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Boston parking garage collapse highlights need for ongoing infrastructural initiatives

Boston parking garage collapse highlights need for ongoing infrastructural initiatives

(Photo courtesy of Live Boston 617) The collapse of the Boston Government Center parking garage highlights the need for infrastructural initiatives to continue to prioritize human safety over development.  Harrison Lee Connector Editor On March 26, a large portion of Boston’s Government Center parking garage collapsed, resulting in the fatality of Peter Monsini. In the wake

UMass Lowell Drone Club soars into existence

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “We build them, we fly them and then we repair them when they inevitably break,” said Tony Quartarone the secretary-treasurer of the Drone Club. The UMass Lowell Drone Club was formally recognized last April by the SGA but has been hard at work since last February. The group, advised by Electrical

Active professor accused of sexual harassment, administration fumbles response according to faculty, students

Allegations against engineering professor Oliver Ibe were first made public in an article published in The Sun on Saturday, Apr. 20. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Connector Staff Report The UMass Lowell campus community was rocked by an article published in The Sun on Saturday, Apr. 20, that broke news of sexual harassment allegations levied at former

DifferenceMaker program opens its annual competitions

Registration for the DifferenceMaker competitions is on Oct. 31. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell DifferenceMaker) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The fifth year of the DifferenceMaker program is underway, with the beginning of the annual competition’s registration, open to all UMass Lowell students. Registration closes on Oct. 31 with a variety of contests inciting a renewed sense

Pradeep Kurup named Distinguished University Professor

Michael Caizzi Connector Staff The old saying “Good things come to those who wait” is a lie. Good things come to those who go out and earn them, and by all accounts, Professor Pradeep Kurup of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has earned them. Professor Kurup recently received the honor of being made Distinguished