Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Sustainability & me: Environmental Communication: What’s In A Frame?

Posted on February 12, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

 Kassidy Wright, USM Eco-Rep   Some of us are familiar with the word framing. Not to be confused with the use of the word that correlates to pictures or art, but the use of language. Language is arguably one of the most powerful tools we utilize every day. Through it, we have created the foundation […]

Working on wellness: Surviving the semester

Posted on February 12, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Hilarie Fotter, USM Doctoral Candidate in School Psychology   Are you feeling stressed?  Don’t know how you’re going to get it all done?  Feeling overwhelmed and/or alone in this?  Believe it or not, no matter how you’re feeling or what situation you’re facing, there are always ways to feel better.  And, if you have a […]

A Canadian’s perspective on the Super Bowl

Posted on February 12, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Maverick Lynes, Staff writer   Feb. 4, 2018, New England was devastated by the result of the Super Bowl. The New England Patriots fell 33-41 to the Philadelphia Eagles. A majority of the New England area were fixated on their television as the Patriots and the Eagles battled for football supremacy. New England was heartbroken […]

Beyond the Camera: Life Lessons through Photography

Posted on February 12, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Lauren Kennedy, Director of Photography If you were to ask my parents when I first began my photography career, they would emphatically tell the story of a four-year’ old me, wandering around Salem, Massachusetts, taking photos of buildings with the roofs cut off, dead plants, and my beanie baby as a model. I guess we […]

Letter from the Editor: Goodbye, Free Press

Posted on February 07, 2018 by Sarah Tewksbury in News, Perspectives

Sarah Tewksbury, Editor-in-chief With this letter, I write my last piece for the Free Press as the editor. At this point in time, I have decided that this is the perfect moment for me to take my leave as the leader of the paper. When I was elected to the position in April, I was […]

Maverick’s making of a timeless memory

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Maverick Lynes, Staff Writer Have you ever had a moment in time where, as that moment was happening, you consciously knew you would remember it for the rest of your life? I am going to tell a story that I knew in the very moment it was all unfolding, I would remember it forever, for […]

Student Perspective: A love letter to 94 Bedford Street

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Katie Muriel, Contributor Lately I find myself waxing poetic on a level that borders outright mushiness. Both my friends and I would diagnose this as my extreme Cancerian nature; I’m a squalling July baby who just never stopped squalling. Still, when I proposed writing this piece, it was met with enthusiasm from many including my […]

Advising Advice: Library advice helps students succeed

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

William Grubb, Coordinator of Reference & Instruction, USM Libraries Librarians are rarely thought of as advisors. After all, they don’t guide you down the right academic path toward graduation, but librarians are research advisors and will certainly help guide you to greater success by better understanding information, doing better on your written assignments and probably […]

Women are underrepresented during awards season

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

Editorial Board Last week we saw the 60th Grammy awards hosted at Madison Square Garden. We saw Kendrick Lamar’s performance of his song “XXX” from his recent album, DAMN. We saw multigenerational duets with John Lennon and Tony Bennett as well as Miley Cyrus with Elton John. We saw three country artists who performed at […]

NFL draws smaller crowds

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives, Sports

River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Another year of the NFL has come and gone, of course this will be published before the final results of the Super Bowl, yet regardless of who wins, this year has been nothing short of turbulent for the league. Since its creation, football has been a powerhouse in American culture. […]