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Op-ed: Is it ethical for UMass Lowell to partner with Aramark?

Alexander Gounaris Connector Contributor   On Dec. 3, 2018, students at New York University (NYU) — the nations largest private university — began a 155-hour occupation of the institution’s library demanding the termination of any business relations with the dining services conglomerate Aramark. NYU’s Incarceration to Education Coalition, which advocates for prison divestment organized the protest.

‘Perfect Arrangement’ brings Lavender Scare to UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy of Hannah Manning/UML Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Schoolchildren across the United States know what the Red Scare is, but there is a good chance they may scratch their heads at the mention of the Lavender Scare. UMass Lowell’s Theatre Arts program intends to change that with their newest show set to premiere this

MassPIRG’s unwillingness to make inroads is both telling and troubling

Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor Recently, around the country we have seen a dynamic, and much needed, shift in the way we discuss predatory behaviors and actions – and it all begins with the idea of affirmative consent. For those unfamiliar with the term, affirmative consent is the idea that we should all be discussing

Hit the ground running with UMass Lowell’s career fairs

Vernon Gibbs  Connector Staff The process of looking for and getting a job after college is a subject that can be left neglected in the back of one’s mind until reality catches up to them. UMass Lowell hosts career fairs on an annual basis, giving students a head start in tackling the dread of finally

River Hawks fall to Boston University in Game 1 of Hockey East Tournament

Andrew J Sciascia Managing Editor In uncharacteristic fashion, River Hawk fans vacated the Tsongas Center before the final whistle on Friday as the UMass Lowell men’s ice hockey team fell 3-0 to the Boston University Terriers in Game 1 of their Hockey East Tournament quarterfinal series. The four seed River Hawks may have been the

UMass Lowell professor rediscovers forgotten murals in Coburn Hall

(Courtesy of Dr. Marie Frank)  The murals were noticed in the background of class of photos and event photos. Brigid Archibald Connector Editor It is hard to believe that historical paintings could ever just be forgotten, but that is precisely what happened in Coburn Hall. The paintings, located on the second floor in the assembly

New business club is preparing UMass Lowell students for the consulting world

UMass Lowell’s newest business club, the Manning Consulting Club, is headed up by student Greg Montemurro (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Prabakar Adithya Connector Contributor The Manning Consulting Group is a business organization on campus that is quickly rising up the ladder as one of the most influential organizations on campus. Led by student Greg Montemurro,

UMass Lowell’s late-night transportation: A truly student-driven service

UMass Lowell’s transportation service is largely operated by students in the late evening hours (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor After a long night at the library, most students do not give the shuttle ride back to their dorm much thought. They are apt to board the bus, greet the driver and then

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