By: Ruth Kehinde- Digital Editor
On April 13 there was an emergency power outage across the Lasell campus, leaving all open facilities without power. According to a Residential Life campus-wide email, this storm-related incident occurred due to a downed power line and transformer damage that took place on the intersection of Woodland Road and Seminary Avenue. Residents were updated via email and were provided flashlights for the time that the power was out. Campus Police served as a Fire Watch Patrol throughout the buildings.
Lasell’s electrical power company, EverSource, provided many repairs to the damaged equipment, having the power restored only a few hours after it was shut down. Due to this unanticipated event, the registrar moved the sophomore registration period from Tuesday, April 14 to Wednesday, April 15 at 7 a.m.
By Claire Crittendon, Katie Peters, Madison Raffone, and Bailey Klingaman– Features Editor, Arts Editor, Copyeditor, and Staff Writer
Ruth Kehinde adjusts to online classes in her comfort zone. Photo courtesy of Ruth Kehinde.
By March 31, students were encouraged to decide whether to move off-campus or stay while practicing social distancing to decrease the spread of the virus throughout campus. Those who stayed are inhibiting East, West and North Halls. According to Associate Vice President for Administration Diane Parker, there are currently about 70 students still residing on campus.
By Rosa del Carmen Gomez – 1851 Staff
It’s senior year and I’m not sure when that happened. Four years ago, I walked into Rockwell Hall and I met you. I went into the housing process requesting a totally random roommate and I was a bit scared. We had spoken a few times on Facebook but not enough to know if we would end up getting along.
By Emily Long- Digital Editor
On Thursday, Feb. 20 Fresh Check Day was held in DeWitt Hall by Health Services in conjunction with the Jordan Porco Foundation and other campus offices. Fresh Check Day is an event that raises awareness of suicide and mental health on college campuses by providing a positive and safe outlet to destigmatize mental health by being made aware of the services offered around campus.
Megan Palumbo & Brian Cohen – Co-editor-in-chief & 1851 staff
Students participate in painting pumpkins during Alcohol Awareness Week. Photo by Megan Palumbo
Peer Health educators talk while students sign up for a raffle. Photo by Megan Palumbo
The Peer Health Education worked collaboratively with a committee of student affairs offices, hosted events around campus on Oct. 15-19, in honor of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
Senior Peer Health Educator Cameron Brennan said the purpose of Alcohol Awareness Week “is to make [students] aware of the specific dangers of alcohol, but making it known how to properly use alcohol.”