Archive for February 2nd, 2009
Think back to a time before text messaging. Before Twitter. Before the Facebook News Feed. We survived without knowing the every move of our friends. We really did.
No thanks, I’ll walk A resident assistant from Hancock Hall reported a female passed out in a bathroom stall Jan. 30 at 1:30 a.m. The 19-year-old subject appeared intoxicated. Orono Ambulance responded, but she refused transport. Instead, she was assisted to her room and was referred to the Office of Community Standards.
The University of Maine Student Recreation and Fitness Center has seen a rash of thefts since the academic year began. 16 thefts of personal student belongings over the course of five months has left UMaine Public Safety with $3,800 worth of crime to investigate. Part of the reason for the thefts is a lack of available lockers at the center and desire for convenience among students, resulting in exposed personal
Gossip – it’s a part of life. Tabloid magazines monopolize bookstores, gyms and checkout lines across the globe. Thanks to JuicyCampus.com, University of Maine students now have the opportunity to gossip to their hearts’ content – not about celebrities, but about each other.
Gov. John Baldacci, in a letter to then President-elect Barack Obama, formally requested Maine be included in any stimulus package.
“We appreciate what the governor is trying to do to help Maine through the stimulus package,” John Diamond of the University of Maine System Relations said.
After a month of disappointment, the University of Maine men’s hockey team is back on track.
Sophomore defenseman Jeff Dimmen provided the last minute heroics to defeat the University of Massachusetts at Amherst 2-1 Sunday at Alfond Arena, snapping a nine game winless streak.
Letter – PETA speaks out.
David M. Jones doesn’t care if you smoke pot in your house. He doesn’t care if gays marry. The banking bailout may irk him, though.
Welcome to the mind of a Libertarian.
Jones, a third-year political science student, grew up as a conservative in a time of great social change – and he embraces it.
Following an 11-39 season last spring – 10-11 in America East – the University of Maine Black Bear softball team is ready to begin their season this Friday afternoon in Chattanooga, Tenn. against the Virginia Tech Hokies.
Franz Ferdinand’s latest album is a half-hearted attempt at rock music. The band has tried to desert its mellow-yet-upbeat sound in favor of Killers-esque dance rock. Because of this, “Tonight” is a failure.
On first listen, every song sounds identical. On second listen, they all sound identical and like someone else has already recorded them.