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Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

Miracle of the huddle and River Hawk pride Rise Up! celebrates UMass Lowell athletes

UMass Lowell gospel choir, Hawkapella, and Vocality join together on stage for a performance of “Rise Up”. (Courtesy of Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor After five years of transitioning to a fully Division I (D1) athletic school, UMass Lowell’s 2017 Homecoming was not shy of celebrations for every River Hawk. Riddled with athletes, faculty,

Business Analytics Society: An analytical approach

(Courtesy of Business Analytics Society) Kelly Skelton Connector Staff The formerly-known Operation and Information Systems (OIS) club has a new look this fall. After re-branding their name to the Business Analytics Society (BAS), the organization has seen an increase in members and interest. Newly appointed president, Jack Carroll, cited rapid growth within the data and

Students’ safety on and off campus is all up to them

UMLPD Officer Jeff Connors speaks with a university student at Coffee with a Cop event. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Despite living in Lowell’s urban environment, UMass Lowell students said they felt safe on campus, and university police agree that the campus is secure. However, some are wary about their safety off

Big skates to fill: 2017-18 season preview

UMass Lowell finished with a 27-11-3 overall record last season. (Christina Laderoute/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s hockey team started its season with three banners being sent to the rafters honoring last year’s accomplishments, yet it is largely uncertain how this season will end. After losing key players such as C.J. Smith,

New dining hall coming to USuites

A rendering of the intended seating layout for the USuites Dining Hall, scheduled to open in January 2018. (Courtesy of Student Affairs) Morgan Joubert Connector Contributor As the growing university continues to expand, so does a growing population of students, and with more students, more meal plans. With new residence halls and additional property being

Campus Living Series: Quiet Concordia

Concordia Hall, located at 6 Solomont Way on UMass Lowell’s South Campus. (Andre Ragel/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Amidst the myriad of changes that has happened this fall semester around campus, there remains a quiet, traditional residence hall perched upon the top of a small hill: Concordia Hall. Built in 1957 as a residence hall

Zero Shades of Gray event sheds light on sexual violence

Zero Shades of Gray educates students about what consent sounds like. (Courtesy of Collegiate Empowerment) Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff Sexual assault on campus is a pervasive issue that can make students uncomfortable to talk about and address. Zero Shades of Gray aims to alleviate that problem while also facing the issue head on to educate

How major UMass System decisions are implemented

Lindy Reed Student Trustee The UMass Board of Trustees governs the UMass system, but includes positions for UMass students to make sure their voices are heard. This board makes and approves the major system-wide changes within the UMass system. The powers and authorities of the UMass Board of Trustees are established by Massachusetts General Law.

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