Magazine Archive

Cell Saturation
When a phone is more than a phone.
Tell me a story
Pajamas welcome as education majors conduct bedtime story hour for kids by Sadie Fenton '10 and Charmaine Daniels  Clad in robes and slippers, youngsters from 2 years old to 10 years old crowd around the couches in the student lounge of Alfond Center. Equipped with blankets a...
Talk with Andrew Wasowski ’11
Andrew Wasowski '11 of Windham, Maine, was recruited by the Marine Corps in high school. At age 18, he found himself in boot camp, which was followed by th...
Talk with triple athlete Ryan Prescott '09
by Megan Watson '11 Senior physical education major Ryan Prescott is an honors student and triple athlete at Saint Joseph's, though he wasn't always encouraged to play sports in high school. Born in Manchester, N.H., he moved with his mom and siblings to Quebec, where they lived on ...
From Sudan to Standish
Talk with Banak Thiwat ’11 by Erin Buote ’09 In 1994, Banak Thiwat left his home country of Sudan, which was torn by civil war, disease and starvation. He and his father made the long trip to a refugee camp in Ethiopia. They traveled for weeks, mostly during the night ...
Sports management internships land students in good position
The very first ball game Chris Taylor worked during his internship with the minor league Memphis Redbirds left him a bit “shell-shocked.” Trot Nixon stood nearby. Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Bud Selig passed him in the hall. His inaugural day turned out to be the day of a...
High scoring runs in the family
Linda Freeman ’81 and daughter Carolyn Freeman ’10 both earned more than 1,000 points during their basketball careers at St...
Meet Miss Maine: Will she become Miss USA?
"It's a lifestyle for me," says Kaetlin Parent '10 about her pursuit of beauty pageant titles. Crowned Miss Maine last November, the sophomore communications major considered taking the spring semester off to train for April's Miss USA pageant. But, she says, "I feel that by staying in school and...
Talk with Amber Chembars '10
Amber Chembars '10, of Rochester, N.H., is the sophomore class president - and a proud winner on "Wheel of Fortune." After tr...
Mike Foster ’08 of Pembroke, N.H., left, and John-Henry Spezzaferri ’08 of Winchester, Mass., want Saint Joseph’s hockey fans to come ...
Talk: Writing Center student tutors, Marie Eckstein and Vinny Orsillo
Six student tutors help their peers in The Writing Center, located on the third ?oor of Alfond Hall. Marie Eckstein '07, an Engli...
Monks in Motion
New conference, new sports, new athletic director Athletic director, Brian Curtin The behind-the-scenes work on conf...
Say Yes to education
George Weiss redefines the bottom line At the end of the film Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart has a great line: “Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” George Weiss could have hand-picked that line when he founded Say Yes to Education and pledged ...
Faculty and students get down to work in Guatemala and share in the common good
"It's at the heart and soul of our identity as Christians, and it's at the heart and soul of our identity as a college," explains theology professor Dr. Steven Bridge about the importance of service to others. In January, Bridge led a team of 18 students and one other ...
TALK with Renee Cyr ’07
An exercise science major from Madawaska, Maine, Renee Cyr '07 has created a sensation on campus - the wildly popular Dance Team. Last y...
Talk with Jill Cote ’07
Jill Cote, a theology major from Biddeford, says her favorite quotation is from Gandhi: “You must be the change you want to see in the world.”
Getting crucial experience to put on the résumé
On location, off campus: Profile of three student internships Matt Pascarella ’06 at Portland Magazine Last summer,...
Talk with Caitlyn Smith ’11
Caitlyn Smith spent nine months at two back-to-back internships at the Volunteer Lawyers Project in downtown Portland, where ...
Talk with Nasro Ali ’11
Nasro Ali is a criminal justice major who was born in Somalia and lived there until she was 6 years old. Do you rememb...
Softball and baseball teams earn conference championships
The Saint Joseph’s College softball and baseball teams capped incredible spring seasons when both appeared in the NCAA Tournament for Division III. Both teams landed at the tourney after earlier winning the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament Championships.
Riding To The Top
Where horses heal the mind, body and spirit - with help from humans
TALK Susan Muzzy ’11
Education major Susan Muzzy ’11 asked to individualize her program of study, which resulted in her teaching at Lyseth School in Portland for a...
Three Saint Josephs’s generations
This alumni family tree just keeps growing
Human Performance Laboratory Brings Cutting-Edge Innovation to Exercise Science Program
Exercise science majors can tout a major addition to their academic toolkit with the recent opening of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Alfond Center.
Service Learning, where college and community meet
Students and faculty reflect on Saint Joe’s innovative service learning opportunities.
Into the Wild
Faculty and students hit the trails to document the College's wildlife.
Students conduct research with NASA in mind
Saint Joseph’s students receive scholarships from the Maine Space Grant Consortium, a nonprofit that funds research of interest to NASA through the congressionally established National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.
Students Afar: Senegal
Senior nursing students take stock of women's health in Africa
Boots & Books
Ahmed Dorghoud '14 has been to war and back. Now he's just one semester away from reaching his academic goals.
Politics (Not) as Usual
Meet Political Science Club President Sara Poirier ’15.