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A heartfelt defense of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

A heartfelt defense of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee makes a nonspeaking posthumous cameo in the movie. (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Beneath the sometimes pandering and relentless references to the Internet of today and the lingering feeling that this film will be almost embarrassingly dated within six months of its release, “Ralph

Off-campus housing in crisis?: City of Lowell considers rental amendment

The meeting for the amendment will be held at Lowell City Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors Students at UMass Lowell may encounter roadblocks to living with their friends off-campus if an amendment by the City of Lowell gets passed, which would make

The mysterious West Campus

Taylor Carito and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A lot has stirred over the years about the notorious west campus – a seemingly desolate and decrepit property owned by UMass Lowell. But what few realize is that there is more than meets the eye, in fact, the importance of west campus lies beneath the dust and

Ruben Sanca: River Hawk and olympian

Ruben Sanca ran in the 2012 Olympics (Courtesy of www.boston.com) Hannah Manning Connector Editor In the last ten years, Ruben Sanca has become synonymous with UMass Lowell not only for working there since attending undergraduate school but also in his exemplification of the traits that the university holds close. Sanca, an Olympian marathon runner who

Academy-award winning filmmaker Salem Brahimi brings ‘Abd El-Kader’ to campus

Brahimi speaking with students in Lydon Library. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Manning/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Emir Abdelkader, the first leader of the Algerian state, was a man composed of many parts; he was not only man but religious leader, military strategist and son of a muqaddam. At times, he seemed to defy humanity itself.

Can fans trust the NFL?

Panelists discussed the state of the National Football League Thursday afternoon in O’Leary Library. (Courtesy of the National Football League. Kathryn Leeber and Hannah Manning Connector Editors In a panel discussion on Thursday Feb. 16, four journalists who have covered games and issues regarding the National Football League (NFL) spoke about the current atmosphere surrounding

‘Voyager:’ A beautiful journey into self-introspection

Hannah Manning Connector Editor It only took Fleece until their second studio album to branch out and get ambitious, and the result was dazzling. “Voyager,” released on Jan. 19, is a concept album that addresses a question that haunts many: if you could go back in time to speak to your younger self, what would

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ of a Performance

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is the first production by the Theatre Arts Program since last year’s “Refuge”. (Photo courtesy of Umass Lowell Theatre Arts Program) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The reputation of Shakespeare precedes him. The mere mention of Hamlet will have anyone who has taken a high school English class cringe. When done wrong,

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