Tag Archives: SSN

Maine’s made progress on domestic violence, but the job isn’t done

This article, by Jenny Wriggins of the University of Maine School of Law, was originally posted in the Bangor Daily News on November 6, 2018. By Jennifer Wriggins, Special to the BDN • November 6, 2018 6:00 am If you go to almost any state court in the U.S. on any given day, you’ll likely see judges […]

We can prevent runaway climate change — if we follow scientific evidence

This article by Amanda Bertana, SSN Maine Chapter post-doc, was originally published in the Bangor Daily News on October 23, 2018. By Amanda Bertana, Special to the BDN • October 23, 2018 9:33 am Climate change is not a debate for the lobsters that are migrating further away from the coast in search of cooler […]

‘From away’ should be celebrated, not scorned

This article by Jordan LaBouff of the University of Maine was originally published in the Bangor Daily News on July 31, 2018. Seven years ago, I moved from Texas to Maine to build a career and life in Bangor. Although I knew very little of the state when I accepted the job at the University […]

Why we must re-engage, even when we disagree

This article by Michael Rocque of Bates College and Chad Posick of Georgia Southern University was originally posted in the Bangor Daily News on July 17, 2018. Last month, after White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant, Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat, called upon Americans to “push back” against […]