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Best place to spend your dough

Mike Paige Connector Editor Lowell is a locale of many great eateries, ranging from great Chinese food to delectable donuts, but it is the simple slice of pizza that is in the spotlight today. The mighty slice of pepperoni was critiqued on five basic criteria: flavor of sauce, quality of crust, quality of topping, grease-to-cheese

Fermata Nowhere wears their heart on their sleeves

Fermata Nowhere is UMass Lowell’s all-female a capella group. (Courtesy photo) Mike Paige Connector Editor UMass Lowell’s first all-female a capella group put on a charity event to support the American Heart Association. Partnering with local and on campus a capella groups, ‘A capella for A Cause’ helped raise money and awareness for the American

South Campus unveils new dining hall to student approval

The McGauvran Student Center has served as the heart of South Campus since its re-opening in January 2016. (Michael Paige/Connector)  Michael Paige Connector Editor With the spring semester of 2016 underway, UMass Lowell has now unveiled their latest completed construction project, the McGauvran Student Center. Costing $34 million to renovate and featuring 52,000 square feet of

Behind the bowtie: Hawkapella’s supreme showcase

Michael Paige Connector Staff The Hawkapella fellas and the Fermata Nowhere family took center stage at University Crossing on Dec. 5 and wowed the audience with their vocals prowess. Alongside four other acapella groups from around New England, UCrossing housed a night of fun covers and original compositions. Beyond what one might have seen, acapella

UMass Lowell, St. Jude’s up all night for good cause

Executive Board members: Marty McGarrigle, Zachary Zuber, Caitie Horan, Kristina Murray, Allison Saffie, Kelly Horan, Sammy Marshall, Sara Mathieu & Marty Tierney. Courtesy of Greg Mahan Mike Paige Connector Staff UMass Lowell held its second annual Up ‘til Dawn event put on by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Nov. 14. Through fundraising and fun