Students back Barack Reply

Chelsea Curley & Lissette MelendezContributing writers

Students at Lasell College will vote to re-elect President Barack Obama, according to the results of a random sample survey.

Of the 94 students surveyed, 58 per­cent said they would vote for Obama. Ten percent said they would vote for Mitt Romney, while the remaining students were undecided or writing in a candidate. The students in Barbara Meltz’s Writing for the Media class conducted the poll. More…

Obama provides equality Reply

Jacob Bell 1851 Staff

With the presidential election drawing closer, the candidates are trying harder to obtain your votes. They smile, wave and proclaim that they will do nothing but good for our country. Yet, in reality, all pol­iticians want to do is win. So, who is going to do well and follow through with their claims? I’ll give you a hint: America already voted him four years ago. More…

Romney rebuilds economy Reply

Frankie LeoneContributing Writer

With November right around the cor­ner, people might find themselves asking the question “Who should I vote for?” You may be following the election campaigns, watching the debates, catching a few de­tails from news stories, and finally decide both candidates seem to be a legitimate choice. The clear cut presidential hopeful, however, is Mitt Romney. More…

Vote for the person, not the party Reply

Brandon ChaseManaging Editor

In his 1796 farewell address to the na­tion, President George Washington said:

“However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cun­ning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying after­wards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.”

Washington said that political parties are nothing but groups of people who are corrupt and want nothing more than their beliefs to be superior. It is because of this quote that Washington is my favorite president. Our first commander-in-chief realized this about identifying oneself as Democratic or Republican more than 200 years before 43 other men failed to do so. More…

Campus jams to Guthrie Reply

Natalie Kfoury – Co-editor-in-chief

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On October 4, Lasell continued its celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie, the iconic American singer-songwriter and folk mu­sic legend, by hosting the Woody Guthrie Jam. Lead by Professor Lorraine Ham­mond, the event turned the Yamawaki Gallery into a very inviting space where anyone could pick up an instrument and sing to join in on the fun.

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Machado aims for playoff comeback 1

Mike Skelton1851 Staff

Machado (above) returned on senior day to play 45 minutes but was held out of Lasell’s next game on October 15 against the University of St Joseph.Photo By Scott LaPier

 

During a 5-1 win over Rivier College on September 25, senior Emily Machado of sustained what could possibly be a season-ending injury. With the team looking for a third straight Great Northeast Athletic Con­ference (GNAC) title, Machado is hoping the team will extend the season long enough for her to return one last time. More…

Food for Thought program provides tasty discussion 2

Cait Fitzgerald & Ashlyn Curley – 1851 Staff

Lasell’s Center for Community-Based Learning (CCBL) created Food for Thought, a new program this semester that invites members of the campus to come into the CCBL’s office in Klingbeil House to discuss topics on civility and leadership.Photo By Kristina Kaufmann

 

Lasell’s Center for Community Based Learning (CCBL) launched a new program this year called “Food for Thought,” which meets every Tuesday during common hours in Klingbeil House.

The program, facilitated by Amy Greene, focuses on discussion topics for students to talk about civility and leadership. More…

Donahue Scholar talks race Reply

Kristina KaufmannPhoto Edtior

Ken Hardy, a distinguished Donahue Scholar, speaks to the Lasell campus about race. Photo by Kristina Kaufmann

 

Ken Hardy, a distinguished Donahue Scholar, spoke to students and faculty in de­Witt Hall on October 2.

His speech encouraged students to be more aware of race and talk about it freely without feeling uncomfortable. More…