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Prices rise as inflation falls

Prices rise as inflation falls

(Photo courtesy of Check City) “Visual Representation of Economic Inflation” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor In an official report published by the U.S. Department of Labor on Feb. 13, 2024 reports annual inflation rates in the United States of 3.1%. Compared to that of the previous rate of 3.4%, the U.S. economy has experienced a decrease

School committee members call for National Guard intervention at Brockton High School

(Photo courtesy of Business Khabar) “Brockton High School entrance sign.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor On February 15, 2024, four members of the Brockton School Committee called for military intervention at Brockton High School. In a letter sent to Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan, the members urged Sullivan to request that Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey deploy the

The Department of Education faces possible abolishment

(Photo courtesy of Community College Daily) “U.S. Department of Education building.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor In the wake of recent political tensions in the United States, Republican leaders and Republican presidential candidates have brought up a familiar proposition: the abolishment of the Department of Education. This has been especially pervasive in current political ideology as

The snack that smiles back

(Photo courtesy of Washington Square Local). “Goldfish crackers.” Steven O’Hara Connector Staff People are up in fins about the best flavor of Goldfish. When it comes to this snack, there has been much dissension over the best flavor, and this debate has even reached UMass Lowell.  Goldfish is an afterschool snack that can be found

Humans of UMass Lowell: James McNulty

(Photo courtesy of: Steven O’Hara) “James McNulty is a senior with a love for music.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Music, his guitar and books are all passions that make up James McNulty, an English Literature and Spanish major studying at UMass Lowell. “[P]laying music,” McNulty said, when asked about what accomplishment in life he is

Teaching career info session

(Photo courtesy of UML) “UMass Lowell offers a pathway for their students to become teachers.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor On Tuesday, March 31, UMass Lowell’s School of Education hosted an event for aspiring history and English teachers at Coburn Hall. Pizza was served and knowledge was shared with students of all majors who wanted to