Hurricane hits close to home Reply

Natalie Kfoury – Co-Editor-in-Chief

While Hurricane Sandy’s effects on Lasell and the Newton area were relatively minor, many mem­bers of the Lasell community are from or have rela­tives living in the areas where Sandy made a bigger impact. Students and faculty members struggled with worry regarding the well-being of their loved ones and houses back home. More…

Exhibit hangs domestic violence out to dry Reply

The Clothesline Project is displayed outside Valentine Dining Hall in October, which is Domestic Violence Month. The project was sponsored by the Justice Studies department and the Domestic Violence Advocacy and Prevention Club. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

Ashlyn Curley – 1851 Staff

From October 24 to 26, different colored T-shirts hung on display outside Valentine Din­ing Hall. The display, known as The Clothesline Project, was sponsored by the Justice Studies Department and the Domestic Vio­lence Advocacy and Prevention Club to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence. More…

It’s not crazy, it’s sports 3

Zach Gray – Sports Editor

Every great player or coach possesses the drive to train as hard as they can to become the best. Whether it’s lifting in the weight room, sprints in the gym, or practice on the field, these athletes and coaches prepare themselves for the challenges faced in sports. Though physical training is argu­ably the most effective part of preparation, many athletes and coaches have found it necessary to prepare themselves with rituals or routines. These rituals are commonly known as superstitions. More…

Historical season comes to an end Reply

Mike Skelton1851 Staff

The Lasell women’s soccer team had their historical season come to an end Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament against Brandeis. In a hotly contested battle, the Brandeis Judges came away with a 3-0 victory.

Just a day after a monumental win over nationally ranked Amherst, the Lasers couldn’t create the same type of magic against Brandeis. More…

History made: 1st tourney victory for Lasers Reply

Mike Skelton1851 Staff

March Madness has come early as the Lasell women’s soccer team upset the #12 Division 3 team in the nation Amherst College 3-1 on Saturday. This marks the first time in history that any Lasell team has won an NCAA tournament game.

Laser goals came from Bridget Lynch, Kayla Lynch and Molly Masiero, while the defense held strong and goalie Ashley Parrelli collected 11 saves in the victory. More…

Kitchen Aid- Crisis management heavyweight Reply

Tyler Blance – Contributing Writer

Recently in the world of communications, something happened which will go down in the history books as a truly embarrassing crisis-causing event. This occurrence came from one of the most unexpected companies, and is gradually becoming known as the “Kitchen Aid Twitter Crisis.” Although the situation became immediately messy, the way in which the seemingly-irrelevant cooking appliance maker handled their Twitter crisis is something definitely worth congratulating. More…