Campus Life articles

WUML, English Dept. to present ‘Blue’

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “I lived in Leuven, Belgium, for three years, and like a lot of Belgium cities you had these gorgeous carillons that are ringing. I remember once being struck that no matter where you were in the city when you were hearing those you were participating in something that everybody else was

HawkTalk volume Two: UMass Lowell’s football team

(Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Since the program was cut back in 2003, football at UMass Lowell has been all but forgotten. Even the field that was once built for the team bears no markings of the games once played on it. However, the team has not been completely forgotten. For

MetroRock climbing gym opens in Littleton

Conor Dawson Connector Editor MetroRock recently opened a new rock climbing gym in Littleton, and are celebrating with a free day of climbing on Saturday, April 13. This gym is by far the closest one to campus, and will cater to climbers of all skill levels. The gym’s general manager is Henry Pott. Originally from

UMass Lowell’s ‘Smash Bros.’ club is a smash hit

Todd “Maxx” Robinson Connector Contributor When it comes to competitive fighting games, there are few communities as dedicated as “Super Smash Bros.” fans. Whenever a new title releases, “Smash” players from around the globe come together to learn and teach what the new game has to offer. After years of waiting, the latest installment in

The Mueller report: what students think

Troy Lafond Connector Editor Robert Mueller and the Department of Justice Special Counsel’s Office had been investigating potential collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia in the 2016 election for the past two years. During the two years, as President Trump publicly criticized the report on multiple occasions, the investigation also expanded to determine is

What your professors want you to know about emails

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor At some point, every student will have to write an email before they graduate. However, in an age of instant messaging, emails are the worst. They are awkward and formal, and how do you even format them anyway? Since most students will never take a class that teaches them how to

Hawk Talk Volume One: The lost neighborhood on South Campus

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Ever walk on the South Campus quad and wonder what used to be there? You might ask, “The old dining hall?” Well, technically yes. What used to be a dining hall was razed to the ground in 2015 to make space for the quad, and food-related activity moved to the newly-made

New business club is preparing UMass Lowell students for the consulting world

UMass Lowell’s newest business club, the Manning Consulting Club, is headed up by student Greg Montemurro (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Prabakar Adithya Connector Contributor The Manning Consulting Group is a business organization on campus that is quickly rising up the ladder as one of the most influential organizations on campus. Led by student Greg Montemurro,

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