Potholes, Potholes Everywhere!

UMaine Facilities Management is struggling to keep up with the havoc this winter has caused on campus roadways. Unfortunately there is very little the department can do to address these issues until better weather comes along.  

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Northern Lights captivate residents of the U.K.

There is something to be said about the spectacle that is the night sky, especially when the Northern Lights are gracing it's vast canvas. Residents from across the United Kingdom were able to witness this cosmic light show Thursday night when the Aurora Borealis made a rare visit to this region. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dL-GnWfJTh0 Normally for these … Continue reading Northern Lights captivate residents of the U.K.

Executive orders just can’t shake the stigma

President Obama's State of the Union threat to use more executive orders to move legislation that Congress isn't acting on has caused a whirlwind of backlash for the Commander in Chief, who was already under fire before the SOTU for using what conservatives thought to be "too much executive power". According to the Washington Post, … Continue reading Executive orders just can’t shake the stigma

A Politically Correct Sochi? … Nice try Putin.

With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games a mere 2 weeks away, Russian government officials are attempting to give Sochi an attitude adjustment – complete with English translations and a heightened standard for political correctness. However, like all things Russians, the attitude adjustment isn't quite panning out the way it was planned. According to the Russian … Continue reading A Politically Correct Sochi? … Nice try Putin.