UMS Board of Trustees to Vote on One University Initiative

Darby Murnane Editor in Chief     On Jan. 26 and 27, the University of Maine System (UMS) Board of Trustees will convene on the UMaine campus in Orono to vote on whether or not UMS will transition to a unified accreditation, rather than function with each university...

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The Farmington Flyer’s Inaugural Meme Contest Results

The Farmington Flyer’s Inaugural Meme Contest Results

Thank you to everyone who submitted a meme for the Farmington Flyer's Inaugural Meme Contest! While there were many great choices, the competition was strong. Here are the memes that stuck out the most, including the choice as winner of the prestigious Meme Contest....

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Bite-Me-Beaver: Welcome to our Horrible Advice Column

Dear Bite,      My work friends and I have been getting together for True American game nights and we usually host it at my place. But now they assume every Saturday will be a game night and they’re inviting people who I don’t know well enough to want in my apartment....

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Give Me My Dam Money!

Holiday Spending     Sticking to a budget and finding a little extra money for gifts makes holiday spending a struggle. As with any type of budget, set aside a selected amount of money and try not to overspend.     There are a few ways you can save a few bucks before...

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BAM is Dancing Their Way Through College

BAM is Dancing Their Way Through College

Jocea Jordan Contributing Writer      Practicing 10 hours or more a week, UMF’s Bust-A-Move Beavers (BAM) dance group members are working hard to make their end-of-semester performance a memorable one.      BAM is one of two UMF dance groups and they hold two...

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Students Feeling A Little Less Thankful for Thanksgiving

Zion Hodgkin Contributing Writer     As Maine Gov. Janet Mills recently signed legislation replacing Columbus Day day with Indigenous People’s Day, perspectives on Thanksgiving are changing too. The ethics of the holiday’s very existence as well as the traditions in...

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How A Degree Can Turn Into A Dream

How A Degree Can Turn Into A Dream

Miranda Gould Contributing Writer     Recent UMF graduate Olivia Sullivan celebrates being hired on-the-spot for her dream job of occupational therapy. As Sullivan works towards getting into graduate school, she is also working as a registered behavior technician...

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Mystifying New Book from One of UMF’s Very Own

Mystifying New Book from One of UMF’s Very Own

Faith Diaz Contributing Writer     Associate Professor of English, Misty Krueger, recently released her new memoir, “The Roller Coaster: A Breast Cancer Story.” Her collection traces her breast cancer journey in various pieces of prose, poetry, and essays.      The...

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Sliding into Ski Season

Krystin Paine Contributing Writer     With the winter season creeping upon us, UMF students are getting excited about ski season. Skiing is one of the most popular outdoor winter activities Maine has to offer and a great way to make fun memories with friends and...

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The Hunt for Off-Campus Housing

Kaitlynn Tarbox Contributing Writer     As students progress through their degree, many opt to move off campus to experience life on their own. But the big question is: where is the best place to live off campus?       There are two main housing companies around the...

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Beavers Battle for NAC Championship

Beavers Battle for NAC Championship

Leanna Farr Contributing Writer      For the second year in a row, the UMF women’s soccer team has made it to the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) championship game. The beavers won the NAC championship last year for the second time in program history. The championship...

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