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Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” is a Tour de Force

Beyoncé’s “Renaissance” is a Tour de Force

(Photo courtesy of NBC News) “”Renaissance” is the long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s “Lemonade.”” Sohini Nath Connector Staff The definition of Renaissance is “the revival of art and literature under the influence of classical models.” In her latest album, which itself is titled “Renaissance,” Beyoncé does a fantastic job in executing this revival, displayed across 16

“The Last of Us Part 1” – Overpriced?

(Photo courtesy of Mobile Syrup) Ellie and Joel return in the remake to the beloved 2013 title, exclusive to PlayStation consoles. Steven O’Hara Connector Contributor “The Last of Us Part 1” is a zombie-survival video game released in 2013 with wide ranging success. It follows Joel, a tough and weary survivor, who is tasked with

Fun Things To Do In Lowell

(Photo courtesy of LikeLowell) “A view of Lowell’s historic downtown.” Valentina Munoz Roa Connector Contributor As the new semester begins and students reacquaint themselves with campus as well as get used to a set schedule throughout the weekdays, but what about the weekends? Or the free time students have when they aren’t studying? For anyone

Celtics Offseason Recap

(Photo courtesy Celticsblog.com) Warriors superstar Stephen Curry charges past Celtics defenders Derrick White and Marcus Smart. Shaan Baid Connector Contributor Following a heartbreaking loss in the 2022 NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics retooled their roster to better position themselves in competing for a championship. Looking back on the finals, the Celtics lost in six games

Red Sox 2023 Preview

(Photo courtesy Boston.com) Xander Bogaerts sitting as the Red Sox lose. Tyler Browne Connector Contributor In 2021, the Boston Red Sox shocked the baseball world when they came just two games away from a trip to the World Series. Nearly a year later, the Red Sox are in last place, 18 games behind the first-place

HBO tries one more time with “House of the Dragon”

(Photo courtesy of IMDB) House of the Dragon is now streaming on HBO Max. Jose Zamora Connector Editor HBO has brought George R.R. Martin’s fantasy world back onto our screens with its brand-new spinoff series, “House of the Dragon.” The “Game of Thrones” prequel takes place 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen, the

UMass Lowell remembers 9/11

(Photo courtesy of 9/11 Memorial website) “Ariel shot of the 9/11 memorial in Lower Manhattan, New York City” Lillie Zate Connector Staff Sunday, September 11th, 2022, marked the 21-year anniversary since 9/11 when 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked airplanes in different cities in New England and flew them into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and

A potential solution to the student loan debt crisis

(Photo courtesy of CNET) “The current cumulative student loan debt in America totals over 1.6 trillion.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Students hold over $1.7 trillion dollars in student loan debt in the second quarter of 2022 according to the Federal Reserves website. You may be wondering how the student loan debt became a crisis: There