On Campus articles

Oh snap, that’s fresh: blueberry pancake recipe

Oh snap, that’s fresh: blueberry pancake recipe

Photo courtesy of Chandler Camerato Chandler Camerato Connector Contributor My name is Chandler, and I am kind of passionate about cooking and baking well, plant based foods. College life is busy; there is skipping class, waiting for the shuttle to North, and well, you know – Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. So since I know

Greek Week ends big with Open Skate

Shane Foley Connector Editor “A lot more people are coming to school looking to join Greek Life,” said Kristina Murray, president of the Greek Council at UMass Lowell and member of AO, a sorority on campus. “Now, it’s more that people are seeking us out, not us seeking them out.” Friday’s Open Skate at the

Return of the ‘Yik Yak Attack’

Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff Yik Yak is an app dedicated to letting college students post whatever they want (okay, mostly everything they want.) College students tend to conjure up funny, sometimes disturbing, always entertaining thoughts, mainly a reflection of the college experience. UMass Lowell Yik Yak users find strange commonalities through using anonymity as

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kappa Delta Phi fight back against campus violence

The Campus Recreation Center on East Campus plays host to the Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes between the club and the Kappa Delta Phi sorority. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Rodriguez.) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team is using the form of martial arts they practice to give students on campus the increased ability to defend

LeVar Burton to speak at 2015 commencement

  UMass Lowell is excited to announce LeVar Burton as the commencement speaker for the class of 2015. Burton is best known for his roles as Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and young Kunta Kinte in the 1977 television miniseries “Roots,” along with being the executive producer and host of long-running

Hawkapella showcases talent during hour-long concert

With nicknames like Eric “Love Shack” Miller, Joe “Fresh Prince” Royal and Sam “Birdfeeder” Allen, how could you not love Hawkapella? Hawkapella recently hosted an hour-long concert that alternated between vocal performances of popular songs and informational slides from a PowerPoint presentation that briefly summarized the history of a certain type of music. An all-male

Philanthropy pays off for students, community

Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff The UMass Lowell Honors seminar Experimenting with Philanthropy/Birds of Change held its awards ceremony, where the Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust and Project LEARN were each awarded $5,000. These awards were given after a long semester of deliberation, debate, weighing of pros and cons, creativity, vision and learning. The two

VSA rings in Vietnamese New Year

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) and the Lowell community came together to celebrate Tet in the Cumnock Hall auditorium Saturday afternoon. The event kicked off the Vietnamese New Year with music and dance performances from both members of the student association and Lowell’s Vietnamese community. VSA photographer John Tran

Image and video hosting by TinyPic
Image and video hosting by TinyPic