Campus Life articles

The bus stops here

The bus stops here

New location of North Campus bus stop is an inconvenience, students say. Rebecca Gates Connector Contributor The North Campus bus stop has a new location behind Olney Hall, and students say they are not happy about it. But according to Nicholas Piscitello, the associate director of administrative services, the city forced the university to move

Fall fashion feeling frostier

Lindy Reed Connector Staff As the first flakes fall and the season shifts towards winter, so does the campus fashion. This season’s trends show the rising popularity of soft grunge on campus. So, fill your closet with cozy, comfy clothes in warm neutrals and earthy, organic undertones, and get ready to bundle up. Collect Your

American Red Cross hosts blood drive at UMass Lowell

Karla Garcia Connector Staff The American Red Cross is looking for student volunteers to promote blood drives on campus. At the most recent blood drive, hosted in Cumnock Hall, the American Red Cross only had a total of 44 appointments, and are hoping to get more volunteers in the future. Dave Koerner, the recruiter for

Four stars for Tepthida Khmer

Lindy Reed Connector Contributor Tepthida Khmer is a moderately priced Cambodian-French fusion restaurant located in Lowell at 115 Chelmsford St., about a half-hour walk from both South and East campuses and a quick, ten-minute drive from both areas of UMass Lowell. The inside of the restaurant is clean, modern, and elegant. The chairs were straight-back dark

Pumpkin beer roundup: The best seasonal crafts from local brewers

Allison Turcotte Connector Contributor It is the season for beers that warm the belly with pumpkin, spices, caramel malts and full-bodied flavors that pair perfectly with crisp autumn nights and your best flannel shirt. Fall may be halfway over, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy all of the autumnal beer goodness that

Freshman perspective: UMass Lowell after seven weeks

Meghan Driscoll Connector Contributor  Starting college is like trying a new food. Everyone can tell you different things about it, but you have to experience it for yourself. So, here I am, giving you my perspective of what it’s like to be a freshman this year at UMass Lowell. Moving in to my residence hall,

Leaders with backpacks: ROTC members stand out at UMass Lowell

Robert Shaffer Connector Contributor To nonmember students, the uniformed cadets of UMass Lowell’s ROTC program stand apart on campus thanks to their noticeable composure, helpfulness and poise. While ROTC leadership said they keep a humble view of the program’s stature and activities, UMass Lowell nonmember students see cadets as a notable part of campus life.

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