SAT’s Hinder Upward Mobility of Students in Low Income and Racially Ethnic Families

By Karissa M. Gaughan1851 Contributor

Drawing by Karissa M. Gaughan

Standardized testing shouldn’t dictate a student’s eligibility or acceptance into college or university. The preconceived notion that test scores predict the potential success of future students has been a disservice to the young minds in our educational system. 

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Intelligence doesn’t come in a form of numbers

By Ruth Kehinde- Digitial Editor

GPAs are calculated through various numbers from grades and weight on assignments, that are then divided by the number of credits from each of those classes. Although this is the way GPAs are formed, it seems to be the way of how students are able to apply each of those numbers in their favor to “play the game” of having all of those aspects add up to a score. So instead of measuring a student’s intelligence, it measures performance.  Continue reading “Intelligence doesn’t come in a form of numbers”

After Shuttle Hours

This video is an extension of the opinions piece story of, “The T on the shuttle.” The Chronicle’s editors came together to portray the experience that a Lasell University student may have while walking back on campus after the hours of the shuttle service. This experience was depicted through two scenarios from two students, showing the route they feel most safe to go toward. Dive into the “After Shuttle Hours” video to learn more.

This video was made by Opinion Editor Casey DiBari, Features Editor Claire Crittendon, Sports Editor Adam Hallenbeck, Digital Editors Ruth Kehinde & Emily Long & Illustrator Robby Rowe

Newbury transfers welcomed by community

By Claire Crittendon and Katie Peters– Features Editor & Katie Peters

Lasell has seen many new people around campus this semester, some are students and faculty that used to call Newbury College home. Last December, Newbury’s president announced to the community that the class of 2019 would be the last graduating class from the college, forcing students to find education elsewhere.

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One Month Left of School

As of today, marks one month left of the 2018 spring semester. 1851 Chronicle staff Dana Sutcliffe and Megan Palumbo went around campus asking what students and professors were looking forward to for the rest of the semester, and if they had big summer plans.

We don’t own the rights to any audio used in the video. “Giving Up The Gun” – Vampire Weekend

Shamrockin’ Around Boston: The Best 21+ Places to Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day

By Dana Sutcliffe – 1851 Staff

Looking to spend St. Patrick’s Day somewhere a little more festive this year? South Boston is a prideful community full of cultural festivities, a thriving bar scene, local food favorites and the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. So whether you’re just looking to grab a drink with friends or simply relax with some bar food classics, take a look at the list below and have a safe and exciting holiday!

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