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Lowell Mills preserves history

(Photo Courtesy of ThoughCo) “An interior look inside the historic Lowell Mills.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor Lowell was built around the textile industry, and with it came dozens of mills. These mills have since been preserved and rehabilitated into things to serve the modern community such as shops, apartments, and museums. As of 2019, 97%

Campus Life

Club spotlight: The rise of the new K-pop club on campus

(Photo courtesy ADOR, according to New Jeans’ wikipedia) “Digital cover for NewJeans’ single album OMG” Adiaris Alcala Connector Contributor The spring semester kicks off with remarkably cold weather and new faces. UMass Lowell’s various organizations and clubs are hoping to recruit these new students and welcome them into their communities. This week, there is a

Housing costs on the rise at UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) An overhead shot of Donahue and Bourgeois Halls on East Campus. Jaimie Tanner Connector Contributor Cost plays a role every school year when UMass Lowell students are deciding to live on campus because they are normally strapped for money. For some students, the combined cost of tuition and fees is

Club spotlight: The rise of the new K-pop club on campus

(Photo courtesy ADOR, according to New Jeans’ wikipedia) “Digital cover for NewJeans’ single album OMG” Adiaris Alcala Connector Contributor The spring semester kicks off with remarkably cold weather and new faces. UMass Lowell’s various organizations and clubs are hoping to recruit these new students and welcome them into their communities. This week, there is a

Arts & Entertainment

UMass Lowell professors launch new book

(Photo courtesy of Lowell Sun) “Professor Allyssa McCabe (left) and Professor Minjeong Kim (right) standing with their new book “Perspectives on East and Southeast Asian Folktales.”” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor January 24 marks the successful launch of “Perspectives on East and Southeast Asian Folktales,” edited by UMass Lowell’s very own Professor Minjeong Kim and Professor

Wizards of the cost-goodberrys given to fans

(Photo courtesy of: Wizards of the Coast) The art of the source books has brought in many fans, only to be turned away by the price tag. Riley Fontana Connector Editor On the 5th of January, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast, the companies overseeing “Dungeons and Dragons” and “Magic the Gathering,” fell into hot

Måneskin in Boston – concert review

(Photo courtesy of Vogue) Måneskin’s success has brought about the world tour they find themselves on right now. Kali Patterson Connector Editor Despite having been around since 2016, Måneskin are only on their first worldwide tour. After discovering fame through the “X Factor” and “Eurovision”, the Italian rock quartet have grown a fanbase that warrants

Sports

What went wrong for the Patriots in 2022

(Photo courtesy of Fansided.com) “Quarterback Mac Jones talking with coaching staff.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff Following the year the New England Patriots finished 10-7 and earned a playoff appearance, the 6-time Super Bowl champs did not have the same level of success in 2022. The Patriots finished 8-9 and were eliminated from the playoff hunt,

What went wrong for the Patriots in 2022

(Photo courtesy of Fansided.com) “Quarterback Mac Jones talking with coaching staff.” Shaan Baid Connector Staff Following the year the New England Patriots finished 10-7 and earned a playoff appearance, the 6-time Super Bowl champs did not have the same level of success in 2022. The Patriots finished 8-9 and were eliminated from the playoff hunt,

UMass Lowell ice hockey splits weekend with shootout win against Boston College and loss against Wildcats

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawk players celebrate together.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Excitement was in the air this weekend at the Tsongas Center, as the River Hawks continued their homestead on Friday Night by welcoming the Boston College Eagles to town. The Eagles entered the weekend on a skid, losing five consecutive