The Spartones compose more than just melodies Reply

By Emily Long & Chris Bretti1851 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.”

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Lasell van drivers: get in Lasers Reply

By Casey DiBari & Skylar DiamondOpinions Editor & 1851 staff 

Mattias Voltmer (left) and Janci Soto, both certified van drivers, pose next to the familiar Lasell van. Photo by Skylar Diamond

Lasell van drivers provide students  with the ability to travel around the community without the necessity of having their cars on campus. Ranging from Resident Assistant outings to helping the Center for Community Based Learning (CCBL), van drivers can take students and faculty to wherever they desire.

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Lasell alum offers fashion industry insight Reply

By Noon Lobad1851 staff 

Rosemary Leger, 2016 Lasell graduate and current Editorial Assistant at Condé Nast’s Brides Magazine, returned to Lasell  Nov. 27 to speak about her experience breaking into the fashion industry as part of the Fashion Connection Club’s ongoing speaker series.

Having never been a city girl nor a fan of weddings, working for one of the country’s top bridal magazines in New York City just months after graduating was the last place Leger foreseen herself ending up. After a brief stint working in Public Relations and a few other positions that helped her find her footing in the industry, Leger landed a position as a Fashion Assistant at Brides Magazine in the fall of 2016.

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Raye introduces restorative justice Reply

By Megan Palumbo, Chris Bretti & Michael SalemCo-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 staff 

Attendees learning about circle-based discussions at the 2018 Restorative Justice Conference on Nov. 10-12. Photo courtesy of Karin Raye

There is an alternative approach for responding to campus-based sexual and gender-based harassment and violence.

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December graduates Reply

By Megan Palumbo1851 Co-Editor-in-Chief

While seniors are looking forward to winter break to decompress and prepare for one more semester, some seniors are finishing a semester early and graduating in December. Lasell offers a variety in academic plans that allow students to graduate in three years, or three-and-a-half, giving students the ability to be flexible with their education. 

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Young professionals expose “PR truths” Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Brian McLoughlinCo-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. 

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Students celebrate Transgender Day of Remembrance Reply

By Katie Peters & Emily Long1851 staff

PRIDE hosted Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Arnow Campus Center, Nov. 15. The event that brought attention to transgender issues featured Carter, a 24-year-old non-binary trans masculine man who shared his story of coming into his identity. Born a girl, he had known that he was trans from a very young age but didn’t get to learn about his identity until college. Most of his adolescence, he was encouraged to wear makeup and skinny jeans. His father would give him lectures on dating and boys.  

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