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The importance of please and thank you

The importance of please and thank you

(Photo courtesy of: Frank Sonnenberg Online) “Manners seem to be disappearing from college kids.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor I feel like my generation of college students has lost basic manners. I rarely see people saying please and thank you to anyone, especially their friends. I was raised to always extend the courtesy of please and

“Argylle” is an unserious good time

(Photo courtesy of: Rotten Tomatoes ) “Director Matthew Vaughn’s cat Chip stars as Alfie in “Argylle”.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor “Argylle” is Matthew Vaughn’s newest addition to his cinematic spy universe of the “Kingsman”. “Argylle” follows a mild-mannered author Elly Conway as she is caught up in the world she writes about, and finds herself

“Grimsburg” falls dead flat

(Photo courtesy of: Sports Illustrated) “‘Grimsburg’ is Fox’s new adult animation series.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor The newest attempt at adult animation has officially aired on Fox. “Grimsburg” is an animated series following a detective trying to get his life back on track while solving crimes in the town of Grimsburg. The biggest mystery in

English Department open mic night

(Photo courtesy of: Riley Fontana) “Tabitha Soper shares her short horror story.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor The UMass Lowell English Department has hosted several open mic nights where students are able to share their writing. Their most recent was held on Nov. 16, 2023. This event was organized by the Sigma Tau Delta (the English

“Snapped: The Podcast” sheds light on Greek Life

(Photo courtesy of: Snapped: The Podcast) Lucy Taylor gives an in-depth look into Greek Life in ‘Snapped: The Podcast.’” Riley Fontana Connector Editor “Snapped: The Podcast” is an inside look into Greek Life and how they operate on campuses. Hosted by Lucy Taylor, an ex-sorority sister, this podcast holds nothing back. It aims to educate

UMass Lowell dining struggles with allergy labels

(Photo courtesy of: UMass Lowell) “The dining hall rarely have allergin labels which could be deadly for some students.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor We are always writing about the downfalls and occasional highlights of the UMass Lowell dining hall system. I have recently realized there is a major downfall to their system with labeling allergens.

“Five Nights at Freddy’s” brings a beloved game to the big screen

(Photo courtesy of: IGN) “‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ answers the question of what if Chuck. E Cheese was haunted.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor “Five Nights at Freddy’s” is a long-running video game series created by Scott Cawthon. The first game was released in 2014 to massive success, and the series now has 13 games total