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The significance of autism acceptance month and a professors input on the matter

(Photo courtesy of OSFhealthcare.org) Autism Acceptance Month, usually called Autism Awareness Month, is an essential period of the year in the United States. It serves to uplift people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and provide the public with solid information about its conditions. David Rosario Connector staff Autism Acceptance Month, usually called Autism Awareness Month,

Campus Life

UMass Lowell Professors weigh in on how COVID and virtual learning have impacted them

(Lucas law/Unsplash) To say that all faculty are happy with the university’s efforts in supporting them is an overstatement. Samantha Dress  Connector Contributor  Faculty at UMass Lowell has been affected differently by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic gave insight into the faculty’s perseverance at modifying lessons and combating challenges as a community conscientiously. The university

UMass Lowell Professors weigh in on how COVID and virtual learning have impacted them

(Lucas law/Unsplash) To say that all faculty are happy with the university’s efforts in supporting them is an overstatement. Samantha Dress  Connector Contributor  Faculty at UMass Lowell has been affected differently by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic gave insight into the faculty’s perseverance at modifying lessons and combating challenges as a community conscientiously. The university

Addressing the Dual Pandemic: University hosts ally training to support AAIP students as anti-Asian racism grows

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  Following the Atlanta shooting where eight people were killed, six of whom were Asian American women, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney released a statement condemning the event and the recent rise in violence and hate targeted towards Asian Americans. The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and the Department

Arts & Entertainment

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: The Titan showdown almost everyone has been waiting for

(Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures) This is the fourth installment in the Monsterverse franchise. Amir Kazemi Connector Staff “Godzilla vs. Kong” marks the fourth film in Legendary Pictures’ Monsterverse. This time, director Adam Wingard is at the helm. He is known for “You’re Next,” “The Guest,” and “Blair Witch.” “Godzilla vs.

“Jane Eyre”: A book about passion, independence and making difficult choices

(Photo Courtesy of Penguin Classics) Jane Eyre was originally published under a male pseudonym. Michael Parke Connector Staff   Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel, “Jane Eyre”, is an adventurous tale of one woman’s search for independence and love in 18th to 19th century England. Though set in the past, the book remains surprisingly fresh and relatable

“Little Nightmares II”: A Pleasant Stroll Down Elm Street

(Photo Courtesy of Bandai Namco Entertainment) Little Nightmares II is the long-awaited sequel since the 2017 release of the first game. Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Little Nightmares II” feels like a lucid dream of a nightmare. Released on Dec. 9 by Bandai Namco Entertainment on Steam, “Little Nightmares II” is an adventure game where the

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: The Titan showdown almost everyone has been waiting for

(Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures) This is the fourth installment in the Monsterverse franchise. Amir Kazemi Connector Staff “Godzilla vs. Kong” marks the fourth film in Legendary Pictures’ Monsterverse. This time, director Adam Wingard is at the helm. He is known for “You’re Next,” “The Guest,” and “Blair Witch.” “Godzilla vs.

‘Chemtrails Over the Country Club’: Lana Del Rey produces an album featuring dreamy folk songs that embrace youth and freedom

(Photo Courtesy of  Universal Music) “Chemtrails Over the Country Club” was originally pitched as a spoken word album before its official release. Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Lana Del Rey is back with another album after a couple of years where she seemed to have been a singer of the past. “Chemtrails Over the Country Club”

‘WandaVision’: The start of Marvel’s phase 4 that fell a bit under the level of greatness

(Photo Courtesy of Marvel Studios) The first episode of “WandaVision” was actually filmed in front of a live studio audience. Amir Kazemi Connector Staff This review contains spoilers. “WandaVision” is brought to us by showrunner Jac Schaeffer and director Matt Shakman. Schaeffer has contributed to the script for “Captain Marvel” and co-wrote the script for

“Hamilton”: A Disney+ exclusive; bringing Broadway home

(Joan Marcus/ LA Times) With the use of hip-hop, rap and songs of other genres that will be stuck in the listeners’ heads forever, Miranda demonstrates where the story of Alexander Hamilton started and where it unfortunately ended. Venessa Bazile Connector Contributor  “Hamilton” is a tale of freedom, politics, and the many trials and tribulations

Sports

Baylor ends Gonzaga’s perfect season in decisive win to capture their first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

(Photo courtesy of SBNation.com) Baylor’s Mark Vital on the court during the Championship game Matt Micale Connector Editor On Monday, April 5, the Baylor Bears took down the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 in the Men’s NCAA Championship in Indiana. This was Baylor’s first ever men’s basketball national title. Baylor was the early aggressor and took

Baylor ends Gonzaga’s perfect season in decisive win to capture their first ever NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

(Photo courtesy of SBNation.com) Baylor’s Mark Vital on the court during the Championship game Matt Micale Connector Editor On Monday, April 5, the Baylor Bears took down the undefeated Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 in the Men’s NCAA Championship in Indiana. This was Baylor’s first ever men’s basketball national title. Baylor was the early aggressor and took

UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Hosts Schoolwide Esports Program

(Photo courtesy of RocketLeague.com) Matt Micale Connector Editor This year, the UMass Lowell campus recreation department has launched an esports program for UMass students to participate in. This esports cup is based on a similar league that the Department of Campus Recreation has offered the past few years. Lowell’s own Joseph Pitti and Justin Lawler

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