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Basscamp headlines tenth annual Rock Against Rape

On Friday, Sept. 26, Sigma Phi Epsilon, or SigEp, held their 10 annual Rock Against Rape concert outside the Stewart Commons from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., with Basscamp headlining the concert and student groups The …

Professor’s observations on college students today sparks opinion piece

What does a typical weekend look like for the University of Maine student?  Some may tell you about the sporting events, the music and theatre performances or an event hosted by one of the 200-plus registered …

Bangor Color Run

On an abnormally warm September morning, a sea of white T-shirts filled the Waterfront in downtown Bangor. They waited anxiously to start the Bangor Color Run, a nationally organized themed race where participants are covered in …

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CD Reviews

Album Review: Thom Yorke, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes”

Rating: 7.5/10
Unconventional album releases are a strange beast for Thom Yorke to grapple with. On one hand, they are nontraditional by their name and nature, but on the flip side, they are becoming increasingly paradigmatic and …

Film Reviews

Film Review: The Equalizer

Rating: 7/10
Antoine Fuqua, the director that has given us films such as, “Training Day,”  “Shooter”  and “Olympus Has Fallen,” returns to deliver us an action film with a role that was made for Denzel Washington. Washington …

Style & Culture

Game Review: Destiny [Part III]

Rating: 7.5/10
Editor’s note: “Destiny” is a complex game that warrants an in-depth look. This is the final review of a three part series. This article will focus on the game’s multi player aspect. Part 1 covered …

Insights and Essentials: picking your classes for studying abroad

Researching may not be something everyone likes to do, but it is one of the main components of figuring out how to study abroad.
There are so many options out there: think about how many different programs …

How I Hear It: record labels in the digital age

The past few weeks have been prime for non-traditional album release nostalgists, if such people exist. The iTunes force-feeding of U2’s “Songs of Innocence” enraged some, pleased others, and reminded many of Beyonce’s self-titled 2013 album …

Documentary Theater: “Tiny: A Story about Living Small”

Tiny homes, heart guide film about tiny house movement “Tiny: A Story About Living Small” is a film about people.
It’s also about really small houses.
Released in 2013, the film focuses on a young couple, Christopher and …