Want to start investing, but don’t know what to know?

By Kait Bedell – News Editor

The stock market is open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Photo by Kait Bedell

For many college students entering the real world soon, it is their first time investing. Between learning how to study the stock market and wisely investing money, there are key things that new investors should know. 

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Celebration for largest community donation

By Claire Crittendon, Alexandra White & Karissa GaughanCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Contributors

On October 18, the newly dedicated Michal Longe ‘95 School Of Business hosted a celebration at the Dunne House to commemorate the largest donation given to Lasell, and the family behind it. 

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Lasell receives record donation

By Mike Maruk & Bailey KlingamanArt Director & Digital Editor

Michal Longe at her Lasell graduation in 1995. Photo courtesy of David Nathan

On July 1, President Michael Alexander announced in an email to the community that Lasell had received its largest ever monetary donation. The $6.6 million donation was made in honor of Michal Longe (‘95), alumni of the School of Business, who passed away from cystic fibrosis in 2003.

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School of Business Day goes virtual

By Katie Peters & Kait Bedell – Co-Editor-in-Chief & News Editor

Lasell saw the third annual School of Business Day on March 10, but it looked different this year. A day typically consisting of face-to-face activities was replaced with computer screens and a Canvas page: both side effects of the pandemic.

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Fashion Focus: Emma Murray, From Wethersfield to Waisted Fashion

By Kaie Quigley – Features Editor

Emma Murray models a jacket she made from old jeans and a thrifted blanket. Photo courtesy of Emma Murray.

Emma Murray, junior fashion design major with a minor in business, said her mother helped discover and fuel her passion for fashion. At a young age, Murray was infatuated with her mother’s box of scrap fabrics. She didn’t know what she was doing with them; not many five-year-olds would, but she knew she felt a connection with them.

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Interesting Internships

By Angela Hayes – 1851 Contributor

Laura Gunning smiling at her senior year practicum at William’s Elementary School.
Photo courtesy of Laura Gunning

Most of these internship examples were found on the Lasell University website! After going to the homepage, click on the drop-down menu titled ‘Academics’ and then select ‘Internship Programs’ near the end. From there you can choose your major/school and view many companies and organizations that Lasell students have worked with in the past.

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The five schools adapt to online learning

Holly Feola and Katie Peters – News Editor and Arts Editor

As a result of shifting to online classes on March 30, Lasell’s five schools had to learn to adjust and adapt in different ways to ensure that students continue on track with their classes and graduate with their degrees.  Continue reading “The five schools adapt to online learning”

Second annual School of Business Day provides opportunities

By Madison Raffone- Copy Editor

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On March 4, Lasell University School of Business held its second annual School of Business Day, where multiple events were held throughout the day, circulating between DeWitt Hall and the Athletic Center. This included keynotes speakers, panels and workshops, a career and internship fair, and the Shark Tank competition. 

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