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Professors Adapting to Emergency Remote Teaching

Andrea Swiedom Staff Reporter     UMF professors adapting coursework to online platforms last minute has posed some unique challenges, but has also resulted in some positive surprises. Depending on the discipline, the transition has been as simple as utilizing...

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Resident Students Adjusting to a Desolate Campus

Andrea Swiedom Staff Reporter     Less than 90 students now reside on UMF’s campus in Scott Hall after the university officially closed all other dorm residencies on March 19 in response to COVID-19. The students living in Scott must now adjust to a condensed version...

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Two Pirates Die as Six Pirates are Born

Taylor Burke Contributing Writer     An eerily quiet Friday night on campus had seniors Brock Bubar and Hailey Craig dunking their heads in water during what would be their last show as the Lawn Chair Pirates. Despite the recent closure of the school due to the...

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A Senior Year Cut Too Short

Jade Petrie Contributing Writer     UMF seniors have been hit hard by the decision to move all courses to online distance modalities for the remainder of the semester, in response to the spread of the Coronavirus. With campus closed and major spring semester...

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Equestrian Club Relieves Stress by Riding Horses

Abbie Hunt Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: Given the current pandemic and saturation of the news with COVID-19 related stories and updates, we chose to publish this club-centered piece, despite the campus closure, to give our readers a break from stressful content...

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Letter From the Editor

Dear Farmington Flyer Readers,     I write to you from my home in central New Jersey, where I have been careful to distance myself from others as the cases of and deaths from COVID-19 in my home state skyrocket. As all University of Maine System (UMS) campuses have...

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