By Natalie Kfoury – A&E Editor
Lasell College Radio will host their second annual Marathon Monday Concert at the Van Winkle, East, West, and McClelland Quad with Philadelphia-based hip-hop artist Mason performing as the headliner. Interstate Flamez and SkyMan will be supporting acts, as voted by the students. The show will coincide with the Patriot’s Day holiday and the Boston Marathon on April 16. More…
Barney Frank will address the graduating class on May 13.
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By Casey O’Brien — News Editor
Lasell College will host Congressman Barney Frank as the 2012 Commencement Speaker. Frank, a Democratic Representative for Massachusetts, will deliver the commencement address at graduation on May 13. More…
By Casey O’Brien — News Editor
March is Women’s History Month, and on March 6, Lasell hosted a women’s panel called the “Third Annual Intergenerational Celebration of Women’s History Month.”
The five-person panel featured women from different backgrounds: Callie Crossley, host of the “Callie Crossley Show” on Boston radio’s WGBH, LeLaina Romero, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Jenifer Drew, Associate Professor of Sociology, Peggy Ives, a Lasell Village resident, and Terri Moody, a sophomore at Lasell. More…
Erik and Antoinette Stapper pose with a tiger cub on one of their trips. The couple has traveled to more than 10 countries and takes two trips per year.
Photo courtesy of Erik and Antoinette Stapper.
By Morgan Brittney Austin — 1851 Staff
Twice per year, Erik and Antoinette Stapper pack several weeks’ worth of clothing into one suitcase and leave their home at Lasell Village. The couple, who has been married for 52 years, has been ticking countries and states off their list of places to go since Erik and Antoinette first went to Washington, D.C., for their honeymoon. More…
Although it’s true the Fashion Department does not turn away models because of their size, neither are students directly encour- aged to use larger models.
Also, the use of larger models is difficult, not only because there are very few plus-sized models who end up in the LOOKBOOK, but also because students don’t learn how to de- sign for people of ALL sizes, here meaning thin versus plus-sized. Many times, students leave Pattern Generation 1 (the basic pattern draft- ing class for design students) confused about how to actually draft patterns, due to the teaching styles of certain professors. Sophomores tell freshmen “Don’t bother saving your patter ns because they’re wrong anyway. You’ ll have to redo them next year.” More…
Zach Wahls gained fame after a speech he delivered to the Iowa House of Representatives.
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By Mary Pavlu — Features Editor
Zack Wahls did not realize standing up for what he believed in would change his world or make him a national hero and YouTube celebrity. The 20-year-old engineering student at the University of Iowa, brought up by two mothers, was asked to speak during a public forum on House Joint Resolution 6 in the Iowa House of Representatives on January 31. More…
Illustration by Alex Ferri
By Zach Gray — Sports Editor
For many students, involvement in organized sports ended upon receiving high school diplomas. As for Lasell’s student-athletes, many have played multiple organized sports, either in high school or in recreational leagues before college. In most cases, the student-athletes must commit to one sport at Lasell. But for anyone who has been involved in sports, the desire to participate in competitive athletics is still present. More…
“The Hunger Games,” which opened on March 23, featured a fantastic cast, including Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, and a strong plot that appeals to all audiences.
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By Natalie Kfoury — A&E Editor
Suzanne Collins’ post-apocalyptic world of Panem came alive when “The Hunger Games” was released in theaters on March 23. The film, directed by Gary Ross, is an adaptation of the first in a trilogy of the same name, and earned between $25-30 million during the midnight and 3 a.m. showings, according to Variety. More…