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Sunday, November 16th, 2014, 7:02 pm

Personal happiness important even in times of stress


Walking around campus in the first week or two of September is always a pleasant experience. No matter how much people sometimes deny it, the first weeks of school are always the most fun. You’ll see …

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Sunday, November 16th, 2014, 7:00 pm

Editorial: Safety on campus comes down to individual responsibility


Much of Maine is still largely untouched wilderness. Forests, mountains and rivers give the state a diverse aestheticism, a boon for the the tourism industry on which the state’s fiscal health relies. It’s also a rich …

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Sunday, November 16th, 2014, 6:57 pm

Monopoly represents the ideal capitalist endeavor


Since ancient time, board games were an iconic part of human society. Even in the age of Internet, video games and social media, many families still gather around a board game to spend quality time together. …

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Sunday, November 16th, 2014, 6:54 pm

Considering risks and rewards in life choices


You may remember the recent beheadings of American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley. These men were sent to a region of the globe that, at the time, was the most hostile place on the planet. …

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:21 pm

The trial of Rasmea Odeh


The trial of Rasmea Odeh, a 67-year-old American of Palestinian origin, began this November, but has drawn little attention from major media outlets. Odeh is an associate director of the Arab American Action Network in Chicago, …

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:20 pm

The virtues at the foundation of hunting


Before man learned how to tame the world around him to provide for his needs, hunting was his primary means of survival. The act of hunting provided more than just food and raw materials: it was …

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:19 pm

Humor in the media and how it affects us


Ebola is a terrible and unrelenting disease that has taken the world by storm over the past two months.  Health officials across the globe are concerned with the containment of the disease in West Africa and …

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:17 pm

Gender fluidity a necessity for modern world


I consider myself lucky to have size 14 feet, not because they are huge or cumbersome — which they can be — but because they allowed me, from a young age, to be comfortable with gender …

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:15 pm

Campus Activities Board members deserve praise


This campus has so many different facets and departments that make it a truly enjoyable place to live and go to school. I believe that the University of Maine has a truly wonderful Student Life department …

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Sunday, November 9th, 2014, 8:14 pm

Editorial: Proposed Estabrooke housing expansion good step towards ending housing crisis


Last year’s announcement that upperclassmen would only be able to apply for on-campus housing in the DTAV and Patch apartment complexes caused outrage. Approximately 185 students who requested housing in the fall semester were turned away. …

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