Who says study music must be boring?

By Audrey Abbate1851 Contributor

A playlist, a background and headphones could be all you need to finish your work.
Photo by Audrey Abbate

Here’s 10 songs that can be found on Apple Music, Spotify, Youtube and Soundcloud to help you get through the rest of the spring semester. Whether it be for studying or simply winding down at the end of the day, these songs are just the right amount of calm.

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Empty Bowls holds auction benefiting Center Street Food Pantry placed

By: Rebecca Osowski1851 Staff


A set of bowls auctioned off at the event made by a community member and glazed by a former student.
By Rebecca Osowski

       The Empty Bowls club held a live event via Zoom to auction off handmade bowls to raise money for the Center Street Food Pantry in Newton on April 15.

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Five-year strategic plan undergoes changes

By Katie PetersCo Editor-In-Chief

Since October, President Michael Alexander, the Senior Management Team, and the Board of Trustees have been working with faculty, professors, students, and other community members to adjust the university’s five-year strategic plan. The Speed of Change Steering Committee was formed in the fall of 2020 to reexamine the current plan, Vision 2022, and make adjustments for a pandemic-enduring University.

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The little things are the big things

By Ruth KehindeDigital Editor 

Lasell graduate Ally Wheeler and Ruth Kehinde share giggles while on a hike.
Photo by Ruth Kehinde

Sometimes when we’re going about our lives, not every day is as perfect as we want it to be. However, regardless of what the day may bring, finding the joy in the little things can go a long way. Little moments have shaped the way my life is today and my perspective along with it. My list is ever-growing, but here are the ones that count. 

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5 perks of LinkedIn for undergraduate students

By Katie Peters Co-Editor-in-Chief

Exploring the Lasell University LinkedIn profile.
Photo by Katie Peters

Spending a significant amount of time and money getting a degree takes a lot of effort. Between late night study sessions and early morning classes, many students hope their work will pay off once they land a job in their field. Of the many ways students are able to showcase their skills, creating a LinkedIn profile is a great way to connect with others professionally, search for jobs and internships, and to create a public resume. 

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What I wished I knew

By Holly FeolaOpinion Editor

 Holly Feola stands in front of her freshman dorm building, Van Winkle, on move-in day.
Photo by Holly Feola

The time between when a high school senior graduates to when they start college is full of uncertainty. They are likely leaving their hometown or a group of friends they have had for many years. In my case, I graduated from a high school that was in the same school district I was part of since first grade. I knew almost everyone in my grade and the grades above and below me. The concept of enrolling into a new college with people I didn’t know seemed daunting to me. So here are some things I wish I could have told myself: 

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