Men’s volleyball digs a steady record Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Brian Cohen – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

The men’s volleyball team is coming off of two consecutive conference wins the week of March 18. The Lasers clinched a 3-2 win on Tuesday, March 19 in the fifth match against Johnson & Wales University ( JWU). On Thursday, March 21, they took down Colby-Sawyer 3-0, sweeping. The Lasers have been on the move with a 12-12 overall record.

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Does game attendance affect athletics? Reply

Casey DiBari & Virginia Bry – Opinion Editor & Virginia Bry

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Lasell fans support men’s basketball play Dean College from the balcony above. Photo by Megan Palumbo.

Despite being a school heavily involved with sports, there seems to be an issue that plagues the school’s athletics: the attendance rate of students at home games.

While Lasers have a number of loyal fans who come to almost every game, they do not seem to bring in the bigger crowds one might expect. This brings the question on how much attendance impacts our athletes during their games.

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Newton North native finds her niche Reply

Adam Hallenback – 1851 Staff

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Amanda Ortiz goes for a jump ball to start the game versus Regis College on Jan. 19. Photo courtesy of Corinne Ciraldo.

From the moment she could walk, junior Amanda Ortiz knew that basketball and she could change the world. It was only a matter of time until she figured out how she would do it.

“Ever since I was little, my mom would tell me that I always had a ball in my hand,” Ortiz said.

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