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One students opinion on the oscars debacle

One students opinion on the oscars debacle

(Photo courtesy of Brian Snyder / Reuters) Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the 94th academy awards. Max Valin Connector Staff If you tuned into the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, it’s probably safe to say that a disgruntled actor physically assaulting the host on live television was not on your bingo card for

UMass Lowell to see tuition hike in upcoming school year

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Alongside an increase in tuition, residential students can also expect to see a spike in housing rates for the 2022-2023 school year. Qinglong Diep Connector Staff As many colleges and universities are considering increasing tuition for the next academic year, University of Massachusetts Lowell students will see a potential hike

A candidate for trustee interview: David Levine

(Photocourtesy of David Levine) “David Levine is running for student trustee against his opponent, Mina Lam.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff David Levine, who is a Student Government Association senator for the Manning School of Business at UMass Lowell, is running for student trustee to advocate for changes that need to happen at the university. Levine

Club Spotlight: Folk Dance Club

(Photo courtesy of Glen Cote) “UMass Lowell’s Folk Dance club members dancing during a club meeting.” Emily Teague Connector Editor Every Tuesday at seven, UMass Lowell’s Folk Dance Club comes together in the Campus Recreation Center and over Zoom to share two hours of folk dancing, bringing people and cultures together. The club was founded

Elvis Presley will be getting his own biopic in theaters this summer

(Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) “Elvis”, directed by Baz Luhrmann will release on June 24. In one of the first clips, viewers got to see in the trailer released last month for the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic, “Elvis”. A young Elvis Presley takes the stage nervously, wearing a bright pink, two-piece outfit. His dark-colored

Five films to see in 2022

(Photo Courtesy of Marvel Studios) The sequel to “Dr. Strange” will be on theaters by May 6. Maxwell Valin Connector Staff With theaters finally making a comeback after a tough couple of years for business, more movies are being released to meet that demand. Here are five to look out for in 2022. “Doctor Strange

A candidate for trustee interview: Mina Lam

(Photocourtesy of Mina Lam) “Mina Lam is running for student trustee against her opponent, David Levine.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Mina Lam, who is Student Government Association (SGA) senator for the Manning School of Business at UMass Lowell is running for student trustee to advocate for more mental health resources, college affordability and more varieties

Counter-Strike: How the decade-old video game remains at the top

(Photo courtesy of Turtle Rock Studios) Shane Conway Connector Staff The video game “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” tops the Steam charts nearly a decade after its creation. How does this old dog still remain the toughest in the yard?  “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive,” or “CS: GO” for short, is a five-on-five tactical team-based first-person shooter game. In