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The race for diversity and acceptance on campus

Michaela Goss Connector Editor Both students and faculty said that UMass Lowell needs to take more steps to promote racial diversity and acceptance throughout the campus for both American-born and international students. The UMass Lowell community includes members from many diverse backgrounds, and some said this University has helped them feel accepted. Yet other students

Women’s Empowerment Evening

Hannah Manning Connector Editor At Moloney Hall on Feb. 7, women and men alike came together to celebrate women’s empowerment through musical performances. The Women’s Empowerment Evening, presented by UMass Lowell all-female acapella group The Hawkettes, was meant to bring students together and show what the campus and organizations sponsoring the event could do for

University administrators react to travel ban

Taylor Carito Connector Editor Just hours after President Trump signed his executive order to ban citizens of seven countries from entering the United States, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and President Marty Meehan released statements on social media standing up for their international students, reassuring that they will ensure that all students have a place to stay

Diversity display vandalized with hate speech

Brock Johnson Connector Editor In response to the currently divided feeling around the nation, David Aguiar, a resident advisor at Riverview Suites, wanted to proudly display the floor’s diversity. On Friday, Jan. 20, however, Aguiar and a team of RAs found a floor’s bulletin board designed to promote diversity vandalized with hate speech. They had

The look of diversity on campus

Chantelle Somers Connector Contributor UMass Lowell students have differing opinions on campus diversity. Many student opinions surrounding diversity are intertwined with the differing ways of defining what diversity is. Leslie Wong, director of multicultural affairs at the University, said she sees students in her office who identify as diverse based on their disability, their veteran

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