Meet The Editors


Colin Froment | Co-Editor-in-Chief

Colin is a senior Communication major with a Journalism concentration. He has been a member of The 1851 Chronicle since the fall of 2015, and previously served as News Editor since the beginning of 2017. When not reporting, Colin is fixing computers at the IT Help Desk, writing stories or watching movies. If there’s a new superhero movie coming out, Colin is usually the one to write a review on it.



Megan PalumboCo-Editor-in-Chief

Megan, a senior at Lasell, is from Southington, Connecticut. She is a Communication major with a double concentration in Journalism and Public Relations. Megan enjoys yoga, arts and crafts, concerts, and studied abroad in South Africa during the fall 2017 semester.



Morgan Van Wickler | Art Director

Morgan is a senior at Lasell from Long Island, NY. She is a Fashion Merchandising major who does great work with inDesign. When Morgan isn’t busy with layout, you can most likely find her watching The Princess Bride with her two dogs and three cats. 


Mackenzie Dineen | Features Editor 

Mackenzie is a senior at Lasell studying Entertainment Media. When she isn’t busy with The 1851 she is running her own music blog, Band Over Fist, or singing and playing piano. A fun fact about Mackenzie: “There isn’t a single person at Lasell College who has ever seen my natural hair color, as far as they know it’s a myth.”


Alex Balletto | Copy Editor 
Alex is a senior Law and Public Affairs major at Lasell. He is also a student ambassador in the Office of Admission. He intends to pursue a career in Government Relations, focusing on health care after graduation. Alex was raised in East Hampton, Connecticut where he enjoys being near the water and spending time with friends and family. 



Dana Sutcliffe | Digital Editor 

Dana is a senior from Richmond, Rhode Island, majoring in Communication with a concentration in Journalism. She is also a student ambassador in the Office of Admission. Aside from being involved with The 1851 Chronicle, Dana studied abroad in Florence, Italy in the fall 2017 semester. 



Danielle Hogan | Arts & Entertainment Editor 

Danielle is a senior Fashion Communication major at Lasell. She recently went on a family vacation to Arizona and enjoyed a visit to the Grand Canyon and Sedona. Besides keeping up with the world of entertainment media, Danielle’s other hobbies include hoping someone will hire her after she graduates in May.



Marissa Gugala | News Editor 

Marissa is a junior at Lasell double majoring in Journalism & Media Writing/Legal Studies and minoring in Political Science. Marissa enjoys reading and her two favorite authors are J.K. Rowling and Dan Brown. When Marissa isn’t at Lasell, she enjoys attending King Richard’s Faire and more specifically, the Mud Show pictured above.