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Winter weather in spring causes confusion and chaos within Massachusetts

Winter weather in spring causes confusion and chaos within Massachusetts

(Photo Courtesy of The Atlantic) “Winter storm hits Boston, Massachusetts in 2023.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor For many Massachusetts residents, spring is the natural progression from the harshness of the winter months, with strong snow and cold storms, to the easy breeze of the approaching warm weather. However, the warm temperatures and sunny skies as

Women make video games

(Photo courtesy of Yan Krukau from Pexels) “Women have always contributed to the development and creation and playing of video games.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor UMass Lowell kicks off Women’s History Month this March by hosting a slew of informational and interactive on-campus events. On Thursday, March 16th, one of these events took place at

Fair Share Amendment could potentially benefit students across Massachusetts universities

(Photo Courtesy of Massachusetts Teachers Association) “A poster made promoting the “Fair Share Amendment” movement. The poster is urging voters to vote “Yes” on Question 1, which pertains to the Fair Share amendment.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor A new amendment has been introduced to the government of Massachusetts, and it could potentially benefit college students

“Black Feminism and Haitian Fiction” with Régine Michelle Jean-Charles

(Photo courtesy of University of Virginia Press) “Dr. Régine Michelle Jean-Charles spoke as part of the FAHSS Dean’s Speaker Series.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Dr. Régine Michelle Jean-Charles visited the University of Massachusetts Lowell this past week, discussing her newly released book: “Looking for Other Worlds: Black Feminism and Haitian Fiction,” as well as the

Learning from Indigenous People

(Photo courtesy UMass Lowell) “Guest speaker Somnath Mukherji, an activist.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Rev. Dana McLean Greeley’s Speaker series continues, kicking off this 2023 semester with UMass Lowell’s first spring lecture focusing on colonial and structural violence against Indigenous people. On Thursday, February 16, Somnath Mukherji, an activist and community organizer, gave a presentation

Arctic Air hits Massachusetts in record cold weekend

(Photo Courtesy of Pintrest) “A snowman chilling out on a cold arctic day.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Arctic air strikes Massachusetts on February 4th, causing a freezing frenzy across the city of Lowell and the state of Massachusetts. Students of the University of Massachusetts Lowell and residents alike have woken up this morning experiencing record-breaking