Sunflower of Peace: Q&A with Iryna Saks

By Abi Brown & Alexandra White – Arts Editor & 1851 Contributor

Sunflower of Peace is a Boston based non-profit organization founded in 2014 with the goal of improving the lives of people in Ukraine. During the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, Sunflower of Peace has been collecting monetary and physical donations that are shipped directly to Ukraine. Sunflower of Peace has raised over four million dollars since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

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Q&A with a Studio1851 Student Employee

By Alexis Grant1851 Contributor

Julia McNicol, sophomore, in front of the Studio1851 store. Photo by Alexis Grant

Julia McNicol, a sophomore majoring in Fashion Media and Marketing, offers insights to working with Lasell’s student run retail store, Studio1851. To shop at Studio1851 and see weekly store hours, check out their website or Instagram page, @studio1851lasell.

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“You should be able to discuss your sexuality and what you like and don’t like in an open way. It’s not wrong, it’s not bad, it’s not shameful.”

By Juliana DeMuro – 1851 Contributor

Miriam Clark is a nurse practitioner at Lasell University. I had the opportunity to discuss sex education with her, via zoom. Working on a college campus, Clark is aware that students are in fact having sex, regardless of the social distance policy. Aside from roommates, students do have people in their “maskless bubble” that they spend their time with. Students are in relationships or are exploring. Now we all know social distancing is important in flattening the curve, however people are naturally sexual beings.

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Q&A Session with Culinary College Talent, Student and Chef, Mathieu Ouellet

By Jared Giurleo – 1851 Contributor

Ouellet in his dorm room with cooking supplies.
Photo by Jared Giurleo

Mathieu Ouellet is a senior currently enrolled at Lasell University, and he understands this issue. He shares his knowledge through the LCTV program “Culinary College” making dishes that students can make.

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Get to know the new Dean of Lasell School of Fashion

By Savannah Nolan1851 Contributor

Q&A Series with Dean Potter Part 1:

Dean Potter smiles via zoom.
Photo by Savannah Nolan.

Lasell University’s professor, Kathleen Potter recently got promoted to become the new Dean of Lasell School of Fashion. In this series, get to know Dean Potter as she discusses her goals as the new dean and reflects on her own college experience. 

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Get real with the new Dean of Lasell School of Fashion

By Savannah Nolan1851 Contributor

Q&A Series with Dean Potter Part 2:

Lasell University’s professor, Kathleen Potter recently got promoted to become the new Dean of Lasell School of Fashion, in this series she discusses what it was like transitioning careers during Covid-19, what changes she plans on making to the school of fashion, and what advice she would give to the graduating class of 2020. 

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Eric Turner settles in as new Provost

By Ruth KehindeDigital Editor

It’s been two months since Professor of Business Eric Turner was named the new Provost of Lasell. As students begin the fall semester, questions about what to expect in unfamiliar times may arise. Here are eight questions our digital editor Ruth Kehinde asked the Provost about how Lasell will look down the road.


Ruth Kehinde interviews new Provost Eric Turner via zoom about his new position at Lasell. Photo by: Ruth Kehinde
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