• Stephen King’s ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ Debuts in Orono

    Fill The Steins previews Stephen King’s latest co-creation with John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett, ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,’ which kicks off its North American tour on November 8-9 at The Collins Center for the Arts.

  • UMaine Men’s Basketball Coach Walsh settling into life at Orono

    It has been five months since Bob Walsh took over the reins of the University of Maine Men’s Basketball program and so we decided to have him back on the Fill The Steins Podcast to check in on his adjustments to life at Orono.

  • The Eternal Quest for the Perfect Parking Spot

    To a UMaine student, the mention of “parking” inevitably causes perspiration, grit of the teeth, and the swelling of anxiety in the stomach. And rightfully so, because difficulty parking has plagued this institution since its first twelve students and two teachers couldn’t find a free hitching post back when the University opened its doors in September 1868.

  • The Evolving Tailgating Culture at the University of Maine

    The University of Maine seems to be making a real and tangible effort to improve its supporters’ tailgating experience. Our Brian MacLeod examines.

  • Check out the Highs and Lows of UMaine Homecoming 2014

    Thousands of Black Bears descended on Orono this past weekend to celebrate Homecoming at the University of Maine and when it was all said and done there were a fair share of highs and lows from the events. Whether it was on the sporting fields or in the parking lots scattered across campus, the story lines varied greatly and we have done our best to put them all together. Accompanied by our official #RiseAndStein Tailgate Album, we present to you our best and worst of Homecoming Weekend 2014.

Stephen King’s ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ Debuts in Orono

Fill The Steins previews Stephen King’s latest co-creation with John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett, ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,’ which kicks off its North American tour on November 8-9 at The Collins Center for the Arts.

UMaine Men’s Basketball Coach Walsh settling into life at Orono

It has been five months since Bob Walsh took over the reins of the University of Maine Men’s Basketball program and so we decided to have him back on the Fill The Steins Podcast to check in on his adjustments to life at Orono.

The Eternal Quest for the Perfect Parking Spot

To a UMaine student, the mention of “parking” inevitably causes perspiration, grit of the teeth, and the swelling of anxiety in the stomach. And rightfully so, because difficulty parking has plagued this institution since its first twelve students and two teachers couldn’t find a free hitching post back when the University opened its doors in September 1868.

The Evolving Tailgating Culture at the University of Maine

The University of Maine seems to be making a real and tangible effort to improve its supporters’ tailgating experience. Our Brian MacLeod examines.

Check out the Highs and Lows of UMaine Homecoming 2014

Thousands of Black Bears descended on Orono this past weekend to celebrate Homecoming at the University of Maine and when it was all said and done there were a fair share of highs and lows from the events. Whether it was on the sporting fields or in the parking lots scattered across campus, the story lines varied greatly and we have done our best to put them all together. Accompanied by our official #RiseAndStein Tailgate Album, we present to you our best and worst of Homecoming Weekend 2014.

The Final Countdown

It’s the home stretch to UMaine Homecoming, and Fill The Steins hopes to see you there!

FTS Tailgating DOs and DON’Ts

Fill The Steins gives its DOs and DON’Ts for your Black Bear Homecoming tailgate. Because information is power.

UMaine Hockey, Homecoming, and Handsome Guys all on the FTS Podcast

With less than a week to go until our #RiseAndStein Tailgate at the University of Maine we had a really big show talking about Homecoming, Black Bear Hockey, and Handsome Guys on the latest episode of the Fill The Steins Podcast. With Homecoming Weekend nearly upon us we had a major announcement regarding our live […]

How to pick up a Buff Chick in Orono on a Wednesday

When I texted “so pumped…buff chick Wednesday” to my girlfriend at another school, she thought for sure I was cheating. But we in Orono know better. Buff Chick Wednesday is why we do what we do. It’s why we wake up for the 8 am classes. It’s why we endure six other days of dining hall “cuisine.”

FTS Top 10 Reasons to be Excited for 2014 UMaine Homecoming

An annual tradition – certainly unlike any other – is Fill The Steins’ Top 10 Reasons to be Excited for UMaine Homecoming.

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