By Holly Feola & Katie Peters– Opinions Editor and Co-Editor-in-Chief
For decades, the second Monday of every October in the United States has been reserved as a way to pay tribute to Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Bahamas. The holiday named after this Italian colonizer has since become a controversial subject.
“Push yourself out of your comfort zone” is a common phrase that a person is told at some point in their life. Years ago, that phrase easily would have gone over my head as another cliche saying but now I feel as if that’s a daily goal for me. Weird, right?
By Ruth Kehinde & Holly Feola – Digital Editor & Opinions Editor
Since COVID-19 hit, the world has changed in various ways especially within the education system. Students now have to learn how to stay focused within a pandemic while juggling the challenges of online classes, jobs and social lives. Here are some helpful tips for students who are taking classes in these unfamiliar times:
Over the past few years, the university has seen changes in the majors offered to students. The higher education system is evolving and some programs have either been restructured or removed. However, when such changes are made, there is a process to determine how programs are assessed.Continue reading “Majors that are no longer major”→
The Lasell Works program made its debut for first-year students in fall 2018. Despite the program being introduced last year, it continues to evolve. Lasell Works is a four-year, declining tuition program that equips students early on with skills for their future professional careers.
First-generation college students gathered last month for group discussions in the Science and Technology Center to celebrate their presence on campus. In addition to the25 first-generation students attending were several administrators who were the first in their family to graduate from college, Jesse Tauriac (Assistant Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer), Dave Hennessey (Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs), Helena Santos (Assistant Vice President and Dean of Academic Success), Thomas Morgan (Assistant Director of the Donahue Center), Victoria Turnquist (Academic Advisor), Donnell Turner, (Director Career Services) and Jenny Granger (Director Of Student Activities and Orientation).