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One student’s perspective of being back to campus for a second year since Covid shutdown

One student’s perspective of being back to campus for a second year since Covid shutdown

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “UMass Lowell campus was shut down for a year and a half due to the Covid-19 pandemic.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor I remember it like it was yesterday. March 13th, 2020, otherwise known as The Day The World Stood Still.  The day schools announced closures left, right, and center. At

A potential solution to the student loan debt crisis

(Photo courtesy of CNET) “The current cumulative student loan debt in America totals over 1.6 trillion.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Students hold over $1.7 trillion dollars in student loan debt in the second quarter of 2022 according to the Federal Reserves website. You may be wondering how the student loan debt became a crisis: There

Best Bachelors in Stardew Valley

(Photo courtesy of Nintendo Studios) Natalia Gonzalez Connector Editor Of the many reasons to tie the knot in ConcernedApe’s “Stardew Valley,” character storylines and individual perks are usually what attract most to marriage in the open-ended RPG and hit indie game originally released in 2016. Marriage is a useful, but optional, feature to “Stardew Valley”

Student opinion on social justice and whether its politicized

(Photo courtesy of the copyright alliance organization) The National Association of Social Workers defines social justice as the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Qinglong Diep Connector Staff I believe social justice has become increasingly politicized. Social justice issues can be found in every part of the world and