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Campus Living Series: Honors Living in University Suites

Campus Living Series: Honors Living in University Suites

University Suites is a $54 million building opened in 2013 and located on East campus at 327 Aiken Street. (Andre Ragel/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Staff As UMass Lowell’s primary honors housing located on east campus, University Suites offers a premium living experience for high-achieving students. Opened in 2013, this $54 million residence hall serves as

Open Forum addresses major student concerns surrounding campus dining

Several students concerns revolved around Fox Dining Commons, mice in the dining halls, and uncleanliness. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Andre Ragel  Connector Staff Students gathered on Wednesday in University Crossing’s Moloney Hall to voice their concerns at the annual Student Open Forum on Campus Dining, sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA).  Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Larry Siegel joined Aramark staff

Men’s basketball ready for upcoming season following pre-season exhibition games

Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team are prepared for their first season of Division I eligibility. The team believes this is due in large part to the 10-day Italy trip back in August where everyone on the team got to improve and bond together before the season begins Nov. 10. The

Garret Felber to discuss police brutality with UMass Lowell students

Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff With the growing number of cases involving police brutality across the United States, the history department, along with the Working Group on Race and Ethnicity at UMass Lowell have invited Garret Felber to discuss what is going on in this nation and how it relates to the Civil Rights Era in

Gambling After Dark: Bigger Staff, Bigger Space, Bigger Event

Gambling After Dark will offer a night of fun and sexual education. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Shane Foley Connector Staff Gambling After Dark, an annual event that has grown into tradition at UMass Lowell, has expanded this year to present possibly the largest event in its history. Although it has had several makeovers over the

UMass Lowell field hockey team is ready to host America East championship

The field hockey team is looking forward to hosting the America East championship tournament this weekend. (Courtesy UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor After outbidding the State University of New York at Albany (UAlbany) and the University of Maine, the UMass Lowell field hockey team is set to host the 2017 America East conference

DifferenceMaker program opens its annual competitions

Registration for the DifferenceMaker competitions is on Oct. 31. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell DifferenceMaker) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The fifth year of the DifferenceMaker program is underway, with the beginning of the annual competition’s registration, open to all UMass Lowell students. Registration closes on Oct. 31 with a variety of contests inciting a renewed sense

Campus Living Series: Off-campus tradeoffs

Students living off-campus can rent houses or apartment building units. (Matt Johnson/Connector) Veronica Cashman Connector Contributor Despite the variety of different-styled residence halls UMass Lowell has to offer, residing in an off-campus apartment is a leading alternative to on-campus options. Completely disassociated with university ownership, apartments are becoming a popular option for many students, mainly

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