The attacks on the power stations are connected to Right Wing extremism and could be a precursor to more attacks on America’s infrastructure.
(Opinion) Domestic Terrorism and the Media’s Dangerous Rhetoric
Over the weekend, domestic terrorists attacked two power stations in Moore County North Carolina. The attacks left 45,000 people and an entire county without power due to suspected extremist ideology.
The Dark Side of FIFA
A reflection on spikes in domestic violence, sexual assault allegations, and workers’ rights abuses during FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
(Opinion) Central Maine Problems
CMP and their parent companies have been siphoning money from Mainers through exorbitant costs for years
(Opinion) The World Cup is Built on Bribes and Slavery
Ironically and unsurprisingly, the games played to bring the world together are played in a country full of human rights abuses.
Lobster Experts Talk About Regulatory Crossfire
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 […]
SMCC Student Speaks About Ongoing Humanitarian Crisis in Ethiopia
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.
Democrats Retain the Senate; Republicans Take the House
Democrats retain the Senate with one seat still up for grabs while the House goes red/
Interview: Beep for Peace
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.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Sitcom Analysis; A break into the black racial stereotypes of the 1990s
As the cold weather approaches you may find yourself cooped up in your dorm room needing to pass the time. The 1990s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel Air is a perfect show […]