On Campus articles

How to eat healthy on campus

“Farmer’s Market, located at University Dining Commons in Fox Hall, offers healthy options for students. (Courtesy of Navitas UML) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Eating healthy is challenging for everyone, especially on a college campus. More often than not, students who live on-campus find themselves in the dining halls, indulging in foods that may or may

UMass Lowell students celebrate Chinese New Year

“UMass Lowell students practice Chinese calligraphy as part of the event. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Chinese New Year, also known as the “Spring Festival,” is typically celebrated between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20, depending on the day when the new moon appears. This year, Chinese New Year took place on Jan. 28, initiating

The Navigators Club: Helping students in need

Faculty and staff in the Navigators Club have this sign on their doors. (Courtesy of The Navigators Club) Taylor Carito Connector Editor From volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club to creating a food pantry for students who are in need, the Navigators Club is comprised of students and faculty who want to help people.

Women’s Empowerment Evening

Hannah Manning Connector Editor At Moloney Hall on Feb. 7, women and men alike came together to celebrate women’s empowerment through musical performances. The Women’s Empowerment Evening, presented by UMass Lowell all-female acapella group The Hawkettes, was meant to bring students together and show what the campus and organizations sponsoring the event could do for

Be ‘World Ready’ by studying language

Katrina Desrosiers Connector Editor In a diverse world, learning a language and gaining an understanding of a new culture is essential for obtaining a well-rounded education at UMass Lowell. The Department of World Languages and Cultures provides plenty of study abroad opportunities for students, and within the department a community of foreign language blossoms. Department

River Hawk dollars: Spend wisely

Starbucks and Crossroads Cafe, which opened in 2014 in University Crossing. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Being a college student and living on a budget is not an easy thing to do, and college students are already spending a lot of their earnings just to obtain a degree. With on campus food

Freshman perspective: First semester takeaways

A UMass Lowell student ponders the endless possibilities in her future while admiring the canal. (Courtesy of Navitas at UMass Lowell) Nick Bramante Connector Staff With the dawn of the New Year comes the official end of the first semester for many freshmen attending UMass Lowell. The first semester experience is crucial in preparing freshmen

MLK Celebration Week takes over UMass Lowell

Martin Luther King Jr. waves at the crowd following his notorious “I have a Dream.” (Courtesy of The Source) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Just over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. diligently worked while taking a stand for what he believed in, and to this day, encouraged millions of other Americans to do

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