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  1. Weekly Events Highlights 11/8 - 11/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | The Free Press

    Join USM Women In Leadership for breakfast , networking and a panel discussion on self-care in a crazy world on Friday morning, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at Glickman Library. Friday night on the Gorham Campus is the femme-fatale inspired Faculty Concert Series, "Women in Song, The XX Factor," and features USM faculty and soprano Malinda Haslett and guest artist, conductor Timothy Long.

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  2. Second annual Halloween Fire Prevention Festival in Longfellow ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | The Free Press

    The event will feature music, a Halloween costume parade, games & activities, arts & crafts, a pie eating contest, a Red Cross blood drive and more. "Kappa Delta Phi National Affiliated Sorority is beyond excited to be partnering with great organizations to put on the annual Halloween Fire Prevention Festival," said Lauren Porter, treasurer and philanthropy chair of Kappa Delta Phi Sorority NAS.

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  3. Portland ranked best college town in MaineRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Free Press

    Portland has been ranked the best college town in the state of Maine by Reviews.org. With a natural splendor and a bustling port, Portland has topped 20 college and university towns in Maine.

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  4. Working on Wellness: You are more than your academicsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Free Press

    Are you getting enough sleep? Experts say seven to nine hours of sleep is recommended for allowing your body to restore itself. Regular adequate sleep is one of the best defenses to ward off sickness and is more powerful than vitamins, exercise and handwashing.

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  5. Music freshman go busking in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Free Press

    Matt Wiltshire, Ed Mitchell, and Josh Hyssong all arrived at USM's School of Music in September for their first semester as music education majors. Like any other freshman, they were soon enmeshed in the adjustment to a new lifestyle.

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  6. Sustainability & ME: Tips for a sustainable autumnRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Free Press

    With the colder months not too far ahead of us, it's a great time to start thinking about ways to stay sustainable. It can be difficult to keep riding a bike to campus when it's freezing out or to grow your outdoor vegetables when the ground is cold.

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  7. The Portland Freedom TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Free Press

    It's unlikely that Portland, Maine is associated with the stomping of feet against cobblestone roads at midnight, with stowaways rushing to hide in unfamiliar houses. However, Portland was a significant part of The Underground Railroad.

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  8. The Indispensability of Social ConnectionRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | The Free Press

    In this age of constant contact through social media, are we really connecting? I'm talking about the full definition - the one that includes a sense of belonging. Are you feeling that? There is the risk that all this connection through social media cuts back on the time people could be spending face to face building the relationships that create a sense of belonging.

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  9. Meet the 47th Student Senate membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Free Press

    The Student Senate is composed of students nominated and elected by their peers, entrusted with ensuring the Student Activity Fee, a portion of each students' tuition, is spent responsibly. The Senate additionally serves as a conduit for student-initiated changes at the university level.

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  10. Fall sports to watch out for this semesterRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Free Press

    Head Coach Seth Benjamin is in his first year with Women's Soccer. "As a whole, the team has really impressed me," Benjamin said.

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  11. Top Five Study Spots in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Free Press

    After sitting in scalding hot classrooms with no airflow for long enough, you begin to ponder if you'll survive the semester. However, there is a solution to this epidemic: finish class and study in an air-conditioned environment, more specifically, one of these popular Portland cafes.

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  12. WMPG, USM's campus community radio stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | The Free Press

    WMPG is campus/community radio, on the air since 1973. WMPG is located at 92 Bedford Street on the Portland campus, broadcasting at 90.9 FM on the radio dial and streaming over the internet to anywhere in the world at WMPG.org.

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  13. USM students, faculty and staff share their stories of summer in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Free Press

    The dog days of summer are upon us and people in the USM community are finding a variety of ways to enjoy themselves. From unique foods to picturesque places, students, staff and faculty are taking advantage of some of Portland's best features.

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  14. Maine music and arts festivals expand cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Free Press

    Maine's music and art scene have always kept up the pace with some of our larger, more populated neighboring states such as Massachusetts. The natural beauty and abundance of land in the northern part of the state combined with the socially progressive and culturally diverse regions of the southern parts make Maine a truly unique and attractive place for music and art events in the country.

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  15. Elections to watch out for in June and Nov.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The Free Press

    The 2018 State general elections are coming up for the primary on November 6 for the Senate, House of Representatives, Governor and more. The closed primary elections will be held on June 12, which is when a voter must affiliate formally with a political party in advance of the election date in order to participate in that party's primary.

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  16. Jazz ensemble and dance draws a crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Free Press

    The third annual Big Band Ballroom Bash filled Costello Gymnasium on Friday, April 6 as a trifecta between Student Activities, the Athletics Department and the USM School of Music. Christopher Oberholtzer, Director of Jazz Studies at USM, conducted the Portland Jazz Orchestra and the USM Jazz Ensemble.

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  17. USM women's lacrosse cruising through competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Free Press

    The bad weather at the USM women's lacrosse game on Tuesday, April 4, didn't stop the team from continuing their victory streak. By any standard is was a miserable day for outside sports being freezing cold, rainy and having occasional thunder throughout the day.

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  18. Using social media to get involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Free Press

    Who knew that getting involved in your community could be as easy as checking your Facebook page. Nowadays you can find almost any group you can imagine, most often right in your local area.

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  19. Sustainability & ME: Spring into sustainabilityRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Free Press

    Upon the new year, most people decide that it is time to start fresh whether that means eating healthier, exercising more, or making a major change. Living in Maine, I find that the turn of the new year, which brings cold and snowy weather, does not inspire the motivation to start fresh.

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  20. Sure Sure talks about their expectations and experience as an opening bandRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Free Press

    Chris Beachy on keyboard and vocals, Charlie Glick on guitar and vocals, Kevin Farzad on drums, and producer Michael Coleman providing alternative percussion touches create a warm sound suited to accompany a summertime montage in an art film. Although their show at Port City Music Hall in Portland was only two weeks ago on a rainy, Sunday night, the audience was transported to a chill, beachy dreamscape.

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