Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

University oversight of fraternities questioned after Gorham standoff

Posted on January 27, 2014 by Sam Hill in News

Authorities blocked off College Avenue to keep USM residents from traveling near the crime scene. The campus did not go into lockdown because university officials felt that the scene was contained at the off-campus fraternity house.

Last Wednesday’s Gorham standoff between local police and an armed USM student, Alan-Michael Santos, has raised a lot of questions about the university’s policies and procedures during emergency situations. Santos, 23, of Winchester, Mass., a junior business marketing major, surrendered to authorities after a four-hour standoff with police, in which he barricaded himself in the […]

Social media connects students in multiple ways

Posted on October 22, 2013 by caldrich in Arts & Culture, Features

Addicted to social media? It’s okay, so is everybody else. Whether it be an occasional tweet or a Facebook birthday greeting, everyone, from your grandmother to your 10 year-old neighbor, is popping up online. In the Myspace days, it all seemed so new and exciting. Now, social media is just another part of our daily […]

Kappa Delta Phi active once again after two years of dormancy

Posted on September 25, 2011 by Noah Hurowitz in News

The active members of Kappa Delta Phi at a recent gathering. From left: Marpheen Berry, Chris Camire, TJ Williams, John Lepper, Jason Roberts, Mike Emory, Will Schoen and Danny Gay.

In the spring of 2009 the USM Iota chapter of Kappa Delta Phi, the oldest Greek organization on campus, was declared dormant by the fraternity’s national organization. But now, just over two years later, the fraternity has been reorganized and is back on campus. The rebirth of the Kappa Delta Phi rests on the work […]