Froio takes second at GNAC cup Reply

By Meghan Carroll & Adam Hallenbeck1851 Staff & Sports Editor

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First-year Andrew Froio takes second place in the shot put event at the Greater North- eastern Athletic Conference indoor track championships on Feb. 16. Photo Courtesy of Andrew Froio.

 

Lasell men’s track and field has been having a spectacular season, filled with outstand- ing performances, specifically the breaking of three school records at Greater Boston Invitational at Harvard University on Jan. 19.

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University provost, deans retire Reply

L-R: Associate Provost Jim Ostrow, Dean Helena Santos and Vice President Steve Bloom prepare to make their exit in the next few months. Photos by Madison Raffone & Casey DiBari.

By Casey Dibari & Madison Raffone– Opinion Editor & Copy Editor

By the end of this academic year, the university will be going through another major change. Starting in March, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Academic Success Helena Santos will retire after 14 years. Provost Jim Ostrow and Associate Vice President Steven Bloom will also retire later this year. Both Associate Vice President Bloom and Provost Ostrow have been at Lasell for 20 years.

Men’s B-Ball, athletic culture shifts 1

By Adam Hallenbeck, Claire Crittendon & Taylor VilesSports Editor, Features Editor and 1851 Staff

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The Athletic Center remains hollow at the beginning of the first home game back in front of a populated Lasell campus for the men’s volleyball team. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

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Students sit and watch from the bleachers within the Legion of Blue, Lasell’s traditional fan section within the gymnasium. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

For prospective students, a strong athletic department can be the reason for choosing a particular school. Lasell’s Athletic website reflects this idea, saying “Athletics are considered an integral part of sound educational experience with the goal to have each student-athlete strive to reach his or her potential, on and off the field.”

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Little Big Diner: Low price, big taste Reply

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Kara-aged Fried Chicken, with a bowl of vegan style miso ramen across the table, served at Newton Centre’s own Little Big Diner. Photo Courtesy of Casey DiBari

 

By Casey BiBari & Skylar Diamond – Opinion Editor & 1851 Staff

Right in Newton Centre, Little Big Diner is a modern restaurant that offers a variety of homey food. The size offers a more intimate setting, and whether or not it is crowded, you can easily hold a conversation with whoever you came with or sit comfortably in silence as you enjoy your meal.

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Lasell Votes drives success with registration campaign Reply

 

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Anna Sarneso serving at one of many registration drives to spread voter awareness around campus, hosted by Lasell Votes. Photo Courtesy of Adam Hallenbeck.

By Adam Hallenbeck – Sports Editor

When are the primary elections? How do I register to vote? What is an absentee ballot? All of these questions and more are founding pillars to the new campus initiative, Lasell Votes.

Lasell Votes is a nonpartisan initiative working to increase voter engagement, awareness and education both on and off-campus. The goal of this initiative is to help students identify their political voice as a part of who they are and be able to do so in a safe environment.

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The cost of convenience Reply

By Katie Peters – Arts Editor

Laundry is an unavoidable part of living away from home. Though it may be a small hassle and cost some money, it still has to get done at some point. The original way of paying for laundry was via the swipe of a card. Now with the new laundry system, it may just make it easier for some students to get their laundry done by eliminating the plastic cards and enabling students to pay through an app.

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