Author Archives: Aaron Robinson

Friars topple River Hawks 4-1 to split Hockey East home-and-home

Friars topple River Hawks 4-1 to split Hockey East home-and-home

The River Hawks managed to best the Friars in their three-game season series despite Saturday’s loss. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor The No. 16 UMass Lowell River Hawks’ three game win streak ended Saturday night as the No. 15 Providence College Friars trounced the River Hawks 4–1 at the Tsongas

Deadspin to blame for its own demise

Deadspin has seen more than a few ownership changes in its 14-year history. (Photo courtesy of theoutline.com) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor As many have heard, there has been a mass exodus to the once proud media/sports website Deadspin, which boasted some of the best blogging on the interwebs, featuring hilarious NFL columns from Drew Magary

“Doctor Sleep”: A duller, more soulless “Shining”

“Doctor Sleep” opened to only $14 million in the box office, after being expected to open to $25 to $30 million, making it a box office bomb. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Aaron Robinson Connnector Editor The film adaptation of the 2013 Stephen King novel of the same name might be one of the

UMass Lowell’s task force on sexual harassment hosts forum for students to share their experiences

(Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Aaron Robinson  Ashley Rose Rivera Connector Editors UMass Lowell’s task force on sexual harassment hosted a listening session in order for students to voice their concerns with either experiences they had with sexual harassment/assault or policies and procedures for reporting incidents on campus. The listening session, which was hosted Wednesday evening

Local woman’s body found in Merrimack River; man arrested on Howe Bridge in unrelated incident

Authorities recover body found below O’Donnell Bridge early Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of Jon Winkler/Lowell Sun) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor  The Lowell Police and Fire departments responded to a report of a woman’s body found below the O’Donnell Bridge early Tuesday morning and arrested a Lowell man in an unrelated case a few hours later

Blink-182’s “Nine” shows improvement, maturity and nuance in an age of nostalgia

Former frontman Tom Delonge left the band to chase aliens. (Photo courtesy of Billboard) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor After the colossal failure of Blink-182’s “California” in 2016, the anticipation of “Nine,” Blink’s ninth studio album, was met with little fanfare. “Nine,” which was released on Sept. 20, has surprised fans and critics alike, as the

Brown water at the ICC

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor  Ngosu Ndiwane, a junior Accounting student at UMass Lowell and a resident of the Inn and Conference Center, took to Twitter last week after she discovered that the water coming from the faucets in her dorm room were brown. Ndiwane claimed that it was not the first time that the water

UMass Lowell students Weigh in on MassPIRG opt-out fee

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor “I didn’t even know I was paying them.” The statement above is one that was echoed frequently across UMass Lowell students on campus. The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group is a non-profit student advocacy group that strives to make environmental and social changes, which most students can get behind. However, very

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