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She went from India to Indianapolis to Portland

By Ryan Farrell, Staff Writer For decades, the USM Art Department has been a creative sanctuary for both students and faculty alike. This fall, the...

The unrecognized value of maps

By Ben Theriault, Staff Writer The Osher Map Library and Smith Center For Cartographic Education at USM holds tens of thousands of rare and historical...

Student senate votes no confidence in USM president and council

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...

Faculty Senate votes to reject first round of cuts

In a special meeting of the Faculty Senate in response to the series of faculty layoffs and program cut proposals, the Faculty Senate voted...

Linebaugh: Stop the cutting now

This is a letter was written by USM alumni Wade Linebaugh. Dear Provost Stevenson, If the news has it right, you're either currently meeting--or about to...

More than 100 gather in law building to protest faculty cuts

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...

Shelley: Corporate language on USM’s “changes” strange and depressing

This article was contributed by USM graduate Phil Shelley. Last week, I received a mass email from the USM Graduate Admissions office regarding the current...

Our Opinion: Ensuring student safety

USM has seen more than its fair share of breaking news this week.From the arrest of a former USM student body president for arson...

University oversight of fraternities questioned after Gorham standoff

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...

Portland Public Library bookmobile is on the road

The Portland Public Library’s new “mobile branch” visited USM on Wednesday for the first time, showing off their customized Mercedes-Benz mobile library and spreading...

Athletics budget barely takes a hit

While academics is shouldering a hefty 63.4 percent of the $5 million budget shortfall at USM, the Athletics Department will only see a cut...

Camire: A letter supporting President Botman and a unified university

I am a student and, of my own accord, I am sending this message to speak out in support of our president, Selma Botman. As a student leader, I have spent a lot of time with President Botman — having conversations about what students want and need and making USM a better place together. She has been incredibly receptive and student-centered, and I couldn’t imagine working with a better president to improve our home.

Huskies lose season opener to UNE in game with plenty of...

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.

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