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UMass Lowell Men’s Soccer Drop to 1-4-1 after a 1-0 loss to Merrimack

UMass Lowell Men’s Soccer Drop to 1-4-1 after a 1-0 loss to Merrimack

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) River Hawk Denis Petro controls the ball during last Tuesday’s game against Merrimack Alex Decato Connector Contributor The UMass Lowell Men’s soccer team faced another tough loss against Merrimack this past Tuesday night at Cushing Field in Lowell losing 1-0 The River Hawks failed to find the back of the net

UMass Lowell Campus Recreation Hosts Schoolwide Esports Program

(Photo courtesy of RocketLeague.com) Matt Micale Connector Editor This year, the UMass Lowell campus recreation department has launched an esports program for UMass students to participate in. This esports cup is based on a similar league that the Department of Campus Recreation has offered the past few years. Lowell’s own Joseph Pitti and Justin Lawler

UMass Lowell Men’s Hockey falls to UMass Amherst in Hockey East Championship – Miss chance at NCAA Tournament

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) River Hawk defenseman Jon Mcdonald on the ice with Amherst’s Ryan Sullivan during the Hockey East Championship game, Saturday March 20th Matt Micale Connector Editor On March 20, the River Hawks lost to the UMass Amherst Minutemen in a tightly contested Hockey East Championship game. Lowell ended their season with a

Op-ed: Managing and dealing with feelings of hopelessness in an online environment

(Charles Deluvio/Unsplash) One study published in the Journal of Medical Internet research found that of the 195 students surveyed, 138 (71%) indicated increased stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 outbreak. David Rosario Connector Staff It’s been nearly a year since UMass Lowell adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many students still continue to pursue

UMass Lowell Men’s Basketball falls to Hartford in the America East Championship game

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) River Hawk guard Obadiah Noel drives to the hoop in America East Championship game against Hartford Matt Micale Connector Editor The River Hawks made it to their first ever divisional America East Championship game this season, but they lost to the Hartford Hawks 64-50. This ended their chance at their

How to safely connect with other students and make friends during a virtual semester

(Photo Courtesy of LA Times) As the pandemic continues, students struggle to make meaningful personal connections Brigid Archibald Connector Editor “If you don’t have any questions, you are free to go,” a professor says. You click the red button and there is silence: no shuffling of papers, no bags zipping, no scraping as students vacate

Discussing the current state of student life and potential changes in the future

(Photo courtesy of dellbrooksjks.com) Lounging spaces are opened up for dorming students to use as Covid rates remain low.  Merrick Tull Johnson Connector Contributer With things loosening up around campus, a lot of changes have been brought into consideration for the pleasure and safety for the students of UMass Lowell. The school incorporated rigid rules

How to successfully navigate Eco-grief and Climate Anxiety in the age of doomer headlines and climate emergencies

(Photo Courtesy of New York Times) Fires across California last august turned skies across the United States orange as they burned over a million acres of land  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor From last year’s wildfires to the most recent winter weather in Texas, it is getting hard to ignore the impacts of climate change. If

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