Young professionals expose “PR truths” Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Brian Mcloughlin – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor 

Public Relations Alliance (PRA) hosted a Young Professionals Panel on Nov. 8 in the newly renovated Arnow Campus Center. The panel featured seven women in public relations, all under 30, who have found success in their career.

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Students celebrate Transgender Day of Remembrance Reply

By Katie Peters & Emily Long – 1851 Staff

PRIDE hosted Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Arnow Campus Center, Nov. 15. The event that brought attention to transgender issues featured Carter, a 24-year-old non-binary trans masculine man who shared his story of coming into his identity. Born a girl, he had known that he was trans from a very young age but didn’t get to learn about his identity until college. Most of his adolescence, he was encouraged to wear makeup and skinny jeans. His father would give him lectures on dating and boys.

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Are you a good bystander? Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Holly Feola – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 staff

Bystander Intervention trainings were held in Stoller Room on Nov. 1, during common hour to build awareness around microaggressions and inclusion on campus. The program was run by Assistant Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jesse Tauriac’s student workers, seniors Emily Huynh and Lane Sulzer, who are both educated in various diversity disciplines. 

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Lasell’s first themed symposium Reply

By Colin Froment & Mackenzie Dineen – co-Editor-in-Chief & Features Editor

The annual Academic Connected Learning Symposium will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4 in de Witt Hall. It will continue to showcase various projects developed by students throughout the semester. This year, Symposium will focus on its first-ever theme: Diversity Inclusion and Intercultural Competence. It will feature interactive performances from Bronx-based theater group, Mass Transit. This year, Dean Cathy Zeek took over as Symposium Coordinator.

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Campus collaborates for Alcohol Awareness Week Reply

Megan Palumbo & Brian Cohen Co-editor-in-chief & 1851 staff

The Peer Health Education worked collaboratively with a committee of student affairs offices, hosted events around campus on Oct. 15-19, in honor of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. 

Senior Peer Health Educator Cameron Brennan said the purpose of Alcohol Awareness Week “is to make [students] aware of the specific dangers of alcohol, but making it known how to properly use alcohol.”  

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Dr. Keene showcases Native representations Reply

Casey DiBari & Emily Long1851 Staff

Dr. Adrienne Keene shows students Google search results using the term “Native American.” Photo by Marissa Gugala

Dr. Adrienne Keene, Native American academic, writer and activist, spoke on Oct. 4 during common hour in de Witt Hall.  Her presentation was entitled “Native Representations, Pop Culture and Cultural Resistance in Cyberspace.”  

As a member of the Cherokee Nation,  Dr. Keene focused much of her presentation on how Native Americans are represented in contemporary society. She started by showing a screenshot of a Google search using the term “Native American.”

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