Author Archives: Hannah Manning

River Hawks swept by Providence as they lose edge in series finale 3-1

River Hawks swept by Providence as they lose edge in series finale 3-1

Sophomore goaltender Tyler Wall stopped 28 out of 31 shots on net on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The third period was the best one for the UMass Lowell men’s hockey team. Rebounding from a slow first period and a more heated second one, they came in roaring for the final twenty

‘Slow process’ gears to rev up for 2018 men’s lacrosse season

Second-year captain Will Puduski says that he looks forward to the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor If all goes according to plan, the 2018 season will be a seminal one for the UMass Lowell men’s lacrosse team. While the team’s transition to Division I play has been rocky, with them

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

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