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Writers on Campus Preview

Owen Johnson Connector Editor   On Thursday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m., the UMass Lowell English department will be hosting a Writers on Campus event. It will be in the O’Leary Library Auditorium, Room 222, and it is open to the public. It is being advertised as a night of poetry and prose. In the

UMLPD shares active shooter awareness tips

Annika Ketchum Connector Contributor With the recent school shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a plethora of safety concerns have been gaining national attention. Lowell’s student and faculty bodies need to come to terms with the fact that any given day, there could be an active shooter on

UMass Lowell Concerts– Unifying Students

Katie Mulkerin Connector Contributor Each year students from different universities look forward to concerts that their schools may host. Most commonly there are spring concerts and discounted tickets readily available. UMass Lowell has most recently hosted John Bellion with more to come. UMass students may recall hearing about Drake’s performance at the Tsongas Center back

UMass Lowell Offers First Community Management College Course By: Kelly Skelton

Kelly Skelton Connector Editor In the Fall of 2017, the Manning School of Business introduced a new course, Online Community Management. Categorized as a management elective, the class is the first of its kind. The topic of online community management is one that offers very little academic opportunity, despite the industry growing volumes in the

Uncontainable: Lil Peep’s Tribute & Aftermath

Lil Peep passed away tragically while on tour in Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Pitchfork) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Gustav Ahr, better known by his stage name, Lil Peep, was unlike any other artist to come before him. Unable to categorize from the start, Peep was a brilliant mixture of rap, punk, rock and hip-hop. Unfortunately,

MSNBC journalist Steve Kornacki to break down America’s first year with Trump at UMass Lowell

Kornacki is a correspondent for NBC News, and has also contributed to such media agencies as Salon, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal. (Courtesy of NBC) Christopher Romano Connector Staff In the Donald Trump era of American history, have the rules of American politics as Americans thought they knew them changed? This is

Ideality versus reality: NHL Playoff predictions

In a perfect world, we could see the Stanley Cup return to Canada for the first time since 1993, preferably with Edmonton taking the chalice home. (Courtesy of Getty Images) Ryan Delaney Connector Staff The NHL playoffs begin on Wednesday and it is no doubt going to be another exciting couple of months. I’m sure everyone

Bob Forrant speaks on reform of public education

Bob Forrant, named a Distinguished Professor instructs one of his classes. (Courtesy of The Lowell Sun) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “We can’t allow UMass Lowell to become so expensive that we become Boston University on the Merrimack.” Dr. Bob Forrant, a professor in the UMass Lowell history department and awarded the prestigious title of Distinguished

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