WLAS broadcasts FM, offers internship program Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald & Taylor Ritchie  Co-Editor-in-Chief & Contributing Writer

After years of waiting and persistence from Dr. Brian Wardyga, the Lasell College Radio Club (LCR) is now broadcasting on FM station 102.9 WLAS. LCR broadcasts on the low power station Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This change brings more legitimacy to the club according to Wardyga, who works as LCR club advisor. More…

Boston events coming forward Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald & Tristan Davis – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Features Editor

Boston Film Festival – September 22 – 25

This year’s lineup sports an array of feature films, including the Stephen Spielberg-produced documentary “Finding Oscar.” We’re introduced to Oscar and Ramiro, known as the sole survivors of the Dos Erres Massacre in Guatemala in 1982. Both boys were abducted during the attack and raised by the men responsible. Music lovers should be sure to catch the Saturday afternoon screening of “Bang!” More…

“Patriots Day” scene filmed on campus Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Co-Arts-Editor

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A scene from “Patriots Day” was filmed in Rosen Auditorium over the summer. Photo courtesy of Lasell College

Peter Berg’s film “Patriots Day” visited Lasell this past May. The film is set to be released in January 2017, and covers the aftermath of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. More…

Smoking will not be banned on campus Reply

By Armando Machado – 1851 Staff

This past spring Lasell students and faculty voted on whether or not Lasell would become a smoke-free campus. The final vote was 50.8 percent voting against the ban and 49.2 percent voting for the ban. The student body however voted 65 percent against the ban. The sponsors for the vote were Student Government Association, The Management Council, and the Faculty Assembly.  More…

Discussion on diversity continues Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

For a Wednesday night, Arnow Campus Center was packed with people. Since the spring of 2014, Lasell students have been actively meeting to discuss racial differences at the micro and macro levels of society, and, most importantly, at Lasell. Students of all different backgrounds attended this year’s first meeting on September 14.  More…

News Briefs Reply

By Alex Balletto & Krista Dejulio – Copy Editor & Co-Editor-in-Chief

Shuttle system new routes for safer and easier travels

The shuttle and parking system underwent major changes over summer 2016.

A major change that should be known is that there are two shuttles; one for campus only, and one for parking only.  The shuttles are clearly marked.  Download the app, RideSystems, to check the real-time location of both shuttles.  Both shuttle schedules can also be found on Lasell’s website under “Shuttle & MBTA.” More…