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.”
Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief
Lasell College will offer gender neutral housing for the Fall 2014 semester. The decision was a joint effort between Student Government Association (SGA) and Residential Life. The option is open to students who feel uncomfortable living with genders they do not identify with or who are transgender.
Junior Class President Brianna Robbins worked on this proposal since her freshman year, collaborating with various people from SGA and Residential Life. “This is a great option against discrimination as our school is so diverse in gender identification,” said Robbins. More…