Knock, knock, knockin’ on Plant Ops’ door Reply

Casey DiBari & Hannah SmithOpinion Editor & 1851 Staff

Students returned to campus, no doubt excited to be with their friends again, start classes and see where they’d be living for the next school year. But for some, that excitement may have deflated when they saw the condition of their housing.

Water damage. Paint damage. Missing closet doors. This is just some things heard or seen when school started up again. Some of the residence halls and houses had various damage, which soured the mood of move-in day for some returning students. While these damages can be brushed off and accepted, it can still ruin the feel of a room.

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Baker loses cool over Juul Reply

Casey DiBariOpinion Editor

When I entered my first year, one of the first questions my one roommate asked was,“is it okay if I vape in the room?” Me, naive, just starting college, had no idea what she was talking about so, I said yes. After she moved out of the room, I was sure that was the last time I would ever hear about vaping. Clearly, I was wrong.

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Student’s on the Street Reply

By Emily Long, Ruth Kehinde & Jared Sgroi  – Digital Editors & 1851 Staff

A month has passed since the Fall semester has began. Senior, Jared Sgroi, interviewed various Lasell “Students on the Street” about their input on how Lasell has changed since the transition into a university status, within that passing month.

Health Center: what’s up, Doc? Reply

By Holly Feola & John Maclean – 1851 Staff

Recently, some students have questioned the timeliness and thoroughness of health professionals in the Health Services office.

I think Health Services should open 10 minutes before their official hours to prevent patient waiting. Once, I arrived at Health Services at 8:20 a.m. No lights were on and there was no one there, despite center’s 8:30 to 4:30 hours. At 8:30 a man unlocked the door. Then, I waited five minutes for a nurse to check me. By opening a few minutes ear- lier, I would’ve been able to have my appointment when scheduled, rather than five minutes later.

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Are scholarships awarding scholars? Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen & Chris Bretti – Features Editor & 1851 Staff

What does a GPA say about a student? It may reflect their test-taking abilities, attendance and completion of assignments. However, there are infinite factors that could make up this number. A biased high school teacher, a leave of absence or even a technological issue could drastically change this number. Furthermore, why must students be judged as a number? Isn’t that a bit de-humanizing? Are the skills evaluated by this number evident the student learned anything?

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Lasell’s college character Reply

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor

It’s a quaint place here – and it has been since 1851… Lasell is one of the oldest institutions in the area, pinned in Auburndale for over 150 years. The College has held former names in the past – some being Lasell Female Seminary and Lasell Junior College – but has, since 1989, maintained its four-year college status. Recently, however, Lasell has entertained discussion on a possible switch to a university.

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