Therapy dogs come to campus with tails wagging Reply

Photos by Natalie Kfoury

Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief 

Dogs from Dog B.O.N.E.S. (Building Opportunities for Nurturing and Emotional Support) visited campus earlier this month in an event that gathered many students to the Arnow Campus Center to enjoy the love and attention of four visiting dogs.

Ollie (Pug), Bodie (Portuguese Water Dog), Millie (Golden Retriever mix), and Emmi (mix) visited the campus and delighted the many students who took time to sit and play with the dogs.

There will be a full story to come on this event but for now enjoy the photo gallery!

Lasell opens doors to gender neutral housing Reply

Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lasell College will offer gender neutral housing for the Fall 2014 semester. The decision was a joint effort between Student Government Association (SGA) and Residential Life. The option is open to students who feel uncomfortable living with genders they do not identify with or who are transgender.

Junior Class President Brianna Robbins worked on this proposal since her freshman year, collaborating with various people from SGA and Residential Life. “This is a great option against discrimination as our school is so diverse in gender identification,” said Robbins.  More…

Johnny Cupcakes offers advice Reply

 

Johnny Earle, creator of Johnny Cupcakes, signs autographs on free merchandise he gave away to students after his presentation. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Johnny Earle, creator of Johnny Cupcakes, signs autographs on free merchandise he gave away to students after his presentation. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Danielle Cutillo – 1851 Staff

Last month, Johnny Cupcakes founder Johnny Earle came to speak in de Witt Hall about entrepreneurship and the business he started in Boston.  More…

Student pursues ballet dream Reply

Lasell hospitality and event major Grace Hogan has danced ballet for 15 years, including at Boston Ballet. Today she is an ambassador for the Boston Ballet. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Turner)

Lasell hospitality and event major Grace Hogan has danced ballet for 15 years, including at Boston Ballet. Today she is an ambassador for the Boston Ballet. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Turner)

Krista DeJulio – 1851 Staff

Grace Hogan exudes elegance, from the way she presents herself to how passionate she is about ballet. Every little kid has wanted to a ballerina at some point in his or her life and Hogan lives that dream.  More…

Lasell Says Thank You offers service in New Jersey Reply

Photos courtesy of Patricia Moran

Allison Nekola – Copy Editor

Imagine life turned upside down by a natural disaster. Everything is affected, everyone is affected.

To help people in these situations, a new club on campus is dedicated to serving the less fortunate affected by natural disasters.

“Lasell Says Thank You” (LSTY) began with two seniors, Kevin Moloney and Ashley Clary, and junior Steve Saluti. More…

Event planner Bryan Rafanelli’s tips for success 2

Well-known Boston event planner Bryan Rafanelli visited campus late February to share his success story and offer advice to students, especially those in hospitality and event management. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Well-known Boston event planner Bryan Rafanelli visited campus late February to share his success story and offer advice to students, especially those in hospitality and event management. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Tina Nalepa – 1851 Staff

As a student at Syracuse University, Bryan Rafanelli loved planning events and socials in his fraternity and as he kept planning events, his passion grew.  He began his first career at Filene’s after graduating where he learned how to run a businesses well as buy and market products. At this time, he was taking classes to further his education in architecture. After landing an internship and being successful there, he started his own business.  More…

Hospitality senior follows her dreams Reply

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Photo courtesy of Haley Rauffenbart

Alyssa Rothstein – Contributing Writer

Hospitality student, Haley Rauffenbart, is one of those people who look like they have their whole life figured out. Find out Rauffenbart’s secrets to happiness, advice to students, and her favorite hobbies in our one-on-one interview.

Tell me about your internship at Rafanelli Events. I was told you are the first Lasell College hospitality student to achieve an internship at their company. What does an average day at your internship look like?  More…

Residence Halls: Then and Now 1

Current photos by Zachary Gray. Vintage photos used with permission of the Winslow Archives of Lasell College

Lasell’s residence halls have survived decades, even over a century, in Auburndale. Some have remained relatively the same, while others have seen dramatic changes. This is a small sample of these dorms through the years.