College students throughout New England disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic Reply

They reflect on how it was handled, how it affected them, and what’s to come.

By: Nicole Yeager & Essie Plouffe – 1851 Contributors

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The spring semester is always a busy, stressful, but exciting time on college campuses. March brings warmer weather, spring sports season openers, and for seniors, commencement seems like it’s looming right around the corner.

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Check, please! Reply

by Claire Crittendon – Features Editor

Do you qualify for the $1,200 stimulus check? If you’re reading this, it’s unlikely. Currently, those eligible are dependents under the age of 17, who will receive $500, single adults who aren’t claimed as dependents, who will receive $1,200 and married couples, who will receive $2,400, according to the Forbes article titled, “Most College Students Won’t Get A Stimulus Check,” accessed on May 1.

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COVID-19 creates challenges for recruiting Reply

By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

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In his Lasell debut, Bill Uberti coaches his team to a victory. Photo courtesy of Taylor Viles.

Among the wave of changes COVID-19 has brought to the athletics’ world, is an issue that will be present for years to come across every collegiate athletics program. The NCAA has granted every spring athlete, regardless of class, another year of eligibility.  

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Unfinished business: Senior lasers return for 2021 season 3

By: Meghan Carroll1851 Staff

The year 2020 has been a rough one for everyone. With the rapid growth of COVID-19, our lives have come to an abrupt stop. Everyone has been impacted in some sort of way, especially students, more specifically, senior student-athletes.

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What’s your media diet? Reply

By Avery StankusEditor-in-Chief

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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…

Fashion Focus: Fashion vs. COVID-19 Reply

By Abi Brown – 1851 Staff

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The School of Fashion has been directly affected by the decisions surrounding the annual fashion shows: Undergraduate and Senior Collections. Due to COVID-19, the Undergraduate Show has been canceled, while the Senior Collections show is to be determined. Despite these unprecedented times, students of The School of Fashion are adapting to these changes and ensuring the show must go on.

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What to stream in quarantine Reply

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Streaming services such as Disney+ , Netflix and Hulu are serving as the primary forms of entertainment during quarantine. Photo Courtesy of RitaVPN.

By Katie Peters and Casey DiBari – Arts Editor and Opinion Editor

Now that most of the world is stuck at home all day because of quarantine, it’s easy to get bored. Not being able to go out in public is something everyone is adjusting to – including the film industry. Movie theaters across the country have had to shut their doors for the time being until this pandemic subsides enough to hold public gatherings again. While movie premiers have been forced to make major adjustments, consumers have turned to streaming services as sources of entertainment. 

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The pros of social distancing Reply

By Ruth Kehinde- Digital Editor

As COVID-19 has spread around the world, Americans have not only been stuck in quarantine but have also been practicing “social distancing.” Social distancing is an act of remaining six feet apart to prevent any type of contact for the coronavirus to spread vastly from person to person. With being stuck inside, it may seem as if this whole situation is filled with nothing but melancholy, but there’s actually more to this social distancing than it’s given credit for.

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