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“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

Students at South Campus board a Red Line shuttle bound for East Campus. (Courtesy of Transportation Services) Hannah Manning Connector Editor At the tail end of the summer, UMass Lowell was presented with a huge problem: the reconstruction of the Pawtucket Street bridge on East Campus. Although the bridge had fallen into disrepair with several

UMass Lowell shakes up mailrooms

Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A major change in the mailroom system is in store for students living on campus this fall. Students on South and East Campus will no longer be able to pick up their mail in their respective residence halls. UMass Lowell has done them one better; instead of managing

ACE creates first inclusive speed dating night

Fox Common is the location for many fun events on a regular basis like speed dating night (Evanthia Tully/Connector) Shane Foley Connector Editor This year’s Speed Dating event in Fox Common was celebrated right after Sexapalooza, ACE made history. They partnered with on-campus organization, Pride Alliance, who advocate for LGBT awareness. Together, they made the

Freshman move-in kicks off school year

Fox Hall houses over 800 freshmen each academic year. (Photo by Lindy Reed/Connector) Lindy Reed Connector Staff Freshmen filled East and South campuses Friday and Saturday as UMass Lowell’s move-in commenced, officially kicking off the year for thousands of incoming students. Anthony Repetti, a freshman computer engineering major moving into the 17th floor of Fox

Local bands take over Fox Common

David Kisiel of Neversleep. (All photos courtesy of Stephanie Chaddock.) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The latest installment of the VPAC concert series presented by MEISA (Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association) took a rock ‘n’ roll trio, an alternative rock quartet  and a nine-piece indie-funk fusion and rolled them into an impressive display of musical

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