Archive for November 24th, 2008
It has been nearly 10 years to the day since the Merrimack College men’s hockey team won a game at Alfond Arena. The Warriors have lost or tied 16 times in Orono since their 5-4 win on Nov. 14, 1998.
Unless the University of Maine hosts a Hockey East tournament quarterfinal series against Merrimack College, the Warriors will have to wait until next year’s trip to Orono for another shot at reversing the trend, as the Black Bears came away from a low scoring weekend with a win and a tie.
After several student body presidents prematurely vacated their office faster than you can say, “resignation,” the student body once again gets to choose its president. Now that we have the chance to pick, we must consider what we want.
I have been watching Student Government closely for a few years now both as a news reporter and editor.
Stephen King is wrongly deemed the master of horror and suspense on a daily basis. He’s the master of storytelling – he spins a yarn capable of reeling in even the most ambivalent readers, like flies to disgusting, sticky strips of chemical tape in the kitchen.
Scheduling a chat with Gretchen Gfeller at the University of Maine’s Fogler Library isn’t too tough -yet.
“Now that we’re a rock band, you’ll have to call our agent for the interview next semester,” she said, laughing. She’s referencing The Renewals, the library’s newest way to connect with students.
When senior cornerback Lionel Nixon Jr. intercepted a pass with just more than 12 minutes to go in the fourth quarter, it appeared that the University of Maine football team was in the driver’s seat with a division title in sight.
Hidden in plain view at the University of Maine, there awaits a room of treasures.
Special Collections in Fogler Library houses original Stephen King manuscripts, documents penned by Abraham Lincoln’s first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin, and literary artifacts dating to the year 1515.
Reading books is hardcore. But are bookworms really that fanatical compared to the “World of Warcraft” junkie who persistently battles drowsiness and chronic back pain to achieve online greatness? Are serious readers as dedicated as the person who knows every actor in every movie ever made, ever?
After last Saturday’s crushing loss to the University of New Hampshire, the University of Maine football was granted a second chance when they were selected as an at-large team to the NCAA Football Championship Series (FCS) playoffs. The 20th-ranked Black Bears (8-4, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association) head to the Midwest where they will take on the No.
If early returns are any indication, the University of Maine men’s basketball team will be proving many doubters wrong this season. Picked by many to finish eighth out of nine teams in the America East, the Black Bears’ 3-1 start is their best in 37 years and has them sitting in first place in the conference.
The staff of the Maine Campus tell their favorite music to read by. Check out this week’s StyleCast for more.