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Coffee and Cotton: Hidden gem in Mill No. 5

Coffee and Cotton: Hidden gem in Mill No. 5

Coffee and Cotton located in Mill No. 5 has adequate seating for students’ studying needs. (Courtesy of TripAdvisor) Chrissy Conley Connector Contributor Students who are looking for an alternative study spot to the libraries on campus can look to a hidden gem within Mill No. 5 known as Coffee and Cotton. This coffee shop has

Weirdo Wednesday

“Rabid was released by acclaimed director David Cronenberg in 1977 (Courtesy of New World Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Starting every Wednesday night at 7:35 and going till 10, the Luna Theater hosts an event known as Weirdo Wednesday. Weirdo Wednesday is an event where you can come to the theater free of charge (not

The history of the mills and evolution of Downtown Lowell

The Boott Mills Museum is a repurposed building that was originally built in 1835 (Courtesy of Boott Cotton Mills Museum) Taylor Carito Connector Staff Just over one hundred years ago Lowell was one of the homes to the boom of industrialization in New England. Textile and cotton mills lined the city’s now downtown streets, crowded

More to busking than meets the eye

Michael Calamonici plays guitar at a busk stop in Downtown Lowell (Courtesy of Mary Connell) Mary Connell Connector Contributor New England has been experiencing record setting weather this March, inducing early onset Spring fever in college students. With the warm weather, it is increasingly tempting to spend money on spring activities. But how can students

The future of Downtown Lowell

(Photo/Christopher Tran/Connector) David Rudderham Connector Editor  Downtown Lowell has changed. The streets are no longer one way, lines are freshly painted and new developments continue. But has it changed much?  Most of the businesses downtown are still bars and restaurants. Some people embrace that fact and think the government should adapt to the current clientele.

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