This morning, myself and two other writers for The Beacon had the pleasure of attending a debate between Governor Janet Mills and former Governor Paul Lepage right here in Portland. Jesse Bifulco, […]
The Oxford County fair began in 1842 and quickly became one of the most successful attractions in the county. People would travel via horse drawn carriages from Maine and surrounding states for […]
Amazon is no stranger to using a vast array of technology in the workplace. A good deal of business within Amazon warehouses is handled almost exclusively by machines, so much so that […]
The following is an interview with an SMCC student from Tigray who is working, in conjunction with others, to raise awareness about the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia. The interview took place on Sunday, November 13th, 2022, and was recorded via a Zoom interview with The SMCC Beacon.
A Thanksgiving Tradition for Almost a Decade 46 million turkeys. That’s how many turkeys finder.com expects Americans to eat this year, and this amount has stayed fairly consistent for almost a decade. […]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner this week on November 24, 2022 , which means Black Friday is right behind it. Black Friday carries some of the best tech deals of the […]
The Student Senate is back with its annual food drive, and this year they are partnering up with the Nursing Club to help gather as many donations as possible. The food drive […]
At SMCC, students with a GPA of 3.3 or better are given the opportunity to join the Honors Program, a group designed to further engage students in their education through a combination […]
In this interview, Maine educator and political activist Ian O’ Russel shares how he uses billboards as a medium to communicate ironic political slogans in protest of the influence political action committees (PACs) have over local elections.
Democrats retain the Senate with one seat still up for grabs while the House goes red/
By Jessica Spoto There are an abundance of ways college students can save money. There are two very unique and easy ways that have been proven to help me save money with […]
Every Friday afternoon, Barry Smith leads his small posse to the side of High Street, in Portland, Maine. He plants himself down and holds up a sign with a simple message: “Beep for Peace.” I had an opportunity to talk with Smith as he was spreading his message.