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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:17 am

Relay for Life raises cancer awareness at Rec Center

On Friday, April 11 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., the University of Maine’s Colleges Against Cancer, associated with the American Cancer Society, hosted Relay for Life 2014 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center.
“The main …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:15 am

Police beat for April 14, 2014

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5:55 p.m. Crack kills
 
Building security personnel in Boardman Hall called UMPD after discovering damage to one of the toilets in the men’s room on the second floor. It has been speculated that the large crack going …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:13 am

Abandoned Old Town canoe factory demolished, site to be utilized

The historic Old Town Canoe factory, which has been in a state of limbo for several years now, has been demolished to clear space for further development. The remnants of the factory, abandoned since 2009, are …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:07 am

Healthy High receives large turnout despite weather and change in date

Despite rainy weather conditions and a change in date, the Healthy High 5K and 10K race had its largest turnout in the event’s history this weekend, with around 1,000  people showing up to participate.
“It was a …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:05 am

Campus energy policy sustainability focused

Sustainability is a word that has been thrown around a lot in the last five years. Global awareness of humanity’s effect on the environment, as well as the realization of just how finite Earth’s resources are …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 11:00 am

Entrepeneurs compete for cash at Big Gig

Northern Maine Distilling Company was tipping its glasses Tuesday night after winning $1,000 as contestants in the Big Gig Pitch-Off held in the Foster Center for Student Innovation at the University of Maine.
Big Gig, a collaborative …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 10:57 am

2013 ADVANCE awards recognize female scientist

The ADVANCE Rising Tide Center recognized one of three employees for significant achievements as a female scientist at The University of Maine.
Dr. Kate Beard-Tisdale, School of Computing and Information Science, was recognized on April 10 in …

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Monday, April 14th, 2014, 10:53 am

GSS creates Political Activist Committee

The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate dished out a total of $4,605 in allocations to three separate groups, formed a new Political Activist Committee and created a new ex officio member during its …

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Monday, April 7th, 2014, 1:17 pm

UMaine offers new Leadership Studies minor

When it comes to leadership, Maine is no stranger to producing exceptional ones, especially in U.S. politics.
Margaret Chase Smith, Ed Muskie, George Mitchell, William Cohen and Olympia Snowe are five former U.S. senators just to name …

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Monday, April 7th, 2014, 1:17 pm

GSS approves 2014-15 budget, appoints new senator

The University of Maine Student Government approved its proposed FY 2014-2015 budget as a single, non-divisible resolution on April 1 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room shortly after its General Student Senate (GSS) appointed a new …

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