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Repurposing of Cumnock Hall greeted with mixed response

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

Latin culture on display with Rumba Latina

Shane Foley Connector Editor Rumba Latina has traditionally been recognized as LASA’s signature event. It is also an event that has been growing in notoriety. A celebration of Latin culture, the organization has continuously made efforts to make each Rumba Latina better than the previous one, and this year’s might be the biggest one ever.

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