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Opinion on women’s history month

Opinion on women’s history month

(Photo Courtesy of Joey Lee for Shutterstock) International Women’s day is March 8th.  London Verdejo Connector Staff Women are the powerhouses of Earth. Women made many of our current technical advances. There are women who are leaders, fighters, artists, and innovators. Without women, contemporary society would not exist. And yet, according to the U.S. Department

The battle for women in STEM

(Photo courtesy of STOCKPHOTO.COM/VECTOR ARTIST) Photo shows a cartoon woman with chemistry symbols, atoms and other science related drawings in her hair.  Natalie Battle Connector Contributor Over the years, sexism in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has become a more openly known and prevalent issue. As women begin to fill more

A balanced business: Manning Women in Business Club

The newly opened Pulichino Tong Business Center located on UMass Lowell’s North Campus. (Courtesy of Lee Kennedy) Kelly Skelton Connector Contributor With a goal of encouraging more women to enter the world of business, a new club has formed that seeks to unite ambitious businesswomen and foster their success. In spring 2016, Kellsie Howard said

Julia Schneider and coaching staff find their groove with women’s soccer team

Schneider has made 61 saves this season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athetlics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Julia Schneider, the standout goalkeeper for the UMass Lowell women’s soccer team, is tired. She just took an early morning exam after returning to campus at 3 a.m. from an away game at Stony Brook University in New York.

Annual March for Life takes place in Washington

Thousands gather at Capitol Hill for the March for Life. Christina Laderoute Connector Editor With the theme “The Power of Love,” this year’s March for Life took to the streets of Washington D.C. The March for Life takes place every year around the anniversary of the legalization of abortion that was the result of the