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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Students join racial conversations Reply

Noor Lobad – 1851 Staff

Thirty students of diverse backgrounds gathered in the Intercultural Center & Commuter Cottage (IC3) on Monday Oct. 15 for the “Real Talk on Race.” Students discussed their diverse perspectives and experiences regarding race on campus. The event was hosted by the college’s Director of the Donahue Institute for Ethics, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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Thinking in Pink Reply

 

Video by Chris Bretti – 1851 Staff 

Students gathered in the newly renovated Arnow Campus Center this past Tuesday to raise breast cancer awareness. The Lasell community decked out in pink attire and brought lively energy to show their support. The event was complete with performances from the dance team, step team and A cappella group. As October and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, students honored their loved ones and survivors by releasing pink balloons in the North quad. Check out this video for a glimpse of Tuesday’s event!

Shoulder-to-Shoulder program extends deadline Reply

The application deadline for the Shoulder-to-Shoulder International Service-Learning Programs have been extended to Monday, October 15, 2018. Students have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador, Mexico or Tanzania. Visit Lasell’s Shoulder-to-Shoulder page  to fill out an application or for more details on each trip.

Janice Fletcher spreads “wisdom of the lighthouse” Reply

Danielle Hogan – Arts & Entertainment Editor

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Fletcher painted an image of her favorite lighthouse in Nantucket, Mass. “Her intent… was to combine the painted image with paraphrased words of wisdom that would be fashioned into a greeting card with family and friends,” wrote her husband, Tom Fletcher. Fletcher passed away on July 6, 2018. Photo by Danielle Hogan

After 25 years of service to the Lasell community, beloved Director of Counseling Janice Fletcher passed away after a courageous batter with cancer on July 6. Fletcher is anything but forgotten, with a legacy stretching far across Lasell’s campus.

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New faculty receives a warm welcome Reply

Megan Palumbo & Michael Salem – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

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New full-time faculty members (L-R) Professor Brian Frasier, Professor Gregory Cass, Professor
Gail Jauregui, Professor Tenneh Wilkins, Professor Thomas Zawisza, Professor Mick
Kaminsky, and Professor Barbara Akum (right). Photo by Megan Palumbo

Lasell hired seven new full-time professors and over 40 adjunct professors for the 2018 fall semester. Full-time and adjunct faculty work together to educate students and engage in the community. More…