April 25, 2017
A recent controversy over a problematic Pepsi commercial shows that we need to engage in meaningful, sometimes necessarily uncomfortable, conversations on racial power, privilege, and appropriation, Elizabeth Powers writes.
April 4, 2017
Based on the strong showing of female participants at the recent Maine State Science Fair, high schools are on the right track to foster more women in science, Amber Howard writes.
March 28, 2017
While the term “alternative fact” has quickly become synonymous in political discussion with a lie or falsehood, a wider view of the debate reveals there aren’t always simple answers in serious conversations, James Cook writes.
March 21, 2017
Balancing civic engagement and parenting raises the question of how we should approach children’s engagement in political events, and how we should consider their perspective, safety, comfort and understanding, Elizabeth Powers writes.
March 9, 2017
Everyone deserves the right to go to school, work, and exist in public spaces, Kimberly Carter writes.
February 28, 2017
Our environment and life choices can really impact the rate in which we age, and we need to heed warnings of lifestyle choices that affect aging, Amber Howard writes.
February 8, 2017
The shifting of standards of journalism to a more academic model might make it possible for anyone to be a fact-checker, for anyone to determine whether news is fake or real, James Cook writes.
January 24, 2017
There are plenty of ways to prevent the cold and lack of sun from getting you stuck in your own tracks, Kim Carter writes.
January 19, 2017
Marc Belley, a fourth-year student in the University of Maine at Augusta’s Aviation program, will graduate as a flight instructor, fulfilling dreams he’s had since childhood, Mark Tardif writes.
January 10, 2017
Our rapid fire, almost bumper sticker-style of communication can lead to people tuning each other out, Rebecca Lux Soc writes.