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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 11:40 pm in News
By Beth Kevit

When the residents of Estabrooke Hall move out in May, they will do so knowing they are marking a milestone in University of Maine history.
The building, constructed in 1940 as the women’s dormitory and later revamped …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 11:37 pm in News
By Chris Chase

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension has estimated their Senior Companion Program saved MaineCare $4.6 million in a single year.
The estimation, based on research done by the Cooperative Extension, is based on data from 2010, when …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 11:35 pm in News
By Anne Chase

The University of Maine’s Muslim Student Association has raised over $4,000 so far in a month-long effort to raise awareness of and help alleviate suffering caused by the past year’s famine in Somalia.
The United Nations declares …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 11:33 pm in News
By Claire Carter

A new integrated-learning program in the University of Maine’s College of Engineering now has a director, who will be one of just two faculty members teaching 15 students when classes start this fall.
German-born Alex Friess was …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 11:31 pm in News
By Brittany Toth

The University of Maine Student Government General Student Senate made four allocations at Tuesday night’s meeting.
The Woodsmen’s Team, Mock Trial Club, Improv Insanity and the Equestrian Team all received money to help fund trips and events.
The …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 11:29 pm in News
By Beth Kevit

Unprotected Protegé
The University of Maine Police Department received a report of criminal mischief in the Hilltop parking lot at 11:40 a.m. Feb. 9. The driver’s side window of a red Mazda Protegé left in the lot …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 10:54 pm in Sports
By Joe Sturzl

The University of Maine women’s hockey team is in the home stretch of their season, and what better way to end it then against UMaine’s biggest rival, the University of New Hampshire?
The Black Bears and Wildcats …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 10:52 pm in Sports
By Jesse Scardina

With just three weeks left in the regular season, the University of Maine men’s hockey team controls their own destiny. The Black Bears have three of their last five games at home, and all five are …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 10:49 pm in Sports
By Charlie Merritt

Successful sports teams create a buzz on the University of Maine campus. The football team went on a remarkable run in the fall that brought life into the Black Bears’ fan base.
When considering UMaine from an …


Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, 10:48 pm in Sports
By Clark Shepard

As the University of Maine baseball season draws closer, here’s a look at what to expect from the Black Bears on both sides of the diamond:
UMaine figures to return to the top ranks in hitting this …