Lowell articles

Storytelling events in Boston give platform to artists

Mary Everett Connector Contributor Alex Glover was not expecting to share a personal story with the crowd when he went to Laugh Boston on a Tuesday night in October. “I showed up and I didn’t know that it was a participatory event. I actually thought I was going to see a stand-up comedy routine,” Glover

‘Pulp Fiction’ and its connection to race and masculinity

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 has one more film to show in the Philosophy and Film Series. (Connector/Marilyn Saha) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff In the third installment of the Philosophy and Film Series made possible by the philosophy department, students, faculty and Lowell residents made the trek downtown to watch “Pulp Fiction” at

Ultimate bar crawl in downtown Lowell

The Old Court Pub is known for their Old Court Shots. (Courtesy of The Old Court Pub) Alex Salucco Connector Editor The phrase “bar crawl” to college students is equivalent to what the word “Christmas” means to children. Executing the best bar crawl is a science. Diverse options, good prices, munchies and location are all

Lowell Beer Works revamps image after 25 years

Lowell Beer Works, located at 203 Cabot Street in Lowell, has outdoor seating and a social atmosphere. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Lowell Beer Works, established in 1992, has seen many faces walk in through their doors ranging from students and Lowell residents to tourists. The restaurant is known for its craft beers and

‘Don Jon’ at the center of faculty-led ethics discussion

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 where the philosophy and film series takes place. (Courtesy of Luna Theater) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff As the second showing of the UMass Lowell Philosophy Department’s four-part film series at the Luna Theater, “Don Jon” was shown to a packed house of both UMass Lowell students and Lowell

Coffee and Cotton: Hidden gem in Mill No. 5

Coffee and Cotton located in Mill No. 5 has adequate seating for students’ studying needs. (Courtesy of TripAdvisor) Chrissy Conley Connector Contributor Students who are looking for an alternative study spot to the libraries on campus can look to a hidden gem within Mill No. 5 known as Coffee and Cotton. This coffee shop has

New Perkins apartments and changes to housing

The recently acquired Perkins Park located on Perkins Street. Alex Salucco Connector Editor As a university grows, all of its parts grow with it. With state-of-the-art buildings being built around campus and the improvement of campus culture, UMass Lowell is becoming a more desirable place to obtain a degree. To support a growing student body,

Ten student favorite spots to eat in Lowell

Top Donut, located 700 Aiken Street, Lowell, Mass. (Courtesy of greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Sick of dining hall food? Want to try something new? Just hungry right now? These are ten favorite spots to eat as told by the students here at UMass Lowell. Finding amazing food places

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