Thursday, October 18th, 2018

USM Event Highlights – Oct. 11 – 18

Posted on October 11, 2018 by USM Free Press in News

Courtesy of Maureen Puia, PR/Events Promotion Associate Below is just a teaser of the many events happening in the week ahead at USM. For more, check out Public Affairs Event Highlights. For ALL events at USM, please follow USM’s Calendar of Events. October 11 Today! 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the USM Career Hub is hosting […]

USM homecoming and family weekend 2018

Posted on October 11, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

By: USM The University of Southern Maine invites you to Homecoming & Family Weekend. Alumni, students, friends, and families are welcome to enjoy athletic conference games and Alumni games, an old-fashioned band concert, family entertainment, a Casino Night, and Octoberfest-a Fall celebration with food trucks, novelty activities, and much more. FRIDAY, October 12th Schedule of […]

Upcoming events Oct. 4 – Oct. 11

Posted on October 04, 2018 by USM Free Press in News

From Maureen Puia, PR/Events Promotion Associate Below is just a teaser of the many events happening in the week ahead at USM. For more, check out Public Affairs Events Highlights. For ALL events at USM, please follow USM’s Calendar of Events. October 4 Don’t miss the opening reception tonight for Artist-in-Residence Daniel Minter’s exhibition “OTHERED, Displaced from Malaga,” […]

Sustainability & ME: Tips for a sustainable autumn

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Camille Williams, USM Eco-Rep With the colder months not too far ahead of us, it’s a great time to start thinking about ways to stay sustainable. It can be difficult to keep riding a bike to campus when it’s freezing out or to grow your outdoor vegetables when the ground is cold. Keep on […]

Working on Wellness: Don’t let the flu get to you

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Lisa Belanger, Director of Health Services Recognize this guy? He is this year’s version of the flu bug and he has decided to make an early appearance in Maine. Make no mistake, he’s a nasty critter that leaves his victims feeling pretty wiped-out with fever, body aches, sore throat, runny nose, cough and headache. How […]

Beneath the (Godless) steeple: how the left is a church, part two

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Garrick Hoffman, Staff Writer In last week’s installment, I began to describe how today’s secular left is not without religious parallels, and often in a hardline fashion. Although their religious parallels are becoming more and more recognized, I nonetheless explained how the left is prone to essentially believe in inherited sin; however, this is […]

A daylong adventure off the coast of Maine

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer Malaga Island is a small piece of land off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine, a community that use to consist of people of mixed races during the early 1900s. In 1912 the entire population was forced to leave the island, erasing all of its history. The people were forced to leave […]

People of USM: Abby Dell’Erba

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

By Asha Tompkins, Community Editor Behind a desk with a laptop covered in multicolor stickers sits a girl wearing a Star Trek T-shirt that depicts Spock motioning the famous hand gesture: “live long and prosper.” Her eyes are fixated on the teacher. Her creativity is prominent to any onlooker, which explains her choice of being an […]

The Portland Freedom Trail

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

By Asha Tompkins, Community Editor It’s unlikely that Portland, Maine is associated with the stomping of feet against cobblestone roads at midnight, with stowaways rushing to hide in unfamiliar houses. However, Portland was a significant part of The Underground Railroad. In 2006, locals joined forces to create a map using the history of the known area […]

Huskies Field Hockey falls 3-0 to St. Joseph’s

Posted on October 03, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Cullen McIntyre, Staff Writer Last Thursday night under the lights at Hannaford Field saw the (4-3) Huskies Field Hockey team matchup against the (9-1) St. Joseph’s Monks. Coming into the matchup the Huskies had just lost 6-0 to Bowdoin College last Sunday and were hoping to get a win at home. The Huskies looked […]