Read the book, see the movie Reply

Professor Zeek's FYS class saw The Maze Runner as part of Lasell's Connected Learning Experience. (Photo courtesy of bookfandoms.com)

Professor Zeek’s FYS class saw The Maze Runner as part of Lasell’s Connected Learning Experience. (Photo courtesy of bookfandoms.com)

Krista DeJulioFeatures Editor

One of the best things to do before a film comes to theaters is to read the novel the film is based on. Professor Catherine Zeek’s First Year Seminar class, Zombies, Aliens, and Revolutionaries, did just that. The first assignment of the class was to finish the Young Adult-dystopian novel, “The Maze Runner,” in hopes that the class could see the film together when it came out in mid-September.

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Connected Learning through staff internships Reply

Kait Quinn – 1851 Staff

When a student first visits Lasell College and hears “every student is required to do an internship to graduate,” there is not much excitement. The idea of doing a part-time job for free, in return for college credit is not everyone’s dream.

But when the same student hears Lasell College was ranked in U.S. News’ “10 Colleges With the Highest Rate of Student Internships,” in 2013, the desire to complete an internship seems to outweigh the dreadfulness. More…