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UMaine Museum of Art’s winter exhibit showcases the Geometric, Political and Surreal

As the daily hustle that is downtown Bangor continues on its hurried pace through the next traffic light, a quiet room brightened by spotlights awaits for visitors as silent figures keep watch from the walls, waiting …

Thrift shop hidden treasure chest of Orono

In the outskirts of downtown Orono, nestled behind the library, on the second floor of the old community building at 10 Birch Street, sits the Orono Thrift Shop. At the top of the staircase, shoppers are …

Event aims to teach coding

This Wednesday, Zach Sturgeon, a 22-year-old computer science student, will be giving a presentation on the basics of computer programming in Totman Lounge in the Union at 6 p.m.
This presentation is intended to give students not …

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CD Reviews

Music Review: The Sidekicks, “Runners in the Nerved World”

Rating: 8/10
AC/DC has almost literally been making the same album since 1980. Their most recent, last year’s “Rock or Bust,” peaked at No. 1 in 11 countries. They’re still singing about intensity, deviance and making rock …

Film Reviews

Movie Review “The Wedding Ringer”

Rating: 7/10
Despite being a bit cliched and predictable with its plot, “The Wedding Ringer” is still able to serve as a funny and entertaining movie-going experience.
Kevin Hart stars as Jimmy Callahan, a best-man-for-hire who — for …

Style & Culture

Game Review “Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell”

Rating: 5.5
“People say jumping the shark like it’s a bad thing,” is a phrase that Johnny Gat, the protagonist for “Gat Out of Hell,” and recurring character in the long-running “saints Row” series, will say many …

Column – Study Abroad Insights and Essentials: First Week in Seville

My study abroad adventure began, as all trips do, with lots of waiting. I waited to get through security, at the gates, and in the airplanes for time to go by. The experience I had waited …

Column – Documentary Theater:  Film captures extreme side of religious evangelism

“Jesus Camp,” a surreal film currently streaming on Netflix, is a real-life portrait of contemporary Christian evangelism at its most extreme. Released in 2006, the film documents a week at a radical youth summer camp run …

Column – Adventure Time: Looking back at College Snowfest

Every year, Sugarloaf Mountain holds College Snowfest — a week for students on winter break to ski, snowboard, attend a line-up of concerts and stay at the mountain hotel for a discounted rate.
Snowfest attracts college students …