Talk of Ages promotes timeless discussion Reply

Actress Kaiulani Lee speaks to students, faculty, and Lasell Village residents during the Talk of Ages, “A Sense of Wonder” event. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

Kristina Kaufmann and Kayli Hertel – Photo Editor and 1851 Staff

“We all think we can’t make a differ­ence, yes we can,” said actress Kaiulani Lee at the Talk of Ages, “A Sense of Wonder” event on Friday, November 9, in Rosen Auditorium. The event was centered on bringing recognition to Rachel Carson, an influential author and environmental activ­ist. The event focused on Carson’s novel, Si­lent Spring, which reflected on the chemical industry’s use of pesticides and America’s contemporary environmental movement. More…

Commencement speaker search continues Reply

Mary Pavlu – Features Editor

Graduation is a day of achievement, growth and celebration. It’s also celebrated with a commencement speaker, and past years have included successors such as the CEO of Talbots and Scott Brown, as well as the latest speaker, Barney Frank. Timid graduates on the verge of entering the real world look to the speaker for insight, moti­vation, and positivity. More…

Shuttle driver brightens students’ days 1

Rob Davis, one of Lasell’s shuttle drivers, is known around campus for his friendly attitude. Photo By Zach Gray

By Zach Gray – Sports Editor

Every weekday, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 2 a.m., he drives around campus. His job is to transport students to various locations, as he con­tributes to Lasell’s free shuttle service. He may not know every student on campus and every student may not know him, but Robert Davis will greet ev­ery passenger like a longtime friend. It’s because of this friendliness that Rob has become an icon among the student body. More…

Exhibit hangs domestic violence out to dry Reply

The Clothesline Project is displayed outside Valentine Dining Hall in October, which is Domestic Violence Month. The project was sponsored by the Justice Studies department and the Domestic Violence Advocacy and Prevention Club. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

Ashlyn Curley – 1851 Staff

From October 24 to 26, different colored T-shirts hung on display outside Valentine Din­ing Hall. The display, known as The Clothesline Project, was sponsored by the Justice Studies Department and the Domestic Vio­lence Advocacy and Prevention Club to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence. More…

Election season in Washington Reply

Casey O’BrienWashington Correspondent

It comes every four years, and now, for a limited time, it’s back: election sea­son. It’s time for snarky advertisements about the other opponent, debates, and last-minute campaigning. No one is off lim­its, not even Big Bird.

Being in Washington, D.C. for election season is an experience that I am happy to be able to live out. Public figures are flocking to the city as many political superstars were re­cently in the area to analyze the debates, and more will come in November. More…

Welcome, Wellness Reply

Kerry Webster in front of Briggs House, the Wellness House on campus Photo By Emily  M. Kochanek

By Emily M. KochanekContributing Writer

Opened for the 2012-2013 school year, the Briggs House has been deemed the first “Wellness House” on the Lasell Campus. Kerry Webster, Residential Life’s Area Coordinator who oversees Briggs, expanded on what the Wellness House means for the campus. More…