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Students urge for University of Maine System divestment from fossil fuels  

Two students played dead on top of a black sheet representing an oil spill on The University Mall Friday afternoon, as students protested the University of Maine System’s endowment investment in fossil fuel companies.
As the wind …

50 Cents: Sabrina Vivian

Asking a senior what their plans are for after graduation is considered the “worst question” you could ask. But for fourth-year environmental science student Sabrina Vivian, there is a list.
“My goal is to travel when I …

Curling team gets start at UMaine

Two years ago, graduate student Timothy Godaire invited others to help form a curling club on campus. Godaire, who is now pursuing an M.S. in Climate and Quaternary Studies through the Climate Change Institute, first explored …

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CD Reviews

Review: Music – One Direction, “Four”

Rating: 5.5
As pumpkin spice season comes to a close, so approaches the holiday shopping season. Black Friday speculation and advertisements have begun their infestation, and even Christmas commercials and music are emerging from hibernation. What this …

Film Reviews

Review: Movie – “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1”

Rating: 7
If an audience member were looking for the same powerful punch as 2013’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” they may be very disappointed with “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.” This film is a much …

Style & Culture

Review: Game – Halo The Master Chief Collection

Grade: 9
For a franchise as popular and vital as “Halo,” it was only a matter of time before Microsoft would debut it on the Xbox One. Rumors circulated that developer 343 Industries had a “Halo 2 …

Column: Documentary Theater – “Film takes viewers into the heart of the Siberian Taiga”

Last week, “Chasing Ice” took us to the frigid Arctic landscape to probe for evidence of global warming. This week, hunters show us how they make a living in the cold, isolated wilderness of the  Taiga …

Column: How I Hear It – F— songs

Faith No More is expected to release their first album since 1997 at some point in 2015, and to tease the record, they’ve released a new single, provocatively titled “Motherf—er.” The song’s fine, but that’s not …

Column: Adventure Time – The Internet and National Parks, is it too far?

Growing up in Maine, I was lucky enough to live an hour away from Acadia National Park. Spending every summer camping, hiking, biking or going to the beach, Acadia became part of my summertime routine.
This past …