Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Sustainability & ME: Technological Process

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Nathan Cronauer, Contributor Technology has never been as integral a part of human life as it is today. From smartphones and laptops to smart cars and stereos, the many electronic tools in which we surround ourselves provide years of useful service. The Consumer Electronics Association estimates that the average United States citizen uses twenty-four […]

The Millennials Conscience: What am I if Sanders is a Socialist?

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Bryer C. Sousa, Free Press Staff As a student of applied mathematics at USM, and formerly a student of chemistry and physics at the University of Maine, who has co-authored peer-reviewed academic journal articles, I approach problem-solving and critical thinking by way of data-driven theory and reproducibility. That is to say, I utilize the […]

Ex Land: How to Break Up in Our Fair City

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Johnna Ossie, Free Press Staff There’s something particularly difficult about dating in Portland. The community is small and insular. Everybody in town knows your business. You constantly have to explain to the barista at the coffee shop or the bartender that your person is no longer your person. There is a certain guard that […]

Poetry Corner: I Truly Hope

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Dustin Kelly, Free Press Staff I truly hope a soul finds their everything in you Let your flaws be what is appreciated most Things overlooked by the typical aspiring Never to be ignored or taken for granted Every freckle that dances on your face Bright blues that glisten behind thick inviting lashes Blonde curls […]

Poetry Corner: Spring Thinking

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Candice Isaac, Free Press Staff Wandering when the sun and warmth will finally come out and stay There are many a places that I would like to visit today From lighthouses to islands To ferries and fields filled with blueberries I remain excited About what this state has to offer Ah it seems like […]

Major & Career Exploration: A Team Based Approach

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Stacy Stewart, PhD, Coordinator of Career Services Having trouble deciding on a major? Thinking of switching your major for the umpteenth time? Not sure how to link your course work to the career world? Together with your faculty advisor,  Advising Services and the office of Community Engagement & Career Development, you can engage in an […]

Advising Advice: Advising front offices are here to help you

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Authors: Betsy Hart, Chris Harriman, Deb Arbique and Lynn Poor, Advising When you walk into an Advising Office, whether it be LAC, Gorham or Portland, you usually are first warmly greeted by one of our front office colleagues or a work-study student.  The front office staff and students work with advisors as a team to […]

Curmudgeon Chronicle: “I’m suffering from Senioritis”

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Brian Gordon in Perspectives

I’m suffering from an acute case of ‘senioritis,’ or ‘I don’t give a crap about anything school related.’  My new interests include napping, wanking, pouring excessive amounts of beer and whiskey into my body and watching six hours of 30 Rock straight. I could give a hoot about any of my classes. I just want […]

Sustainability & ME: Happy Birthday, Earth Day!

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Byline: Emily Eschner Earth Day is officially middle-aged. Beginning in the U.S. in 1970, it sought to bring people together to work towards a positive future for the planet. Though initially envisioned as a national teach-in on the environment, focused primarily on university and college campuses, it played out in rallies, protests and programing in […]

Our Opinion: Reconsider India Street Clinic Removal

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By USM Free Press Editorial Team The city of Portland is looking to pass a new budget which could cause all clinics at the India Street Public Health Center to close and be consolidated into the Community Health Center on Park Avenue. The problem with this transition of services is that many individuals have expressed […]