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Navigators combat campus food insecurity with improved pantry

Navigators combat campus food insecurity with improved pantry

The Navigators’ food pantry is open to all of the UMass Lowell community. (Taylor Carito/Connector_ Jessica Kergo Connector Staff In an effort to fight student hunger among the campus community, the UMass Lowell Navigators club has designed and facilitated a campus food pantry open to all members of the UMass Lowell community. What started as

River Hawk dollars: Spend wisely

Starbucks and Crossroads Cafe, which opened in 2014 in University Crossing. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Being a college student and living on a budget is not an easy thing to do, and college students are already spending a lot of their earnings just to obtain a degree. With on campus food

On campus group creates dialogue about feminist issues

Shane Foley Connector Editor In their third full year of operation, Feminism Represents Equality for Everyone (FREE) continues to raise awareness for issues of inequality. “We are an intersectional feminist group welcoming anyone of any race, gender, sexual orientation, romantic orientation, religion; pretty much anyone, to start a dialogue about inequality both on campus and

“No Face, No Race” spreads AIDS awareness on campus

Jessica Kergo Connector Contributor This past Friday, the Association of Students of African Origin, the Haitian American Student Association and members of the Art Student Union all joined together at University Crossing for a mutual cause; raising awareness for AIDS in Africa. The event was titled “No Face, No Race” and it aimed to educate

Anime Club sponsors event dedicated to Pokemon

Shane Foley Connector Editor On Saturday, February 27th, the world will be celebrating Pokemon. It will be 20 years since Pokemon Red and Green was released in Japan, and many festivities are planned for the holiday. One such festivity will be a Nintendo Direct for Pokemon that will occur the day earlier in the United

Bowers Street fire displaces 19 residents

9 Bowers St. as seen from Whiting Street Friday afternoon. (Marlon Pitter/Connector) Marlon Pitter Connector Editor A multi-family home near University Crossing caught fire Friday afternoon, displacing 19 residents. Fire crews were called to 9 Bowers St. around 3 p.m., where a fire damaged the roof and multiple levels of the building, according to Lowell

Marty Meehan recaps eight years as chancellor, looks toward future as UMass president

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor In less than a month, UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan will take over as the next president of the University of Massachusetts system. Since becoming chancellor in 2007, Meehan has been at the forefront of transforming UMass Lowell into a nationally ranked university with additions of new buildings, such as University

Student Environmental Alliance set to raise climate change awareness

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The Student Environmental Alliance (SEA), partnered with the Climate Change Initiative (CCI), is set to spread awareness of climate change with the “Make a Change for Us” event Wednesday night in University Crossing. The event is designed to make students more aware of the dangerous side effects of climate change and

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