On Feb. 1, the celebration for Black History Month was attended by Lasell citizens in the Lasell Intercultural Center & Commuter Cottage (IC3). This commemoration was to have the month of February start with not only stomachs filled with delicious, Caribbean and African food but also a month for individuals to be aware of the various cultures that are represented on campus.
Photos by Ruth Kehinde and Holly Feola – Digital Editor and News Editor
By Emily Long and Michael Maruk – Digital Editor and 1851 Staff
On Tuesday, January 28, 2020, the Office of Student Activities and Orientation held the annual Spring Activities Fair in the Athletic Center. Just back from winter break, student clubs, organizations and employment opportunities aimed to recruit students to join.
The Spring Activities fair was held in the Athletic Center. Photo Courtesy of Michael Maruk
By Adam Hallenbeck– Sports Editor
On Nov. 12, the Public Relations Alliance (PRA) hosted the second annual professional panel on the first floor of the Arnow Campus Center, creating a networking and learning opportunity with communication professionals from various industries for students at Lasell.
By Liv P. Fernandes & Katie Peters –1851 Staff & Arts Editor
Content Warning: domestic and sexual violence
Earlier in November, Professor Raye, alongside men’s baseball, Title IX interns and PRIDE, assembled a display on the hill outside of Winslow. This display was reflective of abuse survivor statistics on American college campuses. Photos by Katie Peters.
By Holly Feola & Bailey Klingaman– News Editor & 1851 Staff
The Studio 1851 presented their Holiday Student Showcase and Sales event in Spector classroom. The invite-only event took place on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Senior Management Team, Board of Trustees, Faculty and Studio 1851 alums were in attendance to browse the holiday collection designed by Professor Wilkin and her students. Professor Carey was in attendance presenting artifacts from the Fashion Collection archives. Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design Kenneth Calhoun had his book, “Black Moon,” on display. The official grand opening will be at symposium on Dec. 10.
By Taylor Viles– 1851 Staff
From Nov. 16 to Nov. 23, the Sports Management Association (SMA) was collecting sports equipment to donate to multiple locations in Waltham in need of athletic gear.
By Katie Peters, Emily Long & Claire Crittendon – Arts Editor, Digital Editor, Features Editor
As the 2020 election draws ever-nearer, Lasell’s political climate is attracting more and more attention. From conversations between peers to heated classroom discussions, it is hard to avoid the political divide, but should we be avoiding it in the first place?
Many conservative students on campus feel their voices and opinions are unwelcomed in a classroom setting. Junior Noah Roberts-Yarnevich said when conservative students speak up about their views in class, they risk being labeled as racist or sexist for their political viewpoint.