Empty Bowls gives back, inspires community

By Rebecca Osowski & Nico Manganiello – Features Editor & 1851 Contributor

On April 1, Empty Bowls held its fifth annual event, its first in-person since 2019, benefiting Centre Street Food Pantry in Newton. The club’s handmade bowls were sold, auctioned, and raffled off at the event. 

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Increased theft from 1851 Market and campus bookstore

By Rayana Petrone & Nico ManganielloDigital Editor & 1851 Contributor

Items from the 1851 Market have been moved to behind Boomer’s grill for the remainder of the semester. Photo by Nico Manganiello

The 1851 Market and bookstore have suffered from an unprecedented amount of theft this semester. On February 22, an email from Dean David Hennessey was sent to students alerting them of the excessive theft from both the market and bookstore. The market was closed temporarily as a result. 

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Students start Black Student Association on campus

By Kait Bedell & Abi Brown – News Editor & Arts Editor

Students and faculty members attend the Gala in celebration of Black History Month hosted by the Black Student Association in De Witt Hall. Photos courtesy of the Black Student Association & Jalynn Hilton

The Black Student Association (BSA) is a new organization introduced this semester that focuses on providing a safe space for those within the community on campus.

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Tuesday’s Sandwich Makers Program

By Karissa Gaughan – 1851 Contributor

Students and staff prepare sandwiches for the CDCW. Photos by Karissa Gaughan

Volunteer Ventures MA has partnered with Lasell in support of the Community Day Center of Waltham (CDCW), by servicing a sandwich makers program on campus. The program, meeting on select dates throughout each month, strives to feed Waltham’s homeless community and teach students more about food and housing instability.

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Sunflower of Peace: Q&A with Iryna Saks

By Abi Brown & Alexandra White – Arts Editor & 1851 Contributor

Sunflower of Peace is a Boston based non-profit organization founded in 2014 with the goal of improving the lives of people in Ukraine. During the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, Sunflower of Peace has been collecting monetary and physical donations that are shipped directly to Ukraine. Sunflower of Peace has raised over four million dollars since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

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Lasell Day returns to in-person for accepted students

By Samantha Vega-Torres1851 Contributor

The Office of Admissions takes pride in Lasell Day, its largest accepted student event on campus. Lasell Day is an all day event that connects accepted students and their families with current students, faculty, and staff. 

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