Before COVID-19, ASB Leaders were ready to travel Reply

By Taylor Viles1851 Staff

Every year, around 35 lucky members of the Lasell community are chosen to participate in Alternative Spring Break (ASB), a program that lets students give back to different communities around the country. “I feel like community service as a whole…is both a selfish and selfless act, to give up your time to volunteer or give back to those in need,” said junior ASB Leader Jasmine Williams. “It’s just an experience for you to learn more about yourself, to humble yourself and also just to meet people that you would not normally meet.”

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Meet Dubem Okafor Reply

By Rosa Del Carmen Gomez1851 Staff

Dubem Okafor was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts yet he finds himself moving around in the Boston area. As an undergraduate, Okafor is majoring in Communication with a concentration in Creative Advertisement with dreams of using it to create graphics work or run social media. Not only is he enthusiastic about graphic design, but he also expresses himself in his origins and fashion. 

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Meet Cora Lynn Reply

By Abi Brown1851 Staff

Among Lasell’s notable characters is student designer, model, and poet Cora Lynn. She gets into going against the grain and her personal growth within the art of fashion. To talk about what makes a community great, you need to understand who makes it up and influences it from within. It takes a few underlying creative geniuses to inspire the rest of us, and that is what this new editorial section will aim towards uncovering. Who makes Lasell’s energy unique? Which students remain lowkey but stand out; and what makes them stand out? 

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Meeting Lasell: Matt Berentsen 1

By Adam Hallenbeck Sports Editor

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Matt Berentsen, a senior at Lasell, walks among the student population no different than anyone else, heading to and from class and making the most out of his four years in college. As the station manager for WLAS 102.9 FM, he has led the student radio station to 18 Interscholastic Broadcasting System Award nominations and now preparing for the real world, he reflects on how he has changed. This is Matt Berentsen. 

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The School of Health Sciences spearheaded by women Reply

By Bailey Klingaman1851 Staff

As of September 2019, Lasell’s School of Health Sciences has been directed by a group of leaders including Dean of the School of Health Sciences Cristina Haverty, Program Chair of Exercise Science and Fitness Management Dr. Marisa Hastie, Program Chair of Science Dr. Monica Hall-Porter, Program Chair of Forensic Science Professor Leanna Farnam, and Program Chair of Math and Information Technology Deirdre Donovan.

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Financial literacy course to LU Reply

By Katie Peters- Arts Editor

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Doctor Neil Hatem teaching during the first session of IDS217X: Intermediate Financial Literacy on January 23 in the Science and Technology Center.
Photo Courtesy of Kiononia Howard.

College students learn a lot of valuable skills during their time at school to help them navigate their professional careers. But how many classes are offered to help students navigate adult life? For the past 10 years, Associate Professor of Mathematics Dr. Neil Hatem has taken one day to teach financial literacy in each class he teaches. Now, Hatem is working to make Intermediate Financial Literacy a required one-credit course for every undergraduate student.

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Lasell Votes drives success with registration campaign Reply

 

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Anna Sarneso serving at one of many registration drives to spread voter awareness around campus, hosted by Lasell Votes. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

By Adam Hallenbeck – Sports Editor

When are the primary elections? How do I register to vote? What is an absentee ballot? All of these questions and more are founding pillars to the new campus initiative, Lasell Votes.

Lasell Votes is a nonpartisan initiative working to increase voter engagement, awareness and education both on and off-campus. The goal of this initiative is to help students identify their political voice as a part of who they are and be able to do so in a safe environment.

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US Attorney Lelling speaks to Prof. DeBole’s class Reply

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By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

United States Attorney Andrew Lelling joined Assistant Professor of Political Science Paul DeBole’s POLS101: American Government class on Friday, Nov. 22 to discuss his occupation and political factors he faces.

“The level of political polarization in our society has caused more and more people to grow impatient with the rule of law,” said Lelling, encouraging everyone present to vote if they want to change laws.

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