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Democratic Party should keep its moderates on the bench in 2020

Democratic Party should keep its moderates on the bench in 2020

According to RealClearPolitics, only four candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary have broken 15 percent support nationally. (Photo courtesy of Sean Rayford, Paras Griffin, Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Troy Lafond Connector Editor There are currently 17 major candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary nomination, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Senators Kamala Harris

North Parking Garage to reopen after car fire

According to the Lowell Sun, the truck that started the fire was a student’s 2001 Ram 1500. No other cars were on fire. (Courtesy of the Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald News Editor  A student’s truck caught fire on the second floor of the North Parking Garage, located behind Costello Athletic Center and next to the

Small changes make a big difference, but we need visionary action to halt climate change

Thousands took to the streets of Boston last week for the Youth Action Climate Strike. Many skipped school and took the day off from work to march against government inaction with regard to climate change. (Photo Courtesy of Robin Lubbock, WBUR) Katlyn Santo Connector Contributor Climate change is one of the gravest challenges facing our

Student injured during hike at Mount Major

(Courtesy of Lakes Region mutual Fire Aid) Aaron Robinson Connector Editor 19-year-old student Matthew McGaunn was seriously injured during a hike on icy trails at Mount Major in Alton, N.H. Saturday Feb. 9, according to multiple reports. McGaunn was hiking with The UMass Lowell Outdoor Adventure Program when he slipped, lost traction on a steep

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

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