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Morbius is the villain of his own movie

Morbius is the villain of his own movie

(Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Releasing) “Sony released “Morbius” in March of 2022 to largely negative reactions as well as social media memes.” Riley Fontana Connector Staff Marvel has a monopoly on superhero movies, and in April of 2022 they unknowingly released their first villain film: “Morbius”. The film tells the story of Dr. Michael

Democrats may still have a chance in midterm elections

(Photo courtesy of Spectrum News NY1) “This map outlines states where Senate seats are currently up for election in the 2022 midterms.” Jose Zamora Connector Editor Midterm elections are approaching and the outcome could not look more unclear for the Democrats. People were filled with optimism when Joe Biden was elected in 2020; coming off

Are UMass Lowell’s COVID guidelines enough?

(Photo courtesy of TIME) “Colleges across the country have varying degrees of COVID-19 measures still in place.” Julie Sage Connector Contributor Everything feels like it’s returning to normal after COVID with only a few restrictions and protocols. Many people consider COVID over and no one really needs to worry about catching it anymore. However, COVID

One student’s letter to Title IX guest speaker Donna Lopiano

(Photo courtesy of American Enterprise Institute) “Title IX is the federal law barring sex-based discrimination in American schools and universities that receive federal funding.” Luca Tedesco Connector Contributor Dear Dr. Lopiano, First of all, I wanted to thank you for coming to UMass Lowell, and appreciate all that you’ve done for women in sports. However,

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

Op-ed: A student’s thoughts from their first time watching a presidential debate

(Brian Snyder/Reuters) President Trump and Vice President Biden on stage at the first of the 2020 presidential debates on Sept. 29, 2020 David Rosario  Connector Contributor  When I saw the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden, I was in disbelief. America is in an outrageous state. Wildfires, racial injustice and an

Second Hand September should occur every month for the sake of our planet

(Seab Benesh/Unsplash) According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), it takes about 2,000 liters of water to make one t-shirt, which is about the amount of water we drink over a three-year period. Victoria M Eluszkiewicz Connector Editor  The organization, Oxfam, has created a movement called Second Hand September to encourage people to shop at