Mock Trial competes at regionals Reply

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor

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Representing Lasell College in the American Mock Trial Association regionals on Feb. 24-25 at Boston College. (L-R) Alex Balletto, Jessie Jean, Emmanuella Jean-Louis, Connor Mankouski, Leslie Young, Korinna Locke, Cassandra Langtry, Kyle Bray, Brett Sherron, Professor Steve Rosenthal. Photo courtesy of Alex Balletto

Last month at regionals, Lasell’s Mock Trial team tried Dylan Hendricks v. State of Midlands at Boston College.   More…

Danny Burns: a new face on dance team Reply

By Avery Stankus & Katie Schneider – 1851 Staff

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Freshman Danny Burns recently became the first male member of the Lasell College Dance Team. Photo by Katie Schneider

Like most incoming freshmen, Danny Burns wanted to get involved.

At the beginning of this semester, Burns became the newest member of the Lasell College Dance Team. The recent addition to the team makes Burns the first male student to be a part of the team.  More…

Bang for your buck: student discounts Reply

By Olivia Angerosa – 1851 Staff

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The Museum of Fine Arts offers a variety of student discounts. Lasell College students receive free admission to the MFA. Photo by Leanne Signoriello

We all enjoy a little extra savings, but to college students it’s even more important to save money wherever you can. Check out these great  student deals in the Boston area to help you save cash on your next night out. Note that all discounts are applied when showing a valid college student ID.
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Raising Awareness for Homeless Veterans: One Cookie at a Time Reply

Senior student Armando Machado Jr. is making a difference in his community.

By working with the New England Center and Home for Veterans, he’s raising money and awareness. The charity helps former members of the military to find jobs and gives them a place to stay until they get back on their feet.

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Dillan Foss: Fitness crazed, business driven Reply

By Paola Orizondo – Student Contributor

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Dillan Foss working out after his interview at the McClelland Fitness Center. Photo by Paola Orizondo.

Dillan Foss is an athletic training major pursuing his master’s in nutrition. Student contributor Paola Orizondo got together with the basketball player to talk about fitness, health, worries, motivation and his own personal brand, Limitless Theory.  More…

Henderson hired to coordinate student organizations Reply

By Seán McGlone & Justin Fosdick – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

 

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Jay Henderson comes to Lasell after previously working at Southern Connecticut State University. Photo by Seán McGlone

Jay Henderson was hired as the new Coordinator for Student Organizations in the Office of Student Activities at the end of the fall semester.

While the idea of stepping into a new role after a school year has already started may be daunting, Henderson says his background working with a variety of different departments helped make his transition to Lasell easier than most people might expect.  More…

Alumnus offers VIP experiences 2

Megan Palumbo & Colin Froment – Sports Editor & News Editor

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Brandon Gilson is the CEO of The Best Seats VIP, a concierge company that provides customized experiences for events. Photo courtesy of Brandon Gilson

It isn’t every day a college student can feel like a VIP, especially at exclusive events such as Coachella or the NBA  All-Star game. For Lasell alumnus, Brandon Gilson, this is not only a lifestyle, but his career. Gilson graduated in 2012 with a degree in marketing and a minor in sports communication. This was the same year in which he founded The Best Seats VIP and became the President and CEO at just 20 years old.  More…