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Local Farmers tackle nutritional deficiency in their crops due to climate change

Local Farmers tackle nutritional deficiency in their crops due to climate change

(Photo courtesy of The New York Times). “Various foods on a table.” Nicholas Ewing Connector Staff Major challenges in food sustainability are problems local farmers face as they grapple with the repercussions of climate change. New England farmers need to deal with rising temperatures that can negatively affect their crop yields and the nutritional value

First dining experience at UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy: Kara MacDougall) “A customized sandwich offered in the dining hall.” Kara MacDougall Connector Contributor Although I am a junior at UMass Lowell, I had never tried any dining hall food until this week. I asked a few students around South Campus about their experiences dining at McGauvran Center to prepare for my first

Eating healthy in college: is it viable?

(Photo courtesy of: Thomas McAndrews) “McAndrews picking fresh apples at Parlee Farms.” Ashley Greene Connector Contributor Maintaining healthy food habits while balancing a rigorous class schedule is difficult for many college students. Students at UMass Lowell mention numerous challenges with eating healthy, including a lack of nutritional information and variety at the dining hall, not

Exorcist visits South Campus

(Photo courtesy of: The Boston Pilot) “Father Jason Giombetti spoke to UMass Lowell about the dangers of possession.” Michael Makiej Connector Staff On Nov. 8, 2023, the Catholic Student Union hosted an “Evening with an Exorcist” with guest speaker Father Jason Giombetti of the Archdiocese of Boston. The presentation gave a unique comprehensive look at

“The Killer”: A disappointing case study of valuing style over substance

(Photo courtesy of: Variety) “David Fincher’s ‘The Killer’ does not live up to his previous work.” Henrique Santos Connector Contributor David Fincher has quietly and quickly become a household name as a director. Fincher has directed phenomenal and iconic films for multiple generations such as “Zodiac,” “Fight Club,” “The Social Network” and arguably his greatest

AI art – artificial images, real repercussions

(Photo courtesy of: Elegant Themes) “AI art has gotten out of hand for many people.” Ian Synge Connector Contributor AI has begun to infiltrate creative works at every level – writing, drawing, voicing, and even reconstructing faces. All of these have worrying consequences, to various degrees – but I believe art is the field in

Hidden Gems Market shines with thrifty finds

(Photo courtesy of: Alison Parker) “The ACE committee has been dedicated to hosting amazing events for students.” Alison Parker Connector Editor “We’re all students. I’m broke, you’re probably broke— That’s just how it is.” Collin Gallagher, a Junior Finance major and President of UML Association for Campus Events (ACE) believes that supporting thrift culture and