Chiu: Coffee drinkers, rejoice: Your cup of joe won’t kill you

Like many students, I’m addicted to coffee. Not only because of its unique aroma and taste, but because of its ability to cast a spell that temporarily ignites my motivation, concentration and productivity. So when I read that a nine-year study proved that coffee consumption does not link to any chronic diseases, I was filled with excitement and relief.

Huskies lose season opener to UNE in game with plenty of penalty minutes

With the sun shining and a crispy spring breeze blowing the University of Southern Maine men’s lacrosse team kicked off the 2012 season playing their first game on the newly constructed Hannaford Field in Gorham Tuesday afternoon. In what turned out to be quite a heated contest despite the chilly weather, the Huskies dropped the game 5-7 to the University of New England Nor’Easters, bringing UNE’s win streak to three.

Men’s team places third in Alliance Championship, second in LEC scoring

University of Southern Maine men’s track team finished third in the 2012 New England Alliance Championship and second in Little East Conference scoring Saturday at the USM Field House in Gorham. UMass-Dartmouth won the Little East Conference 177 to USM’s 132 and took the alliance title, scoring 145 points to Westfield’s 94 and Southern Maine’s 91.