Career Development Center available after hours Reply

By Bailey Klingaman – Digital Editor

The Career Development Center is located on the third floor of the Edwards Student Center. After hours takes place over Zoom Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Photo by Kaie Quigley

The Career Development Center has introduced after hour drop-in sessions in efforts to be more available to students. Therefore, they are now providing options for students outside of typical business hours. The goal of this extension is to accommodate students unable to access Career Center resources during the day. 

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Pandemic brings testing, changes to campus Reply

By Kaie Quiqley, Taylor Viles & Rayana Petrone – Features Editor, Sports Editor & 1851 Contributor

Lasell’s Valentine Dining Hall uses plexiglass shields, to-go containers, and more to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Photo by Kaie Quiqley

Students will have to adapt to a slew of changes in order to ensure their learning continues this fall at Lasell University. The Department of Health Services has worked tirelessly to ensure the safety of every member of the community. The university is committed to providing the best possible in-person experience for new and returning students, and has put together a plan that has resulted in very low COVID cases on campus thus far.

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Decolonizing the narrative about Indigenous people Reply

By Holly Feola & Katie Peters – Opinions Editor and Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lasell’s Peace Pole, installed in 2013 for International Day of Peace, stands as a “symbol of the community’s dedication & commitment to peace.”
Photo by Katie Peters

For decades, the second Monday of every October in the United States has been reserved as a way to pay tribute to Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Bahamas. The holiday named after this Italian colonizer has since become a controversial subject. 

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Halloween knocks on Valentine Dining Hall’s door step Reply

Althorughout month of October, Chartwells gave the Valentine Dining Hall a creepy transformation having spooky decor greet Lasers at every turn. Chartwells once again gave the dining hall an outstanding spine-chilling makeover with not only decorations but also creative haunted food names for Lasers to choose from.

Photos were taken by Digital Editor Ruth Kehinde

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The importance of the Electoral College Reply

By Caroline St. Croix1851 Contributor

“Presidential Election Process.” ​USAGov,​ www.usa.gov/electon

With the 2020 election coming up on November 3, the electoral college will be used to directly elect our future president of the United States. ​The Electoral College is an important aspect of American democracy and needs to be preserved. According to ​USA.gov, ​the candidate who gets the most popular votes wins the electoral votes for that state. Therefore, the candidate receives that number of electors in the Electoral College. Many people argue that the system is no longer needed but I believe that the Electoral College keeps our Presidential system in line.

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