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Bike Shop and Outdoor Adventure move to new space

Bike Shop and Outdoor Adventure move to new space

A student worker for the Bike Shop works on a bicycle. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Any students curious about how they can enjoy the great outdoors while getting their education have an exciting new place to call home — and it happens to be closer than they might think. UMass Lowell’s bike shop

UMass Lowell leads green scene

Constructed in 2012, The UMass Lowell Community Garden greenhouse grows fresh produce. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Emma Hargraves Connector Staff Since the Office of Sustainability opened in January 2015, UMass Lowell has received approximately 15 awards or recognitions relating to its commitment to sustainability. Just last year, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in

Biking in Lowell picking up speed

Jessie Paskiewicz Connector Staff Gaining ground throughout Lowell isn’t all that hard when you’re gliding around on two wheels. Within the past few years, biking in Lowell – especially within the UMass Lowell community – has evolved into a more cyclist-friendly experience, thanks to transformations in college cycling resources, city bike lanes, and support from

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kappa Delta Phi fight back against campus violence

The Campus Recreation Center on East Campus plays host to the Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes between the club and the Kappa Delta Phi sorority. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Rodriguez.) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu team is using the form of martial arts they practice to give students on campus the increased ability to defend