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HawkTalk: Greek Life making resurgence on campus

HawkTalk: Greek Life making resurgence on campus

Three fraternities were established within six years of the university being open. (Courtesy of Marie Frank/Arcadia Publishing) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor The Greek Life community went on hiatus for a few years and returned in 2012. But what happened before the fraternity brothers, sorority sisters and fraternity houses students know today? Lowell Textile Institute was

Navigators club supports students with nutrition

The Navigators food pantry is located on floor one of UCrossing. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Carito / Connector) Anna Ward Connector Contributor Navigating college is difficult enough without the added stress of not knowing where your next meal will come from or having no home to return to after a long day of classes. Unfortunately,

Students come up with different study methods

Aidan Connor Connector Contributor Exams are never a fun time for anyone. Whether they are midterms or finals, it can be difficult to stay relaxed. According to a study performed by MentalHelp in 2016, 89 percent of college students were stressed at least two to four times during the semester. Out of this 89 percent,

No laptops, no Uber, and definitely no phones: unique professor rules

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor This is the routine in nursing major Shanneah Manchur’s English class: As students walk into the classroom, they take out their phones, turn them off and line them up on the lip of the dry erase board. If a phone goes off? Their professor will place it on his desk and

Mental health resources at UMass Lowell

Sydney Lee Connector Editor As college students undergo an extreme amount of stress throughout the semester, their mental health can often become hard to manage. Finding the help and resources they need is a step forward that is not as easy when done alone. Despite the counseling services that are offered through the Wellness Center,

UMass Lowell kicks off the invisible identity series

Ashley Rivera Connector Editor The invisible identity series, an initiative on campus orchestrated by the office of multicultural affairs, allows students from marginalized and unconventional backgrounds the chance to participate in conversation about their experiences in a safe space. Initially started over seven years ago, the invisible identity series strives to create a place where

UMass Lowell hosts panel of female entrepreneurship

Sydney Lee Connector Staff On Monday, Sept. 23, the Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility partnered with the Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship to host a Women’s Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion. The event took place in the Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center with Manning Women in Business’ newly elected

UMass Lowell professor delivers gripping story of her “Delinquent Girlhood”

Conor Dawson and Dunia Seidu Connector Editor and Contributor Maureen Stanton’s new memoir “Body Leaping Backwards: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood” details the author’s tumultuous transition from childhood to adolescence in the 70s, as she dealt with her parents’ separation and teenage growing pains. Stanton, who teaches Creative Nonfiction  at UMass Lowell as well as

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