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MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

Friday’s speaking engagement was one of many the NBC correspondent has done at UMass Lowell. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff It has been a year since the 2016 presidential election and citizens are now looking back to what the current Trump administration has, or has not, accomplished while in office. At UMass

Thank you, 2016.

David Bowie’s death marked the start of a crazy 2016. (Courtesy Photo) Taylor Carito Connector Editor I don’t know about the rest of you, but 2016 has been the weirdest year of my life. David Bowie passed away. That’s how the year started, with this incredibly influential and overall good role model who inspired so many

MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki addresses lingering shock of presidential election results

Steve Kornacki’s expertise helped demystify the results of the presidential election. (Jessica Kergo/Connector) Jessica Kergo Connector Editor The media’s and polls’ generally inaccurate prediction of the 2016 presidential election could not have prepared the country any less for what was to become of the U.S. presidency. MSNBC Political Correspondent and former UMass Lowell student, Steve

Game day pump-up songs

“Gold on the Ceiling” was the third song on the Black Keys album “El Camino” released in 2011. (Courtesy of Easy Eye Sound Studio) Christopher Romano Connector Staff As fun and exciting as basketball is, the crowd needs music to go along with the game. Music can help a losing team pick up their stamina or

The 2016 presidential election in music

Chris Romano Connector Staff With the 2016 election finally coming to an end, it’s time to look back on the songs it has inspired. Musicians in America have taken this election season to endorse or denounce candidates. In what seems to be the least enjoyable election in recent history, music has found a way to

Discussion panel takes last look at presidential race

Jessica Kergo Connector Editor As the 2016 presidential election comes to a close, many members of the political community are still making one last attempt at analyzing such an unusual race. Guest panelists, Marjorie Connelly and Jefferey M. Berry, took the stage at UMass Lowell to discuss the challenges that political scientists have faced as a

Photos: 2016 Commencement Weekend

“We are passing along to you a world in a state of top-to-bottom transition. The world needs you; your country needs you,” PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff Judy Woodruff (third from right) said to graduating students at the morning commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Tsongas Center. A record 3,720 students graduated from

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