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Four stars for Tepthida Khmer

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.

‘The climate change game is over’ – Fifth annual Climate Change Teach-In

Heather Hamilton Connector Contributor “We are playing Russian roulette with your future,” said Dr. John Sterman. Sterman, a Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management and Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was one of three guest speakers at UMass Lowell’s fifth annual Climate Change Teach-In. Sterman used the analogy to explain how

University Crossing: Is it bridging the gap?

Heather Hamilton Connector Contributor The completion of the new student center, University Crossing, marks an accomplishment that was 27 years in the making, according to Assistant Dean of Students Mary Connelly. “Part of it was finding the right location,” she says. Connelly says the university tried to buy the space earlier for the College of

The ‘bar’ exam

A review of Lowell’s hotspots for before and after the game. Al Gentile & David Rudderham Connector Editors After the game’s out, who’s ready to go to bed? Nobody. Exactly what we were thinking. Therefore, students should take advantage of downtown Lowell. It is in close proximity to the Tsongas Center, situating it perfectly in

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