The senior class reflects Reply

Matt Arias

Lasell College was not a school I always dreamed of attending.  It wasn’t even on my college search radar until early fall of my senior year in high school (2009) when my mom asked me if I had heard of it.  We looked into it and almost four years later, it’s safe to say choosing Lasell was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my young life. More…

Members of the community say farewell to the Class of 2014 Reply

Trish Moran – Area Coordinator

In a few words- I think you are all wonderful people.  Those who know me well know that I tend to say this a lot, but I mean it.   You are some of the most funny, compassionate, and dedicated students I have had the privilege of knowing, and you are a large part of why Lasell continues to impress me.   More…

Rugby crowned sevens champs Reply

(Left to right) Sophomore Jeff Vautrin, freshman Javier Colon, junior captain Steve Saluti, senior captain and tournament MVP Joe Gately, senior Ricky Hawkes, senior Brian Higgins, and freshman Hugh Ramirez. (Photo courtesy of Alyssa Lajoi)

(Left to right) Sophomore Jeff Vautrin, freshman Javier Colon, junior captain Steve Saluti, senior captain and tournament MVP Joe Gately, senior Ricky Hawkes, senior Brian Higgins, and freshman Hugh Ramirez. (Photo courtesy of Alyssa Lajoi)

Tristan Davis – Sports Editor

The rugby team travelled to rain-soaked Harvard University for the rugby sevens Codfish Tournament, capturing their first ever rugby sevens championship.

The Lasers took down Curry College, UMass-Boston, and Brandeis University in the winning effort. Lasell excelled with strong performances from Javier Colon, Hugh Ramirez, and Jeff Vautrin. Senior Joe Gately was awarded the tournament’s Most Valuable Player Award. More…

Awards Banquet honors students 2

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Zachary Gray & Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editors-in-Chief

Lasell honors students, members of the community, and organizations with its annual Awards Banquet. This year’s recipients include Flannagh Fitzsimmons (Lasell Chair), Myranda Smith and Kevin Lilly (Student Leaders of the Year), Dean of Admission Jim Tweed (SGA Spirit Award), and POLISHED Magazine (Organization of the Year).  More…

Editor’s Corner: The final coumn 1

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Over the course of four years in college, there are lessons students learn that can potentially lead them on the right path in life. Such as, what restaurants deliver past midnight? Can I still pass this assignment despite writing three fewer pages than required? Or how long can I go without washing this article of clothing? In most cases, it’s three days. More…

President Alexander speaks on Vision 2017 and diversity Reply

President Michael Alexander discussed Vision 2017 and other issues at the town meeting on April 17. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

President Michael Alexander discussed Vision 2017 and other issues at the town meeting on April 17. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Tina Nalepa – 1851 Staff

President Michael Alexander addressed the topics of Vision 2017 and diversity in the Lasell community at a town meeting held last month. The meeting was in de Witt Hall where a large audience of faculty, students, and members of Lasell Village came to listen and discuss the future of Lasell.  More…

Journalist reveals truth about international reporting Reply

Nabih Bulos is a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He visited Lasell to talk to communication  students about covering the war in Syria. (Photo by Allison Nekola)

Nabih Bulos is a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He visited Lasell to talk to communication
students about covering the war in Syria. (Photo by Allison Nekola)

Allison Nekola – Copy Editor

Introducing him to a packed Rosen crowd, communications professor Dana Janbek said Nabih Bulos has a unique career. “As most people are trying to flee Syria, journalists are trying to get into Syria so they can understand the story, [and] get the story back…to audiences around the world,” said Janbek. The Jordanian gentleman draped in all black is a correspondent for The Los Angeles Times who spoke to undergraduate and graduate students about reporting in a war-torn country. More…

Who killed JFK? Debole disputes history Reply

Debole is a conspiracy-theory enthusiast, who has his own ideas about the story behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. (Photo courtesy of Paul Debole)

Debole is a conspiracy-theory enthusiast, who has his own ideas about the story behind the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. (Photo courtesy of Paul Debole)

Alex Grant – Contributing Writer

Paul Debole, an Assistant Professor of political science, shares his theory about the John F. Kennedy assassination.

What is it about conspiracies that intrigue people so much?

I think, to a large extent, people want to know answers to the unknowable. I don’t know what it is. We all want to know: is it true? Is it not true? What’s the story behind it? More…