Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

First Light: A discussion of Native Tribes

Posted on November 08, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

Sam Margolin “The trees and stone bore witness to their suffering and for generations as they have stood in solemn prayer. Generations of grief and hope rooted deeply in this land that I think I own. There are voices, which have been silenced, and they are dying to be heard. I can only stop talking […]

Athlete of the Month: Jess Williamson

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel USM is full of amazing student athletes, who have exceptional performances on and off the field, exhibiting sportsmanship and academic excellence. However, sometimes a student athlete comes around that takes exceptional to the next level. One such athlete is Jess Williamson, a senior from Goffstown N.H. Williamson is in her senior year […]

Fall sports recap

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Men’s XC It’s been an exciting season for a very young men’s cross country team. With coach Ryan Harkleroad in his fifth season, it’s clear his system has been working. The USM Track Program for both men and women have been pumping out All-American’s and really putting USM running on the map. […]

Take a knee

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Recently the sports world has been rocked with controversy over players kneeling or  choosing to stay in locker rooms during the national anthem. This of course isn’t entirely new but is a trend that has slowly, yet not so quietly, burst onto the national stage and simultaneously caused a national debate. However, […]

Intramural sports at USM

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Getting involved is an easy and great way to meet new people, learn new games, have a fun time and stay in shape. While sportsmanship and fun are first and foremost, it is also competitive and anyone who joins should expect to laugh hard and play hard. USM intramurals, which take place predominantly, […]

USM women’s volleyball faces Bates College

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the USM women’s volleyball team traveled to Bates College in Lewiston, Maine for their seventh match of the season. The Huskies were just coming off of a two game winning streak and sitting comfortably at 5-1 overall. Bates had just dropped their last two matches. They were looking […]

Fall Sports Preview and non-Student Athlete Opportunities

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Fall is upon us, classes are in full swing and USM’s 2017 academic year is well underway. For many student athletes however, their year started almost a month ago in mid-August as they returned early for preseason training. Being a student athlete is a huge commitment and USM has a long history […]

America’s backwards sports culture

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Sport’s culture gives the upper hand to men’s sports based only on gender and not skill or achievement. What’s worse, men’s teams that under-perform on the field and in revenue made, get paid more than women’s teams that not only win championships but generate more overall revenue. This does not just go […]

This Week at Winchester: Stranded in Dublin

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives, Uncategorized

Julie Pike On Monday October 16, 2017, one of the worst hurricanes that Ireland has ever seen swept across the country. Hurricane Ophelia caused major property damage, thousands of people lost power, and it took the lives of three people. The worst of the weather was seen in the southwest side of the country, but […]

Sustainability and ME: Reusable Shopping Bags

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Molly Fresh Shopping, it is something we all do; we shop for food, clothes, plants and whatever else pleases us. Through the checkout line, you may make some awkward small talk with the cashier: “Great weather today,” “Yeah, sure is a lot of chips for a party! Not just for myself to eat while I […]