Shoulder to Shoulder: An arm and a leg Reply

By Casey DiBariOpinion Editor 

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Recently, the Shoulder to Shoulder program’s price has in- creased. Before, the program ran by Study Abroad would offer stu- dents a chance to take a service trip for a week in a country, such as Vietnam or Ecuador, for varying prices depending on the location. But now, the trips have all have a set price of $1,200. For trips that used to be around $500 for Mexi- co or $800 for Antigua, according to students in the old program, this increase has made the trips harder for students to afford.

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Shoulder-to-Shoulder program extends deadline Reply

The application deadline for the Shoulder-to-Shoulder International Service-Learning Programs have been extended to Monday, October 15, 2018. Students have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador, Mexico or Tanzania. Visit Lasell’s Shoulder-to-Shoulder page  to fill out an application or for more details on each trip.

Students, staff journey to Antigua, Vietnam Reply

By Nicole Taylor – 1851 Staff

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Part of the Shoulder-to-Shoulder program, 12 students traveled to Antigua over winter break to teach English at an elementary school. Photo courtesy of Megan Croce

Over winter break, two select groups of students participated in Shoulder-to-Shoulder service trips to Vietnam and Antigua to learn about the cultures, teach English to elementary-aged students, and work on personal development.   More…

Tanzania trip replaces Belize Reply

By Sarah Wright & Risley Dudley – 1851 Staff

Photo courtesy of Raquel Barnes  Students pose together after doing service in Lasell’s last June to Belize.

Photo courtesy of Raquel Barnes
Students pose together after doing service in Lasell’s last June to Belize.

Recently, Shoulder-to-Shoulder’s annual Belize trip was replaced with a trip to Tanzania. The new trip will center upon English language instruction for grades one through seven, as well as conducting girl’s self-esteem workshops.

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