Dorm Talk: Audio Insights From by Two College Freshman

Dorm Talk: Audio Insights From by Two College Freshman

Thomas Young, Contributing Writer Dorm Talk, an untraditional and lighthearted podcast created by UMF freshman Corbin Bouchard and Riley Cushing consists of authentic discussion between the co-hosts on a wide variety of topics.    Creating the podcast was Cushing’s...

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Chillin’ and Grillin’ with the Health Club

Chillin’ and Grillin’ with the Health Club

By Allison Jarvis, Contributing Writer   The Health Club recently put together an event in the student center called “Chillin’ and Grillin’,” aiming to educate the students and promote ways to make healthy choices in four areas: Physical health, nutritional health,...

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A Tale of Two Improv Groups

Ciera Miller Contributing Writer     On March 29, Lincoln Auditorium was bursting with laughter, and not just from UMF’s resident improv group, The Lawn Chair Pirates (LCP), but also from a special guest improv group, the Teachers Lounge Mafia (TLM). First on their...

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Public Hearings about NECEC Held at UMF

Public Hearings about NECEC Held at UMF

By Darby Murnane & Emily Mokler Assistant Editor & Editor-in-Chief     Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) hosted a week-long collection of hearings and two public forums on the UMF campus to address the proposed Central Maine Power (CMP)...

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A Beaver For The Books: Erin Buckland

By Libby Shanahan Contributing Writer    From racing down snowy mountains of western Maine, to scoring a try while playing rugby with some of the best collegiate female athletes in the Floridian flatlands, Erin Buckland - junior, Officer of Club Affairs (OCA) of...

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Checking in on Spring Student Teachers

By Avery Ryan Contributing Writer   The projector whirs with the display of a world map. A flurry of Expo markers paints rules, legends, and keys across the expanse of the whiteboard. Students ponder, murmur, and think. Suddenly, a spark. Discussion deepens, smiles...

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Laps for a Cause

Laps for a Cause

By Madison Lecowitch Contributing Writer  Every year UMF hosts Relay for Life, an event supporting individuals who have had cancer impact their lives. This year the event is scheduled for April 12th, with a goal to raise $100,000. Alyssa Higbie, captain of the Campus...

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Otaku Club Embarks on Anime Adventures

By Allison Jarvis Contributing Writer     The Otaku Club was founded five years ago to explore Japanese culture and for students to watch anime together. Rowan Burns, the current president of the Otaku club, and fourth year Early Childhood Education and Psychology...

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Aspiring Educators Club Strives to Create Prepared Teachers

By Madison Lecowitch Contributing Writer     The UMF Aspiring Educators Club inspires students to be lifelong educators who are passionate about teaching the next generation of leaders.    Bradley Howes, a junior at UMF, has participated in Aspiring Educators Club...

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How UMF Helped to Establish Ms. AlLee Cookson

How UMF Helped to Establish Ms. AlLee Cookson

By Audrey Carroll Contributing Writer     In the summer of 2017, AlLee Cookson was on track to graduate a semester early from UMF. All that stood between Cookson and her diploma was one general education course and the student teaching requirement of the Education...

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