Empty Bowls holds auction benefiting Center Street Food Pantry placed

By: Rebecca Osowski1851 Staff


A set of bowls auctioned off at the event made by a community member and glazed by a former student.
By Rebecca Osowski

       The Empty Bowls club held a live event via Zoom to auction off handmade bowls to raise money for the Center Street Food Pantry in Newton on April 15.

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Five-year strategic plan undergoes changes

By Katie PetersCo Editor-In-Chief

Since October, President Michael Alexander, the Senior Management Team, and the Board of Trustees have been working with faculty, professors, students, and other community members to adjust the university’s five-year strategic plan. The Speed of Change Steering Committee was formed in the fall of 2020 to reexamine the current plan, Vision 2022, and make adjustments for a pandemic-enduring University.

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Culinary throwdown event in Valentine

By: Kait Bedell and Ruth Kehinde – News Editor & Digital Editor

Team Good Vibes station with barcode available to scan for lasers to vote.
Photo by Ruth Kehind
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On April 15, Chartwells hosted a Culinary Throwdown that featured four teams that served various foods for Lasers to choose to eat from and vote on. Festive decorations greeted those entering the dining hall as staff members dressed the part by wearing costumes representative to their teams.

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News Briefs

Spring registration completed

By Bailey KlingamanDigital Editor

Beginning on Wednesday, April 7, Self Ser- vice opened Summer and Fall 2021 regis- tration for returning students who were authorized by their advisor. This was avail- able to students who had paid the appro- priate Enrollment Deposit by Friday, April 2. The schedule for registration began with current Seniors: Wednesday, April 7 at 7 a.m.; current Juniors: Wednesday, April 7 at 12 p.m.; current Sophomores: Thurs- day, April 8 at 7 a.m.; all Class Levels ex- cept for Freshman: Friday, April 9 through Monday, April 12; current Freshmen: Tues- day, April 13 at 7 a.m. Registration closed on Tuesday, April 13. Students who had yet to register after registration closed were charged a late fee.

Runway 2021 takes to the screen

By Claire CrittendonCo-Editor-in-Chief

On May 7 and 8, the underclass and senior fashion shows will take the virtual stage. Both shows will start at 7 p.m. To register for these online events, RSVP through the link in @lasellrunway2021’s Instagram account. Counting down to this annual showcase, this account has started a Design Spotlight series, highlighting production students and their work.

Room Draw process to begin

By Claire CrittendonCo-Editor-in-Chief

It’s that time of year again! After a four- day delay, Room Draw materials were sent out to students via email on 4/20. The schedule is as follows: Thursday, April 29 is Specialty Night (Quiet Study, Wellness, Gender Neutral, Equity), Monday, May 3 is rising senior night, Tuesday, May 4 is must- fill night, and Wednesday, May 5 is general night.

Residents almost allowed to visit each other placed

By Taylor VilesSports Editor

Student’s enjoy a recent screening of “Hairspray” in the Arnow quad with their friends.
Photo by Taylor Viles

In late March, a proposal presented by the Resident Assistants (RAs) was all but agreed upon to allow resident students to visit each other in on-campus housing. Following a perfectly timed COVID-19 outbreak on campus at the end of March into the beginning of April, the decision was then tabled

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COVID-19 vaccine mandated for fall 2021 placed

By Kait Bedell – News Editor

Staff members received the COVID-19 vaccine during the on campus clinic. Since then, Lasell has decided to mandate the vaccine for all students in the fall.
Photo courtesy of Ian Meropol

The COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students attending in the fall of 2021. The news was announced in an email from President Michael Alexander on April 14.

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School of Business Day goes virtual

By Katie Peters & Kait Bedell – Co-Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

Lasell saw the third annual School of Business Day on March 10, but it looked different this year. A day typically consisting of face-to-face activities was replaced with computer screens and a Canvas page: both side effects of the pandemic.

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