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Morton and Casey intend to “build on progress” as SGA president and vice-president

Brigid Archibald and Hannah Manning Connector Editors UMass Lowell Student Government Association (SGA) elections open on Tuesday, April 2 and close the next day on Wednesday, April  3. This year, David Morton, a senior majoring in business and political science, and Hannah Casey, a sophomore majoring in political science, are running an unopposed ticket for

UMass Lowell students Weigh in on MassPIRG opt-out fee

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor “I didn’t even know I was paying them.” The statement above is one that was echoed frequently across UMass Lowell students on campus. The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group is a non-profit student advocacy group that strives to make environmental and social changes, which most students can get behind. However, very

Hit the ground running with UMass Lowell’s career fairs

Vernon Gibbs  Connector Staff The process of looking for and getting a job after college is a subject that can be left neglected in the back of one’s mind until reality catches up to them. UMass Lowell hosts career fairs on an annual basis, giving students a head start in tackling the dread of finally

UMass Lowell professor rediscovers forgotten murals in Coburn Hall

(Courtesy of Dr. Marie Frank)  The murals were noticed in the background of class of photos and event photos. Brigid Archibald Connector Editor It is hard to believe that historical paintings could ever just be forgotten, but that is precisely what happened in Coburn Hall. The paintings, located on the second floor in the assembly

New peer mentoring program helps UMass Lowell students tackle financial hurdles impeding success and well-being

Craig Williams Connector Contributor High school and college education are extremely valuable today, but often  what they fail to teach students is basic financial literacy. College students across the country are often left hung out to dry, with $20,000 or more in debt, while possessing very little knowledge about how to make payments or save

UMass Lowell reassures student safety in wake of off-campus incidents

Aaron Robinson Connector Editor Following the stabbing that took place behind LeLacheur Park by East Campus late last month, UMass Lowell police officers and other university officials have assured students that they are safe on campus. James Kohl, Dean of Student Affairs and Enrichment, says that the safety of every member of the UMass Lowell

Mock Trial team has the Ivy Leagues in their crosshairs this tournament season

Courtesy of UMass Lowell Mock Trial team Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor At the end of a remarkably successful season, the UMass Lowell Mock Trial team paid a visit to the hallowed halls of Yale University – arguably the nation’s most prestigious Ivy League undergraduate university and law school – on Feb. 15 for the

Student injured during hike at Mount Major

(Courtesy of Lakes Region mutual Fire Aid) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor 19-year-old student Matthew McGaunn was seriously injured during a hike on icy trails at Mount Major in Alton, N.H. Saturday Feb. 9, according to multiple reports. McGaunn was hiking with The UMass Lowell Outdoor Adventure Program when he slipped, lost traction on a steep

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