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The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album was released on Sept. 22. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Killers have just released their fifth studio album, “Wonderful Wonderful.” The band played on more emotional lyrics while using an electronic vibe to help lighten the mood. This album digs deeper than their other work by experimenting with

“Young Sheldon” starts with a bang and a bow-tie

“Young Sheldon” will begin its seasonal run starting November 2nd after “The Big Bang Theory.” (Courtesy of CBS) Linda Poe Connector Contributor Creators Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro did not disappoint with “Young Sheldon,” their new spin-off prequel to their long-running hit “The Big Bang Theory.” The sitcom premiered its much anticipated pilot episode last

‘The Great Wall’ is a great fail

“The Great Wall” was hit by accusations of whitewashing for casting Matt Damon in a movie set in ancient China. (Courtesy of Universal Pictures and China Film Group) Owen Johnson Connector Staff In the opening scene of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings,” there is one shot where all of the

Can fans trust the NFL?

Panelists discussed the state of the National Football League Thursday afternoon in O’Leary Library. (Courtesy of the National Football League. Kathryn Leeber and Hannah Manning Connector Editors In a panel discussion on Thursday Feb. 16, four journalists who have covered games and issues regarding the National Football League (NFL) spoke about the current atmosphere surrounding

“The Walking Dead” kicks back off with a bang

The mid season premiere, “Rock in the Road,” was watched by an estimated 12 million people, making it the third most watched episode this season. (Courtesy of AMC) Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor Football season is over. That means the zombie-slaying, skull-crushing, narrative-driven survival horror has returned to Sunday nights. After a two-month hiatus, AMC’s hit

What it means to be your student newspaper

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In light of recent criticism of our news reporting and objectives, I would like to take the opportunity to address the matter of serving this campus as the official student newspaper at UMass Lowell. As a news organization for the campus community, we strive to bring you information pertinent to your

‘Mercy of the Sea’ gives Lowell band a folk sound

“Heart of the Sea” is the second album released by Daemon Chili since their debut in 2012. Their first album “Rise Up” was released in March 2014. (Courtesy of Daemon Chili) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff With a band name like Daemon Chili, you would expect some heavy tunes rooted in metal and rock. But Daemon

‘The Night Before’ Review – A good present

I am as big a fan of Seth Rogen as they come… I was too young to watch “Freaks and Geeks” on TV, but I have since watched every episode I could find, in parts, on YouTube. I have seen most of his headlining movies, finding “Pineapple Express” and “This is the End” to be

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