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Commuter conundrum: The trouble with raising GPAs

Commuter conundrum: The trouble with raising GPAs

The South Campus upper classmen garage is located on Broadway Street. (Courtesy of Fennick McCredie Architecture) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tristyn Mitchell, a sophomore commuter student from Lowell, says that she wakes up two hours before her classes start each day. With a can of Red Bull tucked in her backpack, she walks 20 minutes

How to eat healthy on campus

“Farmer’s Market, located at University Dining Commons in Fox Hall, offers healthy options for students. (Courtesy of Navitas UML) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Eating healthy is challenging for everyone, especially on a college campus. More often than not, students who live on-campus find themselves in the dining halls, indulging in foods that may or may

UMass Lowell students celebrate Chinese New Year

“UMass Lowell students practice Chinese calligraphy as part of the event. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Chinese New Year, also known as the “Spring Festival,” is typically celebrated between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20, depending on the day when the new moon appears. This year, Chinese New Year took place on Jan. 28, initiating

The Navigators Club: Helping students in need

Faculty and staff in the Navigators Club have this sign on their doors. (Courtesy of The Navigators Club) Taylor Carito Connector Editor From volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club to creating a food pantry for students who are in need, the Navigators Club is comprised of students and faculty who want to help people.

Women’s Empowerment Evening

Hannah Manning Connector Editor At Moloney Hall on Feb. 7, women and men alike came together to celebrate women’s empowerment through musical performances. The Women’s Empowerment Evening, presented by UMass Lowell all-female acapella group The Hawkettes, was meant to bring students together and show what the campus and organizations sponsoring the event could do for

Be ‘World Ready’ by studying language

Katrina Desrosiers Connector Editor In a diverse world, learning a language and gaining an understanding of a new culture is essential for obtaining a well-rounded education at UMass Lowell. The Department of World Languages and Cultures provides plenty of study abroad opportunities for students, and within the department a community of foreign language blossoms. Department

Ten student favorite spots to eat in Lowell

Top Donut, located 700 Aiken Street, Lowell, Mass. (Courtesy of greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Sick of dining hall food? Want to try something new? Just hungry right now? These are ten favorite spots to eat as told by the students here at UMass Lowell. Finding amazing food places

Luna Theater movies for UMass Lowell students

Luna Theater, located in Mill No. 5, where the philosophy film series will be shown. (Courtesy of the Luna Theater) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Having a boring Monday night? Need a break from studying? Or even just something to do? Never fear, the UMass Lowell Philosophy Department has come to the rescue. On the last

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