New Black Bears invade UMaine campus on move-in day

Posted Aug. 29, 2014, at 4:32 p.m.
University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year.
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University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year. Buy Photo
University of Maine students move into Oxford Hall during move-in day Friday.
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University of Maine students move into Oxford Hall during move-in day Friday. Buy Photo
Gary Donovan from Connecticut carries a plastic bin on his head while helping his step daughter move into dorms at the University of Maine.
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Gary Donovan from Connecticut carries a plastic bin on his head while helping his step daughter move into dorms at the University of Maine. Buy Photo
Gradeogh Cameron (left) and Robbie Fasano help move in a new student's refrigerator to Oxford Hall Friday afternoon during move in day at the University of Maine in Orono.
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Gradeogh Cameron (left) and Robbie Fasano help move in a new student's refrigerator to Oxford Hall Friday afternoon during move in day at the University of Maine in Orono. Buy Photo
University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year.
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University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year. Buy Photo
University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year.
Brian Feulner | BDN
University of Maine students move to campus Friday to start the 2014 school year. Buy Photo

ORONO, Maine — With the help of Maine Hello, University of Maine students filled their freshman dorm rooms with televisions, small refrigerators, new blankets and other home necessities to prepare for living on campus during the 2014-15 school year. Campus streets were crowded with new students and their parents rolling plastic storage drawers and several people carrying large moving bins on their heads. Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 2 for about 2,000 freshman students.

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