Lasell Votes, so should you! Reply

By Savannah Nolan1851 Contributor

Eligible student voters at Lasell who voted in the 2016 presidential election. Data provided Courtesy of NSLVE & Lasell Votes.
Graphic by Savannah Nolan.

Statistics have shown a lack of student voters in presidential elections across the country, including Lasell University students. With a presidential election coming up, “Lasell Votes” wants to ensure more Lasell students get involved and cast their vote during this election.

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Scott Lamphere returns to Residential Life Director position Reply

By Kait Bedell – 1851 Contributor

Scott Lamphere sits in his home office.
Photo courtesy of Scott Lamphere.

After about eight years of working in disability services at Lasell, Scott Lamphere returned to his position as Residential Life Director, a position he had previously held from when he first joined the community in 2004 until 2012.

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The Return of the Lasers Reply

By Meghan Carroll – News Editor

Coach Al Eaton addresses the Women’s Lacrosse team during practice on October 14.
Photo by LJ VP Lafiura.

After almost eight months without sports, Lasell athletes are finally returning to practice; with some guidelines and restrictions, of course. By October 18, not only have fall sports been cleared to practice, non-traditional fall teams such as men’s and women’s basketball, lacrosse, and baseball can as well.

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The 2020 Pledge Reply

By Ruth KehindeDigital Editor

(L-R, up to down) Library Director Anna Sarneso, senior Ruth Kehinde, junior Anna King, and Associate Director Byrd Hughes smile in Zoom call.
Photo by Ruth Kehinde.

Lasell Votes is an organization on campus that helps students in the process of getting involved in voting. According to a school-wide email sent on every Tuesday, Lasell Votes holds a virtual event from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to guide Lasers with voter registration and voting plans. One of these options include, registering in one’s hometown state instead of Newton. However, if students wish to vote in Newton, that’s always an option that Lasell Votes can support.

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Fashion week goes virtual 2

By Mary Nightingale-Grey1851 Contributor

Virtual fashion show showing off alumni Sam Bettencourt’s (‘20) senior collection via Zoom.
Photos by Mary Nightingale-Grey.

Due to the cancellation of Lasell’s fashion shows last spring amid COVID-19, Boston Fashion Week hosted a virtual runway on October 8, showcasing the work of Lasell’s recent fashion design graduates.

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Are online classes effective? Reply

By Lisa Ortiz & Meghan Carroll1851 Staff & News Editor

COVID-19 has created challenges for many people. Especially, college students. The way we learn differs from person to person. There are visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and linguistic learners. Experiencing both in-person classes and online classes over the past three years, I am convinced that the best way to learn is in a real-life classroom.

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Political climate proves to be polarizing Reply

By Claire Crittendon, Taylor Viles, Rebecca Osowski & Rayana PetroneCo-Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

The first presidential debate that took place on September 29 in Cleveland, Ohio. Graphic by Katie Peters

On September 29, President Trump and Vice President Biden took to the stage in Cleveland, Ohio for the first 2020 Presidential Debate. One week later, Vice President Pence and Senator Harris appeared live from Salt Lake City, Utah for the Vice Presidential debate.

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