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Campus Living Series: Off-campus tradeoffs

Campus Living Series: Off-campus tradeoffs

Students living off-campus can rent houses or apartment building units. (Matt Johnson/Connector) Veronica Cashman Connector Contributor Despite the variety of different-styled residence halls UMass Lowell has to offer, residing in an off-campus apartment is a leading alternative to on-campus options. Completely disassociated with university ownership, apartments are becoming a popular option for many students, mainly

UMass Lowell student Jack Travis’ self help literature

Jack Travis overcame hardships from addiction to depression, and brings the lessons he learned to paperback. Kelly Skelton Connector Staff Jack Travis is an undergraduate business student, author and entrepreneur in the Manning School of Business. To many peers, he may seem upbeat, professional and kind. Though, his life was not always this positive. Travis

Business Analytics Society: An analytical approach

(Courtesy of Business Analytics Society) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The formerly-known Operation and Information Systems (OIS) club has a new look this fall. After re-branding their name to the Business Analytics Society (BAS), the organization has seen an increase in members and interest. Newly appointed president, Jack Carroll, cited rapid growth within the data and

Campus Living Series: Suite life of Donohue residents

Donohue Hall accommodates eight, six, and four person arrangements in close proximity to Fox Dining Commons. (Courtesy of Flickr) Andre Ragel Connector Staff There are many residence halls that students can select from around campus, and surely there is one for just about everyone. One of these buildings named Donahue Hall continues to be a

The diamond in the rough: Women’s hockey at UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell’s women’s ice hockey team faces off against other schools like Westfield State. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The women’s club ice hockey team at UMass Lowell makes the best of what they have. Ice time is expensive, so they practice at the Tsongas Center at 10 o’clock at night. The

Best UMass Lowell jerseys

A selection of UMass Lowell’s game worn hockey jerseys. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Having been ranked top 12 in average attendance for over five consecutive seasons, the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team has drawn more than their fair share of audiences. Throughout the seasons, the Tsongas Center has seen more than a

A balanced business: Manning Women in Business Club

The newly opened Pulichino Tong Business Center located on UMass Lowell’s North Campus. (Courtesy of Lee Kennedy) Kelly Skelton Connector Contributor With a goal of encouraging more women to enter the world of business, a new club has formed that seeks to unite ambitious businesswomen and foster their success. In spring 2016, Kellsie Howard said

Campus Living Series: Quiet Concordia

Concordia Hall, located at 6 Solomont Way on UMass Lowell’s South Campus. (Andre Ragel/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Amidst the myriad of changes that has happened this fall semester around campus, there remains a quiet, traditional residence hall perched upon the top of a small hill: Concordia Hall. Built in 1957 as a residence hall

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