By Avery Stankus – Editor-in-chief
On Friday, May 1, Digital Star David Dobrik hosted a private Q&A over Zoom set up by Campus Activities Board. He and his assistant, Natalie Marideuna, repped Lasell gear while answering an abundance of questions sent in by students.
Over 300 Lasell students joined in on the hour-long call to listen in on what he had to say. From sharing stories with celebrities to secrets about The Vlog Squad, Dobrik enthusiastically discussed that and everything in between. He also shared post-grad advice for the graduating seniors.
“I [followed] what I loved doing. That’s what I did, I continued doing what I wanted to do. I was like I want to do something in the entertainment world and then it was luck and waiting for the right opportunity,” said Dobrik. “My dad would always say work hard…There wasn’t an opportunity for me to work hard until this opportunity presented itself: Vine. And I was like okay, this is my ticket to LA, this is where I start working hard. You just have to wait for the right opportunity.”
By Avery Stankus – Editor-in-Chief
Photo by Avery Stankus
Reserved, anxious, intimidated. As I entered college, my mind was full of uncertainty. Would I make friends? Was this the right school? Would I be happy? These worries quickly subsided as I started to immerse myself within the Lasell community. I came on campus thinking I knew who I was and I didn’t have too much left to grow, but boy was I wrong. More…
By: Avery Stankus and Emily Long– Editor-in-Chief and Digital Editor
Have you ever dreamed of roaming through The Met in New York City one minute then The Van Gogh in Amsterdam the next? Well, now you can, thanks to Google Arts & Culture. There are over 2,000 museums to stroll through (or scroll through) just at the click of a button. Here are six galleries that are currently offering free virtual tours and an online look at exhibits.
By Avery Stankus– Editor-in-Chief
Photo by: Avery Stankus
Do you know what’s going on around the world? What are the most common symptoms of the virus? What precautions should you take? Whether the news is on all day while working from home or notifications come in when there’s an update, chances are most people know the answers to these COVID-19—related questions. But here’s a question: Where are you getting your news? While being educated on all things coronavirus is important, it may also be worth looking at how you’re consuming the media. More…
By Avery Stankus & Katie Peters – Editor-in-Chief & Arts Editor
As the fall semester kicks off, Lasell updated their course catalog by adding 16 new and experimental courses. These classes range from 100-level to 400-level courses and are offered to undergraduate students.
1851 Staff member Avery Stankus reflects on her time in Florence, Italy where she studied abroad during the Fall 2018 semester.
By Avery Stankus – 1851 Staff
The annual Stress-Free Fair was held on April 6 in de Witt Hall, hosted by Peer Health Educators to raise mental health awareness. The event informed students on helpful life-coping and end-of-semester stress tips. The three-hour event provided students with dog therapy, painting, massages, and more.
Students enjoying the Stress-Free Fair by playing with the many therapy dogs. Photo by Katie Schneider