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ACE presents Spring Carnival over weekend

ACE presents Spring Carnival over weekend

The lead singer of The Ready Set performs at the Campus Recreation Center Friday night as part of Spring Carnival. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Editor With the spring semester coming to an end, it is time to kick back and relax before the dreaded finals week. The Association for Campus Events presented this year’s

WUML hits airwaves in renovated studio

WUML DJ Connor Summers logs the playlist for Live from the Fallout Shelter from the renovated studio. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Up until a few weeks ago, WUML broadcasted from a tiny room beside their office for 24 hours a day. The closet that held some of the radio station’s extensive music collection

A closer look at UMass Lowell’s transportation options

Emma Hargraves Connector Contributor Various methods of transportation for navigating campus exist, but it can often be confusing as to which one is best for students. “Usually I’ll just use my car,” said commuter Manuel Garcia. He said he has had his car on campus since freshman year. “I’ve taken the bus one time.” Garcia

Exploring the benefits and downsides of online courses

Taking an online course allows students to do their work from anywhere at anytime, as long as they have access to a computer. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Christina Laderoute Connector Editor Gaining a college education does not mean that students must sit in a classroom three days a week. Online classes are a great alternative

Bob Forrant speaks on reform of public education

Bob Forrant, named a Distinguished Professor instructs one of his classes. (Courtesy of The Lowell Sun) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “We can’t allow UMass Lowell to become so expensive that we become Boston University on the Merrimack.” Dr. Bob Forrant, a professor in the UMass Lowell history department and awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished

L.A.R.P. Club offers a fun way to exercise and socialize

L.A.R.P. club members practicing on the second floor of Coburn Hall. (Tim Clark/Connector) Tim Clark Connector Contributor The clamor of sword against sword fills the second floor of Coburn Hall. There is no steel or knights here; only students and their foam weaponry. UMass Lowell’s L.A.R.P. Club members put “sword” skills on display while sparring

Art Student Union molding young artists on campus

Students of ASU participating in their annually scheduled paint night. (Courtesy of Art Student Union) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Recipient of the Student Leadership Award the Rising River Hawk in 2016, the Art Student Union (ASU) at UMass Lowell makes an effort to help young artists better their skills regardless of abilities. It is open

‘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

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