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Fill The Steins joins the BDN

For the last ten months, Fill The Steins has been “celebrating the college of our hearts always”. Through our unique and creative blend of content spanning sports, arts, politics, pop culture, and, yes, stein-filling, Fill The Steins has become a leading voice in the University of Maine community. Now, we embark on a journey to further strengthen that voice and exponentially grow Fill The Steins Nation. Beginning today, we are proud to be a featured blog and hosted by the Bangor Daily News.

Throwback Thursday

During this month back in 1959, Bangor’s most recognized landmark was prominently installed on Main Street in front of the then new Auditorium and Civic Center. Standing 37 feet tall and weighing over a ton, this legendary folk hero looked proudly upon the Queen City as the landscape surrounding him has changed over the last 55 years. […]

Throwback Thursday

Last week I highlighted the great lost tradition of Winter Carnival at the University of Maine and with the snow still flying I figured another winter throwback was in order. Current students and recent alumni looking to go skiing are probably familiar with that 2-1/2 hour drive to Sugarloaf, the closest major ski resort to the campus. […]

Who You Gonna Call? Fill The Steins!

The 30th Anniversary of the first Ghostbusters flick is this year, and though some of you youngsters out there might not remember the heyday of America’s favorite paranormal quartet, everybody loves a good ghost story, right?  We live to serve.  Where UMaine-themed-blogging meets arts & culture meets campfire lore, that’s where you find Fill The […]

Throwback Thursday

Winter on the UMaine campus holds a special memory for all students for uniquely different reasons. Maybe it was the tears freezing in your eyes as you walked across the mall towards the Union during a snow storm. Perhaps it was attempting to dig your car out from the Hilltop Lot after a big storm using only a serving tray from […]

Throwback Thursday

The University of Maine Men’s Basketball team picked up just their fourth win of the season last night with a 68-60 victory at UNH. While the players continue to give it their all day-in and day-out, real results have been a long time coming. Our sports contributor, Brian MacLeod, suggested in his article this week that head […]

A Hall and a Man: The Cyrus Pavilion Theatre

While not a hall, the Cyrus Pavilion Theatre has served the students of the University of Maine as much as any traditional hall.  Though the Cyrus Pavilion Theatre did not exist by this name until the early 1990s, it has been a part of the University for as long as most other buildings on campus […]

Throwback Thursday

With the University of Maine Hockey team beginning their push into Hockey East regular season play, thousands of fans will pack Alfond Arena on the Orono campus in the coming weeks and months to cheer our boys onto victory (and perhaps the playoffs). And while the Black Bears enjoy one of the best home rink […]

Throwback Thursday

Finals are nearly over and many of you will be packing up and heading out of Orono this week. While most of you will travel by car others will go by bus, train, or plane to get back to your families for holiday break. But did you know that a century ago almost all of UMaine’s students that […]

Throwback Thursday

Expectations for the Black Bear Football team going into the 2013 season were few to none according to various media sources and coaches polls. Instead of bowing to popular opinion, Maine went on to have a 10 win season and captured their first outright Colonial Athletic Association title. Furthermore the team was awarded a home playoff game […]

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