November 20 was Transgender Day of Remembrance. PRIDE club enveloped the Glow Lounge in Winslow Academic Center into a display to commemorate this day and the now 39 trans lives ended by transphobic violence in 2020.
Lasell Votes sent out a student-wide email promoting their organization and ways on how Lasers could vote; providing a Zoom link for anyone to join. These zoom calls took place every Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., starting from September 22 to the Election Day on November 3. The Lasell Votes Team is run by Library Director Anna Sarneso and Associate Director of the Center for Community-Based Learning (CCBL) Byrd Hughes.
By Claire Crittendon, Katie Peters, Kaie Quigley & Ruth Kehinde – Co-Editors-in-Chief, Features Editor & Digital Editor
Attending any higher education institution is an investment in both time and money, and it’s important for people to know how those two things will be spent. Tuition dollars paid by students should turn into opportunities provided by the university; that’s how Lasell approaches budgeting.
By Kaie Quigley & Emma Ingenohl – Features Editor & 1851 Staff
Boston and surrounding areas boast a long list of stores and boutiques that are sure to intrigue the fashion focused community on campus. There are several second hand locations local to Lasell, granting students the opportunity to buy clothes and materials of varying styles and prices that adhere to their stylistic wants and needs.
By Kaie Quigley & Ruth Kehinde – Features Editor & Digital Editor
It all started with sneakers for Joshua Michna. The sophomore fashion media and marketing major from Barkhamsted, Conn would take apart and recreate shoes in high school to figure out how each piece came together. Since then, Michna dedicated his free time to his clothing brand BUSHLAND, which he launched in early 2018.
Everyone has their favorite spots in Boston, from spending time around Fenway Park to having a great Italian meal in the North End. Despite the well known attractions, Boston and its surrounding areas have so much more to offer.
As the crippling pandemic continues to rage on in the world around us, the fashion world is erupting in a different sense. Style enthusiasts have to adapt to different methods of sourcing their inspiration. Social media sites and the many influencers who reign on them have a more prominent and imperative role than ever before.
In pre-COVID times, Donahue Center for the Arts’ sewing labs were alive with fashion design majors plugging away at their garments 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Now, the labs are only accessible from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on specific days, with a lab supervisor present.