A letter to the Class of 2020: Professor Calhoun Reply

Dear Seniors,

There are times in history that can be looked at for guidance today. This has, to varying degrees, all happened before. Like now, people of the past were given the opportunity to reveal their best and worst natures. One of the most trying moments in fairly recent human history was the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. Almost exactly 100 years ago, this pandemic took millions of lives—many in the 20 – 40 years age bracket. The world was already reeling, having just emerged from World War I, known then as the Great War (since who could have predicted there would be another), and with massive social upheaval still convulsing throughout Europe and Russia, and brewing in Asia. More…

A letter to the Class of 2020: Dean Haverty Reply

It’s hard to believe graduation is just around the corner, where has the time gone? I can remember seeing so many of your faces alongside your families at Open House and Lasell Day and in a blink of an eye you’re on your way to life after Lasell. As you prepare to head out to make your mark on the world, here are a few words to take along with you… More…

The five schools adapt to online learning Reply

Holly Feola and Katie Peters – News Editor and Arts Editor

As a result of shifting to online classes on March 30, Lasell’s five schools had to learn to adjust and adapt in different ways to ensure that students continue on track with their classes and graduate with their degrees.  More…

Senior letter: Thank you, next Reply

By Avery Stankus – Editor-in-Chief

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Reserved, anxious, intimidated. As I entered college, my mind was full of uncertainty. Would I make friends? Was this the right school? Would I be happy? These worries quickly subsided as I started to immerse myself within the Lasell community. I came on campus thinking I knew who I was and I didn’t have too much left to grow, but boy was I wrong.  More…

Senior letter: The triumphs and tribulations of a university newspaper Reply

By Emily Long – Digital Editor

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Photo by: Emily Long

When I was a first-year, I knew I wanted to join the newspaper. I went to my first meeting and I was nervous but I loved the energy. Our cramped but homey office felt like a real newsroom. Throughout my first year, I wasn’t sure if I really loved writing for The Chronicle. Something told me to stick with it and to see what would happen. More…

Muller, Snow, Gomez to speak at graduation Reply

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By Claire CrittendonFeatures Editor

May 16 was supposed to be one of the biggest milestones to date for both the undergraduate and graduate classes of 2020. While the 166th Commencement ceremony won’t be gracing Taylor Field this month, speakers James Muller, Nancy Snow and Rosa Del Carmen Gomez are actively preparing their speeches for whenever 2020’s graduation will take place.

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