Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Op-ed: USM benefits from Greek Life

Posted on February 01, 2014 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Kelsea Dunham My name is Kelsea Dunham, and I am your student body president.  I want to start this little piece of writing with the statement that I am not actively involved with Greek Life at USM.  I still strongly believe that Greek Life is good for USM, as a whole. When I ran […]

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 […]

Koenig: Is Greek life the solution to a struggling Gorham campus?

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Paul Koenig in Letter From The Editor, Perspectives

Editor-in-Chief Paul Koenig

Colleen Corbett arrived at USM in the fall of 2008, after choosing the university over other schools for what she saw as a vibrant campus life and active Greek community. Three years later, and the campus isn’t the same.

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 […]