On Campus articles

Jumpstart: Providing experience in an essential field

Bridget Fehily Connector Contributor Children transition from learning how to read to reading to learn in the third grade. Most children of under resourced families are falling behind their more affluent peers as early as the age of two and have no hope of catching up. These children will not be on the same level

Comedian Nicole Byer entertains UMass Lowell crowd

Christina Laderoute Connector Staff On Wednesday, Sept. 28, comedian Nicole Byer paid a visit to the students of UMass Lowell. Her set had everyone bent over with laughter. From talking about her sexual experiences to her drunken excursions, there was not one dull moment. The show started with Matt Pavich from MTV’s “Joking Off”. His

Mid-Autumn Festival displays Chinese and Vietnamese culture

Marilyn Saha Connector Staff On Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., UMass Lowell celebrated in its first annual Night Market Festival. The Mid-Autumn festival is celebrated by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people as well as some other East Asian countries. The festival is usually held on the fifteenth day of the eigth

DPEs: Leaders on campus trained to promote inclusion

Taylor Carito Connector Editor With an open application for all students, whether they are undergraduate, international, or graduate, Diversity Peer Educators (DPE) are a group of student leaders prepared to help others. This group of 20 to 30 students appear at countless events and serve as outlets for students to have conversations with. DPEs attend

Chancellor’s Celebration of Music showcases campus talent

 UMass Lowell’s “Sounding Out!” showcased the talents of Music Department faculty, students, alumni and friends in performance at Durgin Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 23. Performing selections of Chicago blues on harmonica was Prof. John Shirley, far right, backed by faculty members Ricky Berger on guitar, Charles Gabriel on bass and Andrew Fordyce on drums.

UMass PokeNav for ‘Pokemon Go’

Pokemon habitats discorvered for the region of Lowell (Photo Courtesy/Christina Laderoute) Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Assuming that you did not live under a rock for the summer, chances are you know about “Pokemon Go.” It’s one of those games that you either love or hate, and it seems that basically 99% of the population loves

Insight to athletic prowess of Quidditch players

The UMass Lowell Quidditch team recently performed well at the SNEQC Round Robin, winning every game. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Quidditch) Taylor Carito Connector Editor As one of UMass Lowell’s newest club sports, the Quidditch team has been radically improving on both a local and national level. Starting with just 12 players, the team has grown

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