Monday, February 18th, 2019

People of USM: Maryann Russell

Posted on February 10, 2019 by USM Free Press in Community

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer Mental health has become a reoccuring conversation piece over the past couple of years. Since many students deal with stress from school, work, or both, universities have been offering more programs centered around benefitting mental health. This includes classes offered through the holistic health major. MaryAnn Russell, an experienced reiki […]

What’s my major? Social work and nursing

Posted on February 10, 2019 by USM Free Press in Community

By Jessica Pike, Staff Writer If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you can’t choose a specific field of study, then don’t worry: you’re not alone. The Free Press will randomly choose a few students on a weekly basis to explain what their major, why they […]

After graduation plans: Are you staying in Maine?

Posted on February 06, 2019 by USM Free Press in Community

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer One of the many questions that comes with graduating college is: Where are you going to go? This week, the Free Press asked USM students, “Are you going to stay in Maine after graduation?” Over 50 percent of the students surveyed, a total of 11 out of 18, said that they […]

“What’s my major?”

Posted on February 04, 2019 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Kate Rogers, Staff Writer If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you can’t choose a specific field of study, then don’t worry: you’re not alone. The Free Press will randomly choose a few students on a weekly basis to explain what their major is, why […]

“What’s my major?”

Posted on January 29, 2019 by USM Free Press in Community

By Jessica Pike, Staff Writer If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you can’t choose a specific field of study, then don’t worry: you’re not alone. The Free Press will randomly choose a few students on a weekly basis to explain what their major, why […]

USM offers help to community during shutdown

Posted on January 29, 2019 by USM Free Press in Community

By Zoe Bernardi, Staff Writer The effects of the 34 day long government shutdown, which is currently in a three week break, can be seen throughout the country. President Trump’s veto on the budget that did not include funding for a border wall, caused the shutdown. The only way to lift the veto is for congress […]

USM Events 12/13-12/20

Posted on December 13, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

From Maureen Puia, PR/Events Promotion Associate December 13 Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., students, staff, and faculty are invited to donate unused items to the USM Free Store on the Gorham Campus. Accepted donation items include: clothing, hangers, decorations, costumes, school supplies, books, games, kitchenware, and more. Take a moment for a breather […]

Meme account based on USM gains popularity

Posted on December 05, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor While scrolling through social media, it’s possible one might stumble across a rather relatable meme account about missing the bus, or being disappointed in there not being a snow day on a perfectly sunny day. There are two students to thank for these outlets which can be found on Facebook and […]

10 things to do over winter break

Posted on December 05, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor The season of finals means it’s also the beginning of a long, education-free break. In the case that you’re staying in Maine for winter vacation, or plan on visiting Maine, here are some activities that just might peak your interest. L.L. Bean outlet, Freeport, Maine Each year, L.L. Bean provides hot […]

What’s my major?

Posted on November 18, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor What’s My Major? If you’re not sure what major to choose, or you’ve joined a major that sounds good but you can’t choose a specific field of study, then don’t worry: you’re not alone. The Free Press randomly chose a few students to explain what their major is with a […]