Author Archives: Kelly Skelton

Morton and Eisner prioritize resources for students

Morton and Eisner prioritize resources for students

Morton and Eisner are running parallel to Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-ewurum. (Courtesy of the Morton-Eisner campaign) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor As UMass Lowell’s yearly Student Government Association (SGA) elections approach, students must decide which candidate will lead next year’s inevitable rebranding. This year’s presidential and vice-presidential ticket features David Morton and Eric Eisner against

UMass Lowell hosts its first step and dance competition

UMass Lowell’s step team can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The Instagram and Facebook usernames are @steppininunity and the Twitter handle is @UMLSteppin. (Courtesy of Steppin in Unity) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor For one that has encountered the art of step, it was an educational and entertaining evening last Saturday as South Campus’

SGA Election Spotlight: Andre DiFilippo & Vilma Okey-ewurum

DiFilippo and Okey-ewurum bring prior SGA experience. (Courtesy of the DiFilippo/Okey-ewurum Campaign) Kelly Michael Skelton Connector Editor It is once again almost time for UMass Lowell’s prominent Student Government Association (SGA) Elections. This year’s presidential and vice-presidential ticket features Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-ewurum against David Morton and Eric Eisner. Running together, the DiFilippo/Okey-ewurum campaign features

Tekashi69: The new wave of New York rap

Tekashi69 is also known by the stage name 6ix9ine. (Photo courtesy of thirddegreeeradio.com) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Tekashi69 has been making headlines in the hip-hop community ever since video surfaced of his debut single, “Gummo.” The rainbow haired artist is hard not to notice, with a hostile attitude and coarse voice. No stranger to controversy, the

‘Unveiled:’ Dispelling religious prejudice

Malik has traveled across the United States and Canada performing. She now looks to expand to England. (Courtesy of The Huffington Post) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Students and members of the UMass Lowell community poured into the O’Leary Library on Feb. 16 to witness “Unveiled,” a one-woman show about racism and more specifically, the treatment

Yung Pinch: An introduction to Huntington hip-hop

Yung Pinch gained fame by releasing music on his Youtube channel which has over 800,000 subscribers. (Photo courtesy of  Fashionably-Early). Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Blake Sandoval is a 20-year-old from Huntington Beach, California. However, the rising hip-hop star has been making his presence known by his stage name, Yung Pinch. After the success of his

Crepes and the City welcomes all

Crepes and the City is a new restaurant that opened in Downtown Lowell. (Courtesy of Crepes and The City Facebook) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor A new restaurant has arrived in Downtown Lowell with a unique concept and healthy options. Crepes and the City, opened in November, offers a diverse menu of crepes and breakfast oriented

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