Danielle Rita – 1851 Staff
Lydia Silva is dedicated to giving back. While she has many passions, all lead back to her underlying mission of helping the planet.
“When I was younger, I knew that I wanted to be surrounded by nature and connect with the natural world,” said Silva. More…
Shannon Pasco (far left) has been helping to plan the spring Connected Learning Symposium. She also assisted with the fall symposium. Photo Courtesy of Shannon Pasco.
Kaitlyn Quinn – 1851 Staff
For Lasell College sophomore Shannon Pasco, the 2013 Spring Semester Connected Learning Symposium has become her world. The hardworking hospitality and event management major is taking on a large task of helping to plan the symposium. Pasco is excited for the symposium day and to see her work in action and come to life. More…
Kristina Kaufmann – Photo Editor
The Boston University Prison Education Program aims to transform the lives of prisoners, and Lasell Associate Professor of Sociology, Jenifer Drew, is helping them do it. As Director of the BU Prison Program, Drew’s mission is to provide prisoners with education to better their future, families, and communities. More…
Courtney Taylor is interning for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition and is helping people learn about breast cancer prevention.Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Osimo
Zac Vierra– Co-Editor-in-Chief
This summer the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will hold its annual Against the Tide swim, walk, run, and kayak fundraising events for breast cancer prevention. Former Lasell student Courtney Taylor has been working as a Special Events and Outreach intern for the MBCC, a cause that for her hits close to home.
Taylor graduated from Lasell in May of 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and in September of 2012 she started interning for the MBCC.
“What I find the most fascinating about MBCC is the fact that they have such a unique goal of preventing breast cancer. So many other organizations help raise funds to treat it, but MBCC is determined to stop this disease before it even starts,” said Taylor. “I have seen the millions of lives affected by breast cancer, and being able to be a part of a movement that is trying to put a halt to such wide-spread epidemic is really an honor.” More…
Over spring break Zach Gray, the Sports Editor of The 1851 Chronicle, decided to get a “Lassell College Sub” from West Newton Pizza. Here is his review of the sub for your enjoyment.
Photos by Will Dempsey
Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief
Over President’s Day Weekend, a group of 10 Lasell Resident Assistants traveled to the New Jersey seacoast for three days where they aided relief efforts. The group, led and organized by Residential Life Area Coordinator Patricia “Trish” Moran and junior Kevin Moloney, worked with AmeriCorps volunteers and Sister Jean’s Soup Kitchen, a hunger relief agency in New Jersey. More…