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Lunar New Year Festival shooting

Lunar New Year Festival shooting

(Photo Courtesy of Los Angeles Times) “Families gather for a candlelight vigil to honor those killed in the festival shooting.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor On January 22nd the night of Lunar New Year, an act of hate and violence took place in Monterey Park in Las Angeles, California. A gunman walked into Lae Lae Ballroom

UMass Lowell professors launch new book

(Photo courtesy of Lowell Sun) “Professor Allyssa McCabe (left) and Professor Minjeong Kim (right) standing with their new book “Perspectives on East and Southeast Asian Folktales.”” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor January 24 marks the successful launch of “Perspectives on East and Southeast Asian Folktales,” edited by UMass Lowell’s very own Professor Minjeong Kim and Professor

Seattle Kraken Climate Pledge Arena committed to net zero carbon emissions

(Photo courtesy of “Climate Pledge Arena located by the skyline of Seattle.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Sustainability is a major goal for many businesses and groups in the active face off against Climate Change. In an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, Jeff Bezos and the Seattle Kraken have worked together to implement their

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

Groton schools shut down after more than 200 students caught Norovirus

(Photo Courtesy of WHDH) The front of one school in Groton, Mass. Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Sickness strikes a local Massachusetts elementary school as close to 200 students have reported experiencing norovirus-like symptoms in the days leading to the closure. Last Friday, October 14th, many students fell ill within a few days, causing Florence Roche

Will “Halloween” finally end?

(Photo courtesy of Slash Film) “”Halloween Ends” hits theaters and the paid tier of Peacock on October 14.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Michael Myers returns in the upcoming installment of the “Halloween” franchise, “Halloween Ends.” Set to premiere in theaters and stream simultaneously on paid tiers of Peacock on October 14, 2022, this highly anticipated

“Smile” will leave you doing just that

(Photo courtesy of MOVIES and MANIA) “”Smile” has been number 1 at the United States box office for two weeks.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor “Smile” is the newest big title from the horror movie genre and released Friday on September 30th. This movie was written and directed by Parker Finn, a renowned horror film screenwriter,