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‘Abigail/1702′: A 2016 hit

‘Abigail/1702′: A 2016 hit

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the writer of “Abigail/1702,” was a co-producer and writer on the 2011 series “Glee.”(Photo courtesy of Merrimack Repository Theater) Jacob Boucher Connector Staff The past few weeks leading up to Halloween, UMass Lowell students had the unique opportunity to see the Merrimack Repertory Theatre’s (MRT) most recent production: “Abigail/1702.” Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

UMass Lowell mock trial team moves on to national qualifiers

Jacob Boucher Connector Staff Two weekends past at Boston College, the UMass Lowell mock trial team won by advancing from regional to national competition. With an impressive 5-3 record, the best score a UMass Lowell team has gotten at the Boston College Regional Tournament, UMass Lowell advanced to national qualifiers in Delaware, the Opening Round

Steve Almond talks writing at UMass Lowell

Steve Almond is the author of “Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto.” (Photo courtesy of Jesse Costa/NPR) Jacob Boucher Connector Staff Kerouac Writer-in-Residence and celebrated author Steve Almond hosted a reading of his work in O’Leary 222. Almond is best known for his works “Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America,” the Paterson Prize-winning