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Student-run political journal releases first issue

Darren Reid is both the founder and editor-in-chief of The Cohen Journal.
Aubrie Howard
Darren Reid is both the founder and editor-in-chief of The Cohen Journal.

UMaine Business Challenge expands to include public and private schools across the state


International Dance Festival highlights student diversity

Panyang Hu performs Jing hong Wu: A Chinese Classic Dance at the 2015 International Dance Festival at the University of Maine.
Alan Bennett
Panyang Hu performs Jing hong Wu: A Chinese Classic Dance at the 2015 International Dance Festival at the University of Maine.

Shakespeare once wrote that “All the world’s a stage,” and all the world was on the stage Saturday, Feb. 21, as the 11th annual International Dance Festival filled the Collins Center for the Arts with a …

Coming Home: Rustic Overtones recognize their roots for upcoming show

Maine-based band, Rustic Overtones.
Photo courtesy Cassie Julia Ferris
Maine-based band, Rustic Overtones.

Take a band that’s played for 20 years. Give them just a stand, a microphone, an amp and maybe a light or two, and what happens?
Most bands would shake their heads in disbelief. Where are the …

The bands of UMaine

Student talent showcased in variety of genres, acts
Wyld Lyfe
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Wyld Lyfe

Orono isn’t the cultural center of Maine by any stretch, but the college town often isn’t given enough credit in entertainment circles. Big schools like the University of Maine draw people from around the world, bringing …

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A dancing journey comes to a close

The buzzer goes off at the Cross Insurance Center to signal halftime. Hundreds of eyes look towards the court, gazing at the cheerleaders, coming in, clad in pom-poms and glistening uniforms. The University of Maine Dance …

Band, Stone Free revels in unspoken connections  

Vocalist and guitarist Ira Kramer of Stone Free raises the roof of Tantrum in Bangor with a red-hot concert as the snow fell outside.

A test run of sound, speakers, microphones and guitars begins in the attic of Ira Kramer’s Veazie home as he and his band start their evening practice. In the small attic, the sounds of drums rattle …

Music Review: José González, “Vestiges & Claws”

Rating: 8
 
Mumford & Sons is both a gift and a curse. They revitalized public perception of folk music and made it popular again. In the early 2010s, everybody was making folk music, which inevitably means many …



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