Author Archives: Hannah Manning

WUML hits airwaves in renovated studio

WUML hits airwaves in renovated studio

WUML DJ Connor Summers logs the playlist for Live from the Fallout Shelter from the renovated studio. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Up until a few weeks ago, WUML broadcasted from a tiny room beside their office for 24 hours a day. The closet that held some of the radio station’s extensive music collection

Bob Forrant speaks on reform of public education

Bob Forrant, named a Distinguished Professor instructs one of his classes. (Courtesy of The Lowell Sun) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “We can’t allow UMass Lowell to become so expensive that we become Boston University on the Merrimack.” Dr. Bob Forrant, a professor in the UMass Lowell history department and awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished

Women’s lacrosse seizes fifth straight with 12-8 win over LIU Brooklyn

Junior midfielder Kaylan DiModugno (22) was one of four River Hawks to register a multi-goal game on Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The River Hawks came into Saturday afternoon’s contest against LIU Brooklyn hot, with four straight wins behind them. With their best start in their Division I history,

No. 4 River Hawks dismantle Boston College to earn third Hockey East Championship

The River Hawks won their third Hockey East Championship in five years on Saturday night in a 4-3 win over the Boston College Eagles. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor BOSTON, Mass. — The last minute seemed interminable. TD Garden pulsed with anticipation, raucous cheers of “UML, UML, UML” overpowering and charging up the place

5-1 rout secures River Hawks’ fifth consecutive Hockey East Finals appearance

Junior forward C.J. Smith celebrates his second period goal against the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor BOSTON – In a goal that freshman goaltender Tyler Wall might want to get back, Notre Dame forward Jack Jenkins sent a soft shot from center ice that trickled through Wall’s pads

Early Music Concert offers window into medieval culture

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Using modern instruments, the TellTale Crossing Ensemble gave UMass Lowell students as well as the general public a chance to be transported into Medieval Portugal with their arrangements of troubadour love songs. Held in Durgin Concert Hall on Thursday, March 2 at 8 p.m., the concert featured renditions of 12 love

Research team contributes to turtle conservation

Kemp’s ridley sea turtles in rehabilitation tanks at the New England Aquarium. (Courtesy of Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff) Hannah Manning and Connor Kennedy Connector Staff The Kemp’s ridley sea turtle is the rarest species of sea turtle in the world. They have been categorized as “endangered” since 1970 under the Endangered Species Act. In recent years

Commuter conundrum: The trouble with raising GPAs

The South Campus upper classmen garage is located on Broadway Street. (Courtesy of Fennick McCredie Architecture) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tristyn Mitchell, a sophomore commuter student from Lowell, says that she wakes up two hours before her classes start each day. With a can of Red Bull tucked in her backpack, she walks 20 minutes

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