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‘Unveiled:’ Dispelling religious prejudice

‘Unveiled:’ Dispelling religious prejudice

Malik has traveled across the United States and Canada performing. She now looks to expand to England. (Courtesy of The Huffington Post) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Students and members of the UMass Lowell community poured into the O’Leary Library on Feb. 16 to witness “Unveiled,” a one-woman show about racism and more specifically, the treatment

“Young Artist”: Acclaimed artist visits Lowell

Esther Robinson teaches independent filmmakers how to monetize their work. (Courtesy of Film Maker Magazine) Nisa Holley Connector Contributor What was once a brisk, empty lecture hall immediately emerged into a warm, welcoming environment. Esther Robinson brought a sprightful joy to the room. Robinson immediately took an interest in the audience; she was intrigued by

A sisterhood that fights the stigma

The members of Kappa Delta Phi N.A.S. are focused on eliminating the current stigma of sororities. (Courtesy of Ann Kurian) Ann Kurian Connector Contributor With chapters spanning across the east coast, the members of Kappa Delta Phi National Affiliated Sorority (N.A.S.) breaks down the stigma surrounding Greek Life and brings a new perspective on what

Money management: How to stay afloat

Many students set budgets to manage all their expenses. (Photo Courtesy of US News) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor College can be a challenging environment when it comes to finances. Entering, students are seeking to gain knowledge and skills. This education often costs an exorbitant amount of money, leaving students with a small amount of money

Better dining is worth the wait

Brigid Archibald Connector Staff Last summer, the university started renovating Hawk’s Nest, located on the first floor of University Suites, into a dining hall similar to the one at the Inn & Conference Center (ICC). The goal of this project is to alleviate the overcrowding of Fox Hall Dining caused by the addition of River

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

Gambling After Dark expansion pulls in even more students

Gambling After Dark teaches students sexual education while having fun with casino games. (Courtesy of Gambling After Dark) Shane Foley Connector Editor After several alterations to the usual program, Gambling After Dark 2017 proves to be another huge success. According to Justin Killgoar, senior committee member who helped oversee the program, just over 300 people

Gender inclusivity on campus

In April of 2016, UMass Lowell designated 40 single-person bathrooms around campus as gender-neutral restrooms. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Veronica Cashman Connector Staff Over the past years, UMass Lowell has significantly increased its efforts to demonstrate support and appreciation for underrepresented members of the student body, such as those who identify as LGBTQ. However, some

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