Author Archives: Hannah Manning

“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

Students at South Campus board a Red Line shuttle bound for East Campus. (Courtesy of Transportation Services) Hannah Manning Connector Editor At the tail end of the summer, UMass Lowell was presented with a huge problem: the reconstruction of the Pawtucket Street bridge on East Campus. Although the bridge had fallen into disrepair with several

Alumni Spotlight: Former Connector Editor-in-Chief Patronick finds paradise on the ice

Patronick has built her career from her past experiences and looks to achieve so much more beyond (Courtesy of Michelle Jay) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The trajectory of Krista Patronick’s life would be wildly different had she not decided to attend UMass Lowell. If Patronick had never spent four formative years at UMass Lowell, the

Ruben Sanca: River Hawk and olympian

Ruben Sanca ran in the 2012 Olympics (Courtesy of www.boston.com) Hannah Manning Connector Editor In the last ten years, Ruben Sanca has become synonymous with UMass Lowell not only for working there since attending undergraduate school but also in his exemplification of the traits that the university holds close. Sanca, an Olympian marathon runner who

Academy-award winning filmmaker Salem Brahimi brings ‘Abd El-Kader’ to campus

Brahimi speaking with students in Lydon Library. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Emir Abdelkader, the first leader of the Algerian state, was a man composed of many parts; he was not only man but religious leader, military strategist and son of a muqaddam. At times, he seemed to defy humanity itself.

Dunja Mostarac finds home with UMass Lowell soccer

Mostarac represented Serbia in the UEFA U-19 Championship in late August and early September. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Women’s soccer freshman defense Dunja Mostarac has had a unique first month of college. Not many college students can say they’ve played almost 600 minutes of Division I soccer while managing to

UMass Lowell shakes up mailrooms

Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A major change in the mailroom system is in store for students living on campus this fall. Students on South and East Campus will no longer be able to pick up their mail in their respective residence halls. UMass Lowell has done them one better; instead of managing

Women’s lacrosse taking positives out of 9-7 loss to UMBC

The women’s lacrosse team fell to a 9-3 record with the loss to UMBC. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Wicked Blue Field saw playoff-caliber lacrosse in the month of March as the UMass Lowell women’s lacrosse team faced off against the University of Maryland – Baltimore County Retrievers. The stakes did

Zachary Rowell jazzes up the UMass Lowell soccer team

Hannah Manning Connector Editor UMass Lowell junior goalkeeper Zachary Rowell is somewhat of a jack-of-all-trades. At St. John’s Prep, Rowell played soccer, indoor track and tennis. Sixteen of the career shutouts he accumulated on the soccer pitch in high school came when he was a senior. Off the field, Rowell earned high honors, and was

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