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Christmas shopping for the average college student

Troy Lafond Connector Staff Halloween has just ended, which means there’s one thing on everyone’s minds now…Christmas! Yes, it may be a little soon for some people, but don’t underestimate the advantages of starting to think about Christmas shopping in early November. Christmas shopping can add a lot of stress and burden to people’s lives

Off-campus housing in crisis?: City of Lowell considers rental amendment

The meeting for the amendment will be held at Lowell City Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors Students at UMass Lowell may encounter roadblocks to living with their friends off-campus if an amendment by the City of Lowell gets passed, which would make

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

Center for Asian American Studies to host forum about the 1991 Paris Peace Accords

Jessica Kergo Connector Staff The Cambodian culture in Lowell, Massachusetts is felt strongly throughout the city and the UMass Lowell community. UMass Lowell shares a city with the second largest Cambodian population in the United States and members of the university are working to support an understanding of the culture and the country’s rich and

“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

Students at South Campus board a Red Line shuttle bound for East Campus. (Courtesy of Transportation Services) Hannah Manning Connector Editor At the tail end of the summer, UMass Lowell was presented with a huge problem: the reconstruction of the Pawtucket Street bridge on East Campus. Although the bridge had fallen into disrepair with several

Chancellor’s Speaker Series brings special guest to campus

Chancellor Jacquie Moloney teased Winfrey’s appearance on her official Facebook page. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images) Conor Dawson and Christina Laderoute Connector Staff On November 15th, Oprah Winfrey will become the third person to headline the Chancellor’s Speaker Series, following Stephen King and Meryl Streep. Winfrey is an accomplished talk show host, television producer, actress, producer, and

Office of Sustainability makes strides to a greener campus

A volunteer with the Office of Sustainability goes through donations during spring move-out. (Courtesy of University Relations) Jessica Kergo Connector Staff The Office of Sustainability has been making considerable strides through programs and initiatives with a range of focusses to achieve notable success towards an environmentally friendly campus. In fact this summer, UMass Lowell rose

Downtown Lowell is a great place for students to enjoy the arts

Mill No. 5 is one of Lowell’s best underground destinations for music and movies. (Photo courtesy of www.makersjournal.com) Christina Laderoute Connector Staff For those that enjoy exploring and finding new and exciting things to do, the city of “Lowell has a lot to like.” If live music and unleashing your inner performer satisfies your checklist

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