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

    Monday Sep 10 | 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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  2. Fall sports to watch out for this semesterRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | 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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  3. Top Five Study Spots in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | 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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  4. WMPG, USM's campus community radio stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Maine Foodie Tours in Downtown PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | The Free Press

    Portland is by far, the largest city in Maine. Some wouldn't call it a city, but rather a big town.

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  14. A week of crimes on the Portland campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | The Free Press

    Over the past week a series of crimes have been reported across the USM Portland campus, from Woodbury Campus Center to the Science Building. In the early hours of Wednesday, Feb. 7, Raymondo Rezendes, 48, of Portland, broke into the Woodbury Campus Center.

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  15. Let's Talk About ItRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Free Press

    Question: I am a sophomore at the University of Southern Maine and was curious about what there is to do in and around Portland. I am of age and know there are a lot of amazing breweries and bars, as well as great nightlife, but one of my best friends is under 21 and we wanted to find fun stuff to do together around the city.

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  16. Election day rapidly approaches for MainersRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Free Press

    This year's election will feature new referendum ranging from health care reformation to state pension amendments. On Election Day, November 7, Maine voters will vote on five statewide ballot measures in the Referendum Elections.

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  17. Equality's role in democracy and higher learning discussedRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Free Press

    Through a combination of education, community involvement and the emphasis of equality, Compact President Andrew Seligsohn aspires to redefine the way our country views Civic education. He seeks to promote a new way to execute Civic education with the help of local institutions of higher learning in areas all over the country.

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  18. City of Portland celebrates Fire Prevention WeekRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Free Press

    "I think when students leave home there's a false sense of security that someone's looking out for them, but that's not the caseYou're on your own, you gotta make sure your smoke alarms work, your exits are not blocked," said Carol Schiller of Portland. With the anniversary of a tragic Portland fire just around the corner, the city will be celebrating fire prevention week at the end of October.

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  19. Career and Employment HubRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Free Press

    The Career and Employment Hub is a convenient tool provided by USM to assist students in planning for the future. Not only are there resources for writing resume or cover letters, but they also offer outlets for setting up internships, job search strategies, and alumni resources.

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