Author Archives: Hannah Manning

UMass Lowell professors, undergraduate students work to improve New England roads

Hannah Manning  Connector Editor  Researchers from UMass Lowell are taking part in a $14 million project sponsored by the United States Department of Transportation to evaluate the current conditions of New England roads and find ways to improve them over the next five years. UMass Lowell will join the University of Maine, University of Vermont

“Three times” rule not sticking for season ticket holders, alumni

Hannah Manning Connector Editor “U-M-L!” “Let’s go Low-ell!” “Fred C. Church!” This is just a smattering of the many chants that River Hawk faithful in the student section say at hockey games. These chants are only said three times. It is a grand freshman tradition to be at a hockey game and overzealously yell “U-M-L”

UMass Lowell runs “Daddy’s Money” out of town with 3-0 win

Tyler Wall earned his fourth shutout of the season with the 3-0 win over Boston College on Friday. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning and Alecia Connolly Connector Editors UMass Lowell fans chanted, “Our Woll’s better!” twice during Friday night’s game against Boston College and by the time the last buzzer sounded, the chant was proven true

A welcome address from an old friend

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Being Editor-in-Chief of the paper is absolutely surreal for me. I’m still having trouble really grasping it. I’ve been here since the first week of my freshman year back in Fall 2015 (ancient history, I know). I was a nervous kid — I was running a few minutes late for the

Music-Business Major reflects on American Idol experience

(Courtesy of Andrew Marshall) Alecia Connolly & Hannah Manning Connector Editors  UMass Lowell student Andrew Marshall has been making quite a name for himself across Massachusetts as an up-and-coming singer-songwriter. The hardworking music-business major has fully immersed himself in his craft during his time so far at UMass Lowell. With an array of live gigs

River Hawks fight back after early deficit to tie BC, 4-4

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg made 22 saves against Boston College. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The Tsongas Center became a warzone as the Saturday night matchup against the struggling Boston College Eagles and the UMass Lowell River Hawks unfolded. Sophomore forward Charlie Levesque was handed a game misconduct early in the first period and

Tears and outrage from athletes and coaches as UMass Lowell discontinues its volleyball program

The UMass Lowell volleyball team finished with a 5-21 record in the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Student-athletes and coaches involved with UMass Lowell’s volleyball program were met with disappointing news on Dec. 19. Their sport will be immediately discontinued by the university. Although their scholarships will be honored

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