Moodle vs Canvas 1

By Christina Serratore – 1851 Staff  

 This school year, Lasell switched from Moodle to Canvas as the primary manner for students to turn in work, keep up-to-date on assignments and contact their professors. The first few weeks of the semester was a big game of trial and error, with students and professors alike trying to figure out how to utilize the platform. Unlike a lot of people though, I actually have more experience with Canvas than I do with Moodle because some of my high school teachers used it. As such, I have a good idea of the pros and cons of each.  

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Starbucks: what’s the tea, sis? Reply

Casey DiBari – 1851 Staff

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Illustration by Thomas Baker

When Arnow shut down for renovations, it took Einstein’s with it. This left students with one on-campus option for coffee and tea: the Starbucks in the STC. The Starbucks was something many students were looking forward to when it first opened last year and ran decently throughout the spring semester.

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Dressing up for cultural change Reply

Chris Bretti – 1851 Staff

With Halloween approaching fast, selecting costumes becomes a priority for many students. It is an opportunity for us to get creative, collaborate themes with friends and show off our costumes. But when it comes to choosing the costume, there has to be some consideration for the people around us.

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Millennials: The leaders of a new century Reply

By Marissa Gugala – 1851 Staff

Who are millennials? They are the leaders of a new century. The United States is a country based on the principles of democracy. When those principles are challenged in one way or another, millennials do not hold back. They are a key voice in the continuation of a democratic society and play a major role in the fight against injustice.  More…

Five reasons to travel in your twenties Reply

By Dana Sutcliffe –1851 Staff

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Illustration by Thomas Baker

Life is too short. It’s okay to be selfish and for some, this means taking time to travel when you’re young. It’s true there are many things to look forward to later on, like a successful career and family, but it’s important to grab life by the horns and have fun while you can. Along with having new experiences and opportunities, you’ll be introduced to new faces, cultures, food and events that you would have never been able to experience by staying home on your couch. So, realize that staying in one place is overrated and for what you don’t yet understand, your experiences and true inner happiness will thank you for later. Here are five reasons to travel while you’re young: More…

A love letter to New England winter Reply

By Michael Bueno – Opinion Editor

Goodbye winter, old friend. I’m going to miss the quiet frosty mornings where I see my breath while the fresh layer of snow blows off the covered pine trees. Not many reap the joys of winter as much as they should, often times complaining after the second or third snowfall.  More…