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Men’s basketball defeats Maine Black Bears 88-76 on senior night

Men’s basketball defeats Maine Black Bears 88-76 on senior night

Senior guard Jahad Thomas finished the night with 26 points (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Wednesday Feb. 21 the UMass Lowell men’s basketball team notched a commanding victory over the University of Maine Black Bears. The final home game of the season was also Senior Night, and senior guard Jahad

Paul Pierce’s jersey retired with the Boston Celtics

Pierce was a seminal piece of the 2008 Boston Celtics’ Championship-winning team. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff On Sunday, Feb. 11, Boston legend forward Paul Pierce, known as “The Truth,” had his jersey retired and raised to the rafters of the TD Garden. One of the instrumental members of the “Big Three”

Op-Ed: River Hawk hockey in crisis

The River Hawks currently have a 16-16 overall record this season. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Daniel McDermott Connector Staff Let’s face it, UMass Lowell hockey has had it made for the last five years. Norm Bazin has taken us to the Hockey East tournament final the last five straight years, winning three of them. The only time

“Tom vs Time” documentary attempts to show a different side to Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady

Brady shares a moment with his daughter Vivian. (Courtesy of USA Today) Punit Motiwala Connector Staff In the history of the National Football League (NFL), no quarterback has amounted to that of Tom Brady. Brady has been widely known as one of the best, if not the greatest, quarterbacks to play the game. His mental

MGMT leaves their ‘Dark Age’ with new album

MGMT formed in 2002. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Records) Patrick Connell Connector Staff For over a decade, the three singles off MGMT’s debut album— “Kids,” “Time to Pretend” and “Electric Feel”—have been entrenched in the common lexicon of popular culture, appearing in dozens of movies and television shows. But then their two follow-up albums have

Manning School of Business GE2 program wins national award

Jessica Kergo Connector Staff The Manning School of Business was recently chosen to receive the 2018 Andrew Heiskell award for Innovation in International Education for its Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2) program. The Institute of International Education has selected the faculty-led, exchange program for the award’s Study Abroad category. In 2014, senior lecturer Professor Ashwin Mehta

Boston Celtics’ future looking brighter every day

Greg Monroe previously played for the Phoenix Suns. (Courtesy of the Boston Celtics) Matt Kaiser Connector Staff With the National Basketball Association (NBA) trade deadline closed as of Thursday, Feb. 8, and lots of teams making deals and signing contracts, the Boston Celtics are in a great position. Last week, the Celtics used some of

‘Phantom Thread’: P.T. Anderson’s latest masterpiece

“Phantom Thread” is nominated for six Oscars. (Photo courtesy of Focus Features) Eric Smith Connector Staff In Daniel Day-Lewis’s final film of his career, he plays Reynolds Woodcock, an artistic dressmaker in 1950s London. His passion for the art of dressmaking consumes him to the point where he cannot be interrupted once without throwing off

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