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More than 100 gather in law building to protest faculty cuts

Posted on March 21, 2014 by Kirsten Sylvain, and Sam Hill in News

Students gathered outside of the provost's office on the 7th floor of the law building to protest cuts to faculty.

A group of more than 100 students have gathered on the 7th floor of the law building this morning to protest termination of faculty. More than 10 faculty members are set to have one-on-one meetings with Provost Michael Stevenson this morning and some think it will end in notification of their terminations. “I’m here because […]

Speaker sparks controversy at USM

Posted on April 15, 2013 by Sidney Dritz in News

Students, many of whom are a part of the Alpha Omega student group affiliated with the Casco Bay Church of Christ, listened intently to Hammond’s practiced but impassioned oration at Friday night’s “Caring Beyond the Margins” event in Gorham.

In an interview with The Free Press, Guy Hammond expressed a hope that his event Friday and Sunday, “Caring Beyond the Margins,” would help to provide a bridge between the LGBTQ community and the Christian community, a hope which was borne out, after a fashion, in the diversity of the population which turned out to […]

Music education faculty halved due to university budget cuts

Posted on April 08, 2013 by Sam Hill in Arts & Culture, Features, Music

Music students stood outside Corthell Hall on Wednesday evening to attract the attention of those in Corthell and other students passing by on the Gorham campus. They sang songs, chanted and waved hand-made signs for nearly two hours and then held a candlelight vigil.

Budget cuts at the university have affected all departments, but the School of Music may have taken a heavier blow. At the end of the semester, lecturer of music education Steve Bizub’s position will be cut, leaving the program to one professor. On Wednesday night the entrance to Corthell Hall was flooded with boisterous USM […]