Speaker discusses the importance of political knowledge on social issues

Charlene Smith, a South African journalist, addresses the Lasell community. During her speech,Smith discussed the apartheid movement in South Africa as well as stressed the importance of
being politically conscious of social issues. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann
Charlene Smith, a South African journalist, addresses the Lasell community. During her speech,
Smith discussed the apartheid movement in South Africa as well as stressed the importance of
being politically conscious of social issues. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

Kristina Kaufmann & Morgan Brittney AustinPhoto Editor & 1851 Staff

On Tuesday, November 13, South African journalist Charlene Smith spoke in de Witt Hall. The speech titled, “Promises and Lies: The importance of dreaming beyond political scheming.” It focused on the apartheid movement in South Africa and the importance of becoming politically involved with social issues. Continue reading “Speaker discusses the importance of political knowledge on social issues”

Service learning in Uganda will expand Lasell’s global community

Elizabeth HaelaContributing Writer

This May, Tom Sullivan, the Director of Spiritual Life, and Lena Berc, the Director of International Services, are collaborating to ignite the first “Shoulder to Shoulder” trip to Bumwalukani, Uganda. This service trip will be the first to the eastern hemisphere. According to Sullivan, the focus of this trip is to address the educational challenges within Uganda. Continue reading “Service learning in Uganda will expand Lasell’s global community”

International Banquet educates and entertains community

Members of the Lasell community display the traditional dress of different cultures at the first ever International Banquet. Photo courtesy of Dana Janbek
Members of the Lasell community display the traditional dress of different cultures at the first ever International Banquet. Photo courtesy of Dana Janbek

Carissa Woolf & Natalie Kfoury1851 Staff & Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lasell celebrated its first International Banquet on Tuesday, Novemeber 13, in de Witt Hall. The event, held by the new International Club, focused on bringing attention to all different cultures from around the world, as well as bringing to light one of the biggest crises happening in today’s world: the conflict going on in Syria. Continue reading “International Banquet educates and entertains community”

Servicing students for career success

Kelly Buckley (L) and Sallyann Kakas (R), career counselors at the Office of Career Services, provide students with resume, portfolio, networking, and interview help. Photo By Michelle Burke

Michelle BurkeCopy Editor

The Office of Career Services is avail­able to help prepare students for any job or internship. The office, located on the second floor in Edwards Student Center, is open by appointment and select drop-in hours every weekday. Career counselors, Sallyann Kakas and Kelly Buckley, are en­couraging all students to utilize the office to its full advantage. Continue reading “Servicing students for career success”

Talk of Ages promotes timeless discussion

Actress Kaiulani Lee speaks to students, faculty, and Lasell Village residents during the Talk of Ages, “A Sense of Wonder” event. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

Kristina Kaufmann and Kayli Hertel – Photo Editor and 1851 Staff

“We all think we can’t make a differ­ence, yes we can,” said actress Kaiulani Lee at the Talk of Ages, “A Sense of Wonder” event on Friday, November 9, in Rosen Auditorium. The event was centered on bringing recognition to Rachel Carson, an influential author and environmental activ­ist. The event focused on Carson’s novel, Si­lent Spring, which reflected on the chemical industry’s use of pesticides and America’s contemporary environmental movement. Continue reading “Talk of Ages promotes timeless discussion”

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