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The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album was released on Sept. 22. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Killers have just released their fifth studio album, “Wonderful Wonderful.” The band played on more emotional lyrics while using an electronic vibe to help lighten the mood. This album digs deeper than their other work by experimenting with

New dining hall coming to USuites

A rendering of the intended seating layout for the USuites Dining Hall, scheduled to open in January 2018. (Courtesy of Student Affairs) Morgan Joubert Connector Contributor As the growing university continues to expand, so does a growing population of students, and with more students, more meal plans. With new residence halls and additional property being

New Perkins apartments and changes to housing

The recently acquired Perkins Park located on Perkins Street. Alex Salucco Connector Editor As a university grows, all of its parts grow with it. With state-of-the-art buildings being built around campus and the improvement of campus culture, UMass Lowell is becoming a more desirable place to obtain a degree. To support a growing student body,

Revamping the history of South Campus one building at a time

Coburn Hall on South Campus. (Katrina Desrosiers/Connector) Katrina Desrosiers Connector Contributor No elevator, no ramp, bathrooms in the basement, limited parking and inaccessible offices make Coburn Hall out of reach for some UMass Lowell students, faculty and staff. In order for Coburn Hall to be an appropriate fit for South Campus, many students say that

UMass Lowell students celebrate Chinese New Year

“UMass Lowell students practice Chinese calligraphy as part of the event. (Marilyn Saha/Connector) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Chinese New Year, also known as the “Spring Festival,” is typically celebrated between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20, depending on the day when the new moon appears. This year, Chinese New Year took place on Jan. 28, initiating

‘Dissonants’ album review

Emily Toomey Connector Staff Australian rock band Hands Like Houses have just come back to release their third studio album “Dissonants.” Hands Like Houses have a musical style like no other. Combining influences from experiential rock, melodic hardcore and alternative rock, it is no surprise this album is such an attention getter. As a way

Chancellor Moloney sits down to student Q&A

Photo Credit: Michael Calamonici Jessie Paskiewicz Connector Staff Amid the blue ambient lighting, jazz music, and clanking plates of Moloney Hall, students and staff alike got to experience what Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney enjoys the most: connecting directly with students. Organized by UMass Lowell’s Student Government Association and interviewed by Vice President Jesse Kruszka, Moloney answered

UAlbany professor emeritus talks marriage equality

Photo courtesy of the University of Allegheny Mike Paige Connector Staff In the wake of Constitution Day, marriage equality and its constitutional representation was the focal point of Stephen Wasby’s presentation to the students at UMass Lowell. Professor Emeritus Wasby from the University at Albany and acclaimed author and expert on court systems and the first

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