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MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

MSNBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki addresses the state of the Trump administraton

Friday’s speaking engagement was one of many the NBC correspondent has done at UMass Lowell. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Morgyn Joubert Connector Staff It has been a year since the 2016 presidential election and citizens are now looking back to what the current Trump administration has, or has not, accomplished while in office. At UMass

Opinion: Donald Trump and His Unfair Treatment

President Donald Trump was the runner-up for 2015 TIME Person of the Year award. (Courtesy of TIME Magazine) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Even well before his victory on election day, President Donald Trump has been feuding with the press and the mainstream media. The president’s antagonistic views of the press are a result of his

John Prendergast speaks about importance of activism

John Prendergast addresses a crowd from the O’Leary Mezzanine. (Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito Connector Editor On Feb. 15, students and faculty members gathered in the O’Leary Library mezzanine eager to hear how activism can make a difference and how they can get involved. Humanitarian, activist and published author John Prendergast came to UMass Lowell to

Thirsty First Grill hosting refugee charity drive

The Syrian Refugee Crisis, along with several other refugee situations around the world, have displaced millions of people. (Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons – DFID: UK Department for International Development) With all the political and social conflict surrounding refugees entering the United States, it can be difficult to know how just one person can help. On

Thousands attend Women’s March for America

Thousands gathered at Boston Common with signs and signature pink hats. (Courtesy of Taylor Carito/Connector) Taylor Carito and Nick Bramante Connector Staff Over 100,000 people flooded Boston Common on Saturday in attendance of the Women’s March for America Boston following Friday’s inauguration of President Donald Trump. With a sea of attendees covering a majority of

Veterans Day: Showing our appreciation

UMass Lowell held its annual flag ceremony on Friday, Nov. 4 to pay tribute to the service of the university’s 1,200 student-veterans, the most at any college or university in Massachusetts. The event speakers included, from left, UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney; Col. Francis Magurn of the Massachusetts Army National Guard; Giselle Sterling, commissioner of

How is Donald Trump actually a potential president?

Henry St. Pierre UML Student It takes a few minutes to even process the idea – Donald Trump being the president of a nation. And not just any nation, a small country maybe, where his net worth of approximately $4 billion would be like a GDP – but he’s earning real votes, and has even

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