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Uncontainable: Lil Peep’s Tribute & Aftermath

Uncontainable: Lil Peep’s Tribute & Aftermath

Lil Peep passed away tragically while on tour in Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Pitchfork) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor Gustav Ahr, better known by his stage name, Lil Peep, was unlike any other artist to come before him. Unable to categorize from the start, Peep was a brilliant mixture of rap, punk, rock and hip-hop. Unfortunately,

Boston Globe journalist Mike Rezendes speaks to UMass Lowell about ‘Spotlight’

Mark Ruffalo (left) portrays Boston GLobe journalist Mike Rezendes (right) in the 2015 Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight.” (Courtesy of Spotlight Film, LLC) Taylor Carito Connector Editor As part of the Parker Lecture Series, Michael Rezendes, a member of The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team came to UMass Lowell to speak about his experiences on the infamous

Indie Game Spotlight: Legend of Grimrock

‘Legend of Grimrock’ has sold over one million copies since it’s release in 2012.(Photo courtesy of Almost Human Studios) Brendan Jacques Connector Editor “Legend of Grimrock” is a fantasy dungeon crawler which was released by four-person indie studio Almost Human back in 2012. In the game, you play as a group of four adventurers, who

Why ‘Spotlight’ deserved the win

Owen Johnson Connector Staff The 88th Academy Awards, which aired on Sunday, February 28th, had a number of pleasant surprises when it came to the winners. Mark Rylance won for best supporting actor. “Mad Max: Fury Road” took six awards. Leonardo DiCaprio finally got the award that many feel he was entitled to. The biggest

Wishes and Predictions: The 88th Academy Awards

Best Animated Film: I do not have a personal preference for what wins in this category because I have either not seen the nominated movies or was not impressed by them. My prediction is that “Inside Out” will win simply because it is Pixar, which is a recognized name. It is the same reason the

2016 Red Sox roster breakdown

The Boston Red Sox hope that new additions to the team will lead to success in 2016. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Red Sox) Ben St. Pierre Connector Staff The 2015 Boston Red Sox finished a lot stronger than they started, bolstered by the youth of the team giving it all they had, and by

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