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…
Lasell College celebrated Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend from October 12-14.
Casey O’Brien – Washington 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…
By Kaitlyn Quinn – 1851 Staff
Arianna Cote is now finding more time to spend on her school work. Without a constant field hockey schedule in her life, she appreciates the time she has to complete her work. More…
Kerry Webster in front of Briggs House, the Wellness House on campus Photo By Emily M. Kochanek
By Emily M. Kochanek – Contributing 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…
Kristen Gallo-Zdunowski, pictured performing in the “Vagina Monologues,” will be leaving her post as the Assistant Director of Student Activities this summer. ~Photo by Kristina Kaufmann
By Jake Bell — 1851 Staff
Kristen Gallo-Zdunowski has been a beloved member of the Lasell community since her first day in August 2008 as the Asst. Director of Student Activities. “I will always remember being introduced to as many people as possible on my first day and after only two or three hours I got a quick and comfortable feel for the campus,” Gallo-Zdunowski said.
As another semester comes to a close, so does Gallo-Zdunowski’s time at Lasell, as she’s set to begin a new chapter in her life and professional career. More…
Chair award winner to speak at graduation
Senior Class President Kasey Looney will address her fellow classmates on May 13.
Photo by Kristina Kaufman
By Alyssa M. Lusky — C0-Editor-in-Chief
According to Vice President of Student Affairs Diane Austin, since she first landed at Lasell, Senior Kasey Looney has had the “Lasell Fever.” Looney ran for first-year Class President in September of 2008, and since then has led the Class of 2012. On May 13, she will address her fellow classmates one last time when she delivers her commencement address alongside Congressman Barney Frank.
“I’m really excited to address [my] class. I can’t wait to speak in front of [thousands of] people and see how that feels,” said Looney, who hails from Leicester, Mass. “I want to have a conversation with the crowd and put some personality into it.” More…
Junior Lindsay Reilly displays her handbags that she makes and sells.
Photo courtesy of Lindsay Reilly
By Mary Pavlu — Features Editor
Perhaps you’ve already seen vibrant, quilted bags on the arms of students and professors. What you may not know is that the designer behind these trendy handbags happens to be junior fashion merchandising major Lindsay Reilly. She always knew her career would involve fashion, but she could never have predicted she would have her own business by age 15. She started sewing at 8-years-old, and at 14, was the first “assistant” to be hired by her sewing teacher. From there, she became involved with small projects, like making curtains, cookie bags, and aprons for a local bakery in her hometown of Quincy, Mass. Soon, she developed the idea of making hand-bags, and a friend’s mother asked if she would like to sell them in her salon.
“From there, they took off,” said Reilly. More…