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Diving into the threats to the Merrimack River

Diving into the threats to the Merrimack River

(Photo courtesy of American Rivers) The Merrimack River runs through the city of Lowell, stretching over 100 miles from New Hampshire through Massachusetts.  Max Campo Connector Contributor The Merrimack River runs through the city of Lowell, stretching over 100 miles from New Hampshire through Massachusetts. The Merrimack River can be considered the heart of Lowell,

Are they building prisons or people?

(Photo courtesy of Harvard) In January 2021, Governor Baker introduced his plan to replace the Massachusetts Correctional Institution in Framingham, Massachusetts. Baker is hopeful to build a new trauma informed facility designed by the HDR Architecture Firm, which would cost $50 million dollars. Abby Janowicz Connector Contributor In January 2021, Governor Baker introduced his plan

Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.: UMass Lowell Ranked No. 19

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Chancellor Jacquie Moloney will be stepping down in June 2022. Sophia Boucher Connector Staff The latest release of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts continues UMass Lowell’s five-year streak of recognition among the top 20 businesses. Led by Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, the university ranked as number 19 on the

Clubs During Covid

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Clubs have been able to return to in-person operations along with the re-opening of campus Riley Fontana Connector Contributor Much of UMass Lowell’s current student body have not been in a traditional school setting in over two years. COVID-19 hit when most of these students were juniors or seniors in

How residence life is supporting students through the pandemic

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) This past summer many educational institutions such as UMass Lowell have spent time drafting an effective and efficient plan for the return of in-person classes. Tiara Williams-Price Connector Contributor It has been over a year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. These uncomfortable changes have caused many individuals to

A Virtual Twist on Disability Services

(Photo courtesy UMass Lowell) Disability services works to provide tailored support to students who are facing barriers in the classroom. Victoria Rosado Connector Contributor To prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus, UMass Lowell mandated online classes in the previous semesters. Students were sent home and staff transitioned to remote work. Campus resources, such as