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Model UN unites UMass Lowell

Model UN unites UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy Troy Lafond) “Left to right: Matt Waterman (President), Gayathri Raja (Vice President), Madison Feudo (Secretary), Troy Lafond (Social Media Manager), Anthony Amatucci (Treasurer)” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Clubs are everywhere at UMass Lowell, whether it be the newspaper, or a sports team, there is always something for everyone here. One club that does

Predictions for each of the 2022 FIFA World Cup groups

(Photo courtesy of Marca.com) “The final groups for the 2022 World Cup.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor The 2022 FIFA World Cup has finally arrived, and there is a lot of craze in the world of soccer/football. What stinks is that the sale of alcohol was banned in Qatar during the tournament, so everyone must be

NFL Week Ten Recap: Patriots enjoy BYE during week of close games

(Photo courtesy of the Washington Post) “Wide receiver Justin Jefferson one-hand catches a deep pass between two Buffalo defenders in the fourth quarter.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Week ten was definitely the week full of teams playing spoiler against more superior foes, “refball” making an unfortunate return and some highlight moments that left fans in

UMass Lowell’s finals schedule is the student body’s final straw after a challenging semester

(Photo courtesy of ADDitude) “Final exams at UMass Lowell begin on December 14 and conclude on December 20.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor It’s the most horrible time of the year. Where we have to go suffer in all of our classrooms in preparation for the finals. But alas, it is that time. The only thing

NFL Week Nine Recap: Patriots defeat Colts, jump to 5-4 record right before the BYE week

(Photo courtesy of The San Diego Union-Tribune) “Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones blocks the Colts punt, putting the Patriots offense in a good spot to score.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Week nine had some important games, while on the one hand it really didn’t matter because either one team or both teams sucked, or it just

Houston Astros defeat Philadelphia Phillies and are crowned as World Series champions

(Photo courtesy of SBNation.com) “Houston Astros celebrate as they defeat the Philadelphia Phillies in game six and win the World Series.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor A new reality has been bestowed upon the baseball landscape: The Houston Astros have won the 2022 World Series. After a very long and fruitful journey, they finally get the

NFL sets record for most trades during trade deadline with league shaking moves

(Photo courtesy of NFL.com) “Linebacker Bradley Chubb is on the left, wide receiver Calvin Ridley is in the middle, and tight end T.J. Hockenson is on the right.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor The 2022 NFL Trade Deadline has come and gone, and for the first time, there was chaos on this glorious day for football

River Hawks split weekend series against Boston University (BU)

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks forward Zach Kaiser carries the puck past the reaching stick of BU defenseman Lane Hutson.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor After a road trip that saw the River Hawks travel to Michigan State and Northeastern University, the UMass Lowell hockey team returned home on Friday Night to start