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‘Spider-Man: Miles Morales’: 2020’s most anticipated sequel in the video game world

‘Spider-Man: Miles Morales’: 2020’s most anticipated sequel in the video game world

(Photo Courtesy of PlayStation) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Insomniac Games continues its love letter to Spider-Man in its second game, “Spider-Man: Miles Morales.” Two years after the launch of “Spider-Man,” the game was released on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. “Miles Morales” lives up to its predecessor in almost every way, from the

Hudson residents say possible amazon fulfillment centers pose a threat to the quality of life in surrounding areas

(Photo courtesy of CPS Daily News) A digital photo of a skyline with the amazon logo in front of it. Editor Note: This story has been updated since it was first posted on Oct. 12 to include the perspective of Hillwood, the developers of the Hudson Logistic Center. Nothing was removed from the original story.

UMass Lowell expands student presence in dorms while maintaining strict social distancing guidelines

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Students cross in front of one of UMass Lowell dorms called Bourgeois Hall Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Starting Oct. 5, roughly 70 more students will be moving on campus throughout the week. The Office of Residence Life (ResLife) announced in an email on Sept. 22 that students who felt that

PETA calls for audit of Umass Lowell for possible animal killings, UMass Lowell says all animals were cared for

(Photo courtesy of Dreamstime) Gala says government data shows that 95% of all new medicine that tests positive with animals actually fail when they get to human clinical trials.  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  When COVID-19 shut down universities and research facilities last March, administrations across the nation were forced to make quick decisions about the pausing

Redding promises to promote River Hawk Pride by advocating for clubs if elected Student Trustee

(Photo courtesy of Connor Redding) Redding is running on a platform of advocating for clubs and improving mental health Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Student Trustee candidate Connor Redding says if elected, he hopes to improve River Hawk spirit and campus pride by enabling more student engagement on campus, providing a voice to student organizations, as

Student Trustee runs for re-election promising to continue his work advocating for students

(Photo courtesy of Ryan Callahan) Callahan outlined his policies in his poster announcing his candidacy. Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Student Trustee Ryan Callahan says if students choose to re-elect him this Thursday and Friday, he will continue his work to advocate against rising tuitions and advocate for sexual violence prevention and education on all UMass

Dining hall workers ask UMass Lowell to support its family by providing hazard pay and compensation for lost hours

(Courtesy of UMass Lowell)  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  With 85 percent of workers laid off, UMass Lowell’s dining hall and cafe workers have created a petition asking for the university to commit to guaranteeing full pay for hours lost due to the closing of the campus. The petition was posted almost two weeks ago and currently has 165 signatures. It has

Student Government election pushed back few days due to switch to remote campus

(Lowell Sun/Julia Malakie) Current SGA President David Morton (front center), other students, and the UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney (top left) speak with students at University Crossing. Brigid Archibald  Connector Editor Due to UMass Lowell’s switch to remote learning to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Student Government Association (SGA) has pushed back the

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