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Following suspension from UMaine, Pi Kappa Alpha loses national standing

The PIKE house has been closed due to inconsistent fraternity standards.
Josh Quinit
The PIKE house has been closed due to inconsistent fraternity standards.

Undergraduate students display research in annual CUGR showcase

Sadie Poulin, Alex Tuttle, and Chris Vincent presented their project &quotPeople's Relation to Food," which researched how people relate to food to satisfy their various biological, social and cultural needs.
Kyah Lucky
Sadie Poulin, Alex Tuttle, and Chris Vincent presented their project "People's Relation to Food," which researched how people relate to food to satisfy their various biological, social and cultural needs.

Propose this! The University of Maine Systems’ food contract renewals

The University of Maine System is renewing its food contracts.
Danielle Walczak
The University of Maine System is renewing its food contracts.

The University of Maine system is in the process of renewing their food contracts and services. These are documents that determine everything to do with dining services, including the purchasing, menuing, staffing and even the preparation …

Max Slabotzky: the story of a Holocaust survivor

Students lit candles and spoke a Kaddish Memorial Prayer led by Holocaust survivor Max Slabotsky and President Susan Hunter.
James Winters
Students lit candles and spoke a Kaddish Memorial Prayer led by Holocaust survivor Max Slabotsky and President Susan Hunter.

As the seats in 140 Little Hall were quickly filled by students and alumni of the University of Maine, Max Slabotzky, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor, prepared to tell his story. As part of Holocaust Remembrance Day, …

Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies program launches new video campaign, looks ahead

This Tuesday, the UMaine Women’s, Gender & Sexuality program (WGS) will host a launch event for their new video campaign, called “This is what a WGS student looks like.” The campaign hopes to spread the word …

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Ride Along: a night in the seat of a UMPD cruiser

On April 10, the police cruiser’s lights penetrate a dense fog. The blue lights are close to inducing a seizure, enveloping the area in a blue cloud. As the police cruiser’s driver was talking with a …

How I’ve Heard It

Column: How I Hear It
“Everybody’s looking for that same thing, looking for that release, looking for that emotional connection. Whether it’s good emotions or negative emotions or anger or joy or whatever, they’re looking for… basically, …

‘Never Sorry’: a Chinese artist’s struggle for a more just government

Column: Documentary Theater
“Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry” is a film about the role of art, protest in the age of the Internet and an eye-opening critique of government abuse of authority.
Ai Wei Wei is a well-known …