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404 Festival comes to UMass Lowell

Alecia Connolly and Conor Dawson The 404 Festival is an international exhibit celebrating a fusion of technology and art. The original festival was held 16 years ago in Argentina and was created by artist and musician Gina Valenti. This is the first  year the festival has come to the United States. The festival at UMass

You can now sleep in UCrossing

UCrossing is a hub for many University offices. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Sciascia) Emmanuel Edobor-Ovabor Connector Contributor A few months ago, when students trekked to University Crossing to study for exams or complete assignments, they were usually up against an ever-running clock. The multi-purpose hub would close at 12 o’clock every night. However, as many

Lowell PD establishes perrimeter as students celebrate Super Bowl

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor As the clock ticked down to zero in Super Bowl LIII, many UMass Lowell students rejoiced as the New England Patriots celebrated their sixth Super Bowl victory with a 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams last Sunday night. As has been tradition every year a New England sports team wins

“Three times” rule not sticking for season ticket holders, alumni

Hannah Manning Connector Editor “U-M-L!” “Let’s go Low-ell!” “Fred C. Church!” This is just a smattering of the many chants that River Hawk faithful in the student section say at hockey games. These chants are only said three times. It is a grand freshman tradition to be at a hockey game and overzealously yell “U-M-L”

Celebrating the Super Bowl on Campus

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl and fourth in five years, and the UMass Lowell community has had some Super Bowl parties that tend to get out of hand. For fans of the team, getting loud is expected and even encouraged, but safety on campus

Dining hall reform continue as students return to campus

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  Last semester many students left campus disgruntled and discouraged by the service they had received at the dining halls around campus. After what students describe as years of slipping service few students were not hopeful for change. However, as students returned to campus this week, they were greeted to new posters

Music-Business Major reflects on American Idol experience

(Courtesy of Andrew Marshall) Alecia Connolly & Hannah Manning Connector Editors  UMass Lowell student Andrew Marshall has been making quite a name for himself across Massachusetts as an up-and-coming singer-songwriter. The hardworking music-business major has fully immersed himself in his craft during his time so far at UMass Lowell. With an array of live gigs

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