Sunday, January 21st, 2018

University and faculty union near agreement

Posted on December 01, 2013 by Sidney Dritz in News, Uncategorized

An agreement on faculty union contracts may be closer than it has been in two and a half years after a tentative agreement was reached in November. The proposed contract covers a four year span, including the past two and a half years and a year and half into the future. “I feel like we’re […]

Top 12 Portland Twitter Accounts That Matter

Posted on November 11, 2013 by Francis Flisiuk in Arts & Culture, Uncategorized

There are many ways to use Twitter. Some use it to catch up with friends, while others follow news and events, and unfortunately, there are also some that just post follow trains and hashtags. If you’re looking to avoid users that just flood your feed with Justin Bieber quotes and emoticons, here’s a list of […]

National Review: The Head and the Heart stay too still

Posted on November 11, 2013 by dkelly in Uncategorized

Let’s Be Still, released by The Head and the Heart, is buried in the folk/rock sound that has become so common with indie music. The tracks on this album are good, but nothing new is being added to the genre. A formula for success that has worked with so many other bands is being used […]

Quick Hits

Posted on November 11, 2013 by adamkennedy in Uncategorized

  Men’s Soccer USM blown out by Keene St. 6-1   The USM team was dominated by Keene St. on Nov. 2 by a score of 6-1. The team gave up four goals in the second half to seal the loss. They end their season with a 0-18-1 record and with a 15 game lossing […]

New software giving women’s team edge

Posted on November 11, 2013 by adamkennedy in Sports, Sports Feature, Uncategorized

Film editing allows women’s basketball to improve practice With a successful season behind them, the women’s basketball team is ready for another season. For the third year in a row they’re going to be improving their game and looking to the  NCAA tournament with the aid of some interesting software. Three years back, the team […]

Local Picks: Local Twitter Accounts

Posted on October 22, 2013 by Francis Flisiuk in Uncategorized

There are many ways to use Twitter. Some use it to catch up with friends, while others follow news and events, and unfortunately, there are also some that just post follow trains and hashtags. If you’re looking to avoid users that just flood your feed with Justin Bieber quotes and emoticons, here’s a list of […]

Photos of the week

Posted on September 07, 2013 by Alex Greenlee in Uncategorized

A gas leak on Bedford Street Tuesday added another vehicular obstacle for commuter students on the first day of classes.

Rwandan recounts genocide in own country

Posted on April 08, 2013 by Alex Greenlee in Uncategorized

Claude Gatebuke

In April 1994, violence quietly spread through a small little-known African nation, quickly transforming it into a massive graveyard. Nearly two decades later, the Rwandan Genocide is recognized as one of the most horrific tragedies in human history. Held on Thursday night in Hannaford Lecture Hall, the third instalment of the Paving the Way to […]

Food drive being held by theatre workshop

Posted on February 11, 2013 by Francis Flisiuk in Uncategorized

The students of USM’s theatre workshop, a required course in the theater major, are holding their annual food drive. From now until Feb. 28 donations are being accepted in the blue bin in the lobby of Russell Hall on the Gorham campus. All donations are given to the Preble Street Resource Center’s food pantry and […]

Online education will see expansion at USM

Posted on October 15, 2012 by Andrew Henry in Uncategorized

Online education is alive and thriving both at USM and across the country. In fact, it’s so successful here at USM that the board of trustees has proposed expanding USM’s adult and online education sectors. Is there a chance, though, that the proposed plan would have negative repercussions on more standard, in-class learning? –Not necessarily. […]