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Jack Kerouac exhibit goes on display

Jack Kerouac exhibit goes on display

Among the items retrieved were one of Kerouac’s typewriters. (Photo courtesy of Michael Calamonici) Taylor Carito Connector Staff The Jack Kerouac Exhibit opened Thursday, Oct. 8, and it was no small event. The room, just to the left of the entrance with an enriching blue color, brightens and accentuates the many pieces of history that

Milk, coffee, culture and poetry

Shane Foley Connector Editor The Latin American Student Association, known as LASA, sponsored a program called Café Con Leche, a celebration of Latin culture, in University Crossing’s Moloney Hall. There were many Latin performers, food, dancing, and even Latino languages spoken at the event. It was not a requirement, however, to be Latin to attend

Lights, camera, puck drop: How to get on the video board at hockey games

Courtesy Photo Marlon Pitter Connector Editor One passionate UMass Lowell student pounded his chest in excitement during a hockey game in the 2013-14 season and landed himself on ESPN’s NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament Selection Show at the end of the year. He showed the right combination of energy, personality and creativity and made it

To rank an aesthetic: The best River Hawk jerseys

Photo courtesy of The Boston Herald Hannah Manning Connector Staff As we all know, the most important part of hockey is the jersey. Anyone could argue the importance of goals, defense and even basic rules for the game, but the true secret to a successful hockey team is their look. From Lowell Tech to UMass

What to wear: Hockey games

Courtesy of River Hawk Shop Alexia Morton Connector Contributor Fall is the season of changing leaves, cooler weather and pumpkin spice lattes. Most importantly, though, it is the beginning of hockey season. On Oct. 7 the NHL will officially begin their 2015-2016 season, marking season 98 of play. Whether you find yourself cheering on the

UMass Lowell hockey horoscopes

Michaela Hyde Conector Editor Aries: They can’t fight in college hockey. And neither can you, so tone it down before security shows up. Taurus: Won’t stop drinking awful beer and spraying nacho crumbs on the person in front of them whenever they cheer. Gemini: Probably has the other team’s swag on them in case their

Flying the River Hawk flag

Jacob Boucher Connector Contributor  While having a having a Division I team is the best a university could hope for, what good would top-tier sports do them without loyal fans? UMass Lowell has some of the most devoted, committed fans around, especially at ice hockey games. Some fans go one step further, though, in their

River Hawk’s best friend: Paws to Play brings dogs to campus

Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff Everybody knows that a dog is a man’s best friend. Well, a dog is also a River Hawk’s best friend. Healthy Hawks UMass Lowell sponsored a therapy dog event, Paws to Play, on Sept. 23, and four adorable, fuzzy, four-legged friends were treated like celebrities in Fox Common from 6

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