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Fall Fever: The big fashion trends for the season

Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Fall weather is finally upon us: the trees have changed, the crisp air and beautiful breezes are gracing us with their presence. Naturally, with the cooler weather comes a change in fashion. Fashion seems to be a pertinent component of the fall. Scarves, knee high boots, and cute jackets. If only

Halloween costumes and cultural appropriation

Christina Laderoute Connector Staff A big topic of concern this year is cultural appropriation in costumes. Cultural appropriation is the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of another culture. As of lately, more and more people have been speaking out on Halloween costumes that can be considered offensive. On one side,

Comedian Nicole Byer entertains UMass Lowell crowd

Christina Laderoute Connector Staff On Wednesday, Sept. 28, comedian Nicole Byer paid a visit to the students of UMass Lowell. Her set had everyone bent over with laughter. From talking about her sexual experiences to her drunken excursions, there was not one dull moment. The show started with Matt Pavich from MTV’s “Joking Off”. His

UMass PokeNav for ‘Pokemon Go’

Pokemon habitats discorvered for the region of Lowell (Photo Courtesy/Christina Laderoute) Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Assuming that you did not live under a rock for the summer, chances are you know about “Pokemon Go.” It’s one of those games that you either love or hate, and it seems that basically 99% of the population loves

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