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Hudson residents say possible amazon fulfillment centers pose a threat to the quality of life in surrounding areas

Hudson residents say possible amazon fulfillment centers pose a threat to the quality of life in surrounding areas

(Photo courtesy of CPS Daily News) A digital photo of a skyline with the amazon logo in front of it. Editor Note: This story has been updated since it was first posted on Oct. 12 to include the perspective of Hillwood, the developers of the Hudson Logistic Center. Nothing was removed from the original story.

UMass Lowell expands student presence in dorms while maintaining strict social distancing guidelines

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Students cross in front of one of UMass Lowell dorms called Bourgeois Hall Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Starting Oct. 5, roughly 70 more students will be moving on campus throughout the week. The Office of Residence Life (ResLife) announced in an email on Sept. 22 that students who felt that

First presidential debate of 2020 election

(Photo courtesy of Brian Snyder/Reuters Images) U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in their first 2020 presidential campaign debate in Cleveland Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor  By now, almost everyone has either seen the first presidential debate or seen the jokes being made about it. A little after 9 p.m. on

UMass Lowell places 16 out of top 20 “coolest” schools by Sierra Club magazine

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Photo of The Rist Urban Agriculture Greenhouse and Farm Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor On Sept. 27, 2020, Sierra Club magazine published an article of the Top 20 Coolest Schools 2020. These twenty schools have shown incredible resourcefulness during this pandemic through maintaining and improving their sustainability objectives. The criteria these

Professor starts petition that calls for name change of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) A wide-shot of the Mark and Elisa Saab emerging technologies and innovation center Ashley Rose Rivera Connector Editor Maia Gil’Adi, an assistant professor of English specializing in Latinx literature and culture at UMass Lowell, has started a petition calling for UMass Lowell to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Belarus and the fight for freedom

(Sergei Karpukhin/AFP/Getty) Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko walk in as they attend a session of the Supreme State Council of the Union State at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 3, 2015.  Victoria Eluszkiewicz Connector Editor When Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko was elected for the sixth time in a

PETA calls for audit of Umass Lowell for possible animal killings, UMass Lowell says all animals were cared for

(Photo courtesy of Dreamstime) Gala says government data shows that 95% of all new medicine that tests positive with animals actually fail when they get to human clinical trials.  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  When COVID-19 shut down universities and research facilities last March, administrations across the nation were forced to make quick decisions about the pausing

Lowell Covid Patrol use’s social media to keep a vigilant eye out for social distance violations

(Photo courtesy of the United Nations Covid-19 Response Creative Content Hub) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor  On September 7, 2020, multiple UMass Lowell students noticed a sudden follow request on Instagram from a private account called @lowellcovidpatrol with no name in the profile. “Giving the cold hard facts on people being inconsiderate and partying during a

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