Author Archives: Christina Laderoute

What I am thankful for

Christina Laderoute Connector Staff Well, it’s that time of year again where everyone is asking each other what they are thankful for. I guess it’s my turn. I am thankful for all of the opportunities and experiences that have presented themselves to me this year. As a singer, I am thankful for the crazy things

“Lifeless Form” Surpasses Expectation

Epic Season won the Best of N.H. award in “New Sound”. (Courtesy of Facebook) Christina Laderoute Connector Editor Epic Season is an indie pop band from Gorham, N.H. Founded in 2009, Epic Season has since come a long way from playing in their carriage house to playing gigs around New England. Their second album, “Lifeless

DIY last-minute Halloween costumes

Christina Laderoute Connector Editor It is that time of the semester to dress up and have some fun. Forgetting to acquire a costume can be stressful, but not the end of the world with this do-it-yourself (DIY) guide to last-minute costumes. One option is to dress as a potato. This effortless look only requires a

Croix Evingson settles into place at UMass Lowell

Croix and the team gather before taking on the University of New Hampshire. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Christina Laderoute Web Manager Born in Alaska, but raised in Minnesota, freshman defenseman Croix Evingson came to know and love the fast-paced sport of hockey at the ripe age of four. Sixteen years later and he is

Theatre Arts program presents ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Dancing at Lughnasa’ delivered a story of a dynamic family that was brought to life thanks to a great cast and their wonderful chemistry. The Theatre Arts Program presented the play “Dancing at Lughnasa” at the Comley-Lane Theatre in Mahoney Hall to a sold-out crowd. It was directed by Jennie Israel,

Exploring the benefits and downsides of online courses

Taking an online course allows students to do their work from anywhere at anytime, as long as they have access to a computer. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Christina Laderoute Connector Editor Gaining a college education does not mean that students must sit in a classroom three days a week. Online classes are a great alternative

Underrated classics: ‘Kung-Fu Hustle’

“Kung Fu Hustle” was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2005 for “Best Foreign Language Film,” but lost to “Paradise Now.” (Courtesy of Columbia pictures) Connor Kennedy Connector Staff When it comes to action and comedy, in most movies the two are kept relatively separate. There may be a scene where some snappy dialogue happens

‘Resident Evil 7’ puts survival back in horror genre

“Resident Evil 7: Biohazard” is the 24th game released in the “Resident Evil” franchise since 1996. (Courtesy of Capcom) Nick Bramante Connector Staff Before the launch of “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard,” there was a lot of concern from fans over the direction the series had been following, with recent titles focusing more on over-the-top action

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