Global prep: learning about visas 1

By Pavel Zlatin & Skylar Diamond – 1851 Staff 

The Office of International Services held a visa information session on Thursday, April 4, at the Science and Technology Center from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This session was intended to help students prepare for the visa application process they would endure as they get ready to study abroad.


Hatem calculates resources on sabbatical Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Co-Editor-in-Chief


Hatem poses with his SAT prep class from Lowell High School. Photo courtesy of Neil Hatem

In Lasell’s teaching contract, a professor is allowed to go on sabbatical every 10 years. Associate Professor of Mathematics Neil Hatem has been teaching in the Lasell community for 20 years, and is just now experiencing his first one.


Filling de Witt with Empty Bowls Reply

By Megan Palumbo, Katie Peters & Ruth Kehinde – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff 

Friday, April 12 marked the third annual Empty Bowls event at Lasell. Members of the Empty Bowls club invited students and community members to de Witt Hall to buy a handmade ceramic bowl, enjoy a meal and listen to live music. The proceeds from the event went to the Centre Street Food Pantry for the fight against hunger.


EDITOR’S CORNER: Tying together the trio Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Co-Editor-in-Chief

I’ve loved putting my heart and soul into The 1851 Chronicle for the past four years at Lasell. As I apply for jobs, I have plenty of writing examples thanks to this newspaper. However, I wish I had more video content or maybe a radio show to write scripts for since being a journalist today is to be a jack of all trades.


Scandal leads to Varsity Blues Reply

By Katie Peters – 1851 Staff 

Over spring break students may have encountered the news story “Operation Varsity Blues,” the college admissions scandal involving celebrities, such as actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, that surfaced that week. When federal prosecutors released information about this case on March 12, college students were outraged, as this felt unfair and unethical.