Luther Bonney by students who reported it to campus security. The words “kill the muslin […]