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Vision Properties: An open letter to the UMass Lowell community

Vision Properties: An open letter to the UMass Lowell community

(Courtesy of Edge Merrimack River) Vision Properties wants nothing more than to be a good neighbor to the residents and businesses of Lowell – to become a contributor to the local economy and a piece of the community fabric. But not everyone believes that to be the case, including those who produce this publication. Because

New off campus housing site has UMass Lowell administrators on edge

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Just crossing the Bridge Street bridge into the heart of the city or driving past French Street, one can see the speedy development of a new “purpose built, student housing” facility on the water: Edge Merrimack River. Throughout the 2016-17 academic year at UMass Lowell numerous students have come in contact

New Perkins apartments and changes to housing

The recently acquired Perkins Park located on Perkins Street. Alex Salucco Connector Editor As a university grows, all of its parts grow with it. With state-of-the-art buildings being built around campus and the improvement of campus culture, UMass Lowell is becoming a more desirable place to obtain a degree. To support a growing student body,

Commuter conundrum: The trouble with raising GPAs

The South Campus upper classmen garage is located on Broadway Street. (Courtesy of Fennick McCredie Architecture) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tristyn Mitchell, a sophomore commuter student from Lowell, says that she wakes up two hours before her classes start each day. With a can of Red Bull tucked in her backpack, she walks 20 minutes

Live and learn at Riverview Suites

George DeLuca Connector Staff It has been a month since the Riverview Suites Ribbon Cutting Celebration. On Oct. 1, 2015 the project was touted as a precedent setting public-private partnership involving UMass Lowell, Soho Development and the city of Lowell. As Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney said, “This is the first and only public-private residence hall in

Opinion: Save 30% Off Housing by Switching to an Apartment

Nina Petropolous UML Student UML’s Solution Center has listed the preliminary residential housing rates for the 2015 – 2016 academic year. With increases of over 300 dollars for the traditional triple/quad style set-up, it may be time for students to explore other options for college housing. Last year, students at the ICC found themselves not

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