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‘Pulp Fiction’ and its connection to race and masculinity

‘Pulp Fiction’ and its connection to race and masculinity

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 has one more film to show in the Philosophy and Film Series. (Connector/Marilyn Saha) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff In the third installment of the Philosophy and Film Series made possible by the philosophy department, students, faculty and Lowell residents made the trek downtown to watch “Pulp Fiction” at

Bob Forrant speaks on reform of public education

Bob Forrant, named a Distinguished Professor instructs one of his classes. (Courtesy of The Lowell Sun) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “We can’t allow UMass Lowell to become so expensive that we become Boston University on the Merrimack.” Dr. Bob Forrant, a professor in the UMass Lowell history department and awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished

L.A.R.P. Club offers a fun way to exercise and socialize

L.A.R.P. club members practicing on the second floor of Coburn Hall. (Tim Clark/Connector) Tim Clark Connector Contributor The clamor of sword against sword fills the second floor of Coburn Hall. There is no steel or knights here; only students and their foam weaponry. UMass Lowell’s L.A.R.P. Club members put “sword” skills on display while sparring

Art Student Union molding young artists on campus

Students of ASU participating in their annually scheduled paint night. (Courtesy of Art Student Union) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Recipient of the Student Leadership Award the Rising River Hawk in 2016, the Art Student Union (ASU) at UMass Lowell makes an effort to help young artists better their skills regardless of abilities. It is open

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

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