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Starch Madness: Frosted Four doughnut showdown

Starch Madness: Frosted Four doughnut showdown

Doughnuts seem simple, but finding the perfect one can be difficult.  Marlon Pitter Connector Editor It is March. You know what that means. The Connector’s Starch Madness local doughnut bracket returned this month as a special for the Downtown Lowell Issue and a play on college basketball’s March Madness. This year, we shrunk the field

Ultimate bar crawl in downtown Lowell

The Old Court Pub is known for their Old Court Shots. (Courtesy of The Old Court Pub) Alex Salucco Connector Editor The phrase “bar crawl” to college students is equivalent to what the word “Christmas” means to children. Executing the best bar crawl is a science. Diverse options, good prices, munchies and location are all

Lowell Beer Works revamps image after 25 years

Lowell Beer Works, located at 203 Cabot Street in Lowell, has outdoor seating and a social atmosphere. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Lowell Beer Works, established in 1992, has seen many faces walk in through their doors ranging from students and Lowell residents to tourists. The restaurant is known for its craft beers and

Love of the Game Sports achieves goal with second annual Playing for Inclusion event

The UMass Lowell women’s soccer team teaches shooting drills at Love of the Game Sports’ Playing for Inclusion event. (Alex Salucco/Connector) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Love of the Game Sports hosted their second annual Playing for Inclusion event Sunday afternoon at the Campus Recreation Center. With help from Disable the Label, Best Buddies and the

‘Don Jon’ at the center of faculty-led ethics discussion

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 where the philosophy and film series takes place. (Courtesy of Luna Theater) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff As the second showing of the UMass Lowell Philosophy Department’s four-part film series at the Luna Theater, “Don Jon” was shown to a packed house of both UMass Lowell students and Lowell

Coffee and Cotton: Hidden gem in Mill No. 5

Coffee and Cotton located in Mill No. 5 has adequate seating for students’ studying needs. (Courtesy of TripAdvisor) Chrissy Conley Connector Contributor Students who are looking for an alternative study spot to the libraries on campus can look to a hidden gem within Mill No. 5 known as Coffee and Cotton. This coffee shop has

The race for diversity and acceptance on campus

Michaela Goss Connector Editor Both students and faculty said that UMass Lowell needs to take more steps to promote racial diversity and acceptance throughout the campus for both American-born and international students. The UMass Lowell community includes members from many diverse backgrounds, and some said this University has helped them feel accepted. Yet other students

New Perkins apartments and changes to housing

The recently acquired Perkins Park located on Perkins Street. Alex Salucco Connector Editor As a university grows, all of its parts grow with it. With state-of-the-art buildings being built around campus and the improvement of campus culture, UMass Lowell is becoming a more desirable place to obtain a degree. To support a growing student body,

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