Storify: Lasell reacts to Sox World Series victory Reply

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 of the World Series to capture its third title in 10 seasons. Boston slugger David Ortiz was named World Series MVP. The Red Sox clinched the World Series at Fenway Park for the first time since 1918.

Members of the Lasell community took in the game at Boston bars, dorms, and even at Fenway Park. Many people used the hashtag #BostonStrong when Tweeting about the victory, as the Red Sox became the symbol of hope and strength following the Boston Marathon bombings.

Click the image below to read a compilation of tweets by the Lasell community as they put their thoughts on the championship into words.

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A Storify compilation of Tweets by the Lasell community on the Red Sox championship.

Gallery: women’s volleyball vs Brandeis Reply

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Photos by Tom Horak

The women’s volleyball team fell to Brandeis University 3-1 on October 29 to wrap up the regular season. Sophomore Jordan Seid led the Lasers with 19 digs and sophomore Sharisse Scott-Rawlins led Lasell with 11 kills. The Lasers finish the regular season with a record of 16-12. The Great Northeast Athletic Conference tournament opens on Tuesday, November 5.

Gallery: women’s soccer vs St Joseph’s of Maine Reply

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The women’s soccer team defeated St. Joseph’s of Maine 4-1 on Saturday, October 26 at Taylor Field. The victory clinched the Great Northeast Athletic Conference regular season championship and the top seed in the GNAC tournament. The victory improved the Lasers to 13-3-1 overall and 10-0-1 in the conference. Junior Bridget Lynch scored a pair of goals, as her twin sister Kayla scored one of her own.

Gallery: volleyball vs Mount Ida Reply

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The women’s volleyball team defeated rival Mount Ida College in a 3-0 sweep on Saturday, October 26 in the Athletic Center. Sophomore Jordan Seid lead the Lasers with 11 digs and sophomore Alyssa Nahigian lead Lasell with 12 assists. The Lasers improved to 15-11 overall (6-4 in the conference).

Crime Log: October 6, 2013 – October 18, 2013 Reply

Kayli Hertel – Features Editor

Sunday, October 6 at 5:30 pm police responded to a fire alarm in Karadon House. This was a fire alarm reset.

On Thursday, October 10 at 6:50 pm police responded to a fire alarm at Spence House. This was a fire alarm reset.

At 5:48 pm on Saturday, October 12 police responded to a fire alarm at Chandler House. This was a fire alarm reset.

On Monday, October 14 at 7:02 pm police reported motor vehicle damage at McClelland Hall, VanWinkle Hall and the Suites. This is currently under investigation. More…

Scott Hornoff speaks on wrongful conviction Reply

Photos by Zachary Gray

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

Former Warwick, RI detective Scott Hornoff spoke to students of Professor Sarah Abbott’s Death Penalty course on Wednesday, October 16. Hornoff’s presentation, Cop – Convict – Exoneree, focused on his wrongful conviction of first-degree in 1996. The event was sponsored by the Donahue Institute, Center for Community-Based Learning, and the Justice Studies Department.

In 1983, Hornoff joined the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy. He would eventually become a detective with the Warwick Police Department. In 1989, Hornoff drove home from a party in which he drank heavily. He passed by the home of Victoria Cushman, an acquaintance of Hornoff. He thought of stopping by, but decided not to. The next morning, Hornoff learned Cushman was murdered the night of the party. More…

Gallery: rugby vs Amherst 1

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The rugby team fell to Amherst College 41-19 on Sunday, October 20 at Grellier Field. Junior Steve Saluti scored two tries and senior Ricky Hawkes also scored a try for the Lasers (2-2). With their pink socks and wristbands, the team showed their support in the fight against breast cancer during Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend.