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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Career Development Center available after hours

By Bailey Klingaman – Digital Editor

The Career Development Center is located on the third floor of the Edwards Student Center. After hours takes place over Zoom Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Photo by Kaie Quigley

The Career Development Center has introduced after hour drop-in sessions in efforts to be more available to students. Therefore, they are now providing options for students outside of typical business hours. The goal of this extension is to accommodate students unable to access Career Center resources during the day. 

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Pandemic brings testing, changes to campus

By Kaie Quiqley, Taylor Viles & Rayana Petrone – Features Editor, Sports Editor & 1851 Contributor

Lasell’s Valentine Dining Hall uses plexiglass shields, to-go containers, and more to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
Photo by Kaie Quiqley

Students will have to adapt to a slew of changes in order to ensure their learning continues this fall at Lasell University. The Department of Health Services has worked tirelessly to ensure the safety of every member of the community. The university is committed to providing the best possible in-person experience for new and returning students, and has put together a plan that has resulted in very low COVID cases on campus thus far.

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Decolonizing the narrative about Indigenous people

By Holly Feola & Katie Peters – Opinions Editor and Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lasell’s Peace Pole, installed in 2013 for International Day of Peace, stands as a “symbol of the community’s dedication & commitment to peace.”
Photo by Katie Peters

For decades, the second Monday of every October in the United States has been reserved as a way to pay tribute to Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Bahamas. The holiday named after this Italian colonizer has since become a controversial subject. 

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Scott Lamphere returns to Residential Life Director position

By Kait Bedell – 1851 Contributor

Scott Lamphere sits in his home office.
Photo courtesy of Scott Lamphere.

After about eight years of working in disability services at Lasell, Scott Lamphere returned to his position as Residential Life Director, a position he had previously held from when he first joined the community in 2004 until 2012.

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