UMF Athletics Creates Racial Equity Committee

By Paige Lilly, Contributing Writer     The UMF Athletics Department recently announced the start of its Racial Equity Committee (REC), which aims to create a safe environment where racially marginalized students can share their experiences while also working to make...

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UMF Fall Athletic Teams Look Forward to the 2021 Season

By Abby Pomerleau, Contributing Writer     After some sports weren’t able to play games during the fall 2020 athletic season, UMF is planning to have a successful fall athletics season next semester with scheduled games and events.      Teams who could play and...

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UMF Athletics Creates Racial Equity Committee

By Paige Lilly, Contributing Writer     The UMF Athletics Department recently announced the start of its Racial Equity Committee (REC), which aims to create a safe environment where racially marginalized students can share their experiences while also working to make...

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The United States Returns to the Paris Agreement

By Malcolm Langner, Assistant Editor     On Jan. 20, Joe Biden, in his first day in office, officially signed the documentation which allowed the United States to rejoin the Paris Agreement, a deal which was originally signed back in 2016 by nearly 200 countries. The...

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Virtual Fun: The New Normal

Virtual Fun: The New Normal

By Samantha Pond, Contributing Writer     While school-age children are finding themselves stuck at home without access to activities and sports, the Farmington Recreation Department has stepped up to bring the community together.     Farmington Parks and Recreation,...

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Meet UMF’s New Spanish Professor

by Maxen Ryder, Distribution Manager      UMF is welcoming Cortney Benjamin as a new Spanish professor this year. With Benjamin’s experiences visiting Buenos Aires and passion for the Spanish language, she has been labeled as a great addition to the UMF language...

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Students Turn to Off-Campus Housing for More Freedom

By Abby Pomerleau, Contributing Writer     If on-campus housing is not the best fit for a student’s college experience, off-campus housing is a healthy alternative for UMF students.      Residence halls are where many students get their first taste of freedom....

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UMF Tutors are “Zoom”ing to Help Students

By Paige Lilly, Contributing Writer     Before the pandemic, tutoring was one of the most readily available services for students at UMF. At almost any time, students could walk into the Mantor Library and there would be a tutor waiting to help them with their needs....

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UMF Biology Class Helps Cultivate New and Rare Life

UMF Biology Class Helps Cultivate New and Rare Life

By Michael Levesque, Contributing Writer     The Natural History of a Maine Watershed class taught by Nancy Prentiss, accompanied by Maine aquatic professionals, ventured out to lay Atlantic salmon eggs near Avon, ME.      Classified as an endangered species, Atlantic...

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UMF Opens New Testing Center

UMF Opens New Testing Center

By Paige Lilly, Contributing Writer     As the new semester begins, UMF has opened the doors of a new COVID-19 testing center intended for the testing of commuter students, faculty, and staff.      Residential students will continue to be tested in Dearborn Gymnasium,...

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