Author Archives: Andrew Sciascia

‘The Punisher’ is brutally well done and criminally underrated

‘The Punisher’ is brutally well done and criminally underrated

The Punisher has been adapted into three feature films since the character’s debut in 1974. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Marvel’s brooding, skull-ornamented vigilante is back for his fourth chance at a proper screen adaptation in Marvel’s Netflix exclusive series “The Punisher.” And this 13 episode master class is just about as

River Hawks gaining steam with 5-2 triumph over University of Connecticut

Junior forward Ryan Dmowski celebrates following a River Hawk goal. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Following a perfect weekend of Hockey East conference play, a confident UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team took to the Tsongas Center ice surface Friday night with each unit firing on all cylinders. The River Hawks overtook the University

Same old zombies, just new scenery: Call of Duty ‘WWII’ is nothing special

Call of Duty WWII came out on Nov. 3, 2017. (Courtesy of Sledgehammer Games) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Plain and simple, “Call of Duty: WWII” is nothing new. It is a standard approach. The tried and true “Call of Duty” homage to World War II. Anyone who sunk a couple hours of their childhood into

Student expectations of university dining are unreasonably high

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor For years it has been said, by employers, alumni, faculty, staff and the student body alike, that one thing that truly sets UMass Lowell apart from other world-class centers of higher education is the unentitled attitude of its students. The Open Forum on Campus Dining this past week was, however, an

River Hawks fall to University at Albany in 1-0 championship heartbreaker

Defender Chase Reichenberg battles for the ball against UAlbany. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor It was not until minute 102, sometime after the sun had set on the Cushing Field Complex, that the sun also set on a ferociously hard fought 2017 campaign for the UMass Lowell men’s soccer team. The River Hawks fell

River Hawks close out series with Northeastern University in home ice win

Sophomore forward Kenny Hausinger assisted on the River Hawks’ first goal of the game. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Things to clap and cheer about were in no short supply for UMass Lowell students and fans this past weekend. The 4-2 win over the Northeastern University Huskies was certainly among them. The Tsongas Center

UMass Lowell overtakes UNO 5-2 in last game of Homecoming weekend

Croix Evingson celebrates with his teammates after scoring his first career goal as a River Hawk. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Following festivities surrounding the Tsongas Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, Homecoming came to a close with the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team rounding out the series against the University of Nebraska at

Improvements are the focus for River Hawks in 4-2 loss to unranked UNO

Kenny Hausinger (right) skates with the puck past Omaha’s Mason Morelli. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor  Looking to put a winless season opening series with the University of New Hampshire behind them, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team was dealt a 4-2 loss at the hands of an unranked University of Nebraska at

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