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UNH senior lends a hand in developing moon rover for Google Lunar XPRIZE

October 5, 2015

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By Tyler Kennedy Staff Writer While he was growing up, Tamir Blum was naturally curious, and his interests lay across multiple fields of study. Upon entering his freshman year at UNH, his future ambitions were still unknown to h...

Where 43 years of teaching lands you in life: checking in with retired UNH Prof. Merton

October 5, 2015

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By Tim Drugan-Eppich Staff Writer Cruising into the halfway point of the semester, many freshmen are beginning to get a hang of the college lifestyle, and seniors are simultaneously trying to grasp the concept of not returni...

Uganda travels prove to be insightful, hopeful

October 5, 2015

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By KYLE KITTREDGE STAFF WRITER Imagine walking a quarter of a mile each morning to fill one 5.3 gallon jerrycan of water, carrying it back to your hut, and rationing it for drinking, bathing, washing clothes, and cooking mea...

UNH DJ makes hobby fun and profitable

September 18, 2015

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By Kaitlin Beauregard STAFF WRITER Sitting casually and comfortably outside of his freshman dorm, Danny Masterson, now a senior, talks about his unique presence at UNH as a DJ, which started on the second floor of Alexander Hall in 2012.  Masterson, also known arou...

UNH alumni and Trash 2 Treasure creator lays out business ‘PLANS’ at colleges nationwide

September 18, 2015

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By Edith Allard Contributing Writer You may not have heard of UNH alumnus Alex Freid, but you’re probably familiar with the program he and a few friends left behind here at school. It’s Trash 2 Treasure, the university-wide project ...

Checking in with UNH Student Body President Cameron Cook

September 14, 2015

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By Tyler Kennedy Staff Writer Staying true to the remarks he made at the end of last semester, Student Body President Cameron Cook spent much of the summer in the Durham area. A native of Springfield, Massachusetts, Cook wor...

The staff behind the UNH Dairy Farm

September 14, 2015

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By Tim Drugan-Eppich Staff Writer Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, the University of New Hampshire’s dairy farm, is a productive establishment.  It churns out high quality products year-round while both bree...

Remembering 9/11 After 14 Years

September 13, 2015

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By Katie Beauregard STAFF WRITER Friday marks the fourteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, when an American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the World Trade Center, and 18 minutes later the second Boeing 767-...

UNH Professor Writes Advice to Guide Students Toward Success

September 13, 2015

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By Kyle Kittredge Staff Writer   Imagine letting yourself become lazy. You don’t shower, you sleep in, you’re not motivated to hang out with friends, and worst of all your grades go down. It is a common occurrence...

How to survive and thrive as a minority student at UNH

August 27, 2015

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By AUDREY JOHNSON Contributing Writer  Transitioning into college can be intimidating for anyone, but some students have a bit more on their plates than others. Minority students (those who belong to one or more disadvantaged s...

Advice for UNH Freshmen from a former RA

August 27, 2015

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By Tom Z. Spencer Content Editor Every RA begins the job with dreams of being beloved. There is a common and simple rationale: Be chill and the love will follow. But the system often breaks down. In a few weeks, you’...

Why joining a fraternity or sorority isn’t vital to the UNH experience

August 27, 2015

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By ALLISON BELLUCCI Managing Editor Before I even stepped onto campus my freshman year, I knew I didn’t ever want to be in a sorority. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against fraternity and sorority life. I think it is a...

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