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Vocailty helps students discover their voice

Vocailty helps students discover their voice

Vocality performs a concert during each semester of the school year. (Courtesy of Vocality) Taylor Carito Connector Editor At a school rich in diversity and support for music and arts, Vocality has exemplified just how people can come together and create something truly different and extraordinary with only their voices. This a cappella club is

UMass Lowell leads green scene

Constructed in 2012, The UMass Lowell Community Garden greenhouse grows fresh produce. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Emma Hargraves Connector Staff Since the Office of Sustainability opened in January 2015, UMass Lowell has received approximately 15 awards or recognitions relating to its commitment to sustainability. Just last year, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in

ACE presents Spring Carnival over weekend

The lead singer of The Ready Set performs at the Campus Recreation Center Friday night as part of Spring Carnival. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Editor With the spring semester coming to an end, it is time to kick back and relax before the dreaded finals week. The Association for Campus Events presented this year’s

WUML hits airwaves in renovated studio

WUML DJ Connor Summers logs the playlist for Live from the Fallout Shelter from the renovated studio. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Up until a few weeks ago, WUML broadcasted from a tiny room beside their office for 24 hours a day. The closet that held some of the radio station’s extensive music collection

A closer look at UMass Lowell’s transportation options

Emma Hargraves Connector Contributor Various methods of transportation for navigating campus exist, but it can often be confusing as to which one is best for students. “Usually I’ll just use my car,” said commuter Manuel Garcia. He said he has had his car on campus since freshman year. “I’ve taken the bus one time.” Garcia

Exploring the benefits and downsides of online courses

Taking an online course allows students to do their work from anywhere at anytime, as long as they have access to a computer. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Christina Laderoute Connector Editor Gaining a college education does not mean that students must sit in a classroom three days a week. Online classes are a great alternative

Bob Forrant speaks on reform of public education

Bob Forrant, named a Distinguished Professor instructs one of his classes. (Courtesy of The Lowell Sun) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “We can’t allow UMass Lowell to become so expensive that we become Boston University on the Merrimack.” Dr. Bob Forrant, a professor in the UMass Lowell history department and awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished

L.A.R.P. Club offers a fun way to exercise and socialize

L.A.R.P. club members practicing on the second floor of Coburn Hall. (Tim Clark/Connector) Tim Clark Connector Contributor The clamor of sword against sword fills the second floor of Coburn Hall. There is no steel or knights here; only students and their foam weaponry. UMass Lowell’s L.A.R.P. Club members put “sword” skills on display while sparring

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