By Alyssa M. Lusky — Co-Editor-in-Chief
One word, two syllables, or seven letters are just a few ways to describe arguably one of the most hated words in the English language – goodbye. Goodbyes are something that I haven’t had to seriously think about for a while. For the past four years, it has mostly been “See you later” as we leave campus for the summer, knowing that we’ll be returning in the fall. Now, for the Class of 2012, we’re about to experience something different. When we say goodbye on May 13, we won’t be returning in September.
Saying goodbye to the place I’ve called “home” for the past four years, and the people I’ve called “family” hadn’t crossed my mind until last night.
Throughout college, I’ve been a “nanny” of sorts to many children throughout Newton. However, there’s one family that sticks out among the rest because I’ve been with them for the past three years.
Last night was the last time I would ever take care of them. The now 7-year-old refused to brush her teeth and get ready for bed until I told her I would take her and her brother out for an ice cream cone before I moved in a couple of weeks. Without realizing it, I had just opened a can of worms. Continue reading “Editor’s Column: Goodbye Lasell”