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Netflix’s “Umbrella Academy” leaves viewers crossing their fingers for season three

Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor  “The Umbrella Academy” is loosely based on a collection of graphic novels and comics that were written and created by My Chemical Romance lead singer, Gerard Way. The show received an 82% rating from Rotten Tomatoes, an eight out of ten from IMDb, and a four out of five from Common

Lowell Covid Patrol use’s social media to keep a vigilant eye out for social distance violations

Cassandra Milnes Conector Editor  On September 7, 2020, multiple UMass Lowell students noticed a sudden follow request on Instagram from a private account called @lowellcovidpatrol with no name in the profile. “Giving the cold hard facts on people being inconsiderate and partying during a global pandemic in good ol’ Lowell,” says the account’s bio. “Send

HawkTalk: Lowell Textile Institute

The Lowell Textile Institute opened its doors in 1897. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor With three campuses at UMass Lowell, it can be hard to keep up with where each one came from. Lowell Normal School became South Campus and Lowell Textile School became North Campus. In 1895, a Massachusetts State

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