Take a look inside editor Ryan Fitzgerald and photographer Michael Bueno’s tour of the construction on the new academic building. The construction team is slightly ahead of schedule on the three story structure according to Vice President of Administration and Finance Diane Parker.
All photos by Michael Bueno.
“Wolfe” can still be seen on the soon-to-come academic structure.
A look at the ground floor area.
A construction worker sands a wooden plank.
The construction team continues to work on the ground floor with the ceiling and base structure completed.
Our tour continues upstairs led by Vice President of Administration and Finance Diane Parker.
Piping installation has begun on the first floor of the building.
The break in what used to be Wass and Wolfe can be seen as Parker explains first floor plans.
Construction on the stairway to the top floor has been conducted.
Pipes and other supplies lay outside the building after snowfall last week.
These two trees will be removed before the building is finished.
Each year Lasell welcomes new students from all around the globe. The college has a total of 146 international students from 36 countries (32 graduate, 114 undergraduate). Out of those students, 70 students are from Saudi Arabia or Arabic speaking countries (six graduate, 64 undergrad). I think it is ridiculous Lasell does not offer any Arabic language courses or have an Arabic program.
After approximately 16 months in the clubhouse, Tiger Woods made his return to competitive golf this week. In Albany, Bahamas, Woods hosts his own tournament, The Hero World Challenge. The tournament always contains a prestigious invite-only field from the top 50 players of the official rankings. This year’s field consisted of 18 players and finished with 17 after Justin Rose withdrew following the first round on Thursday.
The Small Business Institute at Lasell has held a grant competition for the past few years with the winners earning up $1000-$2000 for a small business idea. Not only do they receive funding to propel their ideas but the winners receive three months of mentoring and coaching from leading business professionals.
More often than not, the truth is ugly; but even if you seldom look it in the eye, you’ll have to face it eventually. Last month’s The Birth of a Nation, directed by Nate Parker, confronts the harsh historical narrative of a successful slave revolt in Virginia. In addition to producing, and directing this film, Nate Parker also occupies the lead role of Nat Turner, an enslaved preacher who fans the flames of revolution, and is emancipated. Released on October 7, this film has not enjoyed longevity; if you weren’t aware of its existence, it’s because it’s been removed from your local movie theater, as it was with mine.