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River Hawks ice hockey go 1-2 in busy week

River Hawks ice hockey go 1-2 in busy week

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Defenseman Brehdan Engum skates up the ice against conference rival UConn.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor The no. 13 River Hawks came off a busy week in which they faced Hockey East rival Boston College Tuesday night on the road and then faced rival UConn at home Friday night and

Housing costs on the rise at UMass Lowell

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) An overhead shot of Donahue and Bourgeois Halls on East Campus. Jaimie Tanner Connector Contributor Cost plays a role every school year when UMass Lowell students are deciding to live on campus because they are normally strapped for money. For some students, the combined cost of tuition and fees is

UMass Lowell’s finals schedule is the student body’s final straw after a challenging semester

(Photo courtesy of ADDitude) “Final exams at UMass Lowell begin on December 14 and conclude on December 20.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor It’s the most horrible time of the year. Where we have to go suffer in all of our classrooms in preparation for the finals. But alas, it is that time. The only thing

UMass Lowell’s steps to becoming a more sustainable campus for students

(Photo Courtesy of UMass Lowell Office of Sustainability) A shot from the sustainable greenhosue on East Campus. Shriya Thakur Connector Contributor The sustainability program at UMass Lowell has grown enormously since its start. Established in 1932, UMass Lowell has emphasized sustainability on and off campus. Starting off with the launch of its recycling program, the

River Hawks ice hockey shuts out Vermont in back-to-back games

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “Forward Ryan Brushett and defenseman Brehdan Engum celebrate after a goal.” Andrew Wilcox Connector Editor On November 4th and 5th, the no. 17 UMass Lowell River Hawks came away with back-to-back dominant victories over the University of Vermont (UVM) at the Tsongas Center, a rival in the Hockey East

Dear [Deadname]: UMass Lowell struggles with LGBTQ+ acceptance

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) “UMass Lowell has an LGBTQ+ Resource Center, but students face struggles beyond the scope of the office.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor “Dear [Deadname],” is how a good chunk of my emails from the school arrive in my inbox. I have changed my name through the school, got a new ID

River Hawks split weekend series against Boston University (BU)

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) “River Hawks forward Zach Kaiser carries the puck past the reaching stick of BU defenseman Lane Hutson.” Tanner Hume Connector Editor After a road trip that saw the River Hawks travel to Michigan State and Northeastern University, the UMass Lowell hockey team returned home on Friday Night to start

UMass Lowell hosts third congressional district debate

(Photo Courtesy of Lowell Sun) The third congressional district debate visit UMass Lowell. Michael Van Arnam Connector Staff With midterms approaching this November, residents of Massachusetts’ 3rd congressional district prepare to elect their representative. A general election debate occurred between Democrat Lori Trahan, the incumbent, and Republican opponent Dean Tran in Moloney Hall on Friday