Bust A Move Beavers Spring Into Step

Bust A Move Beavers Spring Into Step

By Nicole Pilote Contributing Writer Weekly practices beginning at the end of January paid off for the forty-four UMF dancers who took part in BAM's spring showcase. During the week of their shows, BAM put on four performances held for the student body and their...

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President Foster on Her Departure

President Foster on Her Departure

By Andrew Devine President   When I went to meet President Kate Foster one morning in April, I thought it would be the start of her day. To the contrary, when I entered her office at 8:30 a.m., she was already in the middle of an important phone.    President Foster...

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Outdoor Opportunities in Farmington

Outdoor Opportunities in Farmington

By Caitlin Raye Contributing Writer There are many options for outdoor activities in Farmington, such as participating in Mainely Outdoors events, going on hikes and walks, or checking out the local downtown shops.    Grace McNally, a Mainely Outdoors employee, said...

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Beavers Spring Into Action with Their Upcoming Playday

By Sara Lamb Contributing Writer UMF Men’s and Women’s soccer teams gear up for the opportunity to compete against other schools and work on their skills during the offseason.    “A playday is basically the culmination of our spring season,”  said Tristan Price, a...

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Mainely Outdoors leads UMF students to the Coast

Mainely Outdoors leads UMF students to the Coast

By Emily Thibodeau Contributing Writer Mainely Outdoors is offering two end of the semester trips to the coast. They recently traveled to Acadia National Park and will be traveling to Camden on May 5. The trip to Acadia is one of the most popular offered by Mainely...

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Creative Writing Students Prepare for BFA Senior Reading

By Nicole Stewart Staff Reporter As a part of the Bachelors of Fine Arts Creative Writing program, seniors who are in the Seminar in Writing class will have the opportunity to read their own work in the Landing.    This event is similar to the Visiting Writers Series,...

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Deep Treble and ClefNotes Performing Spring Shows

Deep Treble and ClefNotes Performing Spring Shows

By Olivia White Contributing Writer A capella groups Deep Treble and ClefNotes are both hosting concerts in May that will include songs they have been working on throughout the spring semester.    Hawa Soubane, first semester ClefNotes member, said her experience in...

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WUMF Students Gearing up for Next Semester

By Willy Doehring Contributing Writer  UMF’s own student-run radio station, 91.5 WUMF, is looking towards the future, taking steps to improve the experience of listeners as well as improving the club for its many student members.      The presence of WUMF as a station...

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UMF Alums Seek New Owners of Monthly Reading Event

By Dale J Rappaneau Jr. Contributing Writer After six years of hosting the curated monthly reading series known as Word Portland, UMF alums Danielle LeBlanc and Emily Jane Young are retiring as curators and seeking to pass ownership of the reading series to a new...

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Androscoggin Home Care Hospice Walk

By Richard Southard Contributing Writer Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice will be holding their annual Hospice 5K and Remembrance Walk on May 5. The event is fundraising to support low-cost hospice care for people of all ages in Maine communities, and will be one of...

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Meet Hannah Binder: Published Author and UMF Freshman

By Nathan McIvor Contributing Writer    Novelist Hannah Binder is a freshman in the Creative Writing program who has published her first novel, “Why We Don’t Wave” under the name Hannah Paige. The novel is an ode to sisterhood and family.      Binder describing the...

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