An email from a University of Maine supervisor that directed employees to refrain from displaying Christmas or other religious-themed decorations on campus, has set off an outrage on the campus and the community.
The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free agent and former University of Maine wide receiver Derrick Johnson. Last season, Johnson was tied for the team lead in receptions with 60 for 608 yards and two touchdowns in 13 games.
University of Maine women’s basketball coach Richard Barron has pledged for the third consecutive year to shave his head if Black Bear fans contribute $10,000 for women’s cancer research.
Coach Jack Cosgrove and the University of Maine Black Bears football team just keep winning. The team is 8-1 overall and 5-0 in Colonial Athletic Association conference games. Their lone loss was a close game to Northwestern.
A tragedy involving a former U-Maine Black Bear and current Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, Jovan Belcher. Reports are that he allegedly killed his girlfriend, then drove to the Chiefs practice facility and killed himself.
The 2013 edition of “The Best 377 Colleges” from the Princeton Review has 62 ranking lists based on surveys of 122,000 students, including the top 20 party schools. The University of Maine, Orono comes in at #19.