Newbury College gets ready to close its doors Reply

By Katie Peters & Holly Feola – 1851 Staff 

On Dec. 14, 2018, Newbury College announced it would be closing at the end of the Spring 2019 semester after suffering from financial problems. The college, located in Brookline, has been open since 1962 and currently has just under 630 enrolled students.

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Home Away from Home

By James Barry

This past summer was one of my favorites. It felt long and I hung out with my family and friends often. It wasn’t until orientation was right around the corner that I began to get a little nervous. I couldn’t believe I was going to college! I have two sisters and they are the best, but both had two different college experiences. My older sister is shy and nervous while the other is very outgoing and courageous. They each told me opposite things to expect which didn’t help and naturally, I became nervous.

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New transfer students call Lasell home Reply

Dana Sutcliffe & Brian Cohen – Digital Editor & 1851 Staff 

Lasell’s incoming transfer numbers are a bit higher than usual this semester. This has to do in part with the closing of fellow Newton institution, Mt. Ida College. The college’s close proximity to Lasell, and the opening of a few new Lasell programs encouraged some students from Mt. Ida to transfer schools.

 

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