Seth Millman weighs in, looks back, pushes forward Reply

Natalie KfouryCo-Editor-in-Chief

Seth Millman, sophomore Graphic Design major, sits down in Valentine Dining Hall for breakfast. This time last year, his plate would’ve been filled with bacon, home fries, and bagels with a glass of sugary juice by its side. He would have eaten that plate quickly, and returned to the counters for seconds, maybe even thirds.

But not this year. Not today. More…

The Best of D.C. Reply

Casey O’BrienWashington Correspondent

As my time in Washington comes to a close, I look back on my whole experience and everything I’ve learned while I’ve been here. I’ve been able to have some amazing opportunities, things I don’t think I could have had at another internship or out of D.C. More…

Midnight party at the White House Reply

Casey O’BrienWashington Correspondent

Now the election is over and you’re ei­ther feeling ecstatic or upset with the way things turned out. I was nervous for the out­come because it was projected to be so close. My favorite part of the election wasn’t the de­bates, the campaign ads, or even the things I learned about. It was my ability to vote, and the experience I had on Election Night. More…

Servicing students for career success Reply

Kelly Buckley (L) and Sallyann Kakas (R), career counselors at the Office of Career Services, provide students with resume, portfolio, networking, and interview help. Photo By Michelle Burke

Michelle BurkeCopy Editor

The Office of Career Services is avail­able to help prepare students for any job or internship. The office, located on the second floor in Edwards Student Center, is open by appointment and select drop-in hours every weekday. Career counselors, Sallyann Kakas and Kelly Buckley, are en­couraging all students to utilize the office to its full advantage. More…

Students return to Ecuador for Winter break Reply

The 2012 “Shoulder-to-Shoulder” group, learns to farm in a sustainable way. Photo Courtesy of the Center for Community-Based Learning

Caitlin Fitzgerald1851 Staff

While most Lasell students will re­lax at home during winter break, 11 will travel to Ecuador for one week – but not for a vacation. Instead these students are donating their time to help out the Ecua­dorian community. They will represent Lasell and the “Shoulder-to-Shoulder” pro­gram by working with community experts to help improve the environment. Leading them will be Aaron Toffler, a professor of environmental studies and co-leader Amy Greene, assistant director of the Center for Community-Based Learning. More…

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…