Author Archives: Hannah Manning

Underrated Classics: ‘Viy’

Underrated Classics: ‘Viy’

A remake of “Viy” was released in 2014. (Photo courtesy of Mosfilm) Hannah Manning Connector Editor It took 45 years for the Soviet Union to produce and release its first horror film, but the wait paid off. “Viy,” directed by Konstantin Ershov and Georgiy Kropachyov, is a film that dazzles with its practical effects and

‘Perfect Arrangement’ brings Lavender Scare to UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy of Hannah Manning/UML Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Schoolchildren across the United States know what the Red Scare is, but there is a good chance they may scratch their heads at the mention of the Lavender Scare. UMass Lowell’s Theatre Arts program intends to change that with their newest show set to premiere this

University’s Overlook Park plans moving forward

The properties were bought in 2015 with the intention of demolishing to create a safer walkway. (Courtesy of Hannah Manning Lowell Sun) Hannah Manning Connector Editor A familiar sight for students walking to and from North Campus will soon become a distant memory. The tenement buildings located at the base of the University Avenue bridge will be torn

Morton and Casey intend to “build on progress” as SGA president and vice-president

Brigid Archibald and Hannah Manning Connector Editors UMass Lowell Student Government Association (SGA) elections open on Tuesday, April 2 and close the next day on Wednesday, April  3. This year, David Morton, a senior majoring in business and political science, and Hannah Casey, a sophomore majoring in political science, are running an unopposed ticket for

‘The Jungle Book’ is the king of Disney animated movies

The animation of “The Jungle Book” was done by xerography. (Photo courtesy of Buena Vista Distribution) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Disney’s “The Jungle Book” has literally every single element that constitutes a great children’s film: excellent voice acting, beautiful animation and a barbershop quartet of vultures. Almost every bit and piece of this film is

Hawk Talk Volume One: The lost neighborhood on South Campus

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Ever walk on the South Campus quad and wonder what used to be there? You might ask, “The old dining hall?” Well, technically yes. What used to be a dining hall was razed to the ground in 2015 to make space for the quad, and food-related activity moved to the newly-made

Women’s lacrosse fights back a tough UAlbany team but falls 16-10

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Two exciting comebacks made by UMass Lowell’s women’s lacrosse team ended in a disappointing 16-10 loss against the UAlbany Great Danes on Saturday afternoon. Wicked Blue made quite the battlefield for the two aggressive America East teams as they grinded to the result. The loss is UMass Lowell’s third in a

No. 14 UMass Lowell battles to the last second for overtime tie at Merrimack

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg had 26 saves against Merrimack on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor NORTH ANDOVER — The first fifty-nine minutes of the UMass Lowell-Merrimack game was back-and-forth, almost tedious hockey. The last minute of regulation was chaos. And overtime was pandemonium. The 14th-ranked UMass Lowell men’s hockey team skated to

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