Lowell articles

Admin pairs with Catholic Charities for Thanksgiving food drive

Conor Dawson Connector Editor UMass Lowell is partnering with Catholic Charities of Boston to feed families once again this Thaksgiving. On Monday, Nov. 25, UMass Lowell will launch an operation out of the Inn and Conference Center to deliver Thanksgiving meals to 300 families in and around Lowell. The turkey delivery will be from 12

Favorite student food locations around campus

Wings Over in Lowell is a student favorite for wings (Photo courtesy of Wings Over) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor For homecoming weekend, many friends and families will be visiting students and attending all of UMass Lowell’s events. After the events, here are a few places to visit for all kinds of dining experiences all over

978 Cafe taps into local roots

Dara Svay has wanted to own a cafe since high school (Conor Dawson / UMass Lowell Connector) Conor Dawson Connector Editor Running a small business is as often as not a labor of love. This new series will attempt to bring into the student eye some small businesses around UMass Lowell that cater to students,

MassPIRG aims to create a better world for everyone starting with students

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff When students first get up on their feet and face the world, it can be a daunting task. When success or failure as a student hinges on the ability to trust a higher authority, it can be easy to lie down and accept the decisions of those in power, and trust

Christmas shopping for the average college student

Troy Lafond Connector Staff Halloween has just ended, which means there’s one thing on everyone’s minds now…Christmas! Yes, it may be a little soon for some people, but don’t underestimate the advantages of starting to think about Christmas shopping in early November. Christmas shopping can add a lot of stress and burden to people’s lives

Off-campus housing in crisis?: City of Lowell considers rental amendment

The meeting for the amendment will be held at Lowell City Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors Students at UMass Lowell may encounter roadblocks to living with their friends off-campus if an amendment by the City of Lowell gets passed, which would make

Speedway closed: where to get gas?

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor It was always there… until it wasn’t. The Speedway gas station located on South Campus has been closed for most of the semester, and many commuters are asking “What am I supposed to do now?” 68% of UMass Lowell students commute each day and the Speedway located on the corner of

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Image and video hosting by TinyPic