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How UMass Lowell researchers are studying Mercury and its effects

How UMass Lowell researchers are studying Mercury and its effects

(Photo courtesy of BBC.com) A photo of mercury in its liquid form. Connector staff David Rosario Fifty to a hundred years ago mercury became more present in our atmosphere through the rise of industrial jobs. The chemical element is everywhere now since it can pollute local areas and travel across continents. Mercury can stay in

The Pawtucket Greenway project aims to connect Umass Lowell’s Campuses

(Photo courtesy of Ed Brennen) The new Northern Canal Overlook, which was completed this summer, will help enhance the Pawtucket Greenway project. David Rosario Connector staff UMass Lowell is working on a new project called the Pawtucket Greenway. The project will create a shared-use path for walkers and cyclists between UML’s East and South campuses.

UMass Lowell’s Art Student Union hosts a postcard event focused on Black lives matter movement

(Photo courtesy of PBS.org) Photo showcases protesters in face masks walking down a street holding a Black lives matter flag Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor The UML Art Student Union is hosting a postcard event reflecting the times we currently live in through a non-profit “mail in art order.” President of the Art Student Union, Brooke

How remote learning is affecting higher education according to students and professors

(Photo courtesy of Ridofranz/Getty Images) Timothy Delay Connector Contributor Every aspect of human life has changed as a result of the pandemic. For students, this change is seen in-part through a web camera and a computer screen. Although some universities have begun holding in-person classes, UMass Lowell is only conducting essential lab work to be

Op-Ed: What are next steps for athletics during COVID-19

Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Twitter. Abdulmajid Ali Connector Contributor In mid- March, college basketball teams were prepared to participate in the highly anticipated 68-team tournament we recognize as “March Madness.” In the National Basketball Association, Rudy Gobert had tested positive for COVID-19. Soon after, his teammate Donovan Mitchell also tested positive for COVID-19. This

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,

Op-Ed: MassPIRG is a partisan scam, and we should vote to defund them

Andrew J. Sciascia Connector Editor If you have spent even a semester here at UMass Lowell, chances are you have also heard of – or from – the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MassPIRG). MassPIRG representatives and members are well known around campus for invading classrooms to shamelessly preach their policy platforms and ask for

No. 14 UMass Lowell battles to the last second for overtime tie at Merrimack

Senior goaltender Christoffer Hernberg had 26 saves against Merrimack on Saturday night. (Matt Dwyer/Connector) Hannah Manning Connector Editor NORTH ANDOVER — The first fifty-nine minutes of the UMass Lowell-Merrimack game was back-and-forth, almost tedious hockey. The last minute of regulation was chaos. And overtime was pandemonium. The 14th-ranked UMass Lowell men’s hockey team skated to

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