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UMass Lowell places 16 out of top 20 “coolest” schools by Sierra Club magazine

UMass Lowell places 16 out of top 20 “coolest” schools by Sierra Club magazine

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Photo of The Rist Urban Agriculture Greenhouse and Farm Cassandra Milnes Connector Editor On Sept. 27, 2020, Sierra Club magazine published an article of the Top 20 Coolest Schools 2020. These twenty schools have shown incredible resourcefulness during this pandemic through maintaining and improving their sustainability objectives. The criteria these

UMass Lowell alumni and students unite to give back to community

Cassandra Milnes Connector Staff Students, faculty and alumni will be at the University Crossing Lobby for a few hours of community service to help the community during Homecoming weekend. The event, which will take place on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. is one of the last events during Homecoming weekend. It is

UCrossing to expand into the old nursing home on Merrimack street

The building will host new classrooms, the Residence Life office and an expansion of the IT department.(Connector/ Brigid Archibald)  Connor Dawson Connector Editor  Space has been a problem for UMass Lowell for a while. As more students join the university, there is a bigger need for classroom space and space for administration. UMass Lowell is

UMass Lowell Vote Coalition lead National Voter Registration Day

MASSPIRG students host National Voter Registration Day at University Crossing. (Andre Ragel/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Editor The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG), UMass Lowell Democrats and the Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM) hosted the 2018 National Voter Registration Day at University Crossing on September 25th. Organized by senior sociology major and MASSPIRG

Campus Living Series: The twin dormitories

Andre Ragel Connector Staff Standing outside the steps of Fox Hall, it is easy to notice the similarities between the two buildings across the street. Almost like mirror images, Leitch and Bourgeois Halls provide students with traditional accommodations that foster a friendly and studious community among its residents. Each room in both Leitch and Bourgeois

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

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