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Humans of UMass Lowell: James McNulty

Humans of UMass Lowell: James McNulty

(Photo courtesy of: Steven O’Hara) “James McNulty is a senior with a love for music.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Music, his guitar and books are all passions that make up James McNulty, an English Literature and Spanish major studying at UMass Lowell. “[P]laying music,” McNulty said, when asked about what accomplishment in life he is

The Filipino Club represents UMass Lowell at Kamayan

(Photo courtesy of: Nate Coady) “The Filipino Club shined at Kamayan hosted by Northeastern University.” Nate Coady Connector Staff On Sunday, Nov. 12, The Filipino Club (TFC) of UMass Lowell participated in Kamayan, an annual cultural performance featuring multiple Filipino clubs from around the New England area. Held in Northeastern University’s Blackman Auditorium, Filipino clubs

UMass Lowell unveils new low to no cost textbooks for students

(Photo courtesy of: The Varsity) “Students struggle to afford textbooks as well as affording classes, housing and everything else.) Jocelyn Dean Connector Contributor The high cost of textbooks has become a major debate across UMass Lowell. Many financially concerned students face hardships at the beginning of each semester, worrying if they will be able to

Dennis Everett Jr comes to UMass Lowell to talk about the importance of restorative justice

(Photo courtesy: Nate Coady) “Dennis Everett Jr. educated students on the importance of restorative justice.” Nate Coady Connector Staff On Tuesday, October 24, Dennis Everett Jr, spoke in Coburn Hall on South Campus as part of the College of Fine Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Speaker Series. He is the Director of Restorative Justice at

The social lives of transfer students

(Photo courtesy of: UMass Lowell) “Being a transfer student can create its own set of social issues.” Morgan Brooks Connector Contributor The social lives of transfer students appear to differ from those who have been attending UMass Lowell from the beginning of their college education. Transfer students come to UMass Lowell from many schools, including

Humans of UMass Lowell: Roisin Queally

(Photo courtesy of: Kara MacDougall) “Roisin Queally is enjoying her time at UMass Lowell as a voice major.” Kara MacDougall Connector Contributor Sophomore Roisin Queally turned down a spot at Berklee to major in sound recording at UMass Lowell. She has many passions– perhaps none greater than her love of the arts– and says she

Connect with God (and in four): Interview with Deacon Mike Mott

(Photo courtesy of UML Catholic Facebook site) “Deacon Mike around campus plays Connect 4 against students as a brief oasis from the busy college day.” Michael Makiej Connector Staff Frequent visitors to O’Leary, McGauvran, or Lydon may already be familiar with something of a campus staple here at UMass Lowell. Sitting at a table filled

Alumni Spotlight: Tastery Reed and his role in the future of police reform

(Photo courtesy of Tastery Reed) “Tastery Reed is a graduate of the UMass Lowell criminal justice program.” Nate Coady Connector Staff UMass Lowell has had a rising criminal justice program that has been revered as one of the best in New England for a few years now. A testament to that is UMass Lowell alum