Young professionals expose “PR truths” Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Brian McLoughlinCo-Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor

Public Relations Alliance (PRA) hosted a Young Professionals Panel on Nov. 8 in the newly renovated Arnow Campus Center. The panel featured seven women in public relations, all under 30, who have found success in their career. 

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Students celebrate Transgender Day of Remembrance Reply

By Katie Peters & Emily Long1851 staff

PRIDE hosted Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Arnow Campus Center, Nov. 15. The event that brought attention to transgender issues featured Carter, a 24-year-old non-binary trans masculine man who shared his story of coming into his identity. Born a girl, he had known that he was trans from a very young age but didn’t get to learn about his identity until college. Most of his adolescence, he was encouraged to wear makeup and skinny jeans. His father would give him lectures on dating and boys.  

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Are you a good bystander? Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Holly Feola – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 staff

Bystander Intervention trainings were held in Stoller Room on Nov. 1, during common hour to build awareness around microaggressions and inclusion on campus. The program was run by Assistant Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jesse Tauriac’s student workers, seniors Emily Huynh and Lane Sulzer, who are both educated in various diversity disciplines. 

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Are scholarships awarding scholars? Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen & Chris Bretti – Features Editor & 1851 Staff

What does a GPA say about a student? It may reflect their test-taking abilities, attendance and completion of assignments. However, there are infinite factors that could make up this number. A biased high school teacher, a leave of absence or even a technological issue could drastically change this number. Furthermore, why must students be judged as a number? Isn’t that a bit de-humanizing? Are the skills evaluated by this number evident the student learned anything?

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Lasell’s college character Reply

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor

It’s a quaint place here – and it has been since 1851… Lasell is one of the oldest institutions in the area, pinned in Auburndale for over 150 years. The College has held former names in the past – some being Lasell Female Seminary and Lasell Junior College – but has, since 1989, maintained its four-year college status. Recently, however, Lasell has entertained discussion on a possible switch to a university.

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Let us tell the story Reply

By Marissa Gugala – News Editor

The First Amendment of the Constitution protects a citizen’s freedom of religion, speech, press, right to peaceably assemble, and right to petition the government. All of these are important rights. The 1851 Chronicle especially values its freedom of the press.

Newspapers are often labeled as “fake news,” with journalists often being censored and surrounded by bias. With all these issues, how is one supposed to trust the media?

 

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