By Casey DiBari & Skylar Diamond – Opinions Editor & 1851 staff
Mattias Voltmer (left) and Janci Soto, both certified van drivers, pose next to the familiar Lasell van. Photo by Skylar Diamond
Lasell van drivers provide students with the ability to travel around the community without the necessity of having their cars on campus. Ranging from Resident Assistant outings to helping the Center for Community Based Learning (CCBL), van drivers can take students and faculty to wherever they desire.
Illustration by Natalie Kfoury
Kayli Hertel – Features Editor
I’m not really sure how I ended up at the Center for Community-Based Learning (CCBL). It may have started when my best friend dragged me along when she started volunteering; or it may have been when I followed my friends to talk with their CCBL mentors. Even though I don’t remember how I got to the CCBL, I’m glad I did.
In one word, the CCBL is all about caring. Caring about a topic, whatever it may be, and doing something about it is what the center does. It can be something about animals, youth homelessness, literacy, or cancer; it’s as simple as that. More…