What’s it like to play with masks?

By Taylor Viles – Sports Editor

A men’s lacrosse helmet sits on Grellier Field displaying the inserted mask that all players are required to wear.
Photo by Taylor Viles

Creating a safe atmosphere for sports to return to play this spring was arduous. Regulations had to be agreed upon by all competing Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) schools and multiple sacrifices were endured.

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The Beautiful Stuff Project is truly something beautiful

By Rebecca Osowski – 1851 Contributor

The Beautiful Stuff Project’s storefront located at 511 Medford St. in Somerville.
Photo courtesy of Marina Seevak

The Beautiful Stuff Project is a mission to “inspire creativity and increase access to play and the arts through reuse,” an idea that runs true through their unique treasure box curriculum. 

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COVID-19 vaccine mandated for fall 2021 placed

By Kait Bedell – News Editor

Staff members received the COVID-19 vaccine during the on campus clinic. Since then, Lasell has decided to mandate the vaccine for all students in the fall.
Photo courtesy of Ian Meropol

The COVID-19 vaccine will be required for all students attending in the fall of 2021. The news was announced in an email from President Michael Alexander on April 14.

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Hurdles to pass for track and field

By LJ VP Lafiura – 1851 Staff

The sprinters train on Taylor Field ahead of their upcoming season.
Photo by LP VP Lafiura

When spring sports received clearance to resume playing, it felt like activities around campus were beginning to return to normal. No team has had an easy transition into play, but especially the track & field team. Between finding a venue to play and viable competition, this season will have many challenges.

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Valentine Dining Hall re-opens for indoor seating

By Kait Bedell & Kaie Quigley – News Editor and Features Editor

Signs inside Valentine Dining Hall direct students to available seating.
Photo by Katie Peters

The Valentine Dining Hall opened up their indoor seating on Tuesday, March 9 for the first time since the pandemic broke out. After what was a long-awaited decision based on the safety of students, the university decided it was time to allow students to dine indoors. 

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GNAC competition is back for spring

By Pat Carbone1851 Staff

Lasell’s Softball team gathers between innings during the first game of a doubleheader on March 23 against Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Photo by Mike Maruk

On March 8, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) released a statement approving the 2021 spring sports season with limited conference play. The news comes after a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RAs COVID-19 regulation proposal to be approved

By Kait Bedell & Zachary Kraft – News Editor and 1851 Contributor

Students have been using the outdoor tents around campus as an alternative to spending time with each other in dorms because of the current covid restrictions.
Photo by Kait Bedell

On Thursday, March 25, the COVID-19 Task Force moved forward with the principle of a proposal sent forward by several Resident Assistants (RAs) in an attempt to lift some of the residential hall restrictions. 

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