Ryan McFadden and Tim Doherty get behind the scenes look at “The Today Show” 1

Zac VierraCo-Editor-in-Chief

When “The Today Show” aired live in Boston in mid-February, hundreds of fans lined up at Faneuil Hall Marketplace to watch the show in action. Some of those fans might have noticed two college students around the set running errands. Those college students were Lasell’s Ryan McFadden and Tim Doherty, a pair of Communication majors. Thanks to Professor Michael Burns, McFadden and Doherty got a chance to work for “The Today Show” for two days.

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Michael Burns goes from NBC to Lasell College 1

Michael burns (left), a lasell professor and advisor, previously worked for “the today show” where he covered the olympic Games in london and worked with Mitt romney. he has also had the opportunity to travel with athlete Michael Phelps.Photo By Ryan McFadden

Michael burns (left), a lasell professor and advisor, previously worked for “the today show” where he covered the olympic Games in london and worked with Mitt romney. he has also had the opportunity to travel with athlete Michael Phelps.Photo By Ryan McFadden

Elizabeth Haela – 1851 Staff

Michael Burns is more than a professor and advisor at Lasell College, he’s a success story. Although this is his first year teaching, Dr. Burns has traveled internationally to cultivate his career and is currently one of Lasell’s youngest faculty members at age 30.  More…

Lasell Baseball hopes youth will be a hit 1

Zac VierraCo-Editor-in-Chief

After a promising 21-15 season in 2011, the Lasell baseball team struggled in the 2012 campaign going 11-25. This season, the third under head coach Greg Harjula, the squad looks to rebound with a youthful team consisting of 20 underclassmen.

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Lasell Softball debuts new trip, coach Reply

Zachary Gray & Brianna Robbins – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

As spring break gives students a week off from Lasell, the softball team looks to continue its work on the field. In previous seasons the team has traveled to Florida for a week of softball. This year the team will make the trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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Students shine in third annual All for Haiti benefit Reply

AllforHaiti3Students perform during the All for Haiti benefit show. The show was free, but donations were
accepted to help relief efforts in Haiti through Partners in Health. The performers expressed
themselves through singing, rapping, reciting poetry, and dancing.
Photo by Kristina Kauffman

Kayli Hertel – 1851 Staff

Three years ago, an earthquake shook the country of Haiti, devastating and destroying the lives of those who lived there. Today, hundreds of thousands are still without homes and in need of help. The All for Haiti Benefit Showcase, held on Thursday, February 28 in Yamawaki, was a student-run performance which raised funds for Haiti. More…

Yard games Reply

Zachary Gray Sports Editor

During my younger years, I spent most days with my older brother, Eric. The winters consisted of playing Nintendo 64, drinking hot chocolate, and jumping in the snow. But when the weather finally got warmer, we spent most days playing outside. Eric was always
into baseball; I kind of just followed what he did up until high school when I joined the varsity wrestling team. Up until the winter of 2006, the Brothers Gray had a knack of coming up with various successful yard games More…