Fashion communication students deserve more attention Reply

By Paris Adams – 1851 Staff

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Illustration by Paris Adams

Communication and promotion are essential to the fashion industry, which is heavily influenced by how brands and products are perceived by the consumer. When Lasell began offering a concentration on the subject in 2010, it grew quickly as students flocked to the program. However, students who choose to major in fashion communication and promotion are often neglected by the department and they deserve far more attention. More specifically, there should be a greater focus on industry connections, coursework, and events within the fashion communication field.

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Academic reorganization initiated with best intentions Reply

By Alex Balletto & Leanne Signoriello – Copy Editor & Features Editor

Recently, the college has been ironing out essentials of the new academic structure, not referring to the construction of the complex. Adjustments within the academic division are set to take place in January 2018. Lasell will condense departments into five schools. Earlier this semester, we learned that each school would have an associate dean and program director. The program director is to serve programs needing special licensure, or special expertise or attention.

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Are cover letters starting to crumble? Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor 

 

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Illustration by Tom Baker

Cover letters are under fire. The formal letter of introduction has always been presented as a law and not a tradition, but in a turbo-drive speed world, who writes letters of any sort? According to various job sites, CNN and even previous Apple recruiters, cover letters are dead.

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