By Marissa Gugala – News Editor
Students paint tea lights while they enjoy sweet and savory snacks. Photo by Morgan Van Wickler.
Students celebrated Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Intercultural & Commuter Lounge (IC3) on Nov. 7. The festival began with a presentation from Professor Ashmita Khasnabish. Khasnabish spoke about how the celebration of Diwali “symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance.”
By Colin Froment & Casey DiBari – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Opinion Editor
As one of the most popular rock bands of all time, Queen was bound to get a documentary highlighting their formation and success. “Bohemian Rhapsody,” released Nov. 2, focuses on Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) joining Queen as their new lead singer during the band’s rough beginnings, their gradual increase in popularity all the way to their final “Live Aid” charity performance. Even though the title directly references one of their time- less hits, the film doesn’t exactly feel like the Queen movie fans deserved.
By Katie Peters & Hannah Akerly – 1851 Staff
Lasers gathered on Friday, Nov. 2 for an event held by the Brennan Library to celebrate the Mexican spiritual holiday Day of the Dead.
Skylar Diamond – 1851 Staff
Therapy dogs comforted community members’ angst in de Witt Hall Nov. 14. Peer Health Education hosted therapy dogs from the organization Dogs Building Opportunities for Nurturing and Emotional Support (B.O.N.E.S.).
By Megan Palumbo & Brian Mcloughlin – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor
Public Relations Alliance (PRA) hosted a Young Professionals Panel on Nov. 8 in the newly renovated Arnow Campus Center. The panel featured seven women in public relations, all under 30, who have found success in their career.
By Emily Long & Chris Bretti – 1851 staff
The Spartones performed before a Providence Bruins hockey game at the Dunkin Donuts Center. (L-R) Jackson Burhans, Carter Migre, Kara Dausch, Sarah Lindquist, Sarah Lano, Danny Burns, Emmanuella Jean-Louis. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lindquist
When strolling through Winslow at night, students can hear the melodies of Lasell’s a capella group, the Spartones.
Founded in 2013 by Lasell alum JR Costello, the Spartones have firm roots within the Lasell community. President Sarah Lindquist and Vice President Danny Burns could not clarify the significance of the name “Spartones.”