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OPED: Admit it, “Die Hard” Is a Christmas Movie

(Photo courtesy of Photo illustration by NBC News; 20th Century-Fox) Is die hard a Christmas movie? One student weighs in. Jeff Therriault Connector Editor John Mc Tiernan’s 1988 action classic “Die Hard” is a Christmas movie. Without a doubt. But how could it be? There is no snow, no gift giving, no Santa Claus– and

How I Overcame Imposter Syndrome

(Photo courtesy of Pablo Stanley ) Imposter syndrome, also called perceived fraudulence, involves feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence that persist despite your education, experience, and accomplishments. To counter these feelings, you might end up working harder and holding yourself to ever higher standards. Troy Lafond Connector Editor Imposter syndrome is all too common among

Russian royal Romanovs reemerge? A royal wedding.

(Photo courtesy Charles Maynes NPR) Members of Europe’s noble families gathered to celebrate Russia’s first royal wedding since the days of the imperial monarchy. Victoria Eluszkiewicz Connector Editor Romanov wedding? The Romanovs are back with glamor, and I am loving it. Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov wedded Victoria Romanovna Bettarini. Duke George is the heir

Viewing homecoming in a whole new light

(Photo courtesy UMass Lowell) Homecoming is a weekend students, alumni, family and friends alike to come together and celebrate UMass Lowell. Jessica Daniliuk Connector Staff After the mass amounts of work and stress that came with midterms, homecoming was a breath of fresh air. It was nice to be able to think about something that