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Students march on state capitol to promote climate justice

Over 500 students and citizens gathered at the state house in Augusta on Saturday to march against LePage's fossil fuel legislation.
Amanda Clark
Over 500 students and citizens gathered at the state house in Augusta on Saturday to march against LePage's fossil fuel legislation.

The Orono Village Green: a gift for all ages

The proposed Orono Village Green would include an amphitheater, granite seating, and ornamental gardens.
The Orono Public Library Foundation
The proposed Orono Village Green would include an amphitheater, granite seating, and ornamental gardens.

Holocaust Awareness events offer students new perspectives on the past

There are several events happening around UMaine to remember the Holocaust. On Thursday, April 16 from 5-7 p.m. at MLK Plaza there will be Candlelight Vigil in lieu of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Aubrie Howard
There are several events happening around UMaine to remember the Holocaust. On Thursday, April 16 from 5-7 p.m. at MLK Plaza there will be Candlelight Vigil in lieu of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

As evening set in on Thursday, April 9, students and faculty packed into a room inside Little Hall for a special screening of the Polish Holocaust film “Aftermath.” The screening event was just one in a …

Subtle Differences: Diversity Week highlights student variety on campus

Maine isn’t exactly the most ethnically diverse state in the nation. If you grew up here, you probably heard this once or twice… daily.
But a new series of events is attempting to change the conversation about …

A Foot in Both Worlds

Non traditional students face challenges, contribute to classroom dynamic

Rhonda Daigle sits at a desk covered in faded, salmon-colored paint. She pulls a notebook from her bag — a small gray backpack bearing the brand “Salt Life,” a beach clothing shop for boardshorts, decals and …

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The Juice Cellar takes root in downtown Bangor

The inside of The Juice Cellar in Bangor, which offers vegan and organic juices, smoothies, salads and soups.

It was no surprise Chris Roberts would open up his own establishment. The new owner of The Juice Cellar, which sells organic and vegan juices, smoothies and salads at its new Bangor location, has a family …

New Spuds: UMaine researchers release three new potato varieties

Maine may not lead the nation in potato production, but as the state’s largest cash crop, a partnership between the University of Maine and the Maine Potato Board (MPB) is determined to make sure Maine potato …

Music Review: The Mountain Goats, “Beat The Champ”

Rating: 8
How about this: an indie rock concept album about professional wrestling. It might not seem to make much sense on the surface, but really, what is there left for The Mountain Goats to do? “Beat …