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UMass Lowell hosts its first step and dance competition

UMass Lowell hosts its first step and dance competition

UMass Lowell’s step team can be found on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The Instagram and Facebook usernames are @steppininunity and the Twitter handle is @UMLSteppin. (Courtesy of Steppin in Unity) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor For one that has encountered the art of step, it was an educational and entertaining evening last Saturday as South Campus’

Post Parkland: What has changed at UMass Lowell?

Thousands of people participated in protests across the country. (Courtesy of Politifact) David Todisco Connector Contributor Since the shooting in Parkland, Fla. a conversation has erupted throughout campus. As with every mass shooting, the recent tragedy in Florida has stirred feelings of stress and hopelessness among people across campus and the nation. Most of the

SGA Election Spotlight: Andre DiFilippo & Vilma Okey-ewurum

DiFilippo and Okey-ewurum bring prior SGA experience. (Courtesy of the DiFilippo/Okey-ewurum Campaign) Kelly Michael Skelton Connector Editor It is once again almost time for UMass Lowell’s prominent Student Government Association (SGA) Elections. This year’s presidential and vice-presidential ticket features Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-ewurum against David Morton and Eric Eisner. Running together, the DiFilippo/Okey-ewurum campaign features

Andrew Marshall making a name for himself in Lowell

“Letters from Lowell” is expected to be released in either the spring or summer. (Courtesy of Michael Miller Photography) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor The first time Andrew Marshall’s parents heard their son sing was in a school play when he played Danny Zuko, the male lead in “Grease.” Following in his sister’s footsteps, the singer-songwriter from

‘Unveiled:’ Dispelling religious prejudice

Malik has traveled across the United States and Canada performing. She now looks to expand to England. (Courtesy of The Huffington Post) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Students and members of the UMass Lowell community poured into the O’Leary Library on Feb. 16 to witness “Unveiled,” a one-woman show about racism and more specifically, the treatment

A sisterhood that fights the stigma

The members of Kappa Delta Phi N.A.S. are focused on eliminating the current stigma of sororities. (Courtesy of Ann Kurian) Ann Kurian Connector Contributor With chapters spanning across the east coast, the members of Kappa Delta Phi National Affiliated Sorority (N.A.S.) breaks down the stigma surrounding Greek Life and brings a new perspective on what

Money management: How to stay afloat

Many students set budgets to manage all their expenses. (Photo Courtesy of US News) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor College can be a challenging environment when it comes to finances. Entering, students are seeking to gain knowledge and skills. This education often costs an exorbitant amount of money, leaving students with a small amount of money

Better dining is worth the wait

Brigid Archibald Connector Staff Last summer, the university started renovating Hawk’s Nest, located on the first floor of University Suites, into a dining hall similar to the one at the Inn & Conference Center (ICC). The goal of this project is to alleviate the overcrowding of Fox Hall Dining caused by the addition of River

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