Five reasons to travel in your twenties Reply

By Dana Sutcliffe –1851 Staff

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Illustration by Thomas Baker

Life is too short. It’s okay to be selfish and for some, this means taking time to travel when you’re young. It’s true there are many things to look forward to later on, like a successful career and family, but it’s important to grab life by the horns and have fun while you can. Along with having new experiences and opportunities, you’ll be introduced to new faces, cultures, food and events that you would have never been able to experience by staying home on your couch. So, realize that staying in one place is overrated and for what you don’t yet understand, your experiences and true inner happiness will thank you for later. Here are five reasons to travel while you’re young: More…

5 Ideas to Beat Your Spring Break Blues Reply

By Dana Sutcliffe – 1851 staff

So it’s finally that one week in March you’ve been waiting for, spring break! You find yourself being able to breathe again after the chaos of midterms and that stress headache that’s been bothering you since Monday is gone. Life is looking up but there’s still one thing on your mind…you’re stuck at home for break. Although it’s a bummer, staying local for the week isn’t the end of the world and it just means you have more time to save up for that next big adventure. Spring breaking at home can be fun if you make the best of it and with these 5 simple ideas, you’ll be on your way to enjoying the week just as much as your friends in Cancun…well almost as much!  More…

Dean Austin is a traveler and fashionista Reply

Vice President of Student Affairs Diane Austin is a vintage clothing afficionado and picks up many pieces during her travels in the country and around the world. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Vice President of Student Affairs Diane Austin is a vintage clothing afficionado and picks up many pieces during her travels in the country and around the world. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Danielle Cutillo – 1851 Staff

Some may know Diane Austin as the Vice President of Student Affairs who is in her 19th year here at Lasell. “I came to Lasell because of the wonderful opportunity to take on responsibility and to grow,” said Austin. She describes her days at Lasell as challenging, exciting, and always changing.

What some might not know about Austin is her love of traveling and fashion. Austin caught the “travel bug” after almost 14 years of being married and realized there was so much more she wanted to experience. More…