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Another semester, not another headache

Another semester, not another headache

Advisers help students create a path for success (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Brigid Archibald Connector Contributor During the 2015-2016 academic year, the Committee of Academic Affairs, led by Rob Callahan, put out surveys that found as the university had grown many first-year students, including transfer students, were confused by the current advising model. They found

Exploring the benefits and downsides of online courses

Taking an online course allows students to do their work from anywhere at anytime, as long as they have access to a computer. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Christina Laderoute Connector Editor Gaining a college education does not mean that students must sit in a classroom three days a week. Online classes are a great alternative

The importance of going to class

Business professor Ashwin Mehta lectures a group of students at UMass Lowell. William Hanna UML Student Skipping class. We have all done, at least once. Next time we go, we take a second. Pause. We never cover that much material! The one (maybe more*) class we skip, the harder it is to recover. Inevitably, it

David Aguiar: RA advocating for acceptance

Brock Johnson Connector Editor David Aguiar, a resident advisor in the Riverview Suites, wanted to focus on promoting diversity on his floor’s bulletin board due to the recent divisive election, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History month. To his astonishment on Friday, Jan 20, Aguiar discovered vandalism in the form of hate speech

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