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The mysterious West Campus

Taylor Carito and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A lot has stirred over the years about the notorious west campus – a seemingly desolate and decrepit property owned by UMass Lowell. But what few realize is that there is more than meets the eye, in fact, the importance of west campus lies beneath the dust and

Another perspective: Merrimack Valley Gas Fires

Conor Dawson Connector Staff On Thursday September 13th, homes and business in Andover, Lawrence and North Andover serviced by Columbia Gas were rocked by numerous explosions and fires. Dispatcher Katie Ramos was in the station when the fires occurred and was able to give an inside look at the process for the dispatchers in Andover.

‘She Started it’ gives insight on female entrepreneurship

Students gathered at the Innovation Hub on April 11 to watch the film “She Started It.” (Photo: David Bragdon) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff On April 11, the UMass Lowell Innovation Hub and the Manning School of Business hosted a screening of the film “She Started It” followed by a Q&A panel of local entrepreneurs. “She

Five secret study spots in and around UMass Lowell

Megan Dillon, Bryan Gomez, Shae Carter, Janden Mendola Connector Contributors Tired of returning to the same study spot every day? Try one of these five secret locations to enhance your studying experience! The third floor of University Crossing The center of the university buzzes with concentrated thoughts on UCrossings third floor. This space offers study

The Connector’s declassified advising period survival guide

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tensions are running high. The exams are ramping up in intensity, papers are getting assigned one after another and none of the vending machines seem to be accepting cards. To add to all of that existential stress, it just so happens to be the merriest time of the semester: advising period.

To go or not to go: Making the leap to graduate school

Megan Dillon Connector Staff Less than half of the population in the United States has obtained a bachelor’s degree, yet the demand for jobs almost makes a college education a necessity. The number of students attending universities has jumped dramatically within the last few decades, and a lot of students have debated taking their education

Morton and Eisner prioritize resources for students

Morton and Eisner are running parallel to Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-ewurum. (Courtesy of the Morton-Eisner campaign) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor As UMass Lowell’s yearly Student Government Association (SGA) elections approach, students must decide which candidate will lead next year’s inevitable rebranding. This year’s presidential and vice-presidential ticket features David Morton and Eric Eisner against

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

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