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GSS announces new President/VP for Financial Affairs

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)


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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate announced the new vice president and vice president for Financial Affairs of UMSG Inc., allocated $1,000 to Mainely Voices and saw presentations from 10 different groups during the 20th meeting of the 35th session on April 15 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.

 

 

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GSS creates Political Activist Committee

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate dished out a total of $4,605 in allocations to three separate groups, formed a new Political Activist Committee and created a new ex officio member during its 19th meeting of the 35th session on April 8 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.



 

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UMaine offers new Leadership Studies minor

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)


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When it comes to leadership, Maine is no stranger to producing exceptional ones, especially in U.S. politics.

 

Margaret Chase Smith, Ed Muskie, George Mitchell, William Cohen and Olympia Snowe are five former U.S. senators just to name a few.


It’s not only in politics: University of Maine civil engineering alum Francis Crowe was instrumental in the c...

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GSS approves 2014-15 budget, appoints new senator

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine Student Government approved its proposed FY 2014-2015 budget as a single, non-divisible resolution on April 1 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room shortly after its General Student Senate (GSS) appointed a new senator and saw four clubs present during the 17th meeting of the 35th session.

 


 

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GSS approves new contract, grants club recognition

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)


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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate approved a new contract for Assistant to the Vice President for Financial Affairs Susan Poll, granted preliminary club recognition to Bridges to Prosperity and saw four clubs present during its 16th meeting of the 35th session on March 25 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.



 

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Dean Dana speaks at GSS meeting

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)


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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate (GSS) approved Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Sean O’Mara’s contract, granted preliminary recognition to one group and listened to guest speaker Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs Robert Dana during its 15th meeting of the 35th session and first since returning from spring recess on March 1...

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New CCA interim director announced

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)


(Photo: Ruth Clark/Bright Lights, Dark Room Photography & University of Maine)


Coming full circle is a great way to explain the career of Daniel “Danny” Williams, despite the fact that he has done most of his work in one place — the University of Maine.


As a UMaine music student during the late ’80s and early ’90s, he spent a good amount of time inside what used to...

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Elect Her program to be hosted at UMaine

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

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The gender gap in politics is undeniable, although it’s certainly improved since the days of George Washington. Yet still, men greatly outnumber women — but why? Several studies suggest it’s not that women aren’t qualified to do the job, but an “ambition gap,” or lack of encouragement, has created a lop-sided field of play where men are ba...

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GSS funds OSNA, inducts two new Senators

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate (GSS) funded the Orono Student Nurses Association (OSNA) $1,970, added two new senators and saw Students For Liberty present during a short 13th meeting of the 35th session on Feb. 18 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.


The meeting, which took 23 minutes to complete, consisted of paper r...

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Bears Den aims to offer dining experience

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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In high school, you’ve got the lunch line, trays and pigs in a blanket inside the cafeteria. In college, you’ve got a seemingly infinite supply of pizza, ice cream, cereal and all of your favorite home-style recipes inside dining halls. Then, you grow up and restaurants become the destination to splurge.


It’s the circle of dining. But what if you cou...

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GSS swears in new senators, funds groups

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate funded four groups a total of $6,345, swore two new senators in and saw three clubs present during its 12th meeting of the 35th session on Feb. 11 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.




Four groups funded total of $6,345, policy amendments passed


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GSS recognizes Wrestling Club, allocates money to three clubs

Posted on February 9, 2014 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate — GSS — allocated a total of $5,519 to three clubs, granted Wrestling Club final recognition and set a timetable for the annual budget during its 11th meeting of the 35th session on Feb. 4 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.




GSS funds three clubs a total of $5,519...

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GSS: Sergeant at Arms, GSSR, three new senators elected

Posted on February 3, 2014 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate (GSS) held elections for three separate positions, funded two organizations a total of $3,795 and welcomed three new senators aboard during the 10th meeting of the 35th session on Jan. 28 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.

 

Pro Tempore Sen. Harold Stewart presided over the GSS in place of Vice Preside...

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BSO plays music of John Williams at CCA

Posted on February 3, 2014 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

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Duh-nuh… duh-nuh… duh-nuh… duh-duh…


We all know the theme from Steven Spielberg’s 1975 thriller “Jaws,” which kept an entire population out of the water — even landlocked ponds — for weeks. That’s probably why, when the Bangor Symphony Orchestra began playing the simple, alternating pattern of Es and Fs on Saturday ...

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Former Attorney General visits UMaine

Posted on February 3, 2014 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

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Maine’s 51st Attorney General James “Jim” Tierney, a 1969 graduate of the University of Maine and 1975 graduate of the University of Maine’s School of Law, visited campus last week from Jan. 29-30.


Tierney, a native of Brunswick, Maine, guest lectured in four classes: POS 384 – American Civil Liberties, taught by professor So...

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GSS allocates money to four groups, hires new clerk

Posted on January 26, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


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The University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate (GSS) funded four groups a total of $8,500 and heard presentations from two clubs during their ninth meeting of the 35th session on Jan. 21 inside the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.




GSS allocates $8,500 between four groups




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Applications being accepted for Projects for Peace 2014

Posted on January 19, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


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The University of Maine is one of under 100 institutions in the world who will assist one dedicated student in conducting a $10,000 project that “promote[s] peace and address[es] the root causes of conflict among parties” during the summer of 2014 as part of the Davis United World College Scholars Program’s P...

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GSS names new advisor, votes four new members

Posted on January 19, 2014 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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During their first meeting of 2014, which featured a brand new line of executives, the University of Maine Student Government’s General Student Senate voted four members into elected positions, agreed to fund Men’s Volleyball $1,050 and named their new advisor on Jan. 14 in the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.


President Aaron Ortiz, Vice President Ryan Hall, Vice Preside...

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New VSPE named, Holiday bonuses given

Posted on December 8, 2013 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

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Dumas chooses internship; VSPE named




During his executive report, Vice President Aaron Ortiz announced that Vice President-elect Jake Dumas, a second-year political science student, would be taking a leave of absence next semester in order to attend University of Maine department of political science’s Peter Madigan ’91 Congressional Internshi...

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Student Gov. selects new VPSO, VPFA

Posted on November 25, 2013 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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The University of Maine General Student Senate (GSS) voted to eliminate 10 job descriptions and change nine salaries, announced the new vice presidents of Student Organizations (VPSO) and Financial Affairs (VPFA) and allocated a total of $3,867.10 between two groups in its fourth meeting of the 35th session on Nov. 19 in the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room.




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