Zach Gray – Sports Editor
College: four years of life where every opportunity should be taken. It’s where young adults can excel in academics, clubs, organizations, and athletics. At the Division III (D-III) level, it’s also the last chance for a student athlete to shine. Athletes don’t usually become professional after participating in D-III athletics. Athletes become graduates. Graduates become workers. Workers become bosses. Bosses retire. In that stereotypical post-college life, one hopes to continue some form of involvement in athletics. This includes playing in recreational leagues, coaching, or jobs in sports. Regardless of whatever comes after college, nothing compares to the competitive nature of collegiate athletics. More…
Lasell and Westfield participate in a scrum on Sunday. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann
By Mike Skelton – 1851 Staff
The Lasell Rugby team suffered a 32-7 loss to Westfield State University this past Sunday on Grellier Field. The loss brought the Lasers’ season record to 2-2, as the Owls improve to 4-0. More…
The “Make your voice heard” mural in Wolfe which was designed by the Graphic Design Club. Photo By Kristina Kaufmann
By Michelle Burke – Copy Editor
The “Make Your Voice Heard” campaign is spreading voting awareness through numerous events this month and is asking for student involvement.
The Donahue Institute has paired with Newton Women’s League representative, Sharyn Roberts, to get students to register to vote before the November 6 Presidential Election. More…
Women’s volleyball and rugby were two of many teams that played at home during friends and family weekend. Check out some pictures from the action. Photos by Kristina Kaufmann.
The Men’s soccer team won its seventh game in a row on Monday defeating Johnson and Wales 2-1. Mike Skelton provided the offense for the Lasers, scoring twice in the first half. The win improved the team to 7-0 in GNAC play and 11-1 overall.
Alastair Moock (right) performing along with his friend Jamie (left) in the Yamawaki Auditorium in honor of Woody Guthrie. On the projection is a photograph of Woody Guthrie.
Photo by: Morgan Brittney Austin
By Morgan Brittney Austin – 1851 Staff
Folk musician and song writer, Alastair Moock, 39, captivated an audience of students and elderly on September 23, 2012 at 12:20 p.m. at the Yamawaki Auditorium as he performed Woody Guthrie’s most famous songs in celebration of his 100th anniversary.
“That’s what this program is about: celebrating his legacy,” said Moock. More…
By Kaitlyn Quinn – 1851 Staff
Arianna Cote is now finding more time to spend on her school work. Without a constant field hockey schedule in her life, she appreciates the time she has to complete her work. More…
Kerry Webster in front of Briggs House, the Wellness House on campus Photo By Emily M. Kochanek
By Emily M. Kochanek – Contributing Writer
Opened for the 2012-2013 school year, the Briggs House has been deemed the first “Wellness House” on the Lasell Campus. Kerry Webster, Residential Life’s Area Coordinator who oversees Briggs, expanded on what the Wellness House means for the campus. More…