Being Sick in College

Fill The Steins’ Student Contributor, Griffin Stockford, takes an in-depth look at what it means to be on your own at college…when the flu hits. (Spoiler: it’s less comfortable than at home.)

Fill The Steins Wakes Up with Maine Beer Tours

It may not have been Homecoming, but Fill The Steins still found a way to “rise and stein” with Maine Beer Tours’ “Saturday Wakeup Tour”.

Next Stop: Orono?

On the heels of the Grammys, Fill The Steins wants to know: who’s the musical act YOU dream of bringing their tour to UMaine?

“How’s college going?”…..The staple question of winter break.

Fill The Steins’ Griffin Stockford comes back from winter break with stories to tell about the stories he told his family about The College of Our Hearts Always. Oh, and a note about The Bachelor.

Black Bear Hoops in Portland: FTS Observes

The Black Bears Men’s Basketball Team came to Portland. They didn’t come away with a win, but they gained a new fan.

Stand and drink a toast to former UMaine great Nate Fox (1977-2014)

Fill The Steins remembers the late Nate Fox, one of the greatest players in Maine men’s basketball history.

A Weekend Away with the Black Bears

Once the Black Bear Hockey Team was finished with UNH on the ice in Portland, they made some time for the kids in southern Maine, too. Fill The Steins attended family skate with UMaine Hockey.

The Great EasyMac Fire of 2014

Fill The Steins’ man on campus, Griffin Stockford, tells the tale of the Great EasyMac Fire of 2014, and the lives of those in Cumberland Hall – and how they changed forever.

UMaine Hockey’s biggest weekend might be the next one

The University of Maine Men’s Ice Hockey team isn’t the worst team in Hockey East, luckily the University of New Hampshire is having an equally tough season. The good news is that the hybrid home-and-away series that will take place in Manchester, NH and Portland, ME this coming weekend is a chance for the Black Bears to gain some traction and move forward into the second half of the season.

Balancing Exercise with Entertainment at the New Balance Student Recreation Center

Fill The Steins’ Student Contributor, Griffin Stockford, examines the University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation Center – and all the personalities that provide entertainment with your exercise.

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