Author Archives: Kathryn Leeber

Men’s Lacrosse falls to Stony Brook 12-11 in overtime loss

Men’s Lacrosse falls to Stony Brook 12-11 in overtime loss

With the loss against Stony Brook on Friday, the River Hawks dropped to a 3-12 overall record and a 1-5 conference record. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The men’s lacrosse team was defeated by the Stony Brook Seawolves, 12-11, in their last home game of the season. The conference matchup went

Hawkapella transcends eras with ‘Hatched’

From left to right: Janson Borowko, Anthony Plueo Jr and Zenon Nieduzak singing Hawkapella at the ICCA Quarterfinal Performance at Tufts University last February. (Courtesy of UML Hawkapella) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Hawkapella, UMass Lowell’s premier all-male a cappella group, recently released their first studio EP. Titled “Hatched,” the collection consists of six covers of

Lowell native Lynn Gunn finds success with PVRIS

PVRIS is currently planning a European concert tour to tie in with a new untitled album. (Photo courtesy of Rise Records) Kathryn Leeber Connector Staff Most people know that making a name for oneself in the music industry is no easy task, especially when competing in a city full of musical talent. Boston is known

Lowell High School: Renovations or leave downtown

Lowell High School is currently located in downtown Lowell near the Tsongas Center. (Courtesy of Lowell 2020) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Holding over 3,000 students, Lowell High School is currently situated in downtown Lowell. But with an abundance of building issues and safety code violations, the city is planning on either fully renovating the school

River Hawks force Game 3 with 3-1 win over UNH

Tommy Panico celebrates with CJ Smith after scoring a goal in the first period to know the score at 1 a piece. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The same score, but a different outcome. In the second game of the Hockey East quarterfinal matchup against the New Hampshire Wildcats, the UMass Lowell River Hawks

Men’s hockey defeats Massachusetts 4-2 to earn Alumni Cup title

Senior defenseman and captain Michael Kapla carries the puck out of UMass Lowell’s defensive zone. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team beat the Massachusetts Minutemen 4-2 with the game-winning goal coming from senior forward and leading scorer Joe Gambardella in the third period. Four different River Hawks found the

A ‘series’ of unfortunate episodes

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” is based on the 13-book long series of the same name. (Courtesy of Netflix) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor How many versions of the same storyline is too many? “A Series of Unfortunate Events” is based off of the books by Lemony Snicket, the pen name of author Daniel Handler. Back

Men’s basketball sails past Fisher College, 97-73

Jahad Thomas was one of five River Hawks to tally 10+ plus on Saturday afternoon against Fisher College. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Freshman guard Rinardo Perry scored a career-high 16 points to lead UMass Lowell to their 97-73 victory over the Fisher College Falcons. Senior forward Tyler Livingston also added 13 points for

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