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Despite the cool and cloudy weather, the Black Student Union held its first peace march last Friday at UMaine to unify the campus and crush stereotypes and controversies regarding some issues of race, sex and gender.
Around …

A group of citizens concerned with the water quality and management of the Orono-Veazie Water District brought forth a public petition to the Orono Town Council at their Oct. 20 meeting. The Council is going to …


Collins, Bellows face off in second debate

James Winters

Public, officials wrestle with possible moratorium

Cameron Paquette | The Maine Campus

Walking with a Ghost: UMaine’s storied and haunted buildings

A staircase in abandoned Coburn Hall.
Aley Lewis
A staircase in abandoned Coburn Hall.

The University of Maine campus is the home of multiple buildings that have been suspect of paranormal activity. With the campus itself being nearly 150 years old, some of its oldest buildings include Estabrooke, Balentine and …

50 Cents: Alex Chasse

Alex Chasse is a third-year.
Aley Lewis
Alex Chasse is a third-year.

Age: 20
Major: History and Secondary Education
Hometown:  Fort Kent, Maine
Editor’s Note: 50 Cents is a weekly article where a M.C. staffer will sit with a sign reading “Interviews 50 cents” and wait to see what happens, gleaning …

Student groups focus on food

On Thursday Oct. 24, National Food Day was celebrated nationwide to bring awareness to college campuses about sustainability and “real food.”
Audrey Cross, a fourth-year ecology and environmental sciences student, is one of the driving forces behind …


Poetry slam: behind the microphone

Jason Myers won the poetry slam.

Standing behind a microphone in front of an almost-full Minsky Recital Hall, I was “shivering with anticipation” as one of my poetry classmates so accurately put it.
Although the faces in the audience were shadowy, I could …

Column: How I Hear It- Basic introduction to recording, mixing, mastering

Although the artist’s name is on the record, the person you hear the loudest on a recording might be the producer, the person who has a big hand in recording, mixing and mastering the record, oftentimes …

Column: Documentary Theater: Film addresses state of the once-thriving Mediterranean Sea

This week’s film is the recent undersea documentary “Sharks of the Mediterranean: A Vanishing Kingdom,” a relatively obscure film that started streaming on Netflix back in June. The film has no IMDB entry, no official website …


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