The holiday spirit lands at MMA

The winter season hits Castine with typical Maine ferocity: sleeting rain, blowing snow and everything in between. It leaves Old Man Winter asking, “What?” At Maine Maritime Academy, academics remain our focus, as usual, but several things come up that bring the holiday spirit into everyone’s door. With the first snow falling today, Monday, Dec.

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Simulating the at-sea experience

Students at Maine Maritime Academy get an average of 210 days at sea between their freshman and senior years. One hundred twenty of those days are aboard the training ship State of Maine—just that one ship. The training cruise and cadet shipping experiences lend a vast amount of knowledge and hands-on learning for students, but

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A day to remember

Does anyone remember what happened on Nov. 11, 1918? Will it be spoken of in your school? Is it a dinner table conversation? Will your boss call everyone out for a moment of silence at the 11th hour? On Nov. 11, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson decreed that all Americans should take a moment of silence

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