Five ways to beat procrastination

By Alexandra White1851 Staff 

A completed to-do list.
Photo by Alexandra White

Everyone procrastinates sometimes, but the pandemic has made the urge to put off doing work stronger for many students. Whether you are on campus or at home, not being in the traditional college setting can make it difficult to do work. Here are five ways to beat procrastination when you are feeling unmotivated:

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7 most captivating shows and movies to consume your free time

By Karissa Gaughan– 1851 Staff

Finding a show or movie that captures your attention and passes the time can be difficult. Especially if you spent most of quarantine watching everything imaginable, new is hard to find. If you are craving a new movie or show to binge watch, here are seven recommendations for every interest out there.

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Changing for the better

By Meghan CarrollNews Editor

Carroll getting her head in the game.
Photo by Meghan Carroll.

Change—something that everyone goes through. There are many factors when it comes to the growth of a person. Since being at Lasell, many things have made me the kind of person I am today. I’m grateful for growth and there is still a lot I have to learn, especially after Lasell, but reflecting over the years, here are some things I have learned. 

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Eyes and ears and mouth and nose…

By Ghiz Benzerdjeb1851 Staff

Of course, we cannot forget about the hands. Get jiggy with the senses, especially at a time where isolation and pandemic woes can put a damper on all the amazing things that our 5 senses can offer us. I tried to make this list as ability inclusive as possible so if you lack one sense hopefully there is something on the list that can stimulate the other ones.

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5 Things I’m keeping off my new year resolution

By Rachel Shepard – Copy Editor

Rachel Shepard, junior, leisurely sits at her desk in her Lasell campus dorm. 
Photo by Rachel Shepard.

With the start of a new year ahead, and a new semester, it’s time to detox and start getting rid of those negative hobbies we keep around. That way, we can replace those bad habits with activities that we genuinely enjoy. Here are five of my own habits that I want to stop and replace by the end of the new year.

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Mirror, Mirror on the wall, these are the most Spooktacular movies of them all

By Ruth Kehinde – Digital Editor

West Newton Cinema playing a selection of classic movies amidst the pandemic.
Photo by Abi Brown.

As Halloween approaches, there are many spooky movies for people to get into the groove of watching. Within the month of October, putting on a good scary movie and preparing to scream your head off is the ideal move. Although there’s many horror films that have been made over the years, here are some that are without a doubt, spooktacular:

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How to get through classes in a pandemic

By Ruth Kehinde & Holly FeolaDigital Editor & Opinions Editor

Student staying safe while learning remotely.
Photo courtesy of elearningindustry.com

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: 

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