News

UMass Lowell to host Garret Felber for lecture on Malcolm X and police brutality

The speaking event on police brutality and Malcolm X will be held on Nov. 30 in O’Leary Room 222. (Courtesy of Anglonautes) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff With the growing number of cases involving police brutality, the History Department, along-side the Working Class on Race and Ethnicity at UMass Lowell, has decided to invite speaker Garret Felber

Campus Life

David Campbell’s All Hands non-profit provides disaster relief

All Hands Volunteers has had over 40,000 volunteers who have impacted 500,000 lives. (Courtesy of All Hands Volunteers) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor David Campbell had a decorated business profile of over 40 years. That is, before he founded All Hands Volunteers. On Nov. 15, Campbell spoke in front of a crowd of students and faculty

David Campbell’s All Hands non-profit provides disaster relief

All Hands Volunteers has had over 40,000 volunteers who have impacted 500,000 lives. (Courtesy of All Hands Volunteers) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor David Campbell had a decorated business profile of over 40 years. That is, before he founded All Hands Volunteers. On Nov. 15, Campbell spoke in front of a crowd of students and faculty

Arts & Entertainment

‘Super Mario 64’ is still a shining star

“Super Mario 64” was first released in the US on Sept. 29, 1996. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Staff If a person were to search “Super Mario Speedrun” on their YouTube browser, the first result will be a 120 star speedrun by gamer Siglemic. The second result is an any-percentage speedrun done in close

‘Super Mario 64’ is still a shining star

“Super Mario 64” was first released in the US on Sept. 29, 1996. (Courtesy of Nintendo) Shane Foley Connector Staff If a person were to search “Super Mario Speedrun” on their YouTube browser, the first result will be a 120 star speedrun by gamer Siglemic. The second result is an any-percentage speedrun done in close

‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

Director Zach Snyder stepped away from the movie in May 2017, following the death of his daughter. Joss Whedon took over to finish the film. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor What do Joel Schumacher’s “Batman & Robin” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” have in common? There are two answers to this. One:

Angel Olsen encompasses her musical oeuvre in ‘Phases’

“Phases” is Angel Olsen’s first compilation album as a solo artist. (Courtesy of Jagjaguar) Patrick Connell Connector Staff Last autumn, indie-folk rocker Angel Olsen released her sophomore album “My Woman” to widespread critical acclaim, and as a result, she garnered a much wider fan base. Though it has been considered very good, the album had

Stranger Things: Season 2 Review

“Stranger Things” season 1 was nominated for 18 awards during 2016’s Primetime Emmy Awards. (Courtesy of Netflix) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor The first season of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” was one of the best TV shows to premiere last year. With an intriguing mystery, an eclectic and immediately endearing cast of characters, and an 80s sensibility

Theatre Arts program presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Dancing at Lughnasa’ delivered a story of a dynamic family that was brought to life thanks to a great cast and their wonderful chemistry. The Theatre Arts Program presented the play “Dancing at Lughnasa” at the Comley-Lane Theatre in Mahoney Hall to a sold-out crowd. It was directed by Jennie Israel,

Sports

River Hawks continue to roll in 74-66 win over LIU Brooklyn

Guard Rinardo Perry had 13 points in the River Hawks’ victory. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff On Thanksgiving Eve, the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team gave their fans a thrilling 74-66 win over the Long Island University (LIU) Black Birds, avenging last year’s heartbreaking overtime loss. Riding a three-game win streak

Homero Morais continues to shine in National Premiere Soccer League

Morais battles for the ball in one of his final games as a River Hawk. (Courtesy) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Not all student athletes are fortunate enough to continue their playing career after college, let alone in a professional league. However, that is exactly the case for former UMass Lowell soccer star Homero Morais, who

River Hawks continue to roll in 74-66 win over LIU Brooklyn

Guard Rinardo Perry had 13 points in the River Hawks’ victory. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff On Thanksgiving Eve, the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team gave their fans a thrilling 74-66 win over the Long Island University (LIU) Black Birds, avenging last year’s heartbreaking overtime loss. Riding a three-game win streak

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