The University of Southern Maine (USM) is raising money to build a Center for the Arts that will be located on the Portland campus. The Center for the Arts is the focal […]
The Seawolves Have Been on a Roll
This past Saturday brought us lots of action from the HUB in South Portland. The SMCC Women’s and Men’s each came up with victories over Paul Smith’s College; the Women’s team earned […]
Maine: A Safe Haven
Maine is making strides to protect those seeking abortions.
Is There Enough Student Made Art around SMCC Campus in Order to Inspire?
I believe that environment plays a huge role in the academic success of students. Whether or not students are feeling inspired can heavily influence their moods, actions and thought processes. An article […]
Dorm Decor: Re-purpose SMCC’s Old & Free Library Books
Borrowing books from the library is super handy. A little known fact is that SMCC also offers books free for the taking. These freebie books that you can keep are located on […]
Video Game Development: Why Does It Take So Long?
Video game development has come a long way from the days of Pong. With video games becoming more ambitious by the day, video games like Cyberpunk 2077 have highlighted the need for […]
(Manga) Dimensions By Meghan Gilchrist
Meghan Gilchrist, a recent SMCC alumni, contributed an eight-page manga short, ‘Dimensions: Luke’ to the SMCC Beacon, and we spoke with them about their process and influences to her style. Interested readers […]
“This is Possible”
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 […]
Shanquella and the Cabo 6
25-year-old influencer dies while on vacation with six of her friends Shanquella Robinson, known as an influencer in her community in Charlotte, North Carolina, lost her life to a senseless act of […]
Good News for Taylor Swift Fans in Maine
If you are a Taylor Swift fan, chances are you missed out on purchasing tickets to her new tour. Tickets to Swift’s “The Eras Tour” were first available on Ticketmaster for “verified […]