An introduction to the effects of gun violence.
Maine is making strides to protect those seeking abortions.
As the daughter of Maine’s first black lawmaker, Rachel Talbot Ross is no stranger to pushing the boundaries of social norms. The longtime civil rights and social justice campaigner made Maine history […]
Lehana Petelo is a first year student at SMCC majoring in Liberal Arts with a focus in English. As an aspiring journalist, she enjoys reading, writing, and advocating for others. Not an […]
Consuming the news and keeping yourself up to date on current events is one of the most vital things anyone can do. Being an informed citizen helps you in making the best […]
The attacks on the power stations are connected to Right Wing extremism and could be a precursor to more attacks on America’s infrastructure.
CMP and their parent companies have been siphoning money from Mainers through exorbitant costs for years
On November 17, the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted three experts in Maine’s lobstering industry to explain issues of environmentalism, regulation, and most centrally, the population of endangered right whales. The […]
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.
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.