Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Meet the Huskies: Tiia Kand

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown, Free Press Sports editor Tiia (pronounced Tie-ah) Kand is a year-round athlete here at USM. She participates in cross country, indoor and outdoor track for the Huskies. Out of the running shoes, Tiia is a junior international business major who’s originally from Abbot, Maine, a small town in central Maine about two […]

USM Huskies vs. Salem State Vikings Game Review

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Uncategorized

By Katie Harris, Free Press staff Gorham, Maine — The USM’s women’s soccer team kicked off its season at home at Hannaford Field on Wednesday afternoon, and won against Salem State with a 2-1 victory. The Huskies improved to 3-2 on the season in a tightly matched game. Salem State dropped to 0-5 on the […]

Bucks for Buskers

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By Dionne Smith, Free Press staff Portland isn’t as big as New York City or Boston, but Portland has talent too! There are a lot of buskers in Portland who like to just sit outside and play their instruments, and people who like the music will give the players money. I had the pleasure of […]

Chvrches Concert Review

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By Dionne Smith, Free Press staff On Wednesday Sept. 21st, the Alternative, synthpop, Glasgow-based band Chvrches, consisting of their main vocalist Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook playing the keyboard, bass and vocals, and Martin Doherty playing keyboard, and vocals, played at the State Theatre, with the local rock band Weakened Friends opening for them, and it […]

Rocker and Halls Reviews: Blair Witch

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By John Rocker and Aaron Hall, Free Press staff Plot: Blair Witch is the direct sequel to the 1999 film The Blair Witch Project, and is directed by Adam Wingard. The movie follows James Donahue (James Allen McCune) whose sister Heather went missing years ago along with two others while investigating the myth of the […]

Young Thug: JEFFERY

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By Bradford Spurr On his most refined and provocative release Young Thug stands out from a crowded sea of Hip Hop and R&B artists. Young Thug is slim, tall, and only 25 years old, which makes him one of the youngest trendsetters in popular rap music today. But Young Thug is more than just his […]

Huskies for Reproductive Health

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community

By Johnna Ossie, Free Press News editor On Wednesday night in Luther Bonney, seven students sat in a circle with Assistant Dean of Students and Title IX coordinator Sarah Holmes, and gave their names and the pronouns they use for themselves. They are the Huskies for Reproductive Health (HRH), a USM Student Organization whose goal […]

Tattoo Culture at USM

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By Mary Ellen, Free Press Community editor Regan Thibodeau, one of the few deaf professors here at USM, has several tattoos. Each one has meaning to her. Thibodeau and two of her deaf friends got a sun, moon and star tattoo trio upon conquering the idea of attending a hearing school, UVM. Another tattoo is a […]

The Piano Tuner

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community

By Cooper Krause, Free Press staff It’s safe to say that there are plenty of avid music lovers on the USM campuses. This past Thursday, dozens of music majors attended the Portland Jazz Orchestra at One Longfellow Square in Portland. On the same night, the open mic in Brooks on the Gorham campus was well […]

New Administration Brings Back Four Retrenched Faculty

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in News

By Julie Pike, Free Press staff USM has begun to work towards a better reputation with the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) by rehiring several employees who were retrenched back in 2014. USM is currently under sanction by the AAUP due to  an incident two years ago when 26 faculty members, including ones with […]