UMF to Offer Capoeira Class

By Jane Metsker Contributing Writer Next semester, for the first time, UMF will be offering an Afro-Brazilian musical martial arts class called Capoeira. The class incorporates history and dance as well as martial arts and will be instructed by Professor Chelsea...

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UMF Students Will Read at Plunkett Poetry Festival

UMF Students Will Read at Plunkett Poetry Festival

By Willy Doehring Contributing Writer     UMF students Billie Rose Newby and Gail Bello recently placed second and third respectively in the Terry Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival’s annual Student Poetry Contest, which was open to all University of Maine System...

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UMF Political Clubs Prepare for Fall Election

By Andrew Devine President UMF Political clubs such as the College Republicans and College Democrats are preparing events and efforts in anticipation for the November midterm elections.    While 2016 saw the Farmington campus very active in political efforts, fall of...

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From Former Beaver to Published Poet: Zackary Lavoie

From Former Beaver to Published Poet: Zackary Lavoie

By Emilee Eustis Contributing Writer Zackary Lavoie is a pickleball master, a heavenly singer, the owner of a guinea pig named Gerald, and now a pu- blished writer. The UMF graduate is making waves in the business of poetry writing with his recently released chapbook...

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Purington Hall Commits to Building Community

By Olivia White Contributing Writer Purington Hall has stepped up its game since last year in its quest for a strong supportive community. Samantha Kane, current sophomore and resident, said, “Purington really embraces the idea of community that UMF tries to build in...

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Visiting Artist Katrina Majkut Shares Her Message

Visiting Artist Katrina Majkut Shares Her Message

By Emily Thibodeau Contributing Writer  Artist and activist Katrina Majkut recently visited UMF’s Emery Art center to share her art that "explores social traditions and their impact on civil rights.”    Majkut’s work is on display in the Mantor Library and can be...

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UMF Geology Student explored Yellowstone Supervolcano

UMF Geology Student explored Yellowstone Supervolcano

By Andres Quevedo Contributing Writer UMF Geology major Bryce Neal was a part of a research project in Yellowstone National Park during the summer of 2017, working alongside a research team based out of Oregon State University and the University of Wisconsin –...

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New Assistant Coach Aspires to Help UMF Runners

New Assistant Coach Aspires to Help UMF Runners

By Keely McConomy Contributing Writer Ryan Smith, one of the new assistant coaches for the UMF Track and Field team, is excited to help train student athletes. His goal as the assistant coach is to “make this sport a tradition” and “to elevate Maine running,” Smith...

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