DJ’ing as passion Reply

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor

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Photo courtesy of Spencer Grey 

Senior Spencer Grey takes the hobby of making playlists and discovering new music to a higher level. He’s been DJing for Lasell College Radio all four years and has made appearances at every Activities Fair and Marathon Monday party.  More…

Health initiative positively affects mental health 1

By Megan Palumbo – Sports Editor 

When members of the Lasell community were introduced to the Lasell Health Initiative last fall, thoughts of staying active with exercise classes may have ran through their heads. In a more broad sense, the initiative could be thought about as living a healthier lifestyle and taking care of their bodies physically. The Health Initiative is much more than improving fitness. These exercise classes can also be looked at to improve mental health, especially for college students.  More…

Design professor brings decades of art experience 2

By Michael Bueno – Junior Art Director

When Professor Stephen Fischer announced at his fifth grade Catholic school assembly that he wanted to become an artist and not a priest, everyone broke into laughter.  Now, Fischer, Associate Professor of Graphic Design and faculty advisor for both Polished Magazine and Tarnished Magazine, is one of Lasell’s most talented artists, having had his work on display inside the Yamawaki Art & Cultural Center.


Professor Stephen Fischer is the faculty advisor for both Polished Magazine and Tarnished Magazine. He is pictured above at his gallery in Yamawaki in September. Photo by Michael Bueno.


Dublin! Reply

By Shannon Hart – Global Correspondent

Studying Abroad in Ireland at Griffith College Dublin has been the greatest experience so far and provided me with many amazing opportunities. Flying alone for the first time and traveling nearly 3,000 miles across the world…I can say coming to Ireland is one journey I won’t forget.


Photo Courtesy of Shannon Hart


New club helps to end hunger Reply

By Dana Sutcliffe – 1851 Staff

The Empty Bowls Club, led by Professor Deborah Baldizar, is Lasell’s take on the popular Empty Bowls Project, an international project geared towards raising money and awareness to combat hunger. Artists involved in this project create and donate their handmade ceramic bowls, which will eventually be featured at events where they are used to serve food. 


Cailin Flannery (L) and Megan Palumbo (R) work on clay bowls for the Empty Bowls Club. Photo Courtesy of Megan Palumbo


Travel ban hits home for the Lasell community Reply

By Ryan Fitzgerald, Tristan Davis, Armando Machado Jr. & Lane Sulzer – Co-Editor-in-Chief, Features Editor & 1851 Staff

By now, most members of the Lasell community are aware of the travel ban currently being placed in the United States. In some cases, people within the Lasell community feel personally affected. 


Max Michelson is a Holocaust survivor living in Lasell Village. Originally from Latvia, he immigrated to America in 1947. Photo by Michael Bueno


Besides teaching, adjunct directs film Reply

By Mackenzie Dineen – Arts Editor

Professor Cheryl Eagan-Donovan teaches screenwriting at Lasell, but her film experience goes above and beyond the classroom. Eagan-Donovan’s latest project is a film titled “Nothing is Truer than Truth.” She directed the film, which is an adaptation from the book by Paul Hemenway Altrocchi and Hank Whittaker. The film documents Edward De Vere, a man discovered to have used the pen name William Shakespeare.