News

Students respond to UMass Lowell’s handling of alleged sexual harassment against professor

A printout of the Lowell Sun’s article about UMass Lowell’s handling of allegations against Professor Ibe was present in Mahoney Hall with students’ reactions written on it. (Photo courtesy UMass Lowell Connector) Connector Staff Report “I had read in the Lowell Sun that a group of faculty had started a similar petition to get [Ibe]

Campus Life

WUML, English Dept. to present ‘Blue’

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “I lived in Leuven, Belgium, for three years, and like a lot of Belgium cities you had these gorgeous carillons that are ringing. I remember once being struck that no matter where you were in the city when you were hearing those you were participating in something that everybody else was

WUML, English Dept. to present ‘Blue’

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “I lived in Leuven, Belgium, for three years, and like a lot of Belgium cities you had these gorgeous carillons that are ringing. I remember once being struck that no matter where you were in the city when you were hearing those you were participating in something that everybody else was

Arts & Entertainment

A totally accurate look at ‘TABS’

“Totally Accurate Battle Simulator” had an open alpha phase released in November 2016. (Photo courtesy of ABGames) Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Total War?” No, thanks. “Hearts of Iron?” Absolutely not. “Arma?” Not even close. No, none of those compare to the realism and strategy involved in “Totally Accurate Battle Simulator.” Released for early access on April

Underrated Classics: ‘Viy’

A remake of “Viy” was released in 2014. (Photo courtesy of Mosfilm) Hannah Manning Connector Editor It took 45 years for the Soviet Union to produce and release its first horror film, but the wait paid off. “Viy,” directed by Konstantin Ershov and Georgiy Kropachyov, is a film that dazzles with its practical effects and

Underrated Classics: There are millions of reasons to catch up on Showtime’s ‘Billions’

“Billions” is considered the first American TV show to feature a non-binary character. (Photo courtesy of Showtime Networks) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “The Sopranos,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Wire” and “Lost:” from broadcast television to the newly established streaming service marketplace, episodic storytelling is in its Golden Age. Big-budget box office filmmaking is not going

‘Perfect Arrangement’ brings Lavender Scare to UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy of Hannah Manning/UML Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Schoolchildren across the United States know what the Red Scare is, but there is a good chance they may scratch their heads at the mention of the Lavender Scare. UMass Lowell’s Theatre Arts program intends to change that with their newest show set to premiere this

Sports

Dear Sox fans: Are you panicking?

Mookie Betts and the Sox have been struggling since spring training. (Photo courtesy of Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Nick DeBella Connector Contributor The historic Boston Red Sox, who ended the 2018 season with a 103-59 win/loss record and a World Series title, would enter the new season with high expectations surrounding the young and aggressive roster.

Dear Sox fans: Are you panicking?

Mookie Betts and the Sox have been struggling since spring training. (Photo courtesy of Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Nick DeBella Connector Contributor The historic Boston Red Sox, who ended the 2018 season with a 103-59 win/loss record and a World Series title, would enter the new season with high expectations surrounding the young and aggressive roster.

Women’s lacrosse fights back a tough UAlbany team but falls 16-10

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Two exciting comebacks made by UMass Lowell’s women’s lacrosse team ended in a disappointing 16-10 loss against the UAlbany Great Danes on Saturday afternoon. Wicked Blue made quite the battlefield for the two aggressive America East teams as they grinded to the result. The loss is UMass Lowell’s third in a

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