Author Archives: Hannah Manning

Disappointing overtime loss breaks River Hawks’ four-game win streak

Disappointing overtime loss breaks River Hawks’ four-game win streak

  Senior forward John Edwardh looks to make a pass while being defended by a Bentley player. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Hannah Manning Connector Editor An unevenly played game led to the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team snapping their four-game win streak on Tuesday Nov. 28 at the Tsongas Center. The River Hawks were handed a

The English Department gets real about graduate school

Hannah Manning Connector Staff When Dr. Michael Black, a professor in the English department at UMass Lowell, was first thinking about going to graduate school the first response he got from other people was “no.” But Black pushed forward through a master’s and a Ph.D. program, and considers himself lucky that he did not listen

Unsung Heroes: Sebouh Majarian, River Hawk wunderkind

Majarian is the assistant director of New Media for the athletic department. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Sebouh Majarian, the assistant director of New Media for the UMass Lowell athletic department, had his first welcome to college sports moment on Dec. 8, 2013 when he walked into an office in chaos. He remembers being

River Hawks drop final game in weekend series against Maine

Senior forward John Edwardh scored for UMass Lowell in the third period. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Staff  Despite scoring two goals in the final three minutes of regulation, the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team could not play a full sixty minutes and fell 6-2 to the University of Maine Black Bears. The River Hawks

Adjunct professors struggle to have their voices heard

Tess George, secretary of Union of Adjunct Faculty, responding to police response against adjuncts on July 27. (Courtesy of Tess George/Facebook) Hannah Manning Connector Editor During Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 14, some of UMass Lowell’s adjunct faculty distributed informational flyers in front of the Tsongas Center, and the situation became tense quickly. While an

Tyler Mueller: The quiet man

Tyler Mueller is a captain in his final season as a River Hawk. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Like his head coach, senior defenseman and captain of the men’s ice hockey team Tyler Mueller appears to be a man of few words. He answers questions directly, with no more clutter than a fair smattering

The diamond in the rough: Women’s hockey at UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell’s women’s ice hockey team faces off against other schools like Westfield State. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The women’s club ice hockey team at UMass Lowell makes the best of what they have. Ice time is expensive, so they practice at the Tsongas Center at 10 o’clock at night. The

‘Hello Destroyer’ suffers for never lightening up

“Hello Destroyer” won all five awards that it was nominated for at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle. (Courtesy of Tabula Dada) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “Hello Destroyer” is not your father’s hockey movie. Moving past the light and funny fare of “The Mighty Ducks” or even the dark humor of “Slap Shot,” this film is

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