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Discussions, donations and hard conversations: How many more until we solve gun control?

Discussions, donations and hard conversations: How many more until we solve gun control?

After the Las Vegas shooting, many are questioning gun control laws and are advocating for change. (Courtesy of iStock) Alex DePalma Connector Contributor I am only 25 years old, but I am already too familiar with the cycle of discussion after a mass shooting. The initial confusion and absence of answers opens a vacuum for

‘Metroid: Samus Returns’ After 18 Years

MercurySteam and Nintendo collaborated on “Metroid: Samus Returns.” (Courtesy of Nintendo) Vernon Gibbs Connector Contributor “Metroid: Samus Returns” does its predecessor “Metroid II: Return of Samus” justice in this amazing remake. Released on September 15, 2017, the player follows the bounty hunter Samus Aran on her mission to terminate a deadly alien species, the titular

Business Analytics Society: An analytical approach

(Courtesy of Business Analytics Society) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The formerly-known Operation and Information Systems (OIS) club has a new look this fall. After re-branding their name to the Business Analytics Society (BAS), the organization has seen an increase in members and interest. Newly appointed president, Jack Carroll, cited rapid growth within the data and

Campus Living Series: Suite life of Donohue residents

Donohue Hall accommodates eight, six, and four person arrangements in close proximity to Fox Dining Commons. (Courtesy of Flickr) Andre Ragel Connector Staff There are many residence halls that students can select from around campus, and surely there is one for just about everyone. One of these buildings named Donahue Hall continues to be a

Volleyball falls to Hartford in competitive match

Junior setter Delaney Mendez led the team with 30 assists. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell volleyball team lost against the Hartford Hawks 3-2 on Friday, Oct. 13 at Costello Athletic Center on Alumni Night. Fans and alumni were treated to a thrilling America East matchup that featured two

What it means to be a River Hawk

For the 2017-18 academic year, university administrators have begun to focus in on what it means to be a River Hawk. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Kelly Skelton Connector Contributor Ah, the almighty question: What does it mean to be a Riverhawk? This is a question that every UMass Lowell student can answer. Though, I’m sure

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