Where to explore the outdoors around Boston

By Abi Brown, Mike Maruk & Ghiz Benzerdjeb – Arts Editor, Art Director & 1851 Contributor

With the colors of fall creeping in, the urge to go outside and check them out is really exciting. The best thing about being at Lasell in the fall is you are never too far from some great parks to check out as well as get some exercise. These places include activities such as basketball, biking, hiking, and much more.

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Sunny Auburndale Park Trail

By Audrey Abbate, Emily Walton & Naomi Kane1851 Contributor

Auburndale Park is a short walk from campus with a beautiful scenery of the Charles River; it didn’t seem to get the attention it deserves until now. With towering trees, swimming swans, and ducks, it’s a great place for a study break. Even just a mental break from the chaos will do some good for everyone’s health. This lengthy trail runs along the river with the sunset shining- no wonder why there’s been more Auburndale residents checking out the park lately.

Photos by Audrey Abbate, Emily Walton & Naomi Kane

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Black Lives Matter here and everywhere

By Katie Peters, Claire Crittendon & Meghan CarrollEditors-in-Chief & News Editor

A Black Lives Matter sign sits in an Auburndale resident’s front yard. Photo by Katie Peters

On May 25, the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd at the hands of then-police officer Derek Chauvin set off nationwide protests, bringing to light racial in- justice and police brutality that Black Americans face. Black Lives Matter (BLM) was established in 2013 following the deaths of two Black men killed by police, Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

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Studio Road’s artistic history

By Katie PetersArts Editor

When Jim and Kathleen Muller decided to move back to the Boston area from Kentucky, they did not expect to find a piece of history nestled in their home. The unassuming yellow house that sits halfway up Studio Road drew Kathleen in with its beautiful studio, complete with 18-foot high ceilings and huge windows. The two purchased the home in the fall of 1999 and were informed it may have been home to an artist, but much of the information was unknown to them at the time.

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Photos by Holly Feola, Zach Houle & Katie Peters

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Students run into Big Papi

Jen Freeman (left) and Michaela Tomlinson (right) with David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox. The World Series MVP was at Auburndale Discount Wine & Spirits days after the team captured its third championship in 10 seasons. (Photo courtesy of Jen Freeman)
Jen Freeman (left) and Michaela Tomlinson (right) with David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox. The World Series MVP was at Auburndale Discount Wine & Spirits days after the team captured its third championship in 10 seasons. (Photo courtesy of Jen Freeman)

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