Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

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 […]

Holiday activities that are sure to create life-long memories

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 […]

Thanksgiving traditions on turkey thursday

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

By: Asha Tompkins, Community Editor Everyone has a tradition. Perhaps it’s smearing cake on someone’s face for their birthday, or hosting a cookout on memorial day, or listening to a specific music playlist while writing an essay. In honor of these unique events, The Free Press sought out students at random to share some of their […]

Community events

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

Community Events: Saturday, Nov 24 A Story with Santa Maine Historical Society 489 Congress St, Portland Start: 10 a.m. End: 11 a.m.   Saturday, Nov 24 The ‘Courtney’ Necklace Workshop Caravan Beads 915 Forest Ave, Portland Start: 10 a.m. End: 12 p.m.   Saturday, nov 24 Full Moon Ghost Tour Bell Buoy Park (between Flatbread […]

Upcoming Events 11/17-11/24

Posted on November 16, 2018 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture, Community, News, Sports

Saturday, November 17th Women’s Ice Hockey vs. Salem State 1 – 4 p.m. Gorham Ice Arena Men’s Basketball vs. University of Maine Presque Isle 3 – 6 p.m. Costello Gym Sunday, November 18th USM Youth Ensembles Fall Choral Concert 3 p.m. State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland Monday, November 19th Home for the Holidays: […]

Weekly Events Highlights 11/8 – 11/15

Posted on November 09, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

From Maureen Puia, PR/Events Promotion Associate November 9 Join USM Women In Leadership for breakfast, networking and a panel discussion on self-care in a crazy world on Friday morning, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at Glickman Library. Friday night on the Gorham Campus is the femme-fatale inspired Faculty Concert Series, “Women in Song, The XX Factor,” […]

“What’s My Major?” Media Writing, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

Posted on November 09, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

Alana Poulin, her field of study is occupational therapy.

By Asha Tompkins, Community Editor 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 […]

What they don’t tell you about… being the program director of a radio station

Posted on November 09, 2018 by USM Free Press in Community

Jessica Lockhart, program director for WMPG in the studio at their Bedford Street location. WMPG has programming 24 hours a day.

By Asha Tompkins, Community Editor What most people don’t know about being the program director of a community radio station is that it runs 24 hours a day without automation, meaning DJs are constantly on shift choosing the music. Jessica Lockhart, the program director of the USM community radio station, WMPG, keeps tabs on all […]

Weekly events highlights

Posted on November 01, 2018 by lydialibby in Community

By: Maureen Puia, Office of Public Affairs Hello! 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. November 1 Spend the day Thursday with USM Food Studies at Selling Up: […]