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How hockey saved me

How hockey saved me

Managing Editor Hannah Manning credits hockey for helping her get through hard times. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor On New Year’s Eve 2014, I would have traded my college education just to see the United States beat Canada. In hindsight, judging by the state of mania I was in I’d say I came pretty

Outlook on the abnormal weather around the country

Eleazar Saints Connector Contributor This year has been extreme with varying weather patterns across the country. Depending on where you were, the weather has been either good or bad. Here in New England, mother nature spared us in terms of an overall bad winter. Two years’ prior multiple snowstorms buried Massachusetts over seven feet. California,

Welcoming address from the Editor-in-Chief

The Connector covered the Women’s March in Boston earlier this year. (Taylor Carito/Connector) Dear students, My name is Taylor Carito and I am the Editor-in-Chief of The Connector. First off, I would like to welcome back all the upperclassmen students returning from summer vacation, as well as welcome all the new students coming to UMass

Letter to the Editor: Campuses need to keep up with renewable energy

Dear Editor, In good weather on my days off, I take a stroll with my little spotted beagle and bask in the benefits of my favorite star- the sun. I watch the wind ripple through the tall grass and I marvel at the power of the sun and the wind; wondering why we’re so reliant

Vision Properties: An open letter to the UMass Lowell community

(Courtesy of Edge Merrimack River) Vision Properties wants nothing more than to be a good neighbor to the residents and businesses of Lowell – to become a contributor to the local economy and a piece of the community fabric. But not everyone believes that to be the case, including those who produce this publication. Because

New $75 fee on your bill – but why it could be worth it

The new recreational space will be across the street from the Aiken Street entrance of the Campus Recreation Center. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Lindy Reed Sutdent Trustee Slated for completion by the first day of the fall 2017 semester, UMass Lowell will have brand new athletic and recreational fields on east campus. They will be

A farewell letter from your editor-in-chief

Men’s soccer won the America East championship back in November 2016. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Dear UMass Lowell, It has been an absolute pleasure serving as the editor-in-chief of The Connector for the last two years and bringing you news for the last four. As we present the final Connector issue of the year, I want to

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