Monday, April 24th, 2017

Rocker and Halls Reviews: I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore

Posted on April 22, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By John Rocker and Aaron Halls, Staff Writers Ruth (Melanie Lynskey) is a woman who’s fed up with the jerks of the world. She is pushed to the edge when her home gets broken into. She, along with her crazy neighbor Tony (Elijah Wood), are out for vengeance, seeking to bring to justice those who […]

Molded by the Flow: Multiple USM departments present original work

Posted on April 22, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By: Matthew Craig, Arts & Culture Editor On Friday, April 21, Molded by the Flow opened on the Gorham campus. “A poetic, visual and musical narrative inspired by Southern Maine’s rich natural and human history,” the performance is a collaborative effort between the art, music and theatre departments at USM. It also also the result […]

Men’s baseball stays on top of LEC rankings

Posted on April 22, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Erin Brown, Sports Editor Number one seeded USM went into last Tuesday’s Little East Conference matchup against third seeded UMass Boston with a conference record of 6-0. Southern Maine continued on their perfect conference record with a 4-2 win over the Beacons. The victory extended the Huskies win streak to 11 games and their […]

Jr. NAD hosts weekend for connection

Posted on April 22, 2017 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Darleen Hutchins and Marisa Zastrow, Contributors Students from the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Marie Philip School and Rhode Island School for the Deaf attended the Jr. National Association of the Deaf region one conference hosted in Maine the weekend of April 7-9 at Mackworth Island. The theme of […]

Film review: Personal Shopper not worth the purchase

Posted on April 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture, Movie Reviews

By: John Rocker and Aaron Halls, Free Press Staff Personal Shopper is directed by Olivier Assayas. It follows Maureen (Kristen Stewart), a young woman who’s been living in Paris since her twin brother’s death, who works as a personal shopper for a rich and busy celebrity figure. When not working, Maureen frantically searches for a […]

WWI Propaganda in correlation with politics today

Posted on April 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

By: Dionne Smith, Free Press Staff During World War I, participating countries produced a large output of propaganda. America used propaganda to encourage people to do their part in the war, insinuating that they weren’t seen as true American citizens otherwise. Even though it has been a little over a century since the war, there […]

Sodexo serves mixed reviews on college campuses

Posted on April 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in News

By: Johnna Ossie, News Editor In 2016, the University of Maine System gave its five-year dining services contract to French multinational corporation Sodexo. According to Buster Neel, interim chief business officer at USM, Sodexo was the best decision financially for the university. General Manager Tadd Sloane oversees all of the Sodexo operations at USM and […]

The journey of recovery: How the USM community handles healing

Posted on April 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Mary Ellen Aldrich, Community Editor  ‘Recovery’ is a word with meanings and interpretations as diverse as those who use it. Regardless of these differences, it is a word which, according to members of the Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC), holds similarities to “hope,” “healing” and “improving.” The ROCC, located on the USM Portland campus, […]

Men’s lacrosse falls to Curry College

Posted on April 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Erin Brown, Sports Editor Wednesday afternoon, USM faced off against Curry College for a non-conference match up. Curry College Colonels defeated the Huskies with a score of 15-11. The Huskies stayed competitive until the very end and had goals from seven different players on the team. Junior Nate DelGiudice (Oakland, ME/ Messalonskee), senior Jeff […]

Sustainable solutions to food insecurity

Posted on April 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Asia DiBenedetti, Contributor  There is a lot of talk these days about food security, but what exactly does that mean? Food insecurity is the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. It’s a major concern, not only throughout the world and the United States, but specifically in […]