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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Medical School) “Promotional graphic for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.” Ellie Frederick Connector Contributor A few weeks ago, the United States observed Eating Disorder Awareness Week – 20% of female and 10% of male college students experience a reported eating disorder. However, many students suffer undiagnosed, struggling alone. However, students and

A sneak peek at the Spring Career Fair

(Photo Courtesy of Sophia Boucher) “The front steps of the Tsongas Center stand empty on the cloudy morning of Thursday, March 2. Twenty-one days later, students and employees will fill the arena with discussions about potential jobs during the Spring Career Fair.” Sophia Boucher Connector Contributor At the upcoming Spring Career Fair on Thursday, March

Open Education Resources Progress at UMass Lowell

(Photo Courtesy of CUNY) “Logo for the Open Educational Resources initiative.” Qinglong Diep Connector Staff Last summer, 25 faculty members were awarded grants of $1000 to $4000 from the Office of the Provost to work on OER course materials for their courses to be used within the next three semesters.  The Open Education Resources (OER)

River Hawk softball splits Rutger’s tournament

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks softball start the season with an 8-11-1 record.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor River Hawks softball participated in the Rutgers Tournament in Piscataway, New Jersey, from March 17th through March 19th. They faced off against a few schools, including Saint Peter’s University, Iona University and Rutgers University. The

River Hawks soar through quarter-finals; fall short to Merrimack in semi-finals

(Photo courtesy of The Lowell Sun) “River Hawk’s goalie Gustav Grigals blocks shot from UConn’s Justin Pearson.” Sarah Mahannah Connector Editor The UMass Lowell River Hawks (18-14-3) was the underdog in the Hockey East quarter-final game versus the fourth-seeded University of Connecticut Huskies (20-12-3). The River Hawks ended up winning the game and advancing to

Proposed increases to dining costs spit in the faces of UMass Lowell students

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “Hawk’s Nest is one of several dining options at UMass Lowell that has not yet returned to its pre-COVID functionalities.” Troy Lafond Connector Editor The quality of the dining hall has been a constant source of strife for students, as expressed frequently in this newspaper. Issues such as food availability

UMass Lowell ice hockey falls short against Merrimack College this past weekend

(Photo courtesy of Julia Stanley) “River Hawks and Warriors fight for the puck against the boards on Saturday night.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor Last week, the River Hawks were able to split the weekend series with Providence College. Despite the obstacles, it was a new weekend, and on Friday night, Merrimack College came to town

Looking ahead to the 2023 UMass Lowell baseball season

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks player Jacob Humphrey up at bat in 2022.” Luca Tedesco Connector Staff Although real winter weather never really showed up this year, spring is right around the corner, as is baseball season. With last year’s loss in the America East championship game still fresh in the minds