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Student senate votes no confidence in USM president and council

Posted on March 22, 2014 by Kirsten Sylvain in News

Board of Trustees representative Alex Greenlee addressed a group of students, alumni and faculty gathered in the Woodbury Campus Center. He explained why he thought a simpler resolution was better to present at the Sunday/Monday BOT meeting in Machias.

The student senate voted no confidence tonight in President Theo Kalikow and her council following a series of cuts on Friday. More than 20 students gathered tonight at the Woodbury Campus Center in Portland to help the 13 present student senators draft a proposal that will be taken to the upcoming Sunday and Monday Board […]

Bonin: bike law trumps basic rights

Posted on October 28, 2013 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

The positive aspects of Maine’s new bicycle law, which promote safer cycling, are overshadowed by serious flaws in its construction. The new safety laws are at the expense of motorists’ rights.  This new bicycle law requires motorists to prove their innocence in any collision with a cyclist that results in physical injury, regardless of the […]

Local Top 5: Beaches

Posted on April 29, 2013 by USM Free Press in Arts & Culture

1.) Kettle Cove There is nothing particularly exciting about Kettle Cove–no big waves, no stunning vistas, no shocking wildlife. There doesn’t need to be. Kettle Cove is peaceful and expansive, a plane of soft sand leading down to a calm, clear stretch of water for swimming. The cove is protected by an impressive wall of […]