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The search for Moses Harris continues as his family continues to seek out the truth

The search for Moses Harris continues as his family continues to seek out the truth

(Photo Courtesy of Merrimackvalley.org) 25-year-old Moses Harris disappeared after an altercation with Lowell police for domestic and vandalism charges that were called in by his girlfriend. A video was taken that showed Harris walking with police before they pulled out a stun gun. As they did, he walked off towards the freezing Concord River and

University reverts plan for Cumnock Hall, Campus Rec Center to reopen for on-campus students.

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) The Lowell General Hospital officials recently decided that the field hospital at the Campus Recreation Center would not be necessary anymore.  Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor On Dec. 2, the university put out a statement outlining plans for the Campus Recreation Center (CRC). This plan said that UMass Lowell would be working with

UMass Lowell’s Art Student Union hosts a postcard event focused on Black lives matter movement

(Photo courtesy of PBS.org) Photo showcases protesters in face masks walking down a street holding a Black lives matter flag Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor The UML Art Student Union is hosting a postcard event reflecting the times we currently live in through a non-profit “mail in art order.” President of the Art Student Union, Brooke

New flu guidelines in place for 2021

UMass Lowell is offering flu clinics to students once again, although the format is different this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor Every year, UMass Lowell offers flu clinics to all students over the age of 18 to help reduce outbreaks of the seasonal flu. However, clinics this year, like everything else,

Op-ed: Why people are saying ‘It’s time to settle for Biden’

Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor  Everyone has heard the tagline or seen it on a yard sign, “Settle for Biden.” Many ex-Warren and ex-Sanders supporters are following this trend as they prepare to enter the polls on November 3 with the hope to make Donald Trump a one term president. Many people are voting for Biden

First presidential debate of 2020 election

(Photo courtesy of Brian Snyder/Reuters Images) U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in their first 2020 presidential campaign debate in Cleveland Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor  By now, almost everyone has either seen the first presidential debate or seen the jokes being made about it. A little after 9 p.m. on

UMass Lowell places 16 out of top 20 “coolest” schools by Sierra Club magazine

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Photo of The Rist Urban Agriculture Greenhouse and Farm Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor On Sept. 27, 2020, Sierra Club magazine published an article of the Top 20 Coolest Schools 2020. These twenty schools have shown incredible resourcefulness during this pandemic through maintaining and improving their sustainability objectives. The criteria these

Virtual career fair tips and tricks

[Courtesy of Umass Lowell] UMass Lowell has moved career fairs online in response to being remote this semester. Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor As everything moves online, it should be no surprise that career fairs have followed suit and are now virtual. The Career and Co-op Center has been hard at work scheduling virtual career fairs

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