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HawkTalk volume Two: UMass Lowell’s football team

HawkTalk volume Two: UMass Lowell’s football team

(Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor Since the program was cut back in 2003, football at UMass Lowell has been all but forgotten. Even the field that was once built for the team bears no markings of the games once played on it. However, the team has not been completely forgotten. For

MetroRock climbing gym opens in Littleton

Conor Dawson Connector Editor MetroRock recently opened a new rock climbing gym in Littleton, and are celebrating with a free day of climbing on Saturday, April 13. This gym is by far the closest one to campus, and will cater to climbers of all skill levels. The gym’s general manager is Henry Pott. Originally from

UMass Lowell’s ‘Smash Bros.’ club is a smash hit

Todd “Maxx” Robinson Connector Contributor When it comes to competitive fighting games, there are few communities as dedicated as “Super Smash Bros.” fans. Whenever a new title releases, “Smash” players from around the globe come together to learn and teach what the new game has to offer. After years of waiting, the latest installment in

The Mueller report: what students think

Troy Lafond Connector Editor Robert Mueller and the Department of Justice Special Counsel’s Office had been investigating potential collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia in the 2016 election for the past two years. During the two years, as President Trump publicly criticized the report on multiple occasions, the investigation also expanded to determine is

What your professors want you to know about emails

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor At some point, every student will have to write an email before they graduate. However, in an age of instant messaging, emails are the worst. They are awkward and formal, and how do you even format them anyway? Since most students will never take a class that teaches them how to

You can now sleep in UCrossing

UCrossing is a hub for many University offices. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Sciascia) Emmanuel Edobor-Ovabor Connector Contributor A few months ago, when students trekked to University Crossing to study for exams or complete assignments, they were usually up against an ever-running clock. The multi-purpose hub would close at 12 o’clock every night. However, as many

Student uses dining halls napkins against them

The student used their background in graphic design to create a graphic seemingly identical to Campus Dining’s original. Brigid Archibald Connector Editor There are many things that students might expect to read on the comment and question cards that are attached to napkin holders, but the phrase “Does it look like anybody here cares?” is

The reality of being a parent at UMass Lowell

Jessica Berry Connector Contributor UMass Lowell has several resources for student parents on campus. There are two Title IX Coordinators that help student parents understand their rights as parents through the ADA, there are “Mothers Rooms” scattered across each campus where mothers can breastfeed and the UML Parents’ club, where parents can unite and discuss

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