Let there be light on Grellier Field Reply

Casey DiBari – 1851 Staff

Scattered across the lawns of Newton, you may have seen signs that read “Stop Lasell’s Stadium Lights, 70-foot lights don’t belong in Auburndale.” These signs are part of a protest regarding Lasell’s plans to put lights on Grellier Field. The disagreement caught attention outside Newton when an article in the Boston Globe was published over the summer. It expressed how worried our neighbors are and why they do not want the lights. While these worries are under- stood, it would only be fair to share our side of the story.

 

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Editor’s Corner #JoinTheStory Reply

Dana Sutcliffe – Digital Editor 

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Nestled in a village called Auburndale lay the sleeping heads of 10 student journalists, blissfully dreaming in their dorms. Some dreamed of long beach days from summers’ past while some toss and turn, suffering from nightmares about deadlines. As the sun rises each morning, they hop out of bed and anticipate the day ahead – each one has a story to tell.

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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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Peer Health Educators supress student stress Reply

By Avery Stankus – 1851 Staff

The annual Stress-Free Fair was held on April 6 in de Witt Hall, hosted by Peer Health Educators to raise mental health awareness.  The event informed students on helpful life-coping and end-of-semester stress tips. The three-hour event provided students with dog therapy, painting, massages, and more. 

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Students enjoying the Stress-Free Fair by playing with the many therapy dogs. Photo by Katie Schneider

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Students address racism at open forum 2

By Colin Froment & Megan Palumbo – News Editor & Sports Editor

Open forums discussing racism and the campus climate took place on April 9 and 10 in the Athletic Center.  The meetings were hosted by President Michael Alexander, Director of Donahue Institute and Associate Professor Jesse Tauriac, and a student panel, who shared their experiences with racism on campus to a mass audience of students and faculty. The forums were established in response to recent reports of racist incidents occurring on campus.

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Five students spoke during the forum on Racism and Campus Environment on April 10. (L-R) Tamara Fils-Aime, Jabari Courts, Christa Augustus, Alex Moule, and Briana Brown. Photo by Megan Palumbo

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News Briefs Reply

By Leanne Signoriello, Alex Balletto, and Seán McGlone – Features Editor, Copy Editor, and Editor-in-Chief

Student Government Association announces new leaders

On Friday, April 6, Student Government Association (SGA) held elections for positions on the board for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Students had the opportunity to vote for candidates online throughout the day.  More…