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River Hawks snap losing streak with big win over Brown

River Hawks snap losing streak with big win over Brown

Graduate guard Josh Gantz was a key factor in the River Hawks’ defensive effort Tuesday night, registering four steals and three blocks in the second half. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Branden Melton-Kielbowicz Connector Contributor A late 9–0 run and hyperactive defense secured the UMass Lowell River Hawks (3–5) a 75–63 victory over the Brown University Bears (4–2) to snap a three-game losing

UMass Lowell athletics unveils new student entrance at Tsongas and launches student check-in app

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  Returning Students who are not apart of residence life and had not been to a game since the school year started were met with a surprise when they arrived at the Tsongas Center for the first hockey game of the school year on Friday, Oct. 4. A new student entrance and

The Student in Student-Athletes

Student athletes have the difficult task of mixing sports, academics and life at UMass Lowell (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Melany Sheldon Connector Contributor We are used to the idea about student-athletes at UMass Lowell: their athletic performances and how they represent our school when they wear the River Hawks jersey. What is not

Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

UMass Lowell gospel choir, Hawkapella, and Vocality join together on stage for a performance of “Rise Up”. (Courtesy of Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor After five years of transitioning to a fully Division I (D1) athletic school, UMass Lowell’s 2017 Homecoming was not shy of celebrations for every River Hawk. Riddled with athletes, faculty,

New dining hall coming to USuites

A rendering of the intended seating layout for the USuites Dining Hall, scheduled to open in January 2018. (Courtesy of Student Affairs) Morgan Joubert Connector Contributor As the growing university continues to expand, so does a growing population of students, and with more students, more meal plans. With new residence halls and additional property being

On a level playing field

UMass Lowell was added as the conference’s ninth member for the 2013-14 academic year. (Courtesy of America East) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Turning point — a time at which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. In February 2013, UMass Lowell announced that all of its athletic teams will compete

UMass Lowell plans to expand Tsongas Center

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor UMass Lowell has announced plans to add an athletic practice facility adjacent to the Tsongas Center. The proposed 50,000-square-foot structure will be an addition to the current arena between the Merrimack River and the existing portion, dedicated primarily to host ice hockey practices, as well as both men’s and women’s basketball

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