Dubem Oakfar addressing Glitter’s crowd.
By Madison Raffone – Copy Editor
On Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the IC3, Gliter’s energy overtook the space, with students nearly overflowing the room. Similar to an open mic, students were able to come and enjoy or perform anything they’d like on stage. Junior Dubem Okafor started Glitter in his first year at Lasell.
Taylor Viles – 1851 Staff
Amanda Ortiz (left), recently named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week on Nov. 25, pulls up for a jump shot in the 93-70 loss against non-conference opponent Framingham State University. Precious Montgomery (right) takes a foul shot while players around her brace for the potential rebound.
photos by Katie Peters
The women’s basketball team hasn’t finished above sixth place since they joined the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in 2007. In fact, these Lasers haven’t enjoyed a winning season during those 12 years, but something about this current team is different.
This video is an extension of the opinions piece story of, “The T on the shuttle.” The Chronicle’s editors came together to portray the experience that a Lasell University student may have while walking back on campus after the hours of the shuttle service. This experience was depicted through two scenarios from two students, showing the route they feel most safe to go toward. Dive into the “After Shuttle Hours” video to learn more.
This video was made by Opinion Editor Casey DiBari, Features Editor Claire Crittendon, Sports Editor Adam Hallenbeck, Digital Editors Ruth Kehinde & Emily Long & Illustrator Robby Rowe
By Katie Peters, Emily Long & Claire Crittendon – Arts Editor, Digital Editor, Features Editor
As the 2020 election draws ever-nearer, Lasell’s political climate is attracting more and more attention. From conversations between peers to heated classroom discussions, it is hard to avoid the political divide, but should we be avoiding it in the first place?
Many conservative students on campus feel their voices and opinions are unwelcomed in a classroom setting. Junior Noah Roberts-Yarnevich said when conservative students speak up about their views in class, they risk being labeled as racist or sexist for their political viewpoint.
Illustration by Robby Rowe
By Katie Peters & Madison Raffone – Arts Editor & Copy Editor
The term “cancel culture” has been popularized over the past year, referring to negative online comments when a public figure is called out on unfavorable actions.Whether it’s from their past or present, canceling a person can have harmful results. However, help- ing them grow and learn from the mistakes they have made could help.
In 2018, allegations arose against “Guardians of the Galaxy” Director James Gunn after old tweets resurfaced. The tweets included jokes about rape, pedophilia, the Holocaust, and more. Gunn claims he’s not the same man he used to be, possibly after the negative results of cancel culture.
President Micheal B Alexander speaking at Founder’s Day.
By Madison Raffone – Copy Editor
Founder’s Day took place in the STC on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event celebrated the founding of Lasell and its 168th year as a college and recently, a university. There were artifacts, food, film, and a speech from President Michael Alexander.
The event was held on the main floor of the STC and included snacks, apple cider and free Lasell t-shirts, provided by the Student Alumni Association (SAA) and the Student Government Association (SGA).