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Op-Ed: Is Living on Campus Worth it?

Brigid Archibald Connector Staff Housing contracts opened last month and are due on March 31st. As always, some residents are debating whether they’d like to return to on-campus living next year, between the cost and other pitfalls of dorming some think an off-campus apartment is a better option.  Personally, the convenience of dorming alone is

Campus Living Series: Is Fox Hall the place to be?

Fox Hall is located on UMass Lowell’s East Campus. (Courtesy of the University of Massachusetts) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Since the 2016-2017 school year, Fox Hall has gotten quite the makeover. Construction on two new elevators finished over the summer while the entrances to both the residence and dining halls have also been altered to

Diversity display vandalized with hate speech

Brock Johnson Connector Editor In response to the currently divided feeling around the nation, David Aguiar, a resident advisor at Riverview Suites, wanted to proudly display the floor’s diversity. On Friday, Jan. 20, however, Aguiar and a team of RAs found a floor’s bulletin board designed to promote diversity vandalized with hate speech. They had

Freshman perspective: First semester takeaways

A UMass Lowell student ponders the endless possibilities in her future while admiring the canal. (Courtesy of Navitas at UMass Lowell) Nick Bramante Connector Staff With the dawn of the New Year comes the official end of the first semester for many freshmen attending UMass Lowell. The first semester experience is crucial in preparing freshmen

Fox Hall gets louder to become faster

Hannah Manning Connector Editor After a long period of negotiations with the state of Massachusetts and UMass Lowell’s Office of Residence Life, the university is adding two elevators to Fox Hall as well as renovating two of its existing elevators. Of course, this comes with a caveat: construction commenced at the beginning of this school

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

The Fox Common makeover: Before and after

Shane Foley  Connector Editor East Campus residents may have recently noticed a large change in Fox Hall. Fox Common, a student recreational area located on Fox’s first floor, underwent several renovations. The makeover brought the place into the 21st century without changing anything with the two food outlets presently there: the Roadhouse and the POD.

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

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