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How bad is snow day parking at UMass Lowell?

How bad is snow day parking at UMass Lowell?

(Photo courtesy of: UMass Lowell) “Snow creates dangerous conditions for everyone.” Sarah Burnikell Connector Editor In the past month, there have been a few snowstorms that have made it hard to make it to campus and even walk on campus, but nothing is harder than trying to park and walk to class when the parking

MBTA and university cut student discount due to funding concerns

(Courtesy of Learning Lowell) Jeffery Ring Connector Contributor  Many students at UMass Lowell used the pilot program that allowed students to use the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail for free. But a year later, the program is gone, because they both believed it was financially unsustainable. The program was based on an idea

Commuter conundrum: The trouble with raising GPAs

The South Campus upper classmen garage is located on Broadway Street. (Courtesy of Fennick McCredie Architecture) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Tristyn Mitchell, a sophomore commuter student from Lowell, says that she wakes up two hours before her classes start each day. With a can of Red Bull tucked in her backpack, she walks 20 minutes