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David Aguiar: RA advocating for acceptance

Brock Johnson Connector Editor David Aguiar, a resident advisor in the Riverview Suites, wanted to focus on promoting diversity on his floor’s bulletin board due to the recent divisive election, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History month. To his astonishment on Friday, Jan 20, Aguiar discovered vandalism in the form of hate speech

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

Navigators combat campus food insecurity with improved pantry

The Navigators’ food pantry is open to all of the UMass Lowell community. (Taylor Carito/Connector_ Jessica Kergo Connector Staff In an effort to fight student hunger among the campus community, the UMass Lowell Navigators club has designed and facilitated a campus food pantry open to all members of the UMass Lowell community. What started as

The ups and downs of Riverview Suites

Dennis Scannell, Jim McClutchy, John McCullough (George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff Riverview Suites is the new residence hall down by the river at UMass Lowell’s South Campus. The ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 1 brought a sense of relief to many in attendance. After all, it took over nine years to complete a project that

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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