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New off campus housing site has UMass Lowell administrators on edge

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Just crossing the Bridge Street bridge into the heart of the city or driving past French Street, one can see the speedy development of a new “purpose built, student housing” facility on the water: Edge Merrimack River. Throughout the 2016-17 academic year at UMass Lowell numerous students have come in contact

An interview with Orientation Leader Yonnie Collins

Marilyn Saha Connector Staff Q: Tell me about yourself. A: I am a junior majoring in exercise physiology with a minor in psychology. I am in the Honors College and am currently working on becoming inducted into ODK. Q: What’s ODK? A: ODK is Omicron Delta Kappa and it’s a National Honor Society. Q: How

Fox Hall gets louder to become faster

Hannah Manning Connector Editor After a long period of negotiations with the state of Massachusetts and UMass Lowell’s Office of Residence Life, the university is adding two elevators to Fox Hall as well as renovating two of its existing elevators. Of course, this comes with a caveat: construction commenced at the beginning of this school

Gambling After Dark 3.0 to be better than last year

Shane Foley Connector Editor “I can see that our numbers have grown,” said John Romano, executive board member for the annual Gambling After Dark event. “Everything about it has grown. It’s going to be better this year than it was last year, because we’re gonna have the room set up very nice, we’re gonna have

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

Students in midst of housing selection

Fox Hall hosts over 800 first-year students. (Mariah Alix/Connector) Mariah Alix Connector Staff Housing selection for students, with options from University Suites to the Inn and Conference Center, started last Wednesday and runs through this week. Two of next year’s most notable housing changes are the additions to Riverview Suites and that next year will

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