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Great academic resources to take advantage of this semester

Great academic resources to take advantage of this semester

A tutor works with students at CLASS on North Campus (Sydney Lee / UMass Lowell Connector) Sydney Lee Connector Contributor As the Fall 2019 semester picks up, you may be wondering how to make sure your grades are as successful as your latest tv show binge. Fear no more! UMass Lowell offers a variety of

Guide to UMass Lowell shuttles

Michael Parke Connector Contributor Armed with some simple knowledge, the experience of going from A to B on the shuttles can be easy. Each line is designated a color, and there are five. The Red Line travels from the bus loop near Fox Hall on East Campus to the front of O’Leary Library on South

978 Cafe taps into local roots

Dara Svay has wanted to own a cafe since high school (Conor Dawson / UMass Lowell Connector) Conor Dawson Connector Editor Running a small business is as often as not a labor of love. This new series will attempt to bring into the student eye some small businesses around UMass Lowell that cater to students,

WUML, English Dept. to present ‘Blue’

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “I lived in Leuven, Belgium, for three years, and like a lot of Belgium cities you had these gorgeous carillons that are ringing. I remember once being struck that no matter where you were in the city when you were hearing those you were participating in something that everybody else was

HawkTalk volume Two: UMass Lowell’s football team

(Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Since the program was cut back in 2003, football at UMass Lowell has been all but forgotten. Even the field that was once built for the team bears no markings of the games once played on it. However, the team has not been completely forgotten. For

MetroRock climbing gym opens in Littleton

Conor Dawson Connector Editor MetroRock recently opened a new rock climbing gym in Littleton, and are celebrating with a free day of climbing on Saturday, April 13. This gym is by far the closest one to campus, and will cater to climbers of all skill levels. The gym’s general manager is Henry Pott. Originally from

UMass Lowell’s ‘Smash Bros.’ club is a smash hit

Todd “Maxx” Robinson Connector Contributor When it comes to competitive fighting games, there are few communities as dedicated as “Super Smash Bros.” fans. Whenever a new title releases, “Smash” players from around the globe come together to learn and teach what the new game has to offer. After years of waiting, the latest installment in

The Mueller report: what students think

Troy Lafond Connector Editor Robert Mueller and the Department of Justice Special Counsel’s Office had been investigating potential collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia in the 2016 election for the past two years. During the two years, as President Trump publicly criticized the report on multiple occasions, the investigation also expanded to determine is

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