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Supreme Court adopts new Code of Ethics

Supreme Court adopts new Code of Ethics

(Photo courtesy of TheRoot). “Members of the Supreme Court.” Michael Makiej Connector Staff On Monday, November 13, The Supreme Court of the United States adopted a new code of ethics. Signed by all nine Justices, the code was implemented in response to several months of media criticisms for an assortment of undisclosed donations made to

Analyzing the 2023 United States Elections and What They Mean for 2024

(Photo courtesy of WSHU). “Freestanding sign that reads ‘VOTE HERE’.” Eric Schultz Connector Staff On November 7, 2023, Americans in several states took to the polls to cast their votes on Election Day. Generally speaking, odd-numbered election years in America are considered to be less important than presidential or midterm election years because of the

House of Representatives faces major speaker crisis

(Photo courtesy of WSJ). “The Speakers platform in the House of Representative.” Michael Makiej Connector Contributor It has now been several weeks since former United States Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy was ousted from his position on Capitol Hill. This unprecedented and historic moment for the House of Representatives has left Americans without a

The United States faces possible government shutdown

(Photo courtesy of New Santa Ana) “United States Capital Building in Washington, DC.” Eric Schultz Connector Contributor As has happened several times in the past, the United States federal government is close to a government shutdown. This shutdown is set to happen on September 30 if the yearly federal budget cannot be passed, which sets

President Joe Biden possibly facing impeachment

(Photo courtesy of Livingston County News) “President Joe Biden listening in on an important meeting.” Eric Schultz Connector Contributor Last week, Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy announced that an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden would be launched, with the first public impeachment inquiry hearing scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28. McCarthy and the House

Students respond to stopgap end to government shutdown

President Trump makes announcement from White House Rose Garden Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor Following 35 days of uncertainty and bitterness, Washington DC was released from the grips of the longest government shutdown in United States history. The news broke Friday afternoon when President Donald Trump made a surprise announcement from the White House Rose

UMass Lowell hosts Non-Profit and Government Career Fair

Nisa Holley Connector Staff UMass Lowell hosted a Non-Profit and Government Career Fair Wednesday afternoon in O’Leary Library. Going to a career fair can be nerve wrecking because students may not know what awaits them. One could possibly meet their future employer and have no expectations coming in. There is also the struggle of deciding

Gina McCarthy outlines EPA accomplishments

Chris Romano Connector Staff Gina McCarthy, the 13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), worked under former President Barack Obama from 2013 to the end of his presidency fighting to keep the environment from being damaged minimal. On Feb. 16, UMass Lowell students filed into O’Leary Library’s lecture hall where McCarthy gave a lecture