Griffin Stockford

Living The Island Life in Orono, Maine

Many UMaine students probably aren’t aware that they’re going to college at the only land grant university located on an island. Fill The Stein’s Student Contributor, Griff, drops the knowlege.

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.)

“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.

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.

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.

A Tribute to Stephen King, UMaine’s Finest Son

With Stephen King’s The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County coming to The Collins Center for the Arts this Saturday to kick off its national tour (as previewed by FTS’s own Matt Grondin), it seems only fitting to reflect upon King’s impact as one of the College of Our Hearts’ most storied alums. A man who […]

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.

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.

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.”

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