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River Hawk pride is neither judgmental nor exclusive

River Hawk pride is neither judgmental nor exclusive

UMass Lowell students will celebrate the university’s 125th year in operation with a series of special 2019 Homecoming events across campus. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Serena Arora Connector Staff When I started researching colleges, I desperately wanted to be admitted to one in New York City.  After growing up in a high school full of what I

River Hawk pride is vested in modesty and experience

UMass Lowell students will celebrate the university’s 125th year in operation with a series of special 2019 Homecoming events across campus. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Conor Dawson Connector Editor I never wanted to be a River Hawk. Coming out of high school, I had been listening for four years about how getting into the right

UMass Lowell celebrates its legacy of 125 years with alumni and students during homecoming

Katlyn Santo Connector Staff Homecoming is here, and UMass Lowell is celebrating its 125th anniversary. UMass Lowell started 125 years ago with the Lowell textile and Lowell normal school, according to Heather Makrez Allen, the executive director of alumni and donor relations. The university has undergone many changes in those 125 years. UMass Lowell has

Alumni spotlight: Veteran earns accounting degree proves it is never too late to go back

(Photo courtesy of Jonathan Perez) Ashley Rose Rivera Connector editor A member of UMass Lowell’s 2014 graduating class, Jonathan Perez holds more than just the title of an alumni. He is a veteran, husband and father in his daily life and during his academic one, was a non-traditional commuter transfer student. Perez’s story is one

HawkTalk: History of UMass Lowell mascots

Once upon a time, Rowdy was predominantly red (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor “Go River Hawks!” cry students as beloved UMass Lowell mascot, Rowdy River Hawk, runs out in front of the crowd. What would this campus do without him? Well, red and blue Rowdy was not always the cheerful mascot

Meeting the Mens Ice Hockey River Hawks

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics)  Aaron Robinson Connector Editor After a strong season last year, the UMass Lowell River Hawks faltered in the postseason, losing in three games to the Boston University Terriers. This year, The River Hawks are off to a strong 3-1 start, with a huge victory over the top ranked college

UMass Lowell alumni and students unite to give back to community

Cassandra Milnes Connector Staff Students, faculty and alumni will be at the University Crossing Lobby for a few hours of community service to help the community during Homecoming weekend. The event, which will take place on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. is one of the last events during Homecoming weekend. It is

UCrossing to expand into the old nursing home on Merrimack street

The building will host new classrooms, the Residence Life office and an expansion of the IT department.(Connector/ Brigid Archibald)  Connor Dawson Connector Editor  Space has been a problem for UMass Lowell for a while. As more students join the university, there is a bigger need for classroom space and space for administration. UMass Lowell is

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