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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 10:31 pm

Campus republicans host interactive forum aimed at engaging young voters

Abby Bennett (Left), Eric Brakey (middle) and Alex Willette (Right) attended the political forum.

The Maine Republican Party’s youth initiative, Generation 207, hailed the party’s commitment to young voters at a forum in the University of Maine’s Memorial Union on Thursday.
The “Ask Me (Almost) Anything” interactive forum allowed audience members …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 10:29 pm

Students attend Real Food Challenge training retreat at Bard College, plan to take ‘Real Food” to UMaine

Members of the RFC champion local, fair-traded and sustainable foods.

Last weekend, three UMaine students travelled to Bard College in New York for a “Real Food Challenge” (RFC) retreat, where they received training to spread “Real Food”— food that is sustainable, fair-traded and/or local — to …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 10:26 pm

UMaine investigating data breach affecting more than 900 students

A University of Maine data breach has the potential to expose the personal information of more than 900 past and present UMaine students, the university announced Wednesday. The breach was discovered when a faculty laptop and …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 10:25 pm

Student-run political journal releases first issue

Darren Reid is both the founder and editor-in-chief of The Cohen Journal.

The first issue of The Cohen Journal, a new University of Maine student-run political journal, was published on Feb. 16, 2015.
Designed as a forum for the UMaine community on American domestic and foreign policy topics, The …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 10:22 pm

UMaine Business Challenge expands to include public and private schools across the state

Formally reserved for University of Maine students, the UMaine Business Challenge (UBC) is now accessible to any student in Maine’s higher education schools, the event’s organizers announced Feb. 9, 2015.
Now in its third year, the challenge …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 9:32 pm

GSS Denies Allocation to Wilde-Stein; Allocates “TREE” Trip to Europe

GSS Denies $4,719 Allocation to Wilde-Stein for Comedy Show
A denial of a $4,719 allocation to Wilde-Stein (an alliance for sexual rights group) caused a lengthy debate to break out between Senators in the General Student Senate’s …

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Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, 8:41 pm

Former Senatorial Candidate Shenna Bellows visits UMaine

Former democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Shenna Bellows, became part of the political discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union.
“She Talks” was moderated by Professor Amy Fried and was co-sponsored …

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Monday, February 16th, 2015, 10:46 am

Facilities Management working to keep up with record snowfall

Amid record-breaking snowfall, University of Maine Facilities Management continues to work diligently to keep up with campus snow removal.
Using a complex removal plan, snow personal work around the clock to maintain roads, keep sidewalks clear and …

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Monday, February 16th, 2015, 10:40 am

New professorships established to ensure excellence for years to come

The University of Maine has established two new professorships in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences (SECS): The Edward Sturgis Grew Professorship of Petrology and Mineralogy and The George H. Denton Professorship of Earth Sciences. …

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Monday, February 16th, 2015, 10:37 am

Unclear legal circumstances surrounding Outing Club cabin

The University of Maine Outing Club held a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11, to discuss their future in a Carrabassett Valley cabin that houses its members on skiing and snowboarding trips to Sugarloaf Ski Resort.
A Facebook …

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