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Donation from alumni enables university to unite sustainability programs under one umbrella organization

Donation from alumni enables university to unite sustainability programs under one umbrella organization

Joanne Yestramski, left, Brian Rist, John Lebeaux and Ruairi O’Mahony at the unveiling of the Rist Urban Agriculture Farm (Jon Winkler / Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor The Office of Sustainability, the Climate Change Initiative and research on clean energy and sustainability will soon come together under a new umbrella institution at UMass Lowell,

Students respond to UMass Lowell’s handling of alleged sexual harassment against professor

A printout of the Lowell Sun’s article about UMass Lowell’s handling of allegations against Professor Ibe was present in Mahoney Hall with students’ reactions written on it. (Photo courtesy UMass Lowell Connector) Connector Staff Report “I had read in the Lowell Sun that a group of faculty had started a similar petition to get [Ibe]

Morton/Casey elected SGA Pres. & Vice Pres., Callahan in as Student Trustee

Andrew J Sciascia Connector Editor Student Government Association’s 2019 Election season saw the candidacy of qualified student leaders as well as heavily detailed-oriented policy discussions. Above all, however, its conclusion sees unprecedented excitement to get started on the job from all of its newly elected board members. “I am just very excited to start representing

Morton and Casey intend to “build on progress” as SGA president and vice-president

Brigid Archibald and Hannah Manning Connector Editors UMass Lowell Student Government Association (SGA) elections open on Tuesday, April 2 and close the next day on Wednesday, April  3. This year, David Morton, a senior majoring in business and political science, and Hannah Casey, a sophomore majoring in political science, are running an unopposed ticket for

MassPIRG’s unwillingness to make inroads is both telling and troubling

Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor Recently, around the country we have seen a dynamic, and much needed, shift in the way we discuss predatory behaviors and actions – and it all begins with the idea of affirmative consent. For those unfamiliar with the term, affirmative consent is the idea that we should all be discussing

Students respond to the Student Open Forum on campus dining

On Nov. 1, UMass Lowell students had the opportunity to voice their opinions about campus dining. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Andre Ragel Connector Staff On Nov. 1, University Dining held its annual Student Open Forum on Campus Dining, sponsored by the Student Government Association. Days after Larry Siegel, associate vice chancellor of student affairs, and

SGA presidential, trustee candidates take on hard questions at debate

SGA presidential candidates Rob Callahan and Lisa Degou discuss campaign topics. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor With Student Government Association’s election season coming to its close this week, the candidates for president, vice president and student trustee have been all over campus establishing a dialogue with students and doing everything they can to promote

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