Arnow’s first floor facelift Reply

Mackenzie Dineen & Casey DiBari – Features Editor & 1851 Staff

Arnow1The first floor of Arnow Campus Center has gone through a quick remodel, and is expected to open the first week of October. Photo by Mackenzie Dineen.

Students were surprised this summer when they stopped by Arnow Campus Center and found it closed for construction. After about two years of planning, new renovations are currently underway, and students have con- cerns regarding what will be inside and when it will open.

 

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Lasell alum goes global with Team USA Reply

By James Macey – 1851 Staff

Lasell alum Alice O’Connor (‘17) recently experienced a rare opportuity – the chance to represent Team USA in the 2018 World Synchronized Skating Championship in Sweden in March.

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Alice O’Connor, who has been skating since age five, recently competed in the 2018 World Synchronized Skating Championship in Sweden. Photo courtesy of Alice O’Connor

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Students revamp Public Relations Alliance 2

By Megan Palumbo & Morgan Van Wickler – Sports Editor & Art Director

The Public Relations Alliance (PRA) has returned and is certainly a force to be reckoned with. After a two-year hiatus, underclassmen have revived the organization and have big plans for their next few years being involved. 

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The Public Relations Alliance debuted on March 20, putting together a NESN’s Next Producer viewing party for finalists Greg Camillone and Allie Clancy. (L-R) James Kappatos, Communication Program Director Meryl Perlson, Carly Smith, Greg Camillone, Mary Fran Hansen, Allie Cancy, Lilly Rivera, Emily Long, and Taylor O’Neil. Photo courtesy of Matthew Searth

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The fight against hunger starts with “Empty Bowls” Reply

By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor

Empty Bowls hosted their second community event on Friday April 13 in de Witt Hall. 

Guests were provided food, live entertainment and, for a $10 donation, a person could select a handcrafted ceramic bowl of their choice to take home. The group raised $1,500 to donate to the Centre Street Food Pantry in Newton, as efforts to fight hunger. 

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The Lasell Empty Bowls club meets every Wednesday night to make ceramic bowls in preparation of their community event. This year’s event was on April 13 in de Witt Hall. Photo by Danielle Hogan

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New course encompasses Arabic language Reply

By Leanne Signoriello – Features Editor

This past semester, the Saudi Student Association hosted several introductory Arabic language courses, allowing members of the community to learn concepts such as basic conversational phrases and the alphabet.

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Saudi Student Association’s President Ahmed Almutairi teaches participants phrases and the Arabic alphabet. Photo by Leanne Signoriello

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Washington teaches community ‘We don’t look like our stories’ Reply

By Ruth Kehinde 1851 Staff

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Speaker Monti Washington hosted his presentation “From the Streets to the Stage” on February 22. Washington discussed how his rough upbringing made him a better person and stressed the importance of being yourself. Photo by Katie Schneider

Award winning poet, actor, and motivational speaker Monti Washington talked about the fundamentals of life in his presentation, “From the Streets to the Stage,” in de Witt Hall on February 22. In his presentation he described the goals that individuals have are dreams and in order to make them come true, we need to have confidence within ourselves for without it, progression will never be possible. More…

Alum credits Lasell for her marathon inspiration 2

By Megan Palumbo & Shannon Hart –  Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

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Lasell ‘13 alum Sarah Andler will run in the 2018 Boston Marathon, representing Tufts Medical Center. Photo courtesy of Rochester Marathon

When the Boston Marathon first began in 1897, only 15 runners entered to race. Today, the infamous race includes nearly 30,000 participants. We all know at least one person that knows someone else rooting for a family member or friend throughout the day. On April 16, Lasell alumnus Sarah Andler will be running the Boston Marathon for the first time.  More…