By Ruth Kehinde, Emily Long & Jared Sgroi – Digital Editors & 1851 Staff
A month has passed since the Fall semester has began. Senior, Jared Sgroi, interviewed various Lasell “Students on the Street” about their input on how Lasell has changed since the transition into a university status, within that passing month.
By Taylor Viles – 1851 staff
Jack Edwards has been the play-by-play announcer for the Boston Bruins since 2005.
Jack Edwards grew up in New Hampshire watching the Bruins on his TV. He heard the announcers through the screen, but never thought he’d be calling the game himself.
Marissa Gugala- 1851 Staff
Professor Paul DeBole hosted speaker Nathanial Shick on Tuesday, April 9 in Stoller. Shick is the commander of the U.S.S. Constitution and has been in the United States Navy for 19 years. The U.S.S. Constitution is, as Commander Shick described her, “…a U.S. native.” She gained her prestige and fame over the course of many naval battles, specifically the battle of 1812.
At the time of the American Revolution, on the federal level, the country did not have the shipbuilding capacity it needed. The U.S. relied on its maritime cities such as Salem, Gloucester, Boston, and others to provide subscription frigates. Money was raised and then the frigates were turned over to the continental congress to manage the campaign.
According to Shick, at the time the Articles of Confederation were signed, the U.S. had the second largest merchant fleet. “Our livelihood was dependent upon the maritime trade at the time,” he said. After the U.S. Constitution was signed, President Washington petitioned Congress in 1794 for initial funds for six frigates. “Three which are 44-guns…and three were 36-guns. The Constitution was one of the 44-gun ships of the time,” said Shick.
Marissa Gugala –1851 Staff
We’ve been waiting months for the warm weather to arrive – and so have you! Follow this listicle for 10 things to do when the sun comes out and it’s t-shirt weather…finally.
By Hannah Akerly – 1851 Staff
Marissa Gugala- News editor
In honor of Women’s History Month, Brennan Library has displayed a series of photographs that feature well-known, female liberal politicians. The display features headshots of four women who appear on the March edition of Rolling Stone Magazine: Ilhan Omar, Jahana Hayes, Nancy Pelosi, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The display, though done in good faith is a catalyst for conservative marginalization.
According to the Cambridge Dictionary, to marginalize someone is “…to treat someone or something as if they are not important.” Lasell has been doing their best to address issues such as racial marginalization on campus. They have even implemented different programs in hopes of making students of color feel welcome on campus.
Students who participated in Alternative Spring Break share their personal stories – including why they decided to go and how the service-learning trip impacted them.