There have been many occurrences of police brutality in the United States of America, having the outlook of justice seem as if it has ceased to exist. Police brutality is being exposed more and more over the past couple years, with the influx of people recording these actions. This act was witnessed yet again with a 46-year-old black man named George Floyd, who was murdered after police were called for an act of alleged forgery in a store called Cup Foods in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25.
The brains of the operation, Ruth Kehinde and Emily Long. Photo courtesy of Emily Long and Ruth Kehinde.
Managing digital content for a university’s newspaper is no small feat. It takes creativity, patience and communication to do the job effectively. Since March, The 1851 Chronicle has moved completely online, making the job of digital editor that much more crucial. Thanks to the two women that currently hold this job, the transition has been seamless.
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.
Ruth Kehinde’s son, Mr.Snuggles finally get’s his sleeping schedule back on track after following Kehinde’s resting tips. Photo by Ruth Kehinde.
Being in quarantine seems as if having an agenda for every day may be hard to make, for staying inside can seem unmotivating. With being unmotivated, your body-clock may be out of whack and not wanting to do something about readjusting; it will only continue to go downhill from there. If you’re struggling on how to reset your sleeping cycle, here are five gradual steps that may help change when you catch your z’s:
The Weeknd’s new album entitled “After Hours.” Photo Courtesy of Spotify
By Ruth Kehinde –Digital Editor
Singer, songwriter and producer Abel Tesfaye, also known as The Weeknd, released his sixth album, ‘After Hours,’ on Monday, March 20 and the deluxe version on April 3. This is a new LP that Tesfaye shared with his fans first-hand on Instagram Lives and is also available to listen to on Spotify and Apple Music.
As COVID-19 has spread around the world, Americans have not only been stuck in quarantine but have also been practicing “social distancing.” Social distancing is an act of remaining six feet apart to prevent any type of contact for the coronavirus to spread vastly from person to person. With being stuck inside, it may seem as if this whole situation is filled with nothing but melancholy, but there’s actually more to this social distancing than it’s given credit for.
Essentials needed to stay focused while doing online classes. Photo courtesy of John Hopkins University.
Since the hit of COVID-19, students were forced to make the transition from going to class in classrooms to clicking into class via Zoom. With being stuck at home, it can get a bit challenging to focus in a place that may feel like a comfort zone. Here are five ways on how to stay focused while learning from home:
On Thursday, Feb. 27, the IC3 held a celebration seminar for Hindu Goddess of Learning, Saraswati Puja.
The celebration of the goddess was hosted by Professor Ashmita Khasnabish. She invited many of the students from her class as well as other peers of hers to attend the event. There was a table decorated with yellow and white flowers as a shrine to celebrate Saraswati Puja as well as a table to color a print of the goddess.
Most of the people attending the event were either wearing the colors white or yellow to recognize that those were the same colors resembling the ones worn by the goddess. When Professor Khasnabish began her presentation, she explained how Saraswati Puja is the goddess of interdisciplinary skills and learning. Khasnabish stated many children usually go and pray to her for guidance or help before taking a test or do something involving the need for knowledge.
Throughout the event, there was a selection of Indian-style food available. There was a tray of traditional chicken, a few options of rice and soup as well as a sort of rice chip available. In the end, there were poems and performances made in celebration of the goddess’s powers of learning and skills.