Lasell Votes drives success with registration campaign

 

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Anna Sarneso serving at one of many registration drives to spread voter awareness around campus, hosted by Lasell Votes. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

By Adam Hallenbeck – Sports Editor

When are the primary elections? How do I register to vote? What is an absentee ballot? All of these questions and more are founding pillars to the new campus initiative, Lasell Votes.

Lasell Votes is a nonpartisan initiative working to increase voter engagement, awareness and education both on and off-campus. The goal of this initiative is to help students identify their political voice as a part of who they are and be able to do so in a safe environment.

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US Attorney Lelling speaks to Prof. DeBole’s class

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Photo Courtesy of Taylor Viles

 

By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

United States Attorney Andrew Lelling joined Assistant Professor of Political Science Paul DeBole’s POLS101: American Government class on Friday, Nov. 22 to discuss his occupation and political factors he faces.

“The level of political polarization in our society has caused more and more people to grow impatient with the rule of law,” said Lelling, encouraging everyone present to vote if they want to change laws.

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Dr. Eason advocates for Mass. athletic training

 

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Professor Eason presenting at the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) last year. Photo Courtesy of  Christianne Eason

By Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff

It’s not often in people’s lives they get the chance to make a real difference in our profession. They try, but often come up short or lack the motivation to begin in the first place. Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Doctor Christianne Eason is not one of these people.

Doctor Eason is one of a few Massachusetts athletic trainers heading up a bill to make their profession more accessible. “Athletic trainers are healthcare professionals,” said Eason.

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A Full House for Lasell University’s First Indigenous People’s Day Celebration

By Olivia Fernandes – 1851 Staff

 

At the Arnow Campus Center, a full house of students attended Lasell’s first Indigenous People’s Day Celebration hosted by junior Duffy Martin in collaboration with Lasell’s Donahue Institute. The speakers of the event were one of the remaining Lobster Women Marilynn-Leigh Francis and mother Marilynn Francis, who taught Marilynn-Leigh the way of the Lobster People. Continue reading “A Full House for Lasell University’s First Indigenous People’s Day Celebration”

Swipe or no swiping: What is happening at 1851?

By Katie Peters & Casey DiBariArts Editor & Opinion Editor

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Students wait in long line to order food from the 1851 late-night option. Photo by Katie Peters.

When students returned this September, they were met with a surprise when they arrived at The 1851 Grill to get their late-night dinner. Instead of the usual meal swipe for anything on the menu under $7.99, students learned that was only an option for five items; everything else they had to pay for with dining dollars.

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Lasell Works provides early work experience, lower tuition

By Holly Feola News Editor

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Kaitlyn Hennessy in her room taking online classes for her first day of sophomore year. Photo Courtesy of Kaitlyn Hennessy.

The Lasell Works program made its debut for first-year students in fall 2018. Despite the program being introduced last year, it continues to evolve. Lasell Works is a four-year, declining tuition program that equips students early on with skills for their future professional careers.

Vanderhorst: The ultimate fighter battles beyond the court

By Meghan Carroll- 1851 Staff

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Kevin Vanderhorst pictured in the Athletic Center where he spends countless hours practicing for the upcoming basketball season.
Photo Courtesy of Meghan Carroll.

Junior Kevin Vanderhorst was born July 20, 1997 and raised in the Dominican Republic until 2013, when he came to the U.S. with his mom, dad and little brother. He moved to Lawrence, Mass, where he attended Lawrence’s public school system. His life changed instantly. He didn’t know anyone and having to learn a new language along with the change of weather made adjusting harder. But, his passion to be on the court was always familiar.

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