Survivors of abuse take back their stories Reply

By Liv P. Fernandes & Katie Peters1851 Staff & Arts Editor

Content Warning: domestic and sexual violence

Can we cancel “Cancel Culture?” Reply

 

 

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Illustration by Robby Rowe

By Katie Peters & Madison Raffone – Arts Editor & Copy Editor

The term “cancel culture” has been popularized over the past year, referring to negative online comments when a public figure is called out on unfavorable actions.Whether it’s from their past or present, canceling a person can have harmful results. However, help- ing them grow and learn from the mistakes they have made could help.

In 2018, allegations arose against “Guardians of the Galaxy” Director James Gunn after old tweets resurfaced. The tweets included jokes about rape, pedophilia, the Holocaust, and more. Gunn claims he’s not the same man he used to be, possibly after the negative results of cancel culture.

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Chilly morning, chilling perspectives outside Winslow Reply

By Katie Peters – Arts Editor

On Thursday, Nov. 14, the hill outside of Winslow was covered in small paper flags representing “the relative percentage of survivors at Lasell University” in the context of Intimate Parter Violence. The data from the Association of American Universities annual Campus Climate Survey and the number of Lasell’s undergraduates were used to show how women, men and LGBT+ individuals on campus are affected by this issue according to the survey. This project was completed by Professor Karin Raye’s Title XI Interns and the Men’s Baseball Team.

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Outside of Winslow on Thursday, a display of flags representing the percentage of Lasell students who may report Intimate Partner Violence as an undergraduate greeted students as they walked to class.

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Newbury transfers welcomed by community Reply

By Claire Crittendon and Katie Peters– Features Editor & Katie Peters

Lasell has seen many new people around campus this semester, some are students and faculty that used to call Newbury College home. Last December, Newbury’s president announced to the community that the class of 2019 would be the last graduating class from the college, forcing students to find education elsewhere.

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Runway rescue: Lasers save “Prophecy” show Reply

By Katie Peters– Arts Editor

 

Seven students volunteered back- stage at Boston Fashion Week’s “Prophecy” show on Sept. 28 at Arlington Street Church where they became the show’s finale. Students were given the opportunity to walk in the show due to a shortage of models.

 

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COMDay 2019: “In pursuit of truth(s)” Reply

By Colin Froment, Katie Peters & Taylor Viles – Co-editor-in-chief & 1851 Staff

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The alumni panel with Megan Palumbo (L) and Professor Franklin (R). Photo by Katie Peters.

The sixth-annual COMDay occurred Tuesday, March 5 in de Witt Hall, educating the mass audiences on the event’s overall theme, “In Pursuit of Truth.” Throughout the day, students and professors listened to guest speakers, while professionals from communication fields gave advice on securing full-time positions in the future.

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