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How trash runs at UMass Lowell

How trash runs at UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy of Experience Life) A pile of trash. Sabrina Monteiro Connector Contributor Have you ever wondered if the trash and recycling at UMass Lowell is separated before being sent to different facilities? If so, you are not the only one. This question does not have one simple answer. “There’s lots of parts to it,”

National midterm election results: Red wave loses strength before reaching shore

(Photo courtesy of FiveThirtyEight) A proverbial red wave attempting to make a splash at the Capitol Building. Jose Zamora Connector Editor In a history-defying moment, the 2022 Midterm Elections turned out to be a massive victory for Democrats. Pundits have predicted that Republicans would sweep across the nation on November 8th, dominating the rest of

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

UMass Lowell’s steps to becoming a more sustainable campus for students

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell Office of Sustainability) A shot from the sustainable greenhosue on East Campus. Shriya Thakur Connector Contributor The sustainability program at UMass Lowell has grown enormously since its start. Established in 1932, UMass Lowell has emphasized sustainability on and off campus. Starting off with the launch of its recycling program, the

North Korea orders nuclear testing and fires missiles over Japan

(Photo courtesy of Geoawesomeness) “Map of Korean Peninsula including both North Korea and South Korea.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor On September 29th, North Korea launched two missiles toward Japan: one landing on the coast of the Pacific Ocean and the other landing in North Korean territory. The motivation for their actions are unclear, however, it’s

This year’s Massachusetts gubernatorial race heats up

(Photo Courtesy of NBC Boston) “Massachusetts governor candidates Geoff Diehl (Republican) and Attorney General Maura Healy (Democrat) prepare for a debate.” Nicholas Ewing Connector Contributor On November 8th, 2022, Massachusetts residents will be given the opportunity to elect a new governor. The 2022 Massachusetts gubernatorial election is between the Democratic candidate, Maura Healey, and the