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Verging on predatory: Edge Merrimack River’s shady marketing practices

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “Find Your Freedom.” Chances are, if you have been active on the UMass Lowell campus this semester you have encountered Edge Merrimack River. You’ve seen them tabling by our dining halls. You’ve heard their pitch. And chances are, if you saw the email from Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Larry Siegel

Know Your History and Shape the Future

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Alex DePalma UMass Lowell Student Dear editor, I write to remind my fellow students of our obligation to express dissent against the xenophobia, militarism, and economic elitism of the Trump administration. Within a few weeks, the president has confirmed his loyalty to corporate interests by appointing

Opinion: Donald Trump and His Unfair Treatment

President Donald Trump was the runner-up for 2015 TIME Person of the Year award. (Courtesy of TIME Magazine) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Even well before his victory on election day, President Donald Trump has been feuding with the press and the mainstream media. The president’s antagonistic views of the press are a result of his

Superman vs. Goku: In Goku’s defense

Shane Foley Connector Editor Death Battle, the popular online series from Screw Attack, recently posted two episodes that baffled many fans. The goal of these episodes was to settle a long standing debate that has occupied the Internet for yeas: who would win in a fight, Superman of the DC comic universe, or Goku from

‘River Hawk Pride’: Fight song analysis

Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff River Hawk Pride UMass Lowell we will always be, a team of strength in unity. With River Hawk pride, we stand side by side, and fight for victory. Our wings unfurled and talons curled, we swoop and strike then we score! When Blue sets sail, in flight we won’t fail.

Op. Ed: #UnitedInBlue

Andrew Tuminelli UML Waldo The past few years as a UMass Lowell fan have been absolutely amazing. I along with hundreds of others have been able to watch the best teams in UMass Lowell hockey history. I have seen them win the Hockey East regular season title, win the Hockey East Tournament two years in

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