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Discussing in-person learning and activities, and how the timing for returning to them Is not right

Discussing in-person learning and activities, and how the timing for returning to them Is not right

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell) David Rosario  Connector Staff The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted the lives of many students last year. There was uncertainty that came with adjusting to the new situation. People around the world were upset and held back from their professional and personal pursuits. Yet, after a year and some months of the

How to successfully navigate Eco-grief and Climate Anxiety in the age of doomer headlines and climate emergencies

(Photo Courtesy of New York Times) Fires across California last august turned skies across the United States orange as they burned over a million acres of land  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor From last year’s wildfires to the most recent winter weather in Texas, it is getting hard to ignore the impacts of climate change. If

New flu guidelines in place for 2021

UMass Lowell is offering flu clinics to students once again, although the format is different this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor Every year, UMass Lowell offers flu clinics to all students over the age of 18 to help reduce outbreaks of the seasonal flu. However, clinics this year, like everything else,

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,

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