It was College she feared, but she conquered Reply

By Makenna French – 1851 Contributor 

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Makenna French in her hometown enjoying the fall scenery.

I’ve always been known as a homebody. Not in the way of being at my physical home all the time but being in my town, with my friends and my family whom I value most in the world. Going away to college was bittersweet for everyone I knew. For me personally, it was full of anxiety. I would watch you tube videos of other kids moving in to see my situation before it would happen, and it would make my heart race and my mind spin.

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It’s Okay to Be Homesick Reply

By Brook Salvador1851 Contributor 

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Brook Salvador in front of the new Lasell sign. Photo courtesy of Maddie Avery.

 

When I first arrived on campus on move in day, I was eager to finally arrive at campus, but as we got closer It felt like I had butterflies in my stomach, and my heart was racing as If I was sick. I could hear sounds of students laughing as I walked into check in, I couldn’t wait to make new friends.  When I was looking at my best friend that came with me it was such a bittersweet moment, knowing I had to let go of home, and all my friends.

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Family, friends, alumni flock to campus for festivities Reply

By Holly Feola & Katie PetersNews Editor & Arts Editor

Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend (FFAW ) brought together new and familiar faces on campus for a variety of activities from Oct. 18 to 20. Each day had its own agenda of fun events organized by the Office of Student Activities and Orientation and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

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Editor’s Corner, News from another view Reply

By Mitchell BoltonArts Director

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As the art director, my job is to create the physical newspaper. With the help of five section editors, two digital editors, an illustrator and an editor-in-chief, we put something out every month that covers topics from campus news to members of the Lasell community. Most of my team members are communication majors. But, once we start talking about concentrations, things get a little different. I am a communication major with a concentration in creative advertising. The majority of my counterparts are journalism and media writing concentrations.

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Shoulder to Shoulder: An arm and a leg Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinion Editor 

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Illustration by Robby Rowe

Recently, the Shoulder to Shoulder program’s price has in- creased. Before, the program ran by Study Abroad would offer stu- dents a chance to take a service trip for a week in a country, such as Vietnam or Ecuador, for varying prices depending on the location. But now, the trips have all have a set price of $1,200. For trips that used to be around $500 for Mexi- co or $800 for Antigua, according to students in the old program, this increase has made the trips harder for students to afford.

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Dollars for Division I Reply

By Kaie Quigley1851 Staff

The proposition of paying college athletes is brought up often in the sports scene. This time, a move has been made in the right direction. California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill permitting Division I college athletes in the state to sign with agents and pursue endorsement deals. This was originally prohibited under National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations. According to The New York Times, this new law would come into effect in 2023.

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