The women behind The Chronicle’s digital content

By Katie PetersArts Editor

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The brains of the operation, Ruth Kehinde and Emily Long. Photo courtesy of Emily Long and Ruth Kehinde.

Managing digital content for a university’s newspaper is no small feat. It takes creativity, patience and communication to do the job effectively. Since March, The 1851 Chronicle has moved completely online, making the job of digital editor that much more crucial. Thanks to the two women that currently hold this job, the transition has been seamless.

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Virtual Awards Banquet has unexpected positives

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Photos Courtesy of the Office of Student Activities and Orientation

By Emily Long and Casey DiBari – Digital Editor and Opinion Editor

On Thursday, April 23, 2020, the Office of Student Activities and Orientation held the annual awards banquet. As a result of COVID-19 and a majority of Lasell students now residing off-campus, the awards banquet was held over Zoom. At its peak, 115 people viewed the virtual awards.  Continue reading “Virtual Awards Banquet has unexpected positives”

Interning from home is invaluable in the job search

By Emily Long- Digital Editor

One of the biggest parts of the Lasell experience for students is completing an internship. So, what happens when a global pandemic sweeps through and forces you to work from home? For many Lasell students, we packed up our work laptops and set them up at our bedroom desks to continue our internships remotely. While it isn’t ideal, having a work-from-home experience now is a skill not many interns get, and one that can be invaluable in your job search process. 

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Senior letter: The triumphs and tribulations of a university newspaper

By Emily Long – Digital Editor

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When I was a first-year, I knew I wanted to join the newspaper. I went to my first meeting and I was nervous but I loved the energy. Our cramped but homey office felt like a real newsroom. Throughout my first year, I wasn’t sure if I really loved writing for The Chronicle. Something told me to stick with it and to see what would happen. Continue reading “Senior letter: The triumphs and tribulations of a university newspaper”

No Monet, no problem

By: Avery Stankus and Emily Long Editor-in-Chief and Digital Editor

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Have you ever dreamed of roaming through The Met in New York City one minute then The Van Gogh in Amsterdam the next? Well, now you can, thanks to Google Arts & Culture. There are over 2,000 museums to stroll through (or scroll through) just at the click of a button. Here are six galleries that are currently offering free virtual tours and an online look at exhibits.

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Fresh Check Day offers fresh perspectives on mental health

By Emily Long- Digital Editor

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On Thursday, Feb. 20 Fresh Check Day was held in DeWitt Hall by Health Services in conjunction with the Jordan Porco Foundation and other campus offices. Fresh Check Day is an event that raises awareness of suicide and mental health on college campuses by providing a positive and safe outlet to destigmatize mental health by being made aware of the services offered around campus. 

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185-whatever!

By Emily LongDigital Editor

If you were to ask any college student in America what year their college was founded, they might have to think for a second. For some, they might not even know. If you asked any Lasell University student what year their college was founded, the answer might just fly out of their mouth, “1851!”

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