Author Archives: Brigid Archibald

UMass Lowell launches farmshare program with Mill City Grows

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  The Office of Sustainability is launching a Farmshare program which would provide the participants with locally grown food delivered to their office weekly for 20 weeks during the summer and part of the fall. Last Summer the Office of Sustainability piloted the program under the title of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

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

HawkTalk volume Two: UMass Lowell’s football team

(Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Since the program was cut back in 2003, football at UMass Lowell has been all but forgotten. Even the field that was once built for the team bears no markings of the games once played on it. However, the team has not been completely forgotten. For

Callahan and Redding battle for Student Trustee

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  This Wednesday and Thursday Sophomores Conner Redding and Ryan Callahan will both be on the ballot for the same position. Both students are vying to be the UMass Lowell’s next Student Trustee. The role of Student trustees is to act as a liaison between students and the board of trustees of

Morton and Casey intend to “build on progress” as SGA president and vice-president

Brigid Archibald and Hannah Manning Connector Editors UMass Lowell Student Government Association (SGA) elections open on Tuesday, April 2 and close the next day on Wednesday, April  3. This year, David Morton, a senior majoring in business and political science, and Hannah Casey, a sophomore majoring in political science, are running an unopposed ticket for

What your professors want you to know about emails

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor At some point, every student will have to write an email before they graduate. However, in an age of instant messaging, emails are the worst. They are awkward and formal, and how do you even format them anyway? Since most students will never take a class that teaches them how to

UMass Lowell professor rediscovers forgotten murals in Coburn Hall

(Courtesy of Dr. Marie Frank)  The murals were noticed in the background of class of photos and event photos. Brigid Archibald Connector Editor It is hard to believe that historical paintings could ever just be forgotten, but that is precisely what happened in Coburn Hall. The paintings, located on the second floor in the assembly

UMass Lowell’s late-night transportation: A truly student-driven service

UMass Lowell’s transportation service is largely operated by students in the late evening hours (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor After a long night at the library, most students do not give the shuttle ride back to their dorm much thought. They are apt to board the bus, greet the driver and then

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