Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Safe haven for both campuses, students request CSGD in Gorham

Posted on February 07, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

James Fagan, Staff Photographer The Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity first opened its doors on September 1, 2000. The CSGD’s seeks to promote equality, knowledge, and acceptance for the LGBTQA+ community for students, staff, and faculty on the USM campuses. The Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity hosts events to promote acceptance and knowledge […]

SPA brings life to Elephant’s Graveyard

Posted on February 07, 2018 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

Kate Rogers, Staff Writer “It was September. And there was a town, and there was a circus, and there was a railroad, and there was a man with red hair, and there was…an elephant.” Put on by USM’s Student Performing Artists (SPA), Elephant’s Graveyard by George Brant is a play about a circus visiting the […]

Movie Talk: Call Me By Your Name

Posted on February 07, 2018 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

Ben Theriault, Staff Writer Luca Guadagnino’s newest film and final addition to his thematic Desire trilogy—Call Me by Your Name—proves to be a beautifully devastating meditation on sexual awakening, first love, self acceptance and loss. The film stars Timothee Chalamet as a precocious 17 year old, Elio, and Armie Hammer as a 24 year old […]

Melding mediums, presence of art in nature

Posted on February 07, 2018 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

Mary Ellen Aldrich, Arts & Culture Editor The idea of art in nature, both as human-generated pieces and as a naturally occurring phenomenon, is something that is of intrigue to many people. Everyone will at some point look at some small product of nature and marvel at its existence. However, these things are all around, […]

Danny Evarts’ new exhibit creates a nostalgic and bittersweet time

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

Eliza Bachkovsky, Graphic Designer The “Stolen Dreams, Plundered Memories” exhibit found in the Gorham Art Gallery  depicts how humanity is united under a universal and collective idea of memory that has shaped us all. The collection of items here will have you reflecting on your own childhood, and pondering the vague feelings and associations of […]

Maverick’s making of a timeless memory

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Maverick Lynes, Staff Writer Have you ever had a moment in time where, as that moment was happening, you consciously knew you would remember it for the rest of your life? I am going to tell a story that I knew in the very moment it was all unfolding, I would remember it forever, for […]

Student Perspective: A love letter to 94 Bedford Street

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Katie Muriel, Contributor Lately I find myself waxing poetic on a level that borders outright mushiness. Both my friends and I would diagnose this as my extreme Cancerian nature; I’m a squalling July baby who just never stopped squalling. Still, when I proposed writing this piece, it was met with enthusiasm from many including my […]

Advising Advice: Library advice helps students succeed

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

William Grubb, Coordinator of Reference & Instruction, USM Libraries Librarians are rarely thought of as advisors. After all, they don’t guide you down the right academic path toward graduation, but librarians are research advisors and will certainly help guide you to greater success by better understanding information, doing better on your written assignments and probably […]

Women are underrepresented during awards season

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Editorial Board Last week we saw the 60th Grammy awards hosted at Madison Square Garden. We saw Kendrick Lamar’s performance of his song “XXX” from his recent album, DAMN. We saw multigenerational duets with John Lennon and Tony Bennett as well as Miley Cyrus with Elton John. We saw three country artists who performed at […]

NFL draws smaller crowds

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives, Sports

River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Another year of the NFL has come and gone, of course this will be published before the final results of the Super Bowl, yet regardless of who wins, this year has been nothing short of turbulent for the league. Since its creation, football has been a powerhouse in American culture. […]