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MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

Friday’s speaking engagement was one of many the NBC correspondent has done at UMass Lowell. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff It has been a year since the 2016 presidential election and citizens are now looking back to what the current Trump administration has, or has not, accomplished while in office. At UMass

MSNBC journalist Steve Kornacki to break down America’s first year with Trump at UMass Lowell

Kornacki is a correspondent for NBC News, and has also contributed to such media agencies as Salon, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal. (Courtesy of NBC) Christopher Romano Connector Staff In the Donald Trump era of American history, have the rules of American politics as Americans thought they knew them changed? This is

Letter to the editor: Empty promises, full graves

The USS Ross was one of two Navy destroyers that launched the attack on the Syrian air base. (Justin Stumberg/U.S. Navy/ Reuters) Dear editor, President Trump recently made the short-sighted decision to launch 59 tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base controlled by the Bashar al-Assad regime. Officially, the strike is a reprisal for

Know Your History and Shape the Future

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Alex DePalma UMass Lowell Student Dear editor, I write to remind my fellow students of our obligation to express dissent against the xenophobia, militarism, and economic elitism of the Trump administration. Within a few weeks, the president has confirmed his loyalty to corporate interests by appointing

Opinion: Donald Trump and His Unfair Treatment

President Donald Trump was the runner-up for 2015 TIME Person of the Year award. (Courtesy of TIME Magazine) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Even well before his victory on election day, President Donald Trump has been feuding with the press and the mainstream media. The president’s antagonistic views of the press are a result of his

Brandeis University professor speaks on teaching African-American history in 2017

Chad Williams is currently completing a study of W. E. B. Du Bois and World War I. (Courtesy of Brandeis University) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Contributor Dr. Chad Williams, an associate professor at Brandeis University, came to UMass Lowell to speak about his personal experiences dealing with the shootings of un-armed African-Americans, including the Charleston shooting.

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

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