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UNH student studying in Chile has marked herself as 'safe' on Facebook

September 18, 2015

By Tom Z. Spencer and Miranda Wilder Staff Writers Amy Simon, a UNH student studying abroad in Santiago, marked herself safe via Facebook at 1:09 a.m. EST on Sept. 17 after an earthquake struck offshore...

Advice for UNH Freshmen from a former RA

August 27, 2015

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...

Army CH-47s touch down on Boulder Field

Bret Belden April 13, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Content Editor With a thunderous roar of rotors a helicopter appeared on the horizon of the University New Hampshire campus. The grass on Boulder Field flattened under wind pressure from...

Vape shops spreading across Granite State since Durham debut

Bret Belden April 7, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer No longer a mere crutch for cigarette quitters or a toy for tech enthusiasts, the use of e-cigarettes and nicotine vaporizers, often called “vapes,” has become widespread...

Don’t shoot the messenger: Meet the man with the job of breaking bad news to you

Bret Belden March 30, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer Lincoln Crutchfield is in his first year as serving as the business manager for the University of New Hampshire Student Senate. Often, his work with budgets means explaining...

Northeast Passage ‘Cats: ‘Capable of doing whatever I want’

Bret Belden March 23, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer Keeping cool in February is the least of concerns for most New Englanders, but it is a pressing concern for the Northeast Passage Wildcats. The Northeast Passage Wildcats...

CEPS acquires National Science Foundation grant

Bret Belden March 23, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer When two University of New Hampshire professors learned that few transfer students join the College of Engineering and Physical Science (CEPS), they set out to change that....

Order pizza, and they will come

Bret Belden March 12, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer Say the words “free pizza” and a college student will start salivating. Add “frozen tuition,” and you may need to grab a mop. That was the rationale behind a luncheon...

Veteran novelist Elliot Ackerman speaks at MUB

Bret Belden March 2, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer Eliott Ackerman’s resume includes being a marine veteran, war correspondent and novelist. Students and faculty gathered in the Memorial Union Building Theater II to watch...

Innis returns to politics as GOP finance chair

Bret Belden February 26, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer University of New Hampshire marketing professor Dan Innis has been appointed to be the finance chair for the Republican Party of New Hampshire.  On Monday night, the executive...

Swipe right on this: filmmaker explores hook-up culture

Bret Belden February 26, 2015

By TOM SPENCER, Staff Writer New Hampshire raised filmmaker, Michael Sasso, has directed a mini-series that flicks the light on during a purely 21st Century activity: smartphone hookups.  The miniseries...

Horton flood tries patience of faculty, students

Bret Belden February 19, 2015

By Tom Spencer, Staff Writer Many of the faculty members in Horton have been working in exile since a burst water pipe flooded their offices. Based on faculty guesses, the pipe burst in room 204 between...

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