Tag Archives: Jessica Kergo

“We Are All Fast Food Workers Now” addresses labor education locally and globally

Jessica Kergo Connector Staff On Thursday, Sept. 20, UMass Lowell’s Labor Education Program hosted “We Are All Fast Food Workers Now,” where Dartmouth College history professor Annelise Orleck spoke about her new book “We Are All Fast Food Workers Now: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages.” The book calls to attention the plight of wage

UMass Lowell WAVES event eliminates STEM bias

Dr. Pamela Conrad from NASA speaking about diversifying STEM careers. (Jessica Kergo/Connector) Jessica Kergo Connector Staff Dr. Pamela Conrad, deputy private investigator and investigative scientist for sample analysis at Mars on the Mars Science Laboratory mission was the keynote speaker on Feb. 2 at the Making WAVES, or Women Academics Valued and Engaged in STEM

Navigators combat campus food insecurity with improved pantry

The Navigators’ food pantry is open to all of the UMass Lowell community. (Taylor Carito/Connector_ Jessica Kergo Connector Staff In an effort to fight student hunger among the campus community, the UMass Lowell Navigators club has designed and facilitated a campus food pantry open to all members of the UMass Lowell community. What started as

Top hockey intro songs of 2015 and 2016

The UML hockey season begins October 7th with the River Hawks vs the Minnesota Duluth (Image provided by Umass Lowell). Jessica Kergo Connector Staff When it comes to hockey intro songs used to pump up a crowd, today’s most recent hits are not usually on the playlist. In an attempt to avoid the clichés, here

Redefining ‘Refuge’

Cast and crew members performing one last rehearsal before opening night last Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Theatre Arts) Jessica Kergo Connector Staff On Wednesday, April 20, actors and stage hands of the UMass Lowell Theatre Arts program held their premiere showcase of the spring semester performance “Refuge” at Comley-Lane Theatre in Mahoney Hall.

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