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Sheehy Hall set to close for next semester

Sheehy Hall set to close for next semester

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “Inside a Sheehy Hall two-person dorm.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor On Friday, April 7, UMass Lowell students received an email from Residence Life stating the closure of Sheehy Hall for the upcoming 2023 fall semester. Sheehy Hall is one of four dorm buildings on South Campus and houses 250 students.

Book bans limits representation in classrooms

(Photo courtesy of Zinn Education Project) “Banned Books of 2022 with banned book covers across multiple areas in the United States.” Savannah Baker Connector Contributor Parents’ determination to gain the right to control their children’s education has led to the passing of the Parents Bill of Rights Act in the U.S. House Representatives. This new

Tornado outbreak ravages Mississippi

(Photo Courtesy of CNN) “Damage from Rolling Fork, Mississippi, which was hit by an EF-4 tornado on March 24th.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor On Friday, March 24th, the southern United States was entangled in a tornado outbreak that spanned from Texas to South Carolina. By far, the hardest hit was the state of Mississippi, with

Congress debates the banning of controversial Chinese-owned social media app TikTok

(Photo courtesy of People) “TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testifying before Congress on TikTok safety concerns.” Nicholas Ewing Connector Staff TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified before Congress after accusations from US lawmakers and intelligence agencies that the app TikTok is a threat to US national security. TikTok is owned by ByteDance, a Chinese social

Winter weather in spring causes confusion and chaos within Massachusetts

(Photo Courtesy of The Atlantic) “Winter storm hits Boston, Massachusetts in 2023.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor For many Massachusetts residents, spring is the natural progression from the harshness of the winter months, with strong snow and cold storms, to the easy breeze of the approaching warm weather. However, the warm temperatures and sunny skies as