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Ellis: The greatest experience of my college career

Posted on April 30, 2012 by Chelsea Ellis in Perspectives, Uncategorized

Every time I see the clock on my Mac change from p.m. to a.m. on production night, I think to myself that I won’t miss The Free Press. I hate working into Monday morning. Especially when an editor accidently deleted his entire section at 11 p.m. on Sunday, and I have to lay it out […]

Hurowitz: Let something (positive) take over your life

Posted on April 30, 2012 by Noah Hurowitz in Perspectives, Uncategorized

News Editor Noah Hurowitz

I’d like to think The Free Press has made me a better writer than to utter overused sentiments, so I won’t call this last production day at The Free Press “bittersweet.” I’ll just say I’m psyched to be taking a break from spending two full days every weekend in front of a computer, but I […]

May Day show at SPACE to support Russian punk band Pussy Riot

Posted on April 27, 2012 by Anna Flemke in Uncategorized

Donning a colorful array of leggings, clothing and masks, the Russian anarchist punk band Pussy Riot takes the stage. Guitars and microphones in hand, the group dances wildly while chanting the words, “Virgin Mary, become feminist/ Virgin Mary, drive Putin away!” Called a “Punk Prayer” by Pussy Riot, the song’s lyrics sound like most radical […]

Botman addresses faculty criticism, urges university to move forward

Posted on April 22, 2012 by Noah Hurowitz in News, Uncategorized

President Botman speaks at a Faculty Senate meeting in spring 2011.

University of Southern Maine President Selma Botman reached out in an email to members of the USM community Tuesday, addressing the recent criticism of her from faculty and highlighting a number initiatives the university is undertaking to increase enrollment. Botman wrote that her commitment, her management style and the decisions she’s made in her tenure […]