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‘Troy: Fall of a City’ falls short of potential

‘Troy: Fall of a City’ falls short of potential

The show was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo courtesy of Endemol Shine Group) Josh Plunkett Connector Contributor This month, Netflix added the BBC’s new adaptation of the Trojan War for American audiences. This new interpretation of the war’s events includes a few compelling story elements, moments and characters never before delved into in

Be ‘World Ready’ by studying language

Katrina Desrosiers Connector Editor In a diverse world, learning a language and gaining an understanding of a new culture is essential for obtaining a well-rounded education at UMass Lowell. The Department of World Languages and Cultures provides plenty of study abroad opportunities for students, and within the department a community of foreign language blossoms. Department

After Paris attacks, UMass Lowell reflects on “Trials of Spring”

Jessie Paskiewicz Connector Staff UMass Lowell’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development presented a screening of the documentary “Trials of Spring,” featuring speakers Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, director Gini Reticker and guest Hend Nafea, to a packed auditorium in O’Leary Library. Directed by Oscar-nominated Reticker, “Trials” features a series of short films detailing women