Students remember why they chose Lasell University

By Bailey Klingaman – Digital Editor

The sun shines on a Lasell University sign on the West side of campus.
Photo by Bailey Klingaman

For most students, the decision to attend Lasell is a distant memory. With COVID-19, upcoming commencement for seniors and growing amounts of classwork, students may have forgotten the Lasell that they love. They may have forgotten why they believed Lasell is the right college for them. Despite regulations on campus activities, Lasell still maintains many of the factors that students find attractive.

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Intern Spotlight: Madelyn Hedges, Breaking News

By Bailey Klingaman – Digital Editor

Madelyn Hedges works remotely, drafting press releases for her internship at JGPR. 
Photo Courtesy of Madelyn Hedges

There is no doubt that finding an internship right now can be nerve racking. Between COVID-19 and searching for the internship that fits you and your schedule best, it is easy to focus on the list of things you still need to do. But let’s take a moment to appreciate what has already been accomplished and the people doing the jobs.

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Lasers grateful to be back on campus

By Bailey Klingaman & Rayana Petrone – Digital Editor & 1851 Contributor

Online students are projected on a screen behind Professor Andrea Brodeur as she teaches her Sociological Imagination flex course.
Photo by Angela Hayes

As the Spring semester begins and the community is reunited, various opinions have been expressed in regards to being back on campus during such unusual times. Campus regulations are still in place from the Fall semester, as the university was successful in keeping COVID-19 cases on campus relatively low. With additional students returning to on-campus housing and COVID-19 numbers still growing amid the vaccine rollout, the community had a lot to share regarding their feelings about being back. 

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Career Development Center available after hours

By Bailey Klingaman – Digital Editor

The Career Development Center is located on the third floor of the Edwards Student Center. After hours takes place over Zoom Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Photo by Kaie Quigley

The Career Development Center has introduced after hour drop-in sessions in efforts to be more available to students. Therefore, they are now providing options for students outside of typical business hours. The goal of this extension is to accommodate students unable to access Career Center resources during the day. 

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Feel the Malarkey

By Bailey Klingaman1851 Staff

On April 13, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders publicly endorsed his former opponent Joe Biden as the Democratic Presidential Nominee. While both politicians have masses of democrats supporting them, a significant amount of Bernie’s followers are college students and millennials.

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Life on campus continues through pandemic

By Claire Crittendon, Katie Peters, Madison Raffone, and Bailey KlingamanFeatures Editor, Arts Editor, Copyeditor, and Staff Writer

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Ruth Kehinde adjusts to online classes in her comfort zone. Photo courtesy of Ruth Kehinde.

By March 31, students were encouraged to decide whether to move off-campus or stay while practicing social distancing to decrease the spread of the virus throughout campus. Those who stayed are inhibiting East, West and North Halls. According to Associate Vice President for Administration Diane Parker, there are currently about 70 students still residing on campus.

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