Access Lasell brings awareness to accessibility issues

By Samantha Vega Torres & Nico Manganiello – 1851 Contributors

A set of stairs and no elevators separate students from the dining hall to essential offices such as health services, residential life, and the career center. Photo by Nico Manganiello

Nick Shelley (‘21) is working to improve accessibility on campus through his project Access Lasell. The program is the Lasell chapter of the Campus Access Network, which Shelley describes as a “network of students rallying for disability and rallying for radical change [on their campuses].”

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Campus is not handicap accessable

Alexandra White1851 Staff

Last year on campus I was walking to my class at the Science and Technology building when I saw a handicapped student being helped down the stairs to the building by other students. While this was a very heartwarming moment, I couldn’t help but wonder why there were very few pathways for disabled students to get to their classes. Since then, I have seen this several times on campus. Students who are physically handicapped struggle to travel around campus just to get to their classes or even the dining hall.

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Day in the life of a fashion media and marketing major

By Julia Ricco – 1851 Contributor

Pictured above is a visual design done by Julia Ricco at Michael Kors.
Photo by Julia Ricco

My name is Julia Ricco and I am a junior. I am a Fashion Media and Marketing major with double minors in Photography and Fashion Retail and Merchandising. Along with my studies, I am also a Key Holder, which is a type of manager, at Michael Kors in the Natick Mall. As I write this on a Wednesday afternoon, I will be walking you through my daily schedule as a full time student with a part-time job. 

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Scott Lamphere returns to Residential Life Director position

By Kait Bedell – 1851 Contributor

Scott Lamphere sits in his home office.
Photo courtesy of Scott Lamphere.

After about eight years of working in disability services at Lasell, Scott Lamphere returned to his position as Residential Life Director, a position he had previously held from when he first joined the community in 2004 until 2012.

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