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Coffee and Cotton: Hidden gem in Mill No. 5

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

Luna Theater movies for UMass Lowell students

Luna Theater, located in Mill No. 5, where the philosophy film series will be shown. (Courtesy of the Luna Theater) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Having a boring Monday night? Need a break from studying? Or even just something to do? Never fear, the UMass Lowell Philosophy Department has come to the rescue. On the last

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

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