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Get ready for Rumba Latina

Get ready for Rumba Latina

(Photo courtesy of “LASA will be teaching dancing which is important to Latin culture.” Valentina Munoz Roa Connector Staff Rumba Latina run by the Latin American Student Association is taking place April 6, 2023, at 7pm at Moloney Hall in University Crossing. It will honor every Latin nation and culture through an all-inclusive event.

LASA to host Alumni Social offering networking and Career advice to students

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Ashley Rose Rivera Connector editor On September 22nd, the Latin American Student Association (LASA) will be holding an alumni networking event that focuses on introducing under-graduate students to career and networking conversations. The event provides an opportunity for all underclassmen, in particular Latinx students, the opportunity to engage with successful

Cumnock reopens, student organizations impacted by university growing pains

Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor In previous academic years, North Campus students have found themselves between classes sitting out in their cars, cramped elbow to elbow in hallways outside their lecture halls to do homework or making the lengthy trek back to Fox Dining Commons just to have a bite. Recognizing a key issue in

Repurposing of Cumnock Hall greeted with mixed response

Cumnock Hall was opened in 1954 as part of the Lowell Technological Institute. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Andre Ragel Connector Editor As students walked around North Campus on a busy morning, they hurried down the various paths leading to different academic buildings along University Avenue. It was a sunny day, and doors swung back and

Top five clubs to join at UMass Lowell

Shane Foley Connector Editor A phrase commonly uttered to students at UMass Lowell is that joining an on campus club or organization is one of the best things they could do with their time here. Even James Christopher, student president, admitted in his prestigious speech at Convocation that were it not for his envolvement in

Rumba Latina: A glamorous night of art, food and culture

MCs Gerard Colome (left) and Orquidia Paulino (right). (Jessica Kergo/Connector) Jessica Kergo Connector Staff At 10 minutes of seven this past Saturday night, Latin American Student Association, LASA, students and the numerous other affiliated student organizations congregated in and around Moloney Hall at University Crossing as they eagerly prepared for the upcoming festivities of their

LASA students prepare for Rumba Latina

Jessica Kergo Connector Contributor For the 15th year in a row, the Latin American Student Association (LASA) eagerly prepares for their award-winning cultural festivity. The event, known as Rumba Latina, is a glamourous night of cultural food, music, dancing and performances. For LASA and the 10 other student organizations involved, April 9 cannot come soon

Milk, coffee, culture and poetry

Shane Foley Connector Editor The Latin American Student Association, known as LASA, sponsored a program called Café Con Leche, a celebration of Latin culture, in University Crossing’s Moloney Hall. There were many Latin performers, food, dancing, and even Latino languages spoken at the event. It was not a requirement, however, to be Latin to attend