Archive for February 19th, 2004
If you have a car on campus and you’re a University of Maine student, you’ve undoubtedly uttered a phrase cursing UMaine parking services. It seems like wherever you are they’ll be two steps behind you. The second you’re even considering parking illegally, you see one of those distinctive maroon GMCs creeping around the parking lot.
*In response to Skilling
Aaron Skilling criticized Terry Hughes in his column on Feb. 16, but my approach is totally different from his. I fail to see how abortion saves two lives, mother and child. The object of an abortion is a dead baby. Not much saved in that, is there? Just put yourself in the baby’s place.
After briefly examining the long line of presidential candidates, the Democratic party appears to have found its mate. Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry has become increasingly popular among liberal democrats, winning all but two of the primaries.
Kerry loves being pampered by liberals, especially after taunting our President.
Campus Vote 2003, the vote that determined the six campus bands playing at Bumstock 2004, ended with two bands earning far more votes than any others. The first band is Now Transmission, a band that has played several shows on campus and has spent a year building a strong following.
Size matters. That’s what a lot of people are going to tell you. It’s logical I guess, that bigger would be better. Well, not always. Although its obvious that a woman’s vagina is equipped to stretch and accommodate for childbirth, it doesn’t always want to be pushed to its limit, especially during sex.
The New Jersey-based ska/ punk band, Catch-22, visited Ushuaia Tuesday night as part of its Dinosaur Sounds tour. The band performed a high-energy and catchy set, and was able to feed off the enthusiastic (although very young) crowd. The band played for the better part of an hour, and the show also featured four opening acts.
There are moments in sports that forever become etched in our minds. Moments that will always be remembered not for their outcome but rather for their ability to draw a nation together. When for a brief period of time the public quietly anticipates every swing of a bat or the bounce of a basketball.
The University of Maine women’s hockey team will head back on the road to Boston this weekend to play the Northeastern Huskies after, earning a point against New Hampshire last weekend.
“It was a bit disappointing to not be able to get one win from them,” said senior goaltender Lara Smart.
The University of Maine men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams return to Boston University this weekend to compete in the 2004 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships. Neither the Black Bear men nor women have ever won the event.
The Maine men notched their top finish in 1997, finishing in second place behind the University of New Hampshire.
Katie Terhune scored a game high 20 points for Boston University but her three-point attempt at the buzzer did not fall, and the Terriers lost to the University of Maine in America East women’s basketball action 67-64. On Wednesday, the Black Bears extended their winning streak to a lucky 13 games with one of their biggest wins of the season.