On Campus articles

UMass Lowell shakes up mailrooms

Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A major change in the mailroom system is in store for students living on campus this fall. Students on South and East Campus will no longer be able to pick up their mail in their respective residence halls. UMass Lowell has done them one better; instead of managing

New Campus Recreation Complex a game changer for students

The new Campus Recreation Complex’s ribbon cutting ceremony is on Tuesday, September 18 at 2pm. Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and UMass President Marty Meehan are expected to attend. (Jessica Kergo/Connector) Jessica Kergo Connector Staff A brand-new athletic space for club and intramural sports, as well as the rest of the UMass Lowell community is formally opening

Now arriving: Free MBTA Commuter Rail service for UMass Lowell

Day trips to Boston just became a whole lot easier for UMass Lowell students. (Courtesy of Mass.gov) Emmy Misail Connector Contributor As if traffic, the environment and the cost of a parking decal were not enough reasons to leave the car at home, UMass Lowell’s new partnership with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will

New history club presents a fresh take on looking to the past

Brigid Archibald Connector Staff The city of Deadwood, South Dakota, was home to one of America’s most significant gold rushes, but it is mostly known for its colorful locals like Wild Bill, Calamity Jane or to some Potato Creek Johnny. It is likely a few students may have heard about Deadwood before, be it from

Comedian and politcal commentator Trevor Noah to take the stage at the Tsongas

Trevor Noah has hosted ‘The Daily Show’ since September of 2015. (Courtesy of Comedy Central Press) Valeria Montoya Connector Contributor Comedian Trevor Noah is coming to Lowell this fall. Appearing at the Tsongas Arena on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m, Noah will bring his comedic relief, political wit, and unparalleled humor as seen on

Despite minor opening woes, Hawk’s Nest opens to student praise

The Hawk’s Nest will be open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursday. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor For sophomore exercise science major Patrick Pang, the opening of the newly renovated Hawk’s Nest dining hall at University Suites has, despite minor hiccups, been an overall positive experience. “I think it’s really cool.

Marina Novaes the all-star activist

Michelle Janiak Connector Contributor “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Donald Trump has got to go!” On Jan. 21, 2017, thousands of individuals in Boston united to protest the shocking election of Donald Trump. Among the protestors shouting anti-Trump slogans was Marina Novaes. In high school, Novaes actively engaged in fighting for human rights. Post-election, her activism

Why is UMass Lowell’s tuition increasing?

Bianca Chery Connector Contributor Going to college is such a unique experience that no other experience can quite simulate. More people are getting college degrees, therefore more people are getting to experience this formative, unique experience. Yet there is a major burden on the back of current college students and college graduates. The burden is…

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