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

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

Discussing the current state of student life and potential changes in the future

(Photo courtesy of dellbrooksjks.com) Lounging spaces are opened up for dorming students to use as Covid rates remain low.  Merrick Tull Johnson Connector Contributer With things loosening up around campus, a lot of changes have been brought into consideration for the pleasure and safety for the students of UMass Lowell. The school incorporated rigid rules

New flu guidelines in place for 2021

UMass Lowell is offering flu clinics to students once again, although the format is different this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor Every year, UMass Lowell offers flu clinics to all students over the age of 18 to help reduce outbreaks of the seasonal flu. However, clinics this year, like everything else,