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Campus Living Series: The twin dormitories

Andre Ragel Connector Staff Standing outside the steps of Fox Hall, it is easy to notice the similarities between the two buildings across the street. Almost like mirror images, Leitch and Bourgeois Halls provide students with traditional accommodations that foster a friendly and studious community among its residents. Each room in both Leitch and Bourgeois

Campus Living Series: Off-campus tradeoffs

Students living off-campus can rent houses or apartment building units. (Matt Johnson/Connector) Veronica Cashman Connector Contributor Despite the variety of different-styled residence halls UMass Lowell has to offer, residing in an off-campus apartment is a leading alternative to on-campus options. Completely disassociated with university ownership, apartments are becoming a popular option for many students, mainly

Campus Living Series: Quiet Concordia

Concordia Hall, located at 6 Solomont Way on UMass Lowell’s South Campus. (Andre Ragel/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Amidst the myriad of changes that has happened this fall semester around campus, there remains a quiet, traditional residence hall perched upon the top of a small hill: Concordia Hall. Built in 1957 as a residence hall

The ‘perks’ of living in Perkins

The Perkins complex has become of high interest to residential students next year. (Taylor Carito/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “I believe that the Perkins Complex is a great addition to UMass Lowell. It provides students with affordable luxury housing, and many colleges do not offer buildings nearly as nice as Perkins,” said freshman Kevin Lucey.

Commuter conundrum: The trouble with raising GPAs

The South Campus upper classmen garage is located on Broadway Street. (Courtesy of Fennick McCredie Architecture) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tristyn Mitchell, a sophomore commuter student from Lowell, says that she wakes up two hours before her classes start each day. With a can of Red Bull tucked in her backpack, she walks 20 minutes

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