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The Hair Expo: Celebrating beautiful hair

The Hair Expo: Celebrating beautiful hair

(Photo courtesy, Jeffrey Alphonso, Instagram: @jeffrey.alphonso) “Picture taken during the first model walk, with three women’s hair designed into the letters BSU for the Black Student Union.” Julie Sage Connector Writer On November 4th, the Black Student Union ran the Hair Expo at University Crossing, it was a fantastic event. The event celebrated how wonderful

Shootin’ the breeze with the wind team

(Photo courtesy of University of Massachusetts Lowell Press Release 2016) “‘WindHawk’ team member Zachary Anderson of Beverly holds a model of the student group’s wind turbine.” Robert Saquet Connector Contributor UMass Lowell, like many college campuses, has dozens of options for those who want to participate in an extracurricular club. From Model U.N. to Club

Humans of UMass Lowell:Effortlessly Unique, the story of Cade Chalmers

(Photo courtesy of Michael Van Arnam) Humans of UMass Lowell is a project that aims to bring together the University community by sharing stories and experiences via social media. Michael Van Arnam Connector Contributor Cade Chalmers, a sophomore public health major, is willing to help any friend in need at any time. “If the world

A wise freshman: The story of Erreca Victor

(Photo courtesy of Kyle Kelley) Humans of UMass Lowell is a project that aims to bring together the University community by sharing stories and experiences via social media. Kyle Kelley Connector Contributor Two things grind freshman Erecca Victor’s gears: when people leave their backpacks hanging too low on their backs and being interrupted. Victor is

Doors opening for UMass Lowell commuter students with the new dorm update

(Photo courtesy Tory Wesnofske) UMass Lowell’s Haverhill Innovation Hub offers a membership option for tech startups. Kaitlyn Sullivan Connector Staff On Oct. 6, UMass Lowell students received an email from ResLife about an update on the Residential Guest and Visitor Guidelines on campus. The email stated that officials came to the decision to advance the

How to safely connect with other students and make friends during a virtual semester

(Photo Courtesy of LA Times) As the pandemic continues, students struggle to make meaningful personal connections Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “If you don’t have any questions, you are free to go,” a professor says. You click the red button and there is silence: no shuffling of papers, no bags zipping, no scraping as students vacate

How to successfully navigate Eco-grief and Climate Anxiety in the age of doomer headlines and climate emergencies

(Photo Courtesy of New York Times) Fires across California last august turned skies across the United States orange as they burned over a million acres of land  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor From last year’s wildfires to the most recent winter weather in Texas, it is getting hard to ignore the impacts of climate change. If