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Freshman perspective: First semester takeaways

Freshman perspective: First semester takeaways

A UMass Lowell student ponders the endless possibilities in her future while admiring the canal. (Courtesy of Navitas at UMass Lowell) Nick Bramante Connector Staff With the dawn of the New Year comes the official end of the first semester for many freshmen attending UMass Lowell. The first semester experience is crucial in preparing freshmen

MLK Celebration Week takes over UMass Lowell

Martin Luther King Jr. waves at the crowd following his notorious “I have a Dream.” (Courtesy of The Source) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Just over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. diligently worked while taking a stand for what he believed in, and to this day, encouraged millions of other Americans to do

Comedian Nicole Byer entertains UMass Lowell crowd

Christina Laderoute Connector Staff On Wednesday, Sept. 28, comedian Nicole Byer paid a visit to the students of UMass Lowell. Her set had everyone bent over with laughter. From talking about her sexual experiences to her drunken excursions, there was not one dull moment. The show started with Matt Pavich from MTV’s “Joking Off”. His

UMass PokeNav for ‘Pokemon Go’

Pokemon habitats discorvered for the region of Lowell (Photo Courtesy/Christina Laderoute) Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Assuming that you did not live under a rock for the summer, chances are you know about “Pokemon Go.” It’s one of those games that you either love or hate, and it seems that basically 99% of the population loves

‘Mercy of the Sea’ gives Lowell band a folk sound

“Heart of the Sea” is the second album released by Daemon Chili since their debut in 2012. Their first album “Rise Up” was released in March 2014. (Courtesy of Daemon Chili) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff With a band name like Daemon Chili, you would expect some heavy tunes rooted in metal and rock. But Daemon

Best place to spend your dough

Mike Paige Connector Editor Lowell is a locale of many great eateries, ranging from great Chinese food to delectable donuts, but it is the simple slice of pizza that is in the spotlight today. The mighty slice of pepperoni was critiqued on five basic criteria: flavor of sauce, quality of crust, quality of topping, grease-to-cheese

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