Lasell Votes: the season finale

By Ruth Kehinde – Digital Editor


L-R junior Taylor Viles, senior Jared Giurleo, junior Mathieu Ouellet, and senior John MacLean watch presidential election results in the Science and Technology Center.
Photo by Mike Maruk.

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.

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Virus disrupts university finances

By Claire Crittendon, Katie Peters, Kaie Quigley & Ruth Kehinde – Co-Editors-in-Chief, Features Editor & Digital Editor

Graphic by Katie Peters.

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.

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Guide to second hand shopping in Boston

By Kaie Quigley & Emma Ingenohl – Features Editor & 1851 Staff

Left: Masked mannequin posed inside Garment District in Cambridge.
Right: Exterior of Rick Walker’s on Newbury St. which was founded in 1932. Photos by Kaie Quigley & Emma Ingenohl.

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.

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Fashion Focus: All about Josh- from Barkhamsted to BUSHLAND

By Kaie Quigley & Ruth Kehinde – Features Editor & Digital Editor

Josh Michna models his own BUSHLAND ROPE HOODIE, available in his latest collection. The lettering is rope sewn into the fabric.
Photo by Kaie Quigley.

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.

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2020 Winter style review

By Emma Ingenohl- 1851 Staff

Emma shows off her various fashion styles.
Graphic by Emma Ingenohl.

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. 

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The effect of Donahue’s reduced hours

By Claire CrittendonEditor-in-Chief


Donahue’s sewing labs on what would have been a bustling Tuesday evening.
Photo by Claire Crittendon.

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.

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