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DiFilippo elected as new Student Government president; Madigan to serve as Student Trustee in 22-member board

DiFilippo elected as new Student Government president; Madigan to serve as Student Trustee in 22-member board

Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-Euwurum won the SGA presidential election on April 4. Andre Ragel Connector Editor Marketing and management junior Andre DiFilippo beat David Morton as the new president of the Student Government Association in the university-wide online elections held last Tuesday and Wednesday. Andre DiFilippo and Vilma Okey-Ewurum won 63.5% of the votes

MSNBC journalist Steve Kornacki to break down America’s first year with Trump at UMass Lowell

Kornacki is a correspondent for NBC News, and has also contributed to such media agencies as Salon, The Boston Globe, and The Wall Street Journal. (Courtesy of NBC) Christopher Romano Connector Staff In the Donald Trump era of American history, have the rules of American politics as Americans thought they knew them changed? This is

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

Brandeis University professor speaks on teaching African-American history in 2017

Chad Williams is currently completing a study of W. E. B. Du Bois and World War I. (Courtesy of Brandeis University) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Contributor Dr. Chad Williams, an associate professor at Brandeis University, came to UMass Lowell to speak about his personal experiences dealing with the shootings of un-armed African-Americans, including the Charleston shooting.

UMass Lowell students recount their D.C. experience

Five UMass Lowell Students attend Donald Trump’s Innauguration in Washington D.C. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Andrew Sciascia Connector Staff “It was almost unreal… It was just a weird feeling. The air was just full of contempt and uncertainty,” said sophomore Political Science major David Todisco. Introduced by Professor Francis Talty, the UMass Lowell liaison to

Annual March for Life takes place in Washington

Thousands gather at Capitol Hill for the March for Life. Christina Laderoute Connector Editor With the theme “The Power of Love,” this year’s March for Life took to the streets of Washington D.C. The March for Life takes place every year around the anniversary of the legalization of abortion that was the result of the

Vilify and divide: ‘The Trump Survival Guide’

“The Trump Survival Guide” has been a #1 bestseller on Amazon since it’s release on January 17.  Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor From President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration to the representative marches of every cause imaginable, the closing weeks of January have been the most eventful and controversial in recent memory. The current political climate has

Donald Trump takes office as president

Citizens packed Washington D.C. to watch the inauguration of Donald Trump. (Jessica Kergo/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor “We are one nation and their pain is our pain. Their dreams are our dreams. And their success will be our success. We share one heart, one home and one glorious destiny. These words were said by the

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