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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:52 pm

The morality of statism: a clarion anti-statist call


President Obama’s record on acting within the carefully delineated lines of the Constitution is abysmal. The vaunted annals of American executive leadership is rife with individuals who stretch their authority, but it would be hard to …

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:51 pm

Scotland’s secession from United Kingdom would trade one master for another


Matt Pinkham, Columnist
In 1707, the kingdoms of England, Wales and Scotland formed to create the kingdom of Great Britain. The “United Kingdom of Great Britain” went on to become a world superpower. The British expanded their …

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:49 pm

America’s misguided war on drugs leads to targeting of certain demographics


Stuart Higgins, Columnist
Over the past month we have once again witnessed multiple extrajudicial killings of unarmed black males at the hands of law enforcement, something that happens every 28 hours in the United States. The incident …

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:47 pm

Misogyny and misrepresentation lead to bad advertising


Cameron Grover, Columnist
I could never get sick of watching Jamie Lee Curtis talk about her healthy digestive system, or of John Stamos pushing Greek yogurt just as much as his stunning smile and hilariously placed bedroom …

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 3:46 pm

Grove residents, owners need to exercise personal responsibility


College is a time of life associated with independence. Students, usually for the first time, live free from the eagle-eye of a parent or guardian. For many, this results in a very lax attitude, which emphasizes …

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Monday, September 8th, 2014, 6:04 am

Letter from the Editor


With “syllabus week” completed, I am reminded of all the learning opportunities available to interested minds at the University of Maine: engineering students have a variety of co-op and internship opportunities available to them thanks to …

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Monday, September 8th, 2014, 6:04 am

Editorial: Middle ground needs to be found between students, residents over Orono community issues


As a college town, Orono has several shortcomings. One of these is a dearth of establishments with a casual atmosphere where students can go to study or just relax with friends. This also adversely affects Orono …

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Monday, September 8th, 2014, 6:03 am

True feminism is an attitude that transcends gender


Cameron Grover, Opinion Columnist
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie defined a feminist as “A person who believes in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes.”
Important winds of change are beginning to blow all across the world, and …

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Monday, September 8th, 2014, 6:02 am

Body image blues: Why weight criticism needs to end


Jocelyn Nerney, Staff Writer
Many people falsely think skinny shaming does not exist. They assume that if you are under a certain weight, you are comfortable in your skin, and it is therefore perfectly fine to make …

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Monday, September 8th, 2014, 6:01 am

Seasteading: old technology repurposed for the betterment of man


Matt Pinkham, Opinion Columnist
Take a moment to consider the offshore oil platform — a multi-million dollar facility designed to extract precious oil from under the seabed. These facilities exist in many shapes and sizes, from fixed …

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