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“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

“It actually hasn’t been that bad:” Red Line’s rerouting positive overall

Students at South Campus board a Red Line shuttle bound for East Campus. (Courtesy of Transportation Services) Hannah Manning Connector Editor At the tail end of the summer, UMass Lowell was presented with a huge problem: the reconstruction of the Pawtucket Street bridge on East Campus. Although the bridge had fallen into disrepair with several

UMass Lowell shakes up mailrooms

Conor Dawson and Hannah Manning Connector Editors A major change in the mailroom system is in store for students living on campus this fall. Students on South and East Campus will no longer be able to pick up their mail in their respective residence halls. UMass Lowell has done them one better; instead of managing

Campus Living Series: Sheehy offers various living learning communities

Sheehy Hall houses the Living Allegro, Creative Artists and MediaMakers Living Learning Communities. (Courtesy of YouVisit) Andre Ragel Connector Staff Located in the heart of South Campus, Sheehy Hall offers a friendly atmosphere within a relaxed environment close to the Merrimack River. Opened in 1989, this residence hall is named after former Lowell City Manager

Revamping the history of South Campus one building at a time

Coburn Hall on South Campus. (Katrina Desrosiers/Connector) Katrina Desrosiers Connector Contributor No elevator, no ramp, bathrooms in the basement, limited parking and inaccessible offices make Coburn Hall out of reach for some UMass Lowell students, faculty and staff. In order for Coburn Hall to be an appropriate fit for South Campus, many students say that

UMatter brings Fresh Check Day to South Campus

Shane Foley Connector Editor Fresh Check Day, an event on the South Campus quad sponsored by UMatter, raised awareness for the importance of mental health as well as many other issues around campus, such as suicide prevention. UMatter began “four years ago to help raise awareness of suicide prevention,” said Jackie Keeves, who not only

UMass PokeNav for ‘Pokemon Go’

Pokemon habitats discorvered for the region of Lowell (Photo Courtesy/Christina Laderoute) Christina Laderoute Connector Contributor Assuming that you did not live under a rock for the summer, chances are you know about “Pokemon Go.” It’s one of those games that you either love or hate, and it seems that basically 99% of the population loves

Freshman move-in kicks off school year

Fox Hall houses over 800 freshmen each academic year. (Photo by Lindy Reed/Connector) Lindy Reed Connector Staff Freshmen filled East and South campuses Friday and Saturday as UMass Lowell’s move-in commenced, officially kicking off the year for thousands of incoming students. Anthony Repetti, a freshman computer engineering major moving into the 17th floor of Fox

Evangelical Baptists stir debate on South Campus

Michael Caizzi Connector Staff If you walked through South Campus last Wednesday, you may have seen a student holding a sign that read “I eat ass-Jesus” and another waving a Communist flag. You may have heard student’s chanting “bullshit!” You may have seen several men yelling to a large crowd that evolution was a lie,

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