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Editorial: Orono business expansion boon for local area


In the past few years, Orono has witnessed a deluge of new businesses, specifically restaurants and breweries, moving downtown. Some of these are ventures by local entrepreneurs who are expanding and diversifying their business. For example, …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 10:08 pm

From Ferguson to Staten Island: the justification of riots


In the past two weeks, mainstream media outlets have been focusing on the killing of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands of law enforcement. The non-indictments of both officers shouldn’t come as a surprise, …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 10:08 pm

Shoddy journalism in UVA rape story does disservice to real victims


Recently, Rolling Stone broke the story of a young woman named Jackie who was brutally assaulted on the University of Virginia’s campus. In the article, the entertainment magazine describe the freshman student’s horrific account of her …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 10:08 pm

A milestone in space exploration has Mars within sight


We have been dreaming about Mars ever since the ending of the Apollo moon missions, the last time any human had traveled to the moon. Now, in light of recent events, a trip to its surface …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 10:07 pm

Editorial: Divest UMaine success highlights power of student voices


Though generally connected to disenfranchisement within political spheres, low efficacy is an attitude with which many college students grapple. Lacking real power or position in society, with limited access to resources, it’s easy to understand why …

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Sunday, December 7th, 2014, 8:06 pm

This year a victory for women in music


This year has been a totally wild ride in the world of music, especially pop. Many of those who listen to pop music seriously must have noticed by this late point in the year that the …

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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014, 4:32 pm

Regulation of Internet violates sanctity of property, will stifle innovation


If the FDA decided to regulate all national grocery chains, mandating that they carried the same food brands in an effort to achieve equal access, there would be outrage. And quite rightly so. A grocery store …

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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014, 4:31 pm

Top 5 Hip-Hop Artists of All Time


Hip-hop began in the mid 1970s in New York’s Bronx, mainly among African American and Latin American youth. Since then, it has spread throughout the world and become one of the most influential music genres. Hip-hop …

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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014, 4:29 pm

Gender disparity in Hollywood needs addressing


We need more female representation in the film industry. Over the last several years, and this year especially, women have been systematically taking on the music industry in almost all categories and genres, making huge leaps …

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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014, 4:27 pm

Editorial: Investment in green technologies is investment in university work


On Dec. 3, the Investment Committee of the University of Maine’s board of trustees will meet and discuss whether to divest UMaine’s investment portfolio of coal. This decision is spurred by Divest UMaine, a student group …

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