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DIY last-minute Halloween costumes

Christina Laderoute Connector Editor It is that time of the semester to dress up and have some fun. Forgetting to acquire a costume can be stressful, but not the end of the world with this do-it-yourself (DIY) guide to last-minute costumes. One option is to dress as a potato. This effortless look only requires a

Campus Living Series: The twin dormitories

Andre Ragel Connector Staff Standing outside the steps of Fox Hall, it is easy to notice the similarities between the two buildings across the street. Almost like mirror images, Leitch and Bourgeois Halls provide students with traditional accommodations that foster a friendly and studious community among its residents. Each room in both Leitch and Bourgeois

Teach-in shows the importance of climate action

Lower water levels as a result of warmer weather and less rain. (Taylor Carito/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Staff Hundreds of students, faculty and environmental advocates gathered on Oct. 19 for the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative’s 2017 Teach-In Building Communities for Climate Action held at Cumnock Hall. The Climate Change Teach-In is an annual event

DifferenceMaker program opens its annual competitions

Registration for the DifferenceMaker competitions is on Oct. 31. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell DifferenceMaker) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The fifth year of the DifferenceMaker program is underway, with the beginning of the annual competition’s registration, open to all UMass Lowell students. Registration closes on Oct. 31 with a variety of contests inciting a renewed sense

Campus Living Series: Off-campus tradeoffs

Students living off-campus can rent houses or apartment building units. (Matt Johnson/Connector) Veronica Cashman Connector Contributor Despite the variety of different-styled residence halls UMass Lowell has to offer, residing in an off-campus apartment is a leading alternative to on-campus options. Completely disassociated with university ownership, apartments are becoming a popular option for many students, mainly

UMass Lowell student Jack Travis’ self help literature

Jack Travis overcame hardships from addiction to depression, and brings the lessons he learned to paperback. Kelly Skelton Connector Staff Jack Travis is an undergraduate business student, author and entrepreneur in the Manning School of Business. To many peers, he may seem upbeat, professional and kind. Though, his life was not always this positive. Travis

Business Analytics Society: An analytical approach

(Courtesy of Business Analytics Society) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The formerly-known Operation and Information Systems (OIS) club has a new look this fall. After re-branding their name to the Business Analytics Society (BAS), the organization has seen an increase in members and interest. Newly appointed president, Jack Carroll, cited rapid growth within the data and

Campus Living Series: Suite life of Donohue residents

Donohue Hall accommodates eight, six, and four person arrangements in close proximity to Fox Dining Commons. (Courtesy of Flickr) Andre Ragel Connector Staff There are many residence halls that students can select from around campus, and surely there is one for just about everyone. One of these buildings named Donahue Hall continues to be a

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