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Spring Week is right around the corner

Spring Week is right around the corner

(Photo courtesy of Kadey Vannett) “ACE’s Spring Week is packed with unique and exciting events to close out the year” Nate Coady Connector Editor Despite the notion that spring keeps getting further and further away, and the infamous groundhog not seeing his shadow, the members of UMass Lowell’s Association for Campus Events (ACE) are holding

Rolling safely: navigating the campus streets on wheels 

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “Bike racks on south campus” Jack Collins Connector Contributor At UMass Lowell, students must find efficient transportation methods to reach class on time. Electric bikes and electric scooters have become popular, but safety concerns due to the busy streets of Lowell may need to be reviewed to ensure students’ safety

Club Spotlight: UMass Lowell Economic Society

(Photo courtesy of iStock) “the UMass Lowell Economic Society have fun discussing the various aspects of the economy at their meetings” Nicholas Ewing Connector Staff The classic board game of Monopoly has entertained countless children over the decades. Players compete against each other to acquire property that will enable them to monopolize their real estate

Sustainable thrifting is a hit on campus

(Photo courtesy of Billy Lefebvre) “Students pack UCrossing to search through the thrift day items” Nate Coady Connector Editor On Friday March 22 the Student Society for Sustainability (SSS) organized its fourth thrift day at UCrossing. Thrifting has become popularized in recent years, especially among college aged people trying to find good fashion for a

Console debate on campus

(Photo courtesy of: IGN) “Student have strong feelings about what game console they prefer.” Nate Coady Connector Editor Over the course of many years, video games have grown to have their own identities. Game franchises have expanded, consoles have become more efficient, and players have become more devoted to their favorites. With that devotion came

Alumni Spotlight: Bahara Hussaini

(Photo courtesy of X) “Bahara Hussaini presenting her Master’s Thesis” Nicholas Ewing Connector Staff UMass Lowell’s Peace and Conflict Studies program has helped students from around the world be equipped with the skills of conflict resolution. Bahara Hussaini from Afghanistan graduated from UMass Lowell in 2023. She was accepted into Kabul University to study English

Surprise Fees Leave UMass Lowell Nursing Students Stressed and Scrambling

(Photo courtesy of UML) “Hand grabs flying money.” Eric Schultz Connector Editor On February 7, UMass Lowell undergraduate nursing students were informed of a new $792 ATI Complete Package fee with little warning. They were officially informed of the new February 29 deadline (now April 1) of said fee for continuing access to Assessment Technologies