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Gambling After Dark expansion pulls in even more students

Gambling After Dark expansion pulls in even more students

Gambling After Dark teaches students sexual education while having fun with casino games. (Courtesy of Gambling After Dark) Shane Foley Connector Editor After several alterations to the usual program, Gambling After Dark 2017 proves to be another huge success. According to Justin Killgoar, senior committee member who helped oversee the program, just over 300 people

Gender inclusivity on campus

In April of 2016, UMass Lowell designated 40 single-person bathrooms around campus as gender-neutral restrooms. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Veronica Cashman Connector Staff Over the past years, UMass Lowell has significantly increased its efforts to demonstrate support and appreciation for underrepresented members of the student body, such as those who identify as LGBTQ. However, some

Repurposing of Cumnock Hall greeted with mixed response

Cumnock Hall was opened in 1954 as part of the Lowell Technological Institute. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Andre Ragel Connector Editor As students walked around North Campus on a busy morning, they hurried down the various paths leading to different academic buildings along University Avenue. It was a sunny day, and doors swung back and

Disappointing overtime loss breaks River Hawks’ four-game win streak

  Senior forward John Edwardh looks to make a pass while being defended by a Bentley player. (Matt Dwyer/Connector)  Hannah Manning Connector Editor An unevenly played game led to the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team snapping their four-game win streak on Tuesday Nov. 28 at the Tsongas Center. The River Hawks were handed a

Keep calm and march on: Why UMass Lowell’s Marching Band draws such a large crowd

The UMass Lowell Marching Band performed at the 2016 Freshman Convocation. (Courtesy of the Lowell Sun) Colin Blackmer Connector Contributor For most, the UMass Lowell is known, primarily, for its engineering discipline and hockey team; there is, however, something else that is arguably just as important to the identity of UMass Lowell. It is the

That’s a wrap: My final fall semester

Veronica Cashman Connector Staff Any college student is all too familiar with the feeling. The feeling of returning to campus after working your butt off all summer, reuniting with friends you haven’t seen since May and getting ready to conquer the new school year. The first day of fall semester was one that I anxiously

The English Department gets real about graduate school

Hannah Manning Connector Staff When Dr. Michael Black, a professor in the English department at UMass Lowell, was first thinking about going to graduate school the first response he got from other people was “no.” But Black pushed forward through a master’s and a Ph.D. program, and considers himself lucky that he did not listen

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