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Sunday, September 20th, 2015, 6:15 pm in Opinion
By Brooke Bailey

It was 2008, and I vividly recall sitting in my middle school auditorium watching President Barack Obama get sworn into office. I remember the chills I felt as I listened to one powerful voice mimic another. …

Sunday, September 13th, 2015, 4:51 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

This past week, I had the opportunity to speak with someone who is making big waves in the Bangor area. I spoke with Cat Mckenna, a young woman who took a stand against the dress code …

Sunday, September 13th, 2015, 4:47 pm in Opinion
By Eliza Jones

I’ve lived in Maine for my whole life but I’ve never hiked the state’s highest and most iconic peak, Mount Katahdin. I’ve only ever been to Baxter State Park once, on a camping trip with my …

Sunday, September 13th, 2015, 4:46 pm in Opinion
By Megan Shuman

If you have had a chance to see the national news lately, you will most likely see the disgruntled picture of a Kentucky county clerk. Her hair is mussed and she looks exorbitantly aggravated — and …

Sunday, September 13th, 2015, 3:52 pm in Opinion
By Brooke Bailey

The bittersweet autumn weather is steadily taking over the UMaine campus. Soon, our entire student lives will be occupied by heavier homework loads, warmer clothes, vibrant trees, pumpkin-infused everything and the highly-anticipated start of football season.
Football …

Monday, September 7th, 2015, 10:49 am in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

Over the past few weeks the internet, television and radio stations have been reporting with a somewhat lackluster energy, specifically in regards to Target’s decision to remove the “gender labels” from their toy sections. People from …

Monday, September 7th, 2015, 10:47 am in Opinion
By Allyson Eslin

When did unhealthy sleep habits become the new ‘it’ thing?
It’s a phenomenon that one would be remiss not to notice, particularly here on campus: students readily bragging about their long study hours and short sleep schedules. …

Monday, September 7th, 2015, 10:45 am in Opinion
By Meg Shuman

Upon the arrival of the new school year, I found myself pondering many things, such as ‘can a human body physically handle the amount of caffeine I’m going to need to survive this semester?’ and ‘does …

Sunday, September 6th, 2015, 10:08 pm in Opinion
By Eliza Jones

I first attended UMaine as a recent high school graduate 10 years ago, from 2004 to 2006. During the spring semester of ’06, I was living in Hilltop. I had a class all the way across …

Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 4:41 pm in Opinion
By Danielle Walczak Culture Editor

In the past four years The University of Maine has paid increased attention to research and science-based education. UMaine provides valuable experiences for undergraduates looking to work in the lab and the field. There are many …