Tag Archives: campus

A closer look at UMass Lowell’s transportation options

Emma Hargraves Connector Contributor Various methods of transportation for navigating campus exist, but it can often be confusing as to which one is best for students. “Usually I’ll just use my car,” said commuter Manuel Garcia. He said he has had his car on campus since freshman year. “I’ve taken the bus one time.” Garcia

New Perkins apartments and changes to housing

The recently acquired Perkins Park located on Perkins Street. Alex Salucco Connector Editor As a university grows, all of its parts grow with it. With state-of-the-art buildings being built around campus and the improvement of campus culture, UMass Lowell is becoming a more desirable place to obtain a degree. To support a growing student body,

Revamping the history of South Campus one building at a time

Coburn Hall on South Campus. (Katrina Desrosiers/Connector) Katrina Desrosiers Connector Contributor No elevator, no ramp, bathrooms in the basement, limited parking and inaccessible offices make Coburn Hall out of reach for some UMass Lowell students, faculty and staff. In order for Coburn Hall to be an appropriate fit for South Campus, many students say that

Help adjunct faculty at UMass Lowell

Chris Romano Connector Staff I am writing to show support for UMass Lowell adjunct faculty in their campaign to receive the same benefits that the rest of the UMass schools provide to their adjunct faculty. At UMass Lowell, the adjunct professors teach a majority of the freshmen and sophomore classes and should have access to

What it means to be your student newspaper

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In light of recent criticism of our news reporting and objectives, I would like to take the opportunity to address the matter of serving this campus as the official student newspaper at UMass Lowell. As a news organization for the campus community, we strive to bring you information pertinent to your

An interview with Orientation Leader Yonnie Collins

Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Q: Tell me about yourself. A: I am a junior majoring in exercise physiology with a minor in psychology. I am in the Honors College and am currently working on becoming inducted into ODK. Q: What’s ODK? A: ODK is Omicron Delta Kappa and it’s a National Honor Society. Q: How

Fall Fever: The big fashion trends for the season

Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Fall weather is finally upon us: the trees have changed, the crisp air and beautiful breezes are gracing us with their presence. Naturally, with the cooler weather comes a change in fashion. Fashion seems to be a pertinent component of the fall. Scarves, knee high boots, and cute jackets. If only

Safety first: Inside scoop from University Police

This is one of the many emergency telephones seen around campus. (Michaela Goss/Connector) Katrina Desrosiers Connector Editor Staying safe on campus involves much more than looking both ways before crossing the street. The UMass Lowell Police Department (UMLPD) says it is important that all students use common sense and make safe choices on campus. At the

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