COM students venture to Washington D.C. Reply

Six communication students and two faculty members traveled to WashingtonD.C. on Oct. 11-13 to learn more about political communications. Each day was lledwith activities such as touring Sirius XM Radio, having lunch at the National PressClub, meeting with Congressman Joe Kennedy III’s press secretary, and spending aday at the Newseum. (L-R) Megan Palumbo, Cameron Brennan, Nicholas Crane, Carly Smith, Dana Sutcliffe, Irish Noel, Dr. Lauren Anderson and Professor Marie Franklin.

A weekend to reunite family, friends and alum Reply

Holly Feola & Zachary Houle – 1851 Staff

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Family, friends and alumni participated in River Day races on Sunday, Oct. 14. Photo by Virginia Bry 

In its usual fashion, Family, Friends and Alumni Weekend on Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 brought together loved ones in large numbers, with a total of 500 attendees.

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Blumenfeld educates on gender and sexuality Reply

Michael Salem – 1851 Staff

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Dr. Blumenfeld teaches at the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of http://www.awiderbridge.org/

Lasell welcomed Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld to speak on “Heterosexism and Cisgenderism” on Sept. 20. 45 students and faculty primarily made up the crowd that ushered into deWitt Hall.

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Renovations happening all around campus Reply

Ruth Kehinde – 1851 Staff

 

Vice President of Administration and Finance Michael Hoyle sent a faculty email this past summer highlighting the new and updated areas on campus. Renovated locations include Valentine Dining Hall, Brennan Library, Campus Police, Intercultural Center and Commuter Cottage (IC3), Bancroft Hall, 26 Maple Street, 152 Grove Street, Karandon House and Arnow Campus Center.

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Clancy reflects on winning NESN’s “Next Producer” 1

Megan Palumbo & Chris Bretti – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

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Communications major Allie Clancy won NESN’s “Next Producer”, a $20,000 check and an internship at NESN last summer. Photo courtesy of Allie Clancy

On May 18, junior Allie Clancy learned that she won the New England Sports Net- work (NESN) Next Producer competition. Her title was accompanied by a grand prize of $20,000 and a summer internship at NESN. NESN’s “Next Producer” is a series that showcases short sport films submitted by college students from the New England area.

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Intercultural Center & Commuter Cottage: A home away from home Reply

Rosa del Carmen Gomez – 1851 Staff

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Commuter students do homework at the IC3 during their mid-day breaks on campus. Photo by Megan Palumbo

The commuter lounge has been re-imagined as the Intercultural Center & Commuter Cottage (IC3) and transferred from Brennan Library to the Dean’s Cottage, located at 70 Maple Street.

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New transfer students call Lasell home Reply

Dana Sutcliffe & Brian Cohen – Digital Editor & 1851 Staff 

Lasell’s incoming transfer numbers are a bit higher than usual this semester. This has to do in part with the closing of fellow Newton institution, Mt. Ida College. The college’s close proximity to Lasell, and the opening of a few new Lasell programs encouraged some students from Mt. Ida to transfer schools.

 

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