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Jonathan Lemire visits UMass Lowell

Jonathan Lemire visits UMass Lowell

(Photo Courtesy of WYPR) “Jonathan Lemire is the author of the New York Times Bestseller “The Big Lie.”” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff In a forum organized jointly with Learning in Retirement Association (LIRA) and UMass Lowell, the conversation moderated by John Cluverius of the Political Science department focuses on Jonathan Lemire’s newest book titled The

A potential solution to the student loan debt crisis

(Photo courtesy of CNET) “The current cumulative student loan debt in America totals over 1.6 trillion.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Students hold over $1.7 trillion dollars in student loan debt in the second quarter of 2022 according to the Federal Reserves website. You may be wondering how the student loan debt became a crisis: There

UMass Lowell to see tuition hike in upcoming school year

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Alongside an increase in tuition, residential students can also expect to see a spike in housing rates for the 2022-2023 school year. Qinglong Diep Connector Staff As many colleges and universities are considering increasing tuition for the next academic year, University of Massachusetts Lowell students will see a potential hike

Student opinion on social justice and whether its politicized

(Photo courtesy of the copyright alliance organization) The National Association of Social Workers defines social justice as the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Qinglong Diep Connector Staff I believe social justice has become increasingly politicized. Social justice issues can be found in every part of the world and

Opinion on lifted mask mandate as the university gets rid of requirement at months end

(Photo courtesy of Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Gov. Baker removes his mask to speak during a press conference in April of 2021.  Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Across the United States, many states have announced that they will be removing the mask mandates for school districts. We have all been wearing masks for

Are the user-interfaces on UMass Lowell websites efficient? Op-ed on SIS, NOW and Blackboard

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) SiS, NOW, and Blackboard are websites students use to sign up for classes, do their homework and many more features. Connector Contributor Qinglong Diep Blackboard, Student Information System (SiS) and the NOW Student Dashboard are used by professors, staff and students on a daily basis. At some point in time,