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

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

“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

UMass Lowell Vote Coalition lead National Voter Registration Day

MASSPIRG students host National Voter Registration Day at University Crossing. (Andre Ragel/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Editor The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG), UMass Lowell Democrats and the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) hosted the 2018 National Voter Registration Day at University Crossing on September 25th. Organized by senior sociology major and MASSPIRG

Alumni Spotlight: Chancellor Jacquie Moloney

Moloney is the first woman to serve as chancellor in the university’s history. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Taylor Carito Connector Editor “Girls like you don’t go to college.” Those were the words of UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney’s high school guidance counselor when she asked to be enrolled in college-level courses. One of eight children,

UMass Lowell shakes up mailrooms

Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A major change in the mailroom system is in store for students living on campus this fall. Students on South and East Campus will no longer be able to pick up their mail in their respective residence halls. UMass Lowell has done them one better; instead of managing

Despite minor opening woes, Hawk’s Nest opens to student praise

The Hawk’s Nest will be open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursday. (Hannah Manning/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor For sophomore exercise science major Patrick Pang, the opening of the newly renovated Hawk’s Nest dining hall at University Suites has, despite minor hiccups, been an overall positive experience. “I think it’s really cool.

DiFilippo elected as new Student Government president; Madigan to serve as Student Trustee in 22-member board

Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-Euwurum won the SGA presidential election on April 4. Andre Ragel Connector Editor Marketing and management junior Andre DiFilippo beat David Morton as the new president of the Student Government Association in the university-wide online elections held last Tuesday and Wednesday. Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-Ewurum won 63.5% of the votes

Professor of physical therapy part of research team in Pyeongchang

Associate Professor Alexandre Lopes spent two weeks in South Korea researching athlete injuries in during the 2018 Winter Olympics. (Courtesy of Alexandre Lopes/UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor UMass Lowell was closer to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games than many students or faculty members might think. Despite being separated by a day’s worth of flying

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