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The Department of Education faces possible abolishment

(Photo courtesy of Community College Daily) “U.S. Department of Education building.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor In the wake of recent political tensions in the United States, Republican leaders and Republican presidential candidates have brought up a familiar proposition: the abolishment of the Department of Education. This has been especially pervasive in current political ideology as

Campus Life

Club Spotlight: Stay mindful with The Psychology Club

(Photo courtesy of Nate Coady) “Students practice mindfulness by journaling with the Psychology Club” Nate Coady Connector Editor Being a student can be very stressful. Staying on schedule, staying on top of homework, being consistent, and getting to class on time, can all be a bit of a struggle. No shame. With spring break just

Humans of UMass Lowell: James McNulty

(Photo courtesy of: Steven O’Hara) “James McNulty is a senior with a love for music.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Music, his guitar and books are all passions that make up James McNulty, an English Literature and Spanish major studying at UMass Lowell. “[P]laying music,” McNulty said, when asked about what accomplishment in life he is

Club Spotlight: Stay mindful with The Psychology Club

(Photo courtesy of Nate Coady) “Students practice mindfulness by journaling with the Psychology Club” Nate Coady Connector Editor Being a student can be very stressful. Staying on schedule, staying on top of homework, being consistent, and getting to class on time, can all be a bit of a struggle. No shame. With spring break just

Arts & Entertainment

66th annual Grammys are a hit

(Photo courtesy of: Variety) “Billy Joel closes the Grammys with a stunning performance.” Tyler Browne Connector Editor The biggest names in the music industry came together for the 66th annual Grammy Awards, held by the Recording Academy on Feb 4. Hosted for the fourth year in a row by South African comedian Trevor Noah, the

“Lisa Frankenstein” is a horrific hit

(Photo courtesy of: Slash Film) “Kathryn Newton stars in “Lisa Frankenstein”.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor “Lisa Frankenstein” is the latest outing from writer Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams’s directorial debut. The film follows Lisa Swallows as she navigates her senior year of high school in 1989 and also an undead corpse slowly falling in love

66th annual Grammys are a hit

(Photo courtesy of: Variety) “Billy Joel closes the Grammys with a stunning performance.” Tyler Browne Connector Editor The biggest names in the music industry came together for the 66th annual Grammy Awards, held by the Recording Academy on Feb 4. Hosted for the fourth year in a row by South African comedian Trevor Noah, the

Merrimack repertory theater celebrates the holiday season with the return of “A Christmas Carol”

(Photo courtesy of: MegPix/Meghan Moore) “Karen MacDonald, Christina Acosta Robinson, and Ken Robinson in A Christmas Carol.” Lynn Sullivan Merrimack Repertory Theater “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.” These are the famous words of Charles Dickens and at the heart of the Merrimack Repertory Theatre’s (MRT) beloved

Sports

PWHL Boston suffers tough loss to Toronto

(Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun) “Emma Maltais and Megan Keller fight for the puck.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Toronto’s Natalie Spooner scored a hat trick, continuing her goal streak to 10 goals in 10 games. The visitors won against Boston 5-3 at the Tsongas Center on Feb. 14.  Spooner is leader in goals in

PWHL Boston suffers tough loss to Toronto

(Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun) “Emma Maltais and Megan Keller fight for the puck.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor Toronto’s Natalie Spooner scored a hat trick, continuing her goal streak to 10 goals in 10 games. The visitors won against Boston 5-3 at the Tsongas Center on Feb. 14.  Spooner is leader in goals in

Women’s Lacrosse continues record-breaking season with 18-9 win over Merrimack College

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Jillian Gordie passes Merrimack player.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The women’s lacrosse team is on a win streak as they stand 2-0 after a crushing 18-9 victory over the Merrimack College Warriors. Senior Megan Brockbank and freshman Jillian Goldie took home career-highs, each recording seven points. This record of