UMF Free Ride Team Hits the Slopes

UMF Free Ride Team Hits the Slopes

By Abby Pomerleau, Contributing Writer     The UMF Freeride team is making the most out of their season with weekly practices and optional competitions. The United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) competitions are not being held this year, but...

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Masks Can’t Stop the Music

Masks Can’t Stop the Music

By Samantha Pond, Contributing Writer     Two of UMF’s acapella groups, Deep Treble and the Clefnotes, are finding ways to continue making music despite the pandemic.      In March 2020, both groups were thrown for a loop when schools started to close down and no one...

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Students are Getting Active with Intramural Sports

Students are Getting Active with Intramural Sports

By Marissa Goodwin, Contributing Writer     As the spring semester is starting to gear up, students gather to safely play intramural sports with their friends to be active and take a break from the stress of classes.      Intramurals, which are tournaments of games...

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Tagging Hostile Terrain

Tagging Hostile Terrain

By Ciera Miller, Staff Writer     Since September, University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) students across five disciplines participated in filling out a total of 1,370 toe tags for the Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) installation at the Oak Institute for Human Rights at...

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Tiny Frog Wishes

Tiny Frog Wishes

You happen upon a tiny frog who grants tiny wishes. The frog informs you that you cannot wish for big things, like money, love, or power, or wishes that will benefit a population. What do you wish for?  -Freckles the Flyer Frog   By Faith Rouillard and Malcolm...

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A Sunday Drive Through Kittery

A Sunday Drive Through Kittery

By Cassidy Delano, Contributing Writer    Kittery is the perfect place for a calm Sunday drive. It is a small town in southern Maine that sits on the Atlantic Coast.      I have lived in the same house in Kittery my entire life, and my Sunday drive route has never...

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Ye Olde Beaver

Ye Olde Beaver

Taking a look back at the past 90 years of our campus newspaper and highlighting noteworthy items that perhaps were best forgotten. Ah yes, the longstanding ratio issue here at UMF. Well, I guess it’s not that much of an issue for the 33% of students here that are...

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Bite Me Beaver

Dear Bite,      I have had some trouble sleeping lately. The stress of school, COVID, and the fact of just pure living has become overwhelming and I can't sleep. Once I finally get to sleep I am awoken by my roommate thrashing around in her sleep and hitting the wall....

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Narrow Gauge Cinema Reopens 

By Sydney Beecher, Contributing Writer       After Governor Janet Mills announced that drive-ins theaters could reopen in May, Narrow Gauge Cinema in Farmington began offering drive-in movies, a concert series, and various other events to the community. Near the...

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