Tag Archives: University of Maine

UMaine football team shows Colts how to run a trick play properly

Last night’s ill-fated trick play, run by the Indianapolis Colts in the third quarter of their 34-27 loss to the New England Patriots, is already being called one of the worst football plays of all time. The response to the outrageous bungle is so widespread that even the University of Maine football team is getting […]

With nomination of Susan Dench, LePage cronyism continues

To nobody’s surprise, Governor LePage’s nominations to the University of Maine board of trustees have drawn criticism. Of his three nominations, the one who has immediately grabbed headlines is former BDN blogger, Susan Dench. Dench, from Falmouth, , leads the Informed Women’s Network, a conservative advocacy group with chapters around the country. Following LePage’s nominations, […]

USMFuture member Philip Shelley reacts to Flanagan hiring

  Note: This is not a formal statement by the USMFuture group, it is merely a candid reaction by USMFuture member Philip Shelley to the hiring of David Flanagan as USM’s interim President. Unfortunately the comments have been chopped and skewed by at least one major Maine media outlet. So I wanted to give Mr. […]

#USMFuture raises more than $2,800 in first day of #NoMoreNice campaign

On Wednesday morning members and supporters of the #USMFuture group held a rally on the University of Southern Maine campus in Portland to help spread awareness for their #NoMoreNice campaign. #NoMoreNice, which was announced via this blog last week, is a fundraising effort to pay for things like an audit of the university; an investigation into […]