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Men’s Basketball grind out quality 76-73 win over Marist

Men’s Basketball grind out quality 76-73 win over Marist

Senior guard Matt Harris led UMass Lowell with 23 points. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team edged out a 76-73 victory over the Marist College Red Foxes Wednesday night at the Costello Athletic Center. Senior guard Matt Harris led the River Hawks with 23 points. “We

Women’s basketball earns first win of the season over Columbia

The win snaps the River Hawk’s 18-game losing streak. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff The UMass Lowell women’s basketball team beat Columbia University Lions  77-70 on Wednesday evening at the Costello Athletic Center. The win snaps the team’s 18-game losing streak dating back to last year. Redshirt junior guard Brianna Rudolph

Unsung Heroes: Sebouh Majarian, River Hawk wunderkind

Majarian is the assistant director of New Media for the athletic department. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Sebouh Majarian, the assistant director of New Media for the UMass Lowell athletic department, had his first welcome to college sports moment on Dec. 8, 2013 when he walked into an office in chaos. He remembers being

How feminism can combat degrading medias

The late Hugh Hefner founded Playboy Magazine in 1953. (Jae C. Hong/AP) Jack Healey Connector Contributor Everybody knew of him as the misogynist, male chauvinist pig who took advantage of women to grow his millions.  You’ve seen him plastered on billboards in his red velvet robe with women less than half his age wrapped around

UMass Lowell given grant to research smart fabric

UMass Lowell’s foray into smart fabric hearkens back to its history. In 1895, the Lowell Textile Institute was founded and was located on what is now North Campus. (Courtesy of Technical Textiles) Kyle Arsenault Connector Contributor Governor Charlie Baker awarded UMass Lowell an $11.3 million state grant to establish the Fabric Discovery Center, with the

The Writing Center offers students free writing tutoring

The Writing Center was founded in March 2014, and has steadily grown in the years since. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Taylor Steinbrecher Connector Contributor In a corner on the third floor of O’Leary Library lies the check-in desk to a tutoring center that many students on campus do not know exists. “It started out with

Student expectations of university dining are unreasonably high

Andrew Sciascia Connector Editor For years it has been said, by employers, alumni, faculty, staff and the student body alike, that one thing that truly sets UMass Lowell apart from other world-class centers of higher education is the unentitled attitude of its students. The Open Forum on Campus Dining this past week was, however, an

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