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Sheehy Hall set to close for next semester

Sheehy Hall set to close for next semester

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “Inside a Sheehy Hall two-person dorm.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor On Friday, April 7, UMass Lowell students received an email from Residence Life stating the closure of Sheehy Hall for the upcoming 2023 fall semester. Sheehy Hall is one of four dorm buildings on South Campus and houses 250 students.

River Hawks baseball strikes back after rough start

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Catcher Ryan Proto during game versus UMaine.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The University of Massachusetts Lowell baseball team has had a rough start to their 2023 spring season as the River Hawks currently have a record of 4-20. Over the weekend of March 24, the Binghamton Bearcats hosted the

Recapping the River Hawks 2023 ice hockey season

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks gather together in preparation for their playoff game against conference rival UConn.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor The 2022-2023 college hockey season was a challenging one for the UMass Lowell River Hawks. It was also a season filled with amazing moments and endless memories shared by the fans

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Medical School) “Promotional graphic for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.” Ellie Frederick Connector Contributor A few weeks ago, the United States observed Eating Disorder Awareness Week – 20% of female and 10% of male college students experience a reported eating disorder. However, many students suffer undiagnosed, struggling alone. However, students and

A sneak peek at the Spring Career Fair

(Photo Courtesy of Sophia Boucher) “The front steps of the Tsongas Center stand empty on the cloudy morning of Thursday, March 2. Twenty-one days later, students and employees will fill the arena with discussions about potential jobs during the Spring Career Fair.” Sophia Boucher Connector Contributor At the upcoming Spring Career Fair on Thursday, March

Open Education Resources Progress at UMass Lowell

(Photo Courtesy of CUNY) “Logo for the Open Educational Resources initiative.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Last summer, 25 faculty members were awarded grants of $1000 to $4000 from the Office of the Provost to work on OER course materials for their courses to be used within the next three semesters.  The Open Education Resources (OER)

River Hawk softball splits Rutger’s tournament

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks softball start the season with an 8-11-1 record.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor River Hawks softball participated in the Rutgers Tournament in Piscataway, New Jersey, from March 17th through March 19th. They faced off against a few schools, including Saint Peter’s University, Iona University and Rutgers University. The