Health Care and COVID-19 in New Jersey & New York

Brooke Valentin, Contributing Writer     Health care workers are in higher demand than ever before due to the sudden and wide spreading Coronavirus pandemic. They are on the front lines daily fighting against the virus and putting their own health at risk to help...

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Stories of Migration: Samantha Rose Aloba Melgar

Stories of Migration: Samantha Rose Aloba Melgar

Andrea Swiedom Staff Reporter      When people ask senior Samantha Rose Aloba Melgar where she’s from, they’re rarely satisfied with her initial response of the Gardiner/Augusta area. Often, they ask her again with an emphasis on from. “I feel like I have to explain...

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Give Me My Dam Money

   It is tax season and that means that college students who file are most likely getting refunds.    If you worked a lot in 2019 the chances are your refund is large. If you’re not behind on bills or desperately need to spend the money, this is a good chance to get...

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Reporting Sexual Harassment and Assault Under Title IX

Reporting Sexual Harassment and Assault Under Title IX

Andrea Swiedom Staff Reporter     Title IX is a federal law that protects individuals at federally-funded institutions like UMF from discrimination including sexual harassment and assault as these impede on a person’s participation in education. When students...

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Praxis: Friend or Foe?

Colin Harris Contributing Writer    With books, homework, tests and quizzes piled high on already strenuously busy education majors, why not add more? The mandatory Praxis exam seems to be the answer.    The four and a half hour long test, composed of a reading...

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Titcomb: Ski into a new hobby

Tyler Stinson Contributing Writer     There are many ways people can enjoy the cold weather, by ice fishing, snowshoeing, or even staying inside bundled up next to the heater, but shooting down a mountain with a board or a pair of skis on your feet is a considerably...

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Tacos and Taxes with The FinLit Program

Kathleen Perry Contributing Writer     The UMF Financial Literacy Peer Education Program (FinLit) helps students gain control of their finances through exciting events, including the upcoming Tacos and Taxes.      FinLit Coordinator Sarah Hinman said that the event...

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