Mourning the loss of basketball star 1

Sean Bertanza passed away in December of 2012. The campus honored his memory with a memorial service and ceremony before the January 23 basketball game against Albertus Magnus. Photo Courtesy of Christina Mazzone

Sean Bertanza passed away in December of 2012. The campus honored his memory with a memorial service and ceremony before the January 23 basketball game against Albertus Magnus. Photo Courtesy of Christina Mazzone

Zac VierraCo-Editor-in-Chief

When walking across the Lasell campus Sean Bertanza didn’t look like a star basketball player. Usually wearing sweatpants, his New York Yankee beanie, and sporting a lumberjack-like beard he looked more like a homeless man than the captain of the men’s hoops team.

He also didn’t act like the star. He wasn’t arrogant and he didn’t brag. Instead he was just Sean: a laid back prankster who always had fun and made time for everyone who was important in his life.

Bertanza passed away peacefully last December at the age of 22. He was only months away from graduating. More…

Bidding adieu to childhood trophies Reply

Zachary GraySports Editor

“How was your break?” If I had a nickel for every time I heard that the first week back this semester, I could pay off tuition. For anyone who is actually interested, my winter break was decent. The big activity I did over the month off wasn’t New Year’s, nor was it Christmas. It wasn’t traveling or seeing friends. No, the big thing I did over break was throwing out my old Little League participation trophies. More…