Author Archives: Marlon Pitter

Men’s lacrosse tops Siena 18-13 for first season victory

Men’s lacrosse tops Siena 18-13 for first season victory

Keenan Koswin scored a team-high five points Saturday in the River Hawks’ win against the Siena Saints Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s lacrosse team defeated the Siena Saints 18-13 to earn their first victory of the season Saturday afternoon at Cushing Field. The River Hawks

Nursing students irked by HESI score requirement

Weed Hall on South Campus is home to many classes for students in the School of Nursing. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor For UMass Lowell nursing students, 850 is the magic number that stands between them and their nursing degrees. The School of Nursing implemented a more rigorous standard for its students

What it means to be your student newspaper

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In light of recent criticism of our news reporting and objectives, I would like to take the opportunity to address the matter of serving this campus as the official student newspaper at UMass Lowell. As a news organization for the campus community, we strive to bring you information pertinent to your

River Hawks’ comeback attempt falls short against Seawolves

Redshirt junior Jahad Thomas tallied 18 points in the River Hawks’ losing effort against Stony Brook on Monday afternoon. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team fell to the Stony Brook Seawolves 86-75 in a back-and-forth contest at Costello Athletic Center Monday afternoon. The Seawolves led by as many as

Women’s basketball overpowered by Hartford in America East matchup

Freshman guard Markayla Sherman put up a career-high 15 points in a 33-minute performance on Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor A second-half double-double from junior forward Kayla Gibbs was not enough for the UMass Lowell women’s basketball team to overcome the Hartford Hawks’ balanced scoring attack and takeaway abilities,

Women’s basketball looks to earn first conference win at Hartford

Senior guard Nicole Hayner looks to stretch the Hawks’ defense with her three-point shooting capabilities. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team looks to earn their first America East victory of the season Saturday afternoon against the Hartford Hawks at Chase Family Arena in West Hartford, Conn.

Chancellor Moloney courted by the sport of basketball

Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has high hopes for the River Hawks this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Marlon Pitter  Connector Editor On the fourth floor of University Crossing works one of UMass Lowell’s biggest basketball fans. Though it may not seem apparent in normal conversation, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has a special place in her heart for

Green Day turn back time with ‘Revolution Radio’

“Revolution Radio” marks Green Day’s 12th studio album release, their first since their 2012 trilogy. (Photo courtesy of Reprise Records) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and punk rock legends Green Day have seemingly brought themselves closer to the “American Idiot” era with the release of their 12th studio album, “Revolution

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