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USM students meet with mayor and business leaders
Date: 4/6/2014 Album ID: 1785194
Photos by Gordon Chibroski
at Portland City Hall
PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Mark Swann, Executive Director of Preble Street, speaks to the questions posed by students and professors from USM as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. Right is Christopher Hill, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Mayor Michael Brennan speaks to the press and some students and staff from USM as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: USM students and professors, right, listen as Mayor Michael Brennan speaks as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Wendy Chapkis, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Women and Gender Studies program, holds a copy of the Portland Phoenix as she explains how USM will loose its best tenured and brightest professors and destroy its excellent reputation instead of finding the money to close the shortfall gap of 14 million dollars as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Christopher Hill, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, right, speaks to the issue as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Marpheen Chann, a Senior majoring in Political Science and Vice President of the Student Body, questions officials as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: USM students Marpheen Chann, left, Phillip Shelley, Jules Purnell and Meghan Brodie, right, a Theatre Professor who lost her job, listen as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Jules Purnell, a Junior in Women & Gender Studies, questions the leaders as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Phillip Shelley, a 2013 graduate in English takes photos and listens as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Student body Vice President Marpheen Chann listens as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Professor of Sociology and Director of the Women and Gender Studies program, Wendy Chapkis, listens as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: USM students, from left,  Phillip Shelley, Jules Purnell, and professors Meghan Brodie, Susan Feiner, Lorrayne Carroll and Wendy Chapkis attend the event as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: USM Theatre Professor Meghan Brodie, who lost her job in the cuts, listens as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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PORTLAND, ME - APRIL 2: Susan Feiner, Economic and Women & Gender Professor,  listens as Portland city and business leaders hold a press conference at City Hall to discuss how USM budget problems relate to their organizations and the city as a whole Wednesday, April 2, 2013. (Photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer)
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