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The ups and downs of Riverview Suites

Dennis Scannell, Jim McClutchy, John McCullough (George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff Riverview Suites is the new residence hall down by the river at UMass Lowell’s South Campus. The ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 1 brought a sense of relief to many in attendance. After all, it took over nine years to complete a project that

Who was Paul Tsongas?

Taylor Carito Connector Contributor The Tsongas Center is home to the UMass Lowell River Hawks, where the Division I hockey team impresses thousands of cheering fans each year. While many of the current student population were growing up in the ‘90s, the namesake of this building was living out the last years of his life.

Tuition, fees and the end of the price freeze

David Rudderham Connector Editor Last spring many changes came to the UMass schools, especially to UMass Lowell. Marty Meehan became president of the entire UMass system while Jacqueline Moloney took his old position as Chancellor of UMass Lowell. And of course, over the past eight years or so, the UMass schools have expanded and built

UAlbany professor emeritus talks marriage equality

Photo courtesy of the University of Allegheny Mike Paige Connector Staff In the wake of Constitution Day, marriage equality and its constitutional representation was the focal point of Stephen Wasby’s presentation to the students at UMass Lowell. Professor Emeritus Wasby from the University at Albany and acclaimed author and expert on court systems and the first

UMass Lowell’s presumed parking problems

Dave Rudderham Connector Editor School is back in session and many students have already gotten back into the traffic routine in Lowell. Now that students have finally made it to school, many are forced to confront the harsh reality of limited parking that has grown expensive. But just how limited is parking, and is it

Bowers Street fire displaces 19 residents

9 Bowers St. as seen from Whiting Street Friday afternoon. (Marlon Pitter/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor A multi-family home near University Crossing caught fire Friday afternoon, displacing 19 residents. Fire crews were called to 9 Bowers St. around 3 p.m., where a fire damaged the roof and multiple levels of the building, according to Lowell

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