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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:15 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

This campus has so many different facets and departments that make it a truly enjoyable place to live and go to school. I believe that the University of Maine has a truly wonderful Student Life department …

Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:12 pm in Opinion
By Allyson Eslin

When it comes to the rhetoric about “wasting my vote” on Eliot Cutler, I’ll say one thing, and one thing alone — I’m not buying it, and I never will.
For too many months now I’ve been …

Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 6:32 am in Opinion
By Matthew Pinkham

Science-fiction television programs are usually relegated to the status of nerdy, unvalued and disesteem. This is not without good reason — many of these programs are “cult” hits, meaning they have low production quality and poor …

Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 6:31 am in Opinion
By Stuart Higgins

In the summer of 2013, I was offered an internship in the private wealth division of a large financial services firm. During my three-month tenure, one of my primary responsibilities included providing technical support for several …

Monday, November 3rd, 2014, 6:29 am in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

Over the past few weeks I have noticed an uptick in the frequency of news stories about women being publicly persecuted or even threatened over the Internet, as well as out in the real world. I …

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 8:29 pm in Opinion
By Casey Rogers

Mike Michaud, if elected governor of Maine, would be the first openly gay governor in the United States. Addressing rumors regarding his sexuality, Michaud stated, “Allow me to save them the trouble with a simple, honest …

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 8:28 pm in Opinion
By Cameron Grover

The University of Maine is closing in on another fun-filled Halloween weekend here on campus, but before the festivities move into full swing, I have one thing I would like to point out to the rest …

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 8:27 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

A unit of currency, even those based on elements with empirical worth, has absolute value. But this value is relative, both against other systems of measurement and in context of time and shifting events.
Fiat money, like …

Sunday, October 26th, 2014, 8:26 pm in Opinion
By Matthew Pinkham

It is not often that a video game offers an experience that could be defined as truly innovative. The majority of productions hedge their bets by relying on established franchise lines to rake in sales, counting …

Sunday, October 19th, 2014, 6:55 pm in Opinion
By Katherine Revello

Creative endeavors are borne of leisure. Only when the cave-dwellers have ensured their survival against every eventuality can they turn to contemplation of the shadows on the wall. Innovation, beyond that which directly alleviates corporeal hardship, …