On November 2, the COVID-19 Task Force distributed an email containing information and guidelines for the upcoming Thanksgiving Break. With resident students going home and then returning to Lasell, the announcement was meant to inform about how to keep yourself and others safe while enjoying the break.
Since the start of COVID-19 in March, Student Government Association (SGA) has risen to the task of quickly adapting to the “new normal,” while still upholding tradition as it fulfills its purpose of wholly representing the school’s student body. They have done so while working toward making necessary adjustments during the semester.
It is more important now than ever to be mentally, emotionally and physically well and keep tabs on overall well-being. Being Well @ Lasell is a new program created by the counseling center that features events and activities surrounding well-being.
As COVID-19’s effect has continued through the summer, high schoolers have been missing out on campus tours. Since this is an important step for students in choosing where to pursue their higher education, the Admission and Marketing teams decided it was time to add thorough, virtual tours to the website to give students the opportunity to see campus without stepping on it.
By Claire Crittendon & Kyla Dodge-Goshea – Editor-in-chief & 1851 Staff
Whether you’re getting on at Riverside after a day spent in Boston or you’re catching a ride to the Natick mall on the weekend, it’s fair to say most all members of the Lasell community have hopped on the shuttle at least once.
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.