Author Archives: Taylor Carito

Op-Ed: The real Boston anthem

Op-Ed: The real Boston anthem

Neil Diamond performs “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway Park in 2013. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Taylor Carito Connector Editor It’s that song that you turn off when you’re in your car by yourself, but you know that when that first note plays you’ll be swaying side-by-side with the stranger next to you at the bar, baseball game

Top five best television show intro songs

The “Game of Thrones” theme was composed by Ramin Djawadi (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Television). Taylor Carito Connector Editor Choosing a theme song is a small but imperative part to creating a successful television show, and the most successful shows tend to have a hook or some way to get their audience to stay

Writers on Campus Preview

Owen Johnson Connector Editor   On Thursday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m., the UMass Lowell English department will be hosting a Writers on Campus event. It will be in the O’Leary Library Auditorium, Room 222, and it is open to the public. It is being advertised as a night of poetry and prose. In the

UMLPD shares active shooter awareness tips

Annika Ketchum Connector Contributor With the recent school shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a plethora of safety concerns have been gaining national attention. Lowell’s student and faculty bodies need to come to terms with the fact that any given day, there could be an active shooter on

New Residence Life policy evokes mixed feelings about the RA/Resident relationship

Jess Kergo Connector Staff Resident advisors (RAs) play a key role in campus life at UMass Lowell. With anything from locking oneself out of their room to difficulties adjusting to campus life, residents are taught from the first day of orientation that their RAs serve as a mentor and go-to in any given situation. A

UMass Lowell Concerts– Unifying Students

Katie Mulkerin Connector Contributor Each year students from different universities look forward to concerts that their schools may host. Most commonly there are spring concerts and discounted tickets readily available. UMass Lowell has most recently hosted John Bellion with more to come. UMass students may recall hearing about Drake’s performance at the Tsongas Center back

UMass Lowell Offers First Community Management College Course By: Kelly Skelton

Kelly Skelton Connector Editor In the Fall of 2017, the Manning School of Business introduced a new course, Online Community Management. Categorized as a management elective, the class is the first of its kind. The topic of online community management is one that offers very little academic opportunity, despite the industry growing volumes in the

Uncontainable: Lil Peep’s Tribute & Aftermath

Lil Peep passed away tragically while on tour in Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Pitchfork) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Gustav Ahr, better known by his stage name, Lil Peep, was unlike any other artist to come before him. Unable to categorize from the start, Peep was a brilliant mixture of rap, punk, rock and hip-hop. Unfortunately,

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