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“Changing the Game” aims to show the realities of being a transgender athlete

“Changing the Game” aims to show the realities of being a transgender athlete

(Photo Courtesy of Esquire) “Movie poster for Changing the Game shows the three stars in their athletic fields” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor On Tuesday, November 14, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center & UMass Lowell Political Science Department joined forces for a showing of the movie “Changing the Game”. The 2019 Hulu documentary directed by Michael Barnett

One student’s letter to Title IX guest speaker Donna Lopiano

(Photo courtesy of American Enterprise Institute) “Title IX is the federal law barring sex-based discrimination in American schools and universities that receive federal funding.” Luca Tedesco Connector Contributor Dear Dr. Lopiano, First of all, I wanted to thank you for coming to UMass Lowell, and appreciate all that you’ve done for women in sports. However,

Title IX conversation between Donna Lopiano and Chancellor Julie Chen sparks controversy

(Photo courtesy of Montana Office of Public Instruction) “Title IX logo used by Montana Office of Public Instruction.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor In a forum that was organized by Chancellor Julie Chen to focus on the anniversary of Title IX and its importance, guest speaker Donna Lopiano insensitively used an inappropriate racial slur twice. The

Chancellor Moloney courted by the sport of basketball

Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has high hopes for the River Hawks this year. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Marlon Pitter  Connector Editor On the fourth floor of University Crossing works one of UMass Lowell’s biggest basketball fans. Though it may not seem apparent in normal conversation, Chancellor Jacquie Moloney has a special place in her heart for

Sexual harassment survey collects data on climate on campus

Annie Ciaraldi, as Associate Dean of Compliance and Violence Protection, works to maintain a healthy climate in regard to sexual violence on campus (Emily Bergman/Connector) Emily Bergman Connector Contributor Last Monday, students received an email that asked them to complete a survey seeking data about the campus climate in relation to sexual harassment and sexual