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Student sentiments regarding COVID-19 and the pandemic

Student sentiments regarding COVID-19 and the pandemic

(Photo courtesy of: Time) “Many students are still adjusting to the changes COVID-19 has caused on campus.” Colin D. McGovern Connector Contributor This period at the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024 will mark the fourth year of living with the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the pandemic has yet to conclude completely, a routine

On COVID-19 vaccine and its bivalent vaccine with Professor Matthew Nugent

(Photo courtesy of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health site) “Covid boosters have been a thing for a year now. COVID-19 bivalent boosters have been approved this fall.” Kyra Barry Connector Editor Around the start of the academic school year, 2022, the FDA approved a new vaccine to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a

Why are students being held accountable for Satisfactory Academic Progress for Covid years?

(Photo courtesy of University of Missouri-St. Louis) “Students nationwide need to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress standards to be eligible for financial aid.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor For many students of all ages around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic was significantly intrusive in the ability to complete school. Many students had to take withdrawals from a

Are UMass Lowell’s COVID guidelines enough?

(Photo courtesy of TIME) “Colleges across the country have varying degrees of COVID-19 measures still in place.” Julie Sage Connector Contributor Everything feels like it’s returning to normal after COVID with only a few restrictions and protocols. Many people consider COVID over and no one really needs to worry about catching it anymore. However, COVID

One student’s perspective of being back to campus for a second year since Covid shutdown

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “UMass Lowell campus was shut down for a year and a half due to the Covid-19 pandemic.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor I remember it like it was yesterday. March 13th, 2020, otherwise known as The Day The World Stood Still.  The day schools announced closures left, right, and center. At

Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.: UMass Lowell Ranked No. 19

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Chancellor Jacquie Moloney will be stepping down in June 2022. Sophia Boucher Connector Staff The latest release of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts continues UMass Lowell’s five-year streak of recognition among the top 20 businesses. Led by Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, the university ranked as number 19 on the

Clubs During Covid

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Clubs have been able to return to in-person operations along with the re-opening of campus Riley Fontana Connector Contributor Much of UMass Lowell’s current student body have not been in a traditional school setting in over two years. COVID-19 hit when most of these students were juniors or seniors in