By Emily Long and Michael Maruk – Digital Editor and 1851 Staff
On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the Office of Student Activities and Orientation held the annual Spring Activities Fair in the Athletic Center. Just back from winter break, student clubs, organizations and employment opportunities aimed to recruit students to join.
The Spring Activities fair was held in the Athletic Center. Photo Courtesy of Michael Maruk
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More than 700 students signed up for the nearly 200 clubs and organizations offered on campus at this year’s Activities Fair. (Photo courtesy of Lasell College)
Ryan Fitzgerald – 1851 Staff
Among the many clubs offered this fall are six new groups that are quickly becoming popular. The number of clubs on campus has more than tripled since 2006, increasing from 19 to 65, according to Justin Bruce, Coordinator of Student Organizations.
One of the clubs new to Lasell this fall is Yoga Club, started by sophomore Kelsey Desjardins. Desjardins, who has been practicing yoga for 10 years, is a certified yoga instructor and is excited to bring her interest to students on campus.