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Sunday, March 29th, 2015, 7:46 pm in Opinion
By Nathaniel Trask

Actors and actresses in those blockbuster films you watch every summer probably started out by appearing in productions at their community theater. Professional athletes of all sports started out by playing on their hometown teams. Music …

Sunday, March 29th, 2015, 7:44 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

There seems to be a consensus in modern America that the culture of government is so bifurcated, so antagonistic that partisan bickering stymies any action. Or so the bloviating media commentators incessantly claim, often citing the …

Sunday, March 29th, 2015, 7:43 pm in Opinion
By Matthew Pinkham

Effort and will define man’s self-worth. When man defines his image of self-worth, the lofty beliefs and credo are largely divined by experience. There is, however, a crucial component that precipitates any call to arms or …

Sunday, March 29th, 2015, 7:41 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

Many of the students here at UMaine, myself included, are lucky enough to have grown up in a time when women are funny. Don’t get me wrong: women were always funny. Though it’s said that the …

Sunday, March 29th, 2015, 7:40 pm in Opinion
By Allyson Eslin

Rhetoric has long supposed that if a person cares about something “trivial” — a dress, a band, a television show — this person is somehow detracting from their ability to seriously consider other issues of more …

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015, 7:33 pm in Opinion
By Matthew Pinkham

Our illustrious university prides itself in sponsoring and developing the highest quality of education. As any university should, the institution’s merit is derived from the quality of courses and programs offered. A robust offering of classes …

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015, 7:31 pm in Opinion

Editor’s note: This op-ed was offered exclusively for publication in Maine to The Maine Campus by the White House.
In an economy increasingly built on innovation, the most important skill you can sell is your knowledge. That’s …

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015, 7:28 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

For as long as I can remember, and definitely long before then, women have been second-class shoppers. While shopping for and with both of the women in my family, I have noticed certain things seem to …

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015, 7:27 pm in Opinion
By Allyson Eslin

“What are you even listening to? Only 13-year-old girls listen to that.”
So says the increasingly common perpetrator of an attitude known as “musical elitism.”
In perhaps the greatest myth to ever permeate the modern music industry, contemporary …

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 7:52 pm in Opinion
By Nathaniel Trask

Developing and perfecting driverless cars is just another way humans are using technology to improve their lives. Popularized by research institutions such as Stanford and Carnegie Mellon, which outfitted vehicles to race autonomously, and perfected by …