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Campus Living Series: The twin dormitories

Andre Ragel Connector Staff Standing outside the steps of Fox Hall, it is easy to notice the similarities between the two buildings across the street. Almost like mirror images, Leitch and Bourgeois Halls provide students with traditional accommodations that foster a friendly and studious community among its residents. Each room in both Leitch and Bourgeois

Campus Living Series: Is Fox Hall the place to be?

Fox Hall is located on UMass Lowell’s East Campus. (Courtesy of the University of Massachusetts) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Since the 2016-2017 school year, Fox Hall has gotten quite the makeover. Construction on two new elevators finished over the summer while the entrances to both the residence and dining halls have also been altered to

MLK Celebration Week takes over UMass Lowell

Martin Luther King Jr. waves at the crowd following his notorious “I have a Dream.” (Courtesy of The Source) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Just over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. diligently worked while taking a stand for what he believed in, and to this day, encouraged millions of other Americans to do

Gambling After Dark shows record-breaking turnout

Shane Foley Connector Editor In its fourth year of operation, The Gambling After Dark decimated its previous attendance record, now clocking in at 455 attendees this year. Many improvements were implemented by the Gambling After Dark team to make this year’s event much larger than years past. One of the biggest changes they were able

Promise of bonus points gets students to attend tutoring

Hannah Manning Connector Editor Organic chemistry is a course so notoriously difficult that Dr. Khalilah Reddie offers students an extra seven points on their final score. Of course, there is a catch: to earn the points, students have to attend 30 half-hour tutoring sessions during the semester. Unlike other science courses, attendance and participation does

How to overcome being a freshman

Evanthia Tully Connector Staff Surviving the first year college can be tough, but is not impossible. Upperclassmen know what it is like to be in the shoes of a first-year student and what it takes to make it successful. Associate Director of Residence Life Joy Schmelzer, who is also an expert in first year experience,

More tables, better prizes, bigger event: Gambling After Dark steps up their game big time

(from left to right) Teresa Santana, Jon Rodgers, John Romano and Nicole Hamel made up last year’s e-board. (Courtesy of John Romano) Shane Foley Connector Editor Occuring for the fourth year in a row, the event many have come to know as Gambling After Dark has undergone a huge makeover. This year’s event will host

Mid-Autumn Festival displays Chinese and Vietnamese culture

Marilyn Saha Connector Staff On Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., UMass Lowell celebrated in its first annual Night Market Festival. The Mid-Autumn festival is celebrated by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people as well as some other East Asian countries. The festival is usually held on the fifteenth day of the eigth

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