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A Conversation with Meryl Streep, April 1

Shayna Vigliotta Connector Contributor Award-winning actress Meryl Streep’s next public appearance will not be at an award ceremony, rather it will in our very own backyard. The lovely and legendary Streep will be in Lowell on Tuesday, April 1. The famous actress will be speaking at the Tsongas Arena at 7:30 p.m. The event is

International Journalist Talks Perspective

Sarah Pacht Connector Contributor Alice Sedar, French Journalist, Shares Experiences with Students When Alice Sedar had trouble getting past security in a flooded Prague, she pleaded with a camera man,“Tell them I’m your assistant,” she said. Sedar, an international journalist, was on-hand for a lecture about international reporting Wednesday, March 5, in celebration of Francophonie

Campus Police Log

Friday, March 7 4:15 p.m. Female spoke with an officer regarding harrassing emails she has been receiving from her ex boyfriend. Saturday, March 8 12:28 a.m. Dispatch was notified by an RA from Leitch Hall that he found a “bong” on the table in room 16. While confronting the resident of the room, the party

I teach, UTeach, we all teach

UMass Lowell students are getting the chance to make a difference through the UTeach Program. “The idea of getting to share your love of a subject is what students really enjoy,” said Program Director Eliza Bobek. The UTeach program, which was established in 2012 at UMass Lowell, takes STEM majors and trains them to teach

Campus Police Log

Friday, Feb. 28 4:46 p.m. Construction supervisor wanted employee escorted off the property due to belligerent behavior. Supervisor fired employee, but employee refused to leave and was escorted from the premises. Sunday, March 1 5:22 p.m. Suspicious behavior reported. Silver four-door sedan circling the area at least three times. Female passenger possibly sleeping or having

TEDx talks planned for Lowell

Students ready for TEDxLowell which is to take place at the United Teen Equality Center as a licensed event under TED (Technology, Education, Design). The event will be run on April 27 by reps from the United Teen Equality Center in downtown Lowell, and members of the Honors Ambassador Program at UMass Lowell as well

Q & A: The new Honors College

UMass Lowell’s Honors Program was recently elevated to the status of an Honors College. Q: When did the idea of an Honors College originate? A: “Over the years, as the university was growing, but it really gained momentum when Jim [Canning] came” – Elizabeth Donaghey, coordinator of the Honors Program “When we made the move

Chancellor’s Forum addresses concerns and changes

Marty Meehan meets students to talk about the future of University of Massachusetts Lowell The opening of University Crossing will not be the only major change happening on campus in the next year. Dining hall hours will change, buildings will be renovated and knocked down and more. Students and staff were informed of these changes