Doc Emerick retires, leaving legacy

By Josh Wolmer1851 Staff

Doc sitting inside the garden taking the scenery in.
Photo by Josh Wolmer.

Last month the voice of hockey, Doc Emerick, called it a career leaving a legacy behind that can never be matched. His voice was heard for many generations. His impact on Lasell students, as hockey fans, was imminent. Many recall him calling Sidney Crosby’s golden goal in Vancouver back in 2010, TJ Oshie’s shootout heroics in Russia and him calling the Bruins 2011 Stanley Cup victory when they beat the president trophy-winning, Vancouver Canucks. 

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Changing for the better

By Meghan CarrollNews Editor

Carroll getting her head in the game.
Photo by Meghan Carroll.

Change—something that everyone goes through. There are many factors when it comes to the growth of a person. Since being at Lasell, many things have made me the kind of person I am today. I’m grateful for growth and there is still a lot I have to learn, especially after Lasell, but reflecting over the years, here are some things I have learned. 

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Eyes and ears and mouth and nose…

By Ghiz Benzerdjeb1851 Staff

Of course, we cannot forget about the hands. Get jiggy with the senses, especially at a time where isolation and pandemic woes can put a damper on all the amazing things that our 5 senses can offer us. I tried to make this list as ability inclusive as possible so if you lack one sense hopefully there is something on the list that can stimulate the other ones.

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5 Things I’m keeping off my new year resolution

By Rachel Shepard – Copy Editor

Rachel Shepard, junior, leisurely sits at her desk in her Lasell campus dorm. 
Photo by Rachel Shepard.

With the start of a new year ahead, and a new semester, it’s time to detox and start getting rid of those negative hobbies we keep around. That way, we can replace those bad habits with activities that we genuinely enjoy. Here are five of my own habits that I want to stop and replace by the end of the new year.

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Halloween knocks on Valentine Dining Hall’s door step

Althorughout month of October, Chartwells gave the Valentine Dining Hall a creepy transformation having spooky decor greet Lasers at every turn. Chartwells once again gave the dining hall an outstanding spine-chilling makeover with not only decorations but also creative haunted food names for Lasers to choose from.

Photos were taken by Digital Editor Ruth Kehinde

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The importance of the Electoral College

By Caroline St. Croix1851 Contributor

“Presidential Election Process.” Photo curtsy of ​Dana Summers,​ The Daily Progress

With the 2020 election coming up on November 3, the electoral college will be used to directly elect our future president of the United States. ​The Electoral College is an important aspect of American democracy and needs to be preserved. According to ​USA.gov, ​the candidate who gets the most popular votes wins the electoral votes for that state. Therefore, the candidate receives that number of electors in the Electoral College. Many people argue that the system is no longer needed but I believe that the Electoral College keeps our Presidential system in line.

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SAT’s Hinder Upward Mobility of Students in Low Income and Racially Ethnic Families

By Karissa M. Gaughan1851 Contributor

Drawing by Karissa M. Gaughan

Standardized testing shouldn’t dictate a student’s eligibility or acceptance into college or university. The preconceived notion that test scores predict the potential success of future students has been a disservice to the young minds in our educational system. 

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