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Post Parkland: What has changed at UMass Lowell?

Post Parkland: What has changed at UMass Lowell?

Thousands of people participated in protests across the country. (Courtesy of Politifact) David Todisco Connector Contributor Since the shooting in Parkland, Fla. a conversation has erupted throughout campus. As with every mass shooting, the recent tragedy in Florida has stirred feelings of stress and hopelessness among people across campus and the nation. Most of the

John Prendergast speaks about importance of activism

John Prendergast addresses a crowd from the O’Leary Mezzanine. (Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor On Feb. 15, students and faculty members gathered in the O’Leary Library mezzanine eager to hear how activism can make a difference and how they can get involved. Humanitarian, activist and published author John Prendergast came to UMass Lowell to

UMass Lowell students recount their D.C. experience

Five UMass Lowell Students attend Donald Trump’s Innauguration in Washington D.C. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff “It was almost unreal… It was just a weird feeling. The air was just full of contempt and uncertainty,” said sophomore Political Science major David Todisco. Introduced by Professor Francis Talty, the UMass Lowell liaison to

Annual March for Life takes place in Washington

Thousands gather at Capitol Hill for the March for Life. Christina Laderoute Connector Editor With the theme “The Power of Love,” this year’s March for Life took to the streets of Washington D.C. The March for Life takes place every year around the anniversary of the legalization of abortion that was the result of the

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas speaks with students about issues in US Military

Niki Tsongas speaking to studnts about experiences and accomplishments in the Senate. (Courtesy of  Michaela Goss) Michaela Goss Connector Contributor  After her nine years in office, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas said she has worked hard to achieve gender equality in the U.S. Military, and positive change is definitely coming. On Thursday, Oct. 6, Congresswoman Tsongas visited

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