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Repurposing of Cumnock Hall greeted with mixed response

Repurposing of Cumnock Hall greeted with mixed response

Cumnock Hall was opened in 1954 as part of the Lowell Technological Institute. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Andre Ragel Connector Editor As students walked around North Campus on a busy morning, they hurried down the various paths leading to different academic buildings along University Avenue. It was a sunny day, and doors swung back and

UMass Lowell means business

UMass Lowell Chancellor Moloney and UMass President Meehan join John Pulichino and Joy Tong in the ceremonial ribbon cutting. (Marlon Pitter/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In an era of rapid expansion and growth over the last decade, opening new buildings seems almost commonplace at UMass Lowell. Members of the UMass Lowell community gathered on North

UMass Lowell gets grant to renovate Perry Hall

Perry Hall on North Campus has had minimal renovations over the last 70 years. (Chris Romano/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor Over the past few weeks, Gov. Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) have been awarding $39 million worth of grants to universities and high schools across the state to promote and improve

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

Ten student favorite spots to eat in Lowell

Top Donut, located 700 Aiken Street, Lowell, Mass. (Courtesy of greater Merrimack Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Sick of dining hall food? Want to try something new? Just hungry right now? These are ten favorite spots to eat as told by the students here at UMass Lowell. Finding amazing food places

UMass PokeNav for ‘Pokemon Go’

Pokemon habitats discorvered for the region of Lowell (Photo Courtesy/Christina Laderoute) Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Assuming that you did not live under a rock for the summer, chances are you know about “Pokemon Go.” It’s one of those games that you either love or hate, and it seems that basically 99% of the population loves

VSA rings in Vietnamese New Year

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The UMass Lowell Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) and the Lowell community came together to celebrate Tet in the Cumnock Hall auditorium Saturday afternoon. The event kicked off the Vietnamese New Year with music and dance performances from both members of the student association and Lowell’s Vietnamese community. VSA photographer John Tran

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