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January 2024 Untitled Open Mic Featuring Mill City Speaks Qualifying Slam

January 2024 Untitled Open Mic Featuring Mill City Speaks Qualifying Slam

(Photo courtesy: Nicholas Ewing) “Writers shared all sorts of poetry.” Nicholas Ewing Connector Staff The Lowell Poetry Society hosted the January 2024 Untitled Open Mic Featuring Mill City Speaks Qualifying Slam to bring together the Lowell community for a night of poetry at the Coffee and Cotton. It began with an Open Mic in which

Press release: Merrimack Repertory Theatre opens 2023-2023 season with “Gaslight”

(Photo courtesy of Merrimack Repertory Theatre site) “Promotional picture for the Theatre’s rendition of the play ‘Gaslight’.” Lynn Sullivan Connector Contributor The Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) is proud to begin its 2023-2024 season with the world premiere of award-winning playwright Steven Deitz’s Gaslight. Produced in partnership with the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, this new psychological thriller

Changes on campus

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell website) “An overview shot of UMass Lowell’s East campus.” Kyra Barry Connector Editor As the new academic year starts, welcoming the bulk of new students, UMass Lowell also welcomes a variety of new changes that the student body can expect to interact with. Speaking of new students, this fall saw

What types of foods do UMass Lowell students prefer?

(Photo courtesy of Eggroll Cafe website) “A popular drink at Eggroll Cafe is their boba tea.” Rosemeen Khalifa Connector Contributor Many students on and off campus at UMass Lowell take advantage of food services at the dining commons. However, there are many who prefer a wider variety of diverse food options and instead opt out

Why is parking at UMass Lowell difficult?

(Photo courtesy of Kyra Barry) “An example of the parking lots available for students. This is one of the only ones available for UCrossing, a hub of student activity.” Ethan Chan-Polcari Connector Contributor Parking at UMass Lowell can be quite an experience, and students most likely know the difficulty of finding a parking spot on

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

Mill No 5’s Ghastly Markets galore with their Halloween themed Bizarre Bazaars

(Photo courtesy Mill No 5 site) “A promo for an upcoming Bazaar.” Kyra Barry Connector Editor This October, spend Saturdays appreciating the spooky and bizarre at the Bizarre Bazaar, a marketplace of vendors set up on the fifth floor of Mill No. 5. The Bazaar, typically titled “A little Bazaar” is a most-weeks year-round event,

Fun Things To Do In Lowell

(Photo courtesy of LikeLowell) “A view of Lowell’s historic downtown.” Valentina Munoz Roa Connector Contributor As the new semester begins and students reacquaint themselves with campus as well as get used to a set schedule throughout the weekdays, but what about the weekends? Or the free time students have when they aren’t studying? For anyone