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Lowell construction is driving me crazy, one students opinion on commuting within Lowell to classes

Lowell construction is driving me crazy, one students opinion on commuting within Lowell to classes

(Photo courtesy of lowellma.gov) Victoria Eluszkiewicz Connector Editor The mental pain my daily morning commute causes me is beyond description. My hands tighten and clasp on the steering wheel as I realize that the row of cars in front of me is not going to move. In vain I shout “move!” as in “hurry up,

New Graduate and Professional Studies Center to make Pawtucket street an anchoring point for all campuses

(Brigid Archibald / the Connector) UMass Lowell is renting the center through a ten year lease. Renovation on the building began in the Fall 2019 semester and is expected to be finished this May. Ashley Rose Rivera Connector Editor Joining UMass Lowell’s ever-expanding repertoire of locations in May is the Graduate and Professional Studies Center.

Cumnock reopens, student organizations impacted by university growing pains

Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor In previous academic years, North Campus students have found themselves between classes sitting out in their cars, cramped elbow to elbow in hallways outside their lecture halls to do homework or making the lengthy trek back to Fox Dining Commons just to have a bite. Recognizing a key issue in

Better dining is worth the wait

Brigid Archibald Connector Staff Last summer, the university started renovating Hawk’s Nest, located on the first floor of University Suites, into a dining hall similar to the one at the Inn & Conference Center (ICC). The goal of this project is to alleviate the overcrowding of Fox Hall Dining caused by the addition of River

Repurposing of Cumnock Hall greeted with mixed response

Cumnock Hall was opened in 1954 as part of the Lowell Technological Institute. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Andre Ragel Connector Editor As students walked around North Campus on a busy morning, they hurried down the various paths leading to different academic buildings along University Avenue. It was a sunny day, and doors swung back and