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River Hawk pride is neither judgmental nor exclusive

River Hawk pride is neither judgmental nor exclusive

UMass Lowell students will celebrate the university’s 125th year in operation with a series of special 2019 Homecoming events across campus. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Serena Arora Connector Staff When I was a freshman in high school, I was battling depression and failing school. I was not able to go to school in the

River Hawk pride is vested in modesty and experience

UMass Lowell students will celebrate the university’s 125th year in operation with a series of special 2019 Homecoming events across campus. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Conor Dawson Connector Editor I never wanted to be a River Hawk. Coming out of high school, I had been listening for four years about how getting into the right

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is a swinging success

“Homecoming” was the sixth highest grossing movie of 2017. (Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Releasing) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was the first Spider-Man movie since the Marvel Cinematic Universe acquired partial rights to the character. He was first introduced in “Captain America: Civil War” on Team Iron Man. Due to the exposure of

Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” is a victory lap

“Homecoming” was nominated for six Emmy awards. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Editor On April 14 and April 21 of 2018, musical superstar Beyoncé performed as a headliner at Coachella, one of the most popular music festivals in the world. Coming fresh off the success of the critically acclaimed and commercial smash hit

UMass Lowell celebrates its legacy of 125 years with alumni and students during homecoming

Katlyn Santo Connector Staff Homecoming is here, and UMass Lowell is celebrating its 125th anniversary. UMass Lowell started 125 years ago with the Lowell textile and Lowell normal school, according to Heather Makrez Allen, the executive director of alumni and donor relations. The university has undergone many changes in those 125 years. UMass Lowell has

RIT deals UMass Lowell a 5-4 overtime defeat in Homecoming heartbreaker

An exciting Homecoming game unfortunately ends in a loss for the River Hawks (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor Saturday’s River Hawk Homecoming rematch between the UMass Lowell River Hawks and the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers was no defensive chess match. With nine goals scored, and the lead changing hands three times throughout,

Homecoming week events at UMass Lowell

Rowdy River Hawk and students cheer on the hockey team (Courtesy of Umass Lowell) Troy Lafond Connector Staff UMass Lowell’s annual homecoming festival runs from October 12-14 this year. The homecoming festival comprises of a wide variety of different events for all kinds of students, alumni and families to enjoy. The highlights of homecoming, to

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