Phishing scams plague campus community

By Kait Bedell & Hanna Babek – News Editor & 1851 Contributor

Campus Police and the IT Department have worked with the Lasell community in recent weeks in an attempt to keep people’s personal information secure amidst phishing email scams. Photo by Kait Bedell

In recent weeks, the community has received several emails from campus police and the IT department warning students, staff and faculty members of recent phishing emails. 

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New England’s 2021 Spooky Season Events

By Karissa Gaughan – 1851 Contributor

Six Flag Fright Fest – Friday, September 24 to Sunday, October 31 (1623 Main St., Agawam, Massachusetts)

A New England favorite, Fright Fest is back this year at Six Flags. Walk through the scary zones around the massive theme park while going on rides, seeing haunted attractions, and watching live entertainment and shows. A one-day ticket costs $34.99 or grab a season pass for the rest of 2021 and all of 2022 for as low as $49.99. Once a ticket holder, you can purchase the premium haunted house add-on for $24.99, allowing you access to all five of the haunted houses set up throughout the park. For tickets and more information visit, visit 

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Family, Friends, Alumni weekend is back

By Claire Crittendon, Izzy Woods & Karissa GaughanCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributors

Family, friends and alumni flocked to campus from October 16 to 18 to reconnect with their loved ones within the Lasell community. This annual event was put on pause in 2020 to respect federal and state COVID-19 guidelines, but two weeks ago the Office of Student Activities launched three days of non-stop, in-person events.  

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Celebration for largest community donation

By Claire Crittendon, Alexandra White & Karissa GaughanCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributors

On October 18, the newly dedicated Michal Longe ‘95 School Of Business hosted a celebration at the Dunne House to commemorate the largest donation given to Lasell, and the family behind it. 

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News Briefs

Weekly Yoga for All Bodies 

Every Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., an all-levels yoga class is hosted in de Witt Hall. The class is free and hosted by Counseling Center Staff Adela Hruby. Students are encouraged to bring their own mat, but one can be provided if needed. No prior yoga experience is needed to follow through the sessions. Any questions can be directed to

Changes to the Academic Calendar

The Office of the Registrar sent out an email to students on October 4 informing them of changes made to the Academic Calendar. The updates include changes to the date of the winter/spring registration for graduate students. Check MyLasell to see the updated Academic Calendar. 

Take Back the Night Brief

The Take Back the Night event will take place in de Witt hall on Friday, November 19 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature serious discussions regarding sexual assault and domestic violence. Trained counselors will be available on site. The event will also have a debriefing process following the speeches that are given. Those in attendance are asked not to record audio or video, or take photos during the event to respect the privacy and safety of those speaking.

Marathon Monday returns to Boston

By Pat Carbone1851 Contributor

On October 11, Marathon Monday made its return to campus as the Boston Marathon ran for the first time in over 900 days. Students celebrated throughout the day, from watching runners pass them by on the corner of Woodland Road and Washington Street, to singing and dancing at Arnow Quad. 

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