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Sustainable Move-Out returns to residence halls this spring

Sustainable Move-Out returns to residence halls this spring

The Sustainable Move-Out initiative by the Office of Sustainability relies heavily on students. (Courtesy of Ed Brennan/University Relations) Nisa Holley Connector Staff Ditch the Dumpster; the Office of Sustainability will once again launch its Sustainable Move-Out initiative this spring to all on-campus residence halls. Now on its fifth year, the Move-Out program team is looking

Op-Ed: Is Living on Campus Worth it?

Brigid Archibald Connector Staff Housing contracts opened last month and are due on March 31st. As always, some residents are debating whether they’d like to return to on-campus living next year, between the cost and other pitfalls of dorming some think an off-campus apartment is a better option.  Personally, the convenience of dorming alone is

New Residence Life policy evokes mixed feelings about the RA/Resident relationship

Jess Kergo Connector Staff Resident advisors (RAs) play a key role in campus life at UMass Lowell. With anything from locking oneself out of their room to difficulties adjusting to campus life, residents are taught from the first day of orientation that their RAs serve as a mentor and go-to in any given situation. A

Diversity display vandalized with hate speech

Brock Johnson Connector Editor In response to the currently divided feeling around the nation, David Aguiar, a resident advisor at Riverview Suites, wanted to proudly display the floor’s diversity. On Friday, Jan. 20, however, Aguiar and a team of RAs found a floor’s bulletin board designed to promote diversity vandalized with hate speech. They had

Opinion: Save 30% Off Housing by Switching to an Apartment

Nina Petropolous UML Student UML’s Solution Center has listed the preliminary residential housing rates for the 2015 – 2016 academic year. With increases of over 300 dollars for the traditional triple/quad style set-up, it may be time for students to explore other options for college housing. Last year, students at the ICC found themselves not

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