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Monday, December 8th, 2014, 12:41 am

Future plans for Student Government including the establishment of ‘district program’ discussed at GSS

Plans for future changes to the function of UMaine Student Government, along with several proposals for the upcoming semester were on the agenda along with the conclusion of the election of new senators to committee positions …

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Monday, December 8th, 2014, 12:37 am

Creation of GSS liaison to Old Town City Council seeks to promote collaboration

In an effort to develop a partnership between the City of Old Town and The University of Maine, a resolution passed by the General Student Senate (GSS) last month led to Tuesday’s creation and election of …

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Monday, December 8th, 2014, 12:32 am

Local businesses pair with Orono to light up downtown for another holiday season

Orono’s annual Light up the Night ceremony filled the streets of Downtown Orono with holiday cheer Monday night. Orono residents and families gathered at the plaza in front of the University Credit Union to light up …

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Monday, December 8th, 2014, 12:16 am

Police Beat for Dec. 8

11/21
12:02 a.m. – Wrong place, wrong time
The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) received a Resident Assistant complaint of an intoxicated female in the women’s bathroom on the third floor of Gannett Hall. When police arrived, …

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Monday, December 8th, 2014, 12:12 am

After Ferguson, Garner: UMaine students react

Stress that law enforcement needs to be held accountable in order for justice to survive

On Aug. 9,2014, unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot by Darren Wilson, a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Riots and protests broke out soon after the event, prompted by the case’s racial implications, and onNov.24 it …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 11:41 pm

World AIDS Day candelight vigil held in Bangor pays tribute to survivor and victims

On Monday, Dec. 1, Maine observed World AIDS Day. This year marked the 26th year since the first observance of World AIDS Day which was started by the World Health Organization to bring awareness to the …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 11:29 pm

Orono Town Council reviews applications for new water district board of trustess

Last Monday, at their weekly meeting, the Orono Town Council reviewed applications for the position of board of member of the Orono Veazie Water District (OVWD).
The position on the board of trustees opens at the end …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 11:25 pm

UMaine System moves to vote on coal divestment

The investment committee of The University of Maine System (UMS) decided to encourage the board of trustees to divest from coal in accordance with a new “coal divestiture policy,” in a Dec. 3 meeting at the …

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Monday, November 24th, 2014, 8:21 am

Orono town council strikes down moratorium, for now

After months of debate and public comment, the Orono Town Council decided to postpone talks of a moratorium on student homes at last Monday’s council committee meeting. The proposal, which was brought forth shortly after the …

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Monday, November 24th, 2014, 8:21 am

Police Beat for Nov. 24, 2014

11/24
 
10:18 p.m. – It’s a Natty pahty
 
University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) officers responded to a Resident Assistant complaint of underage drinking on the second floor of Kennebec Hall. When officers arrived to the dorm in …

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