News

Kinetic Sculpture Race turning STEM into STEAM

The Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race will get under way at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Festivities will start at 8 a.m. (Courtesy of Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race) Taylor Carito Connector Editor The once ingenious idea out in California to alter bicycles into something unique, kinetic sculpture races have managed to make their way across the

Campus Life

Zero Shades of Gray event sheds light on sexual violence

Zero Shades of Gray educates students about what consent sounds like. (Courtesy of Collegiate Empowerment) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Sexual assault on campus is a pervasive issue that can make students uncomfortable to talk about and address. Zero Shades of Gray aims to alleviate that problem while also facing the issue head on to educate

‘Pulp Fiction’ and its connection to race and masculinity

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 has one more film to show in the Philosophy and Film Series. (Connector/Marilyn Saha) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff In the third installment of the Philosophy and Film Series made possible by the philosophy department, students, faculty and Lowell residents made the trek downtown to watch “Pulp Fiction” at

Zero Shades of Gray event sheds light on sexual violence

Zero Shades of Gray educates students about what consent sounds like. (Courtesy of Collegiate Empowerment) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Sexual assault on campus is a pervasive issue that can make students uncomfortable to talk about and address. Zero Shades of Gray aims to alleviate that problem while also facing the issue head on to educate

Arts & Entertainment

“The Orville” is an unexpected surprise

“The Orville” was a passion project for Seth Macfarlane, who wrote the original screenplay for the show before pitching it to Fox. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox Television) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Seth MacFarlane is a very hit or miss comedian. In all of his works, whether it be “Family Guy,” “American Dad” or

‘Pokemon Colosseum:’ Or walk in a desert for 40 hours

‘Pokemon Colosseum’ was the best-selling RPG released on the GameCube. (Courtesy of The Pokemon Company) Shane Foley Connector Staff In comparison to its two predecessors, “Pokemon Colosseum” was a large departure for the line of main console “Pokemon” games. Although the “Pokemon Stadium” entries were popular, The Pokemon Company elected to stray away from the

“IT” was good

“IT” had been stuck in development since 2009. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “IT” has so much riding against it. It is a film adaptation of a popular novel written by Stephen King; in his novels, typically the main cast is comprised entirely of child actors. In short, it is unbelievable

Father John Misty begins second leg of “Pure Comedy” Tour in Boston

Father John Misty has released 10 studio albums since his debut in 2003, the first seven of which were published under his real name, Josh Tillman. (Christopher Romano/UML Connector) Christopher Romano Connector Staff The last time Father John Misty visited Boston in 2016, he performed a sold-out, energetic show at the House of Blues on

“The Orville” is an unexpected surprise

“The Orville” was a passion project for Seth Macfarlane, who wrote the original screenplay for the show before pitching it to Fox. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox Television) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Seth MacFarlane is a very hit or miss comedian. In all of his works, whether it be “Family Guy,” “American Dad” or

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 tamed by Wildcats in hardfought 3-2 match

Katherine Claybaugh ended the night with 15 kills and 13 digs for the River Hawks. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell volleyball team had a strong showing against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats, but ultimately fell 3-2 on Friday, Sept. 22 at Costello Athletic Center. The loss extended the

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 tamed by Wildcats in hardfought 3-2 match

Katherine Claybaugh ended the night with 15 kills and 13 digs for the River Hawks. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell volleyball team had a strong showing against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats, but ultimately fell 3-2 on Friday, Sept. 22 at Costello Athletic Center. The loss extended the

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