Afro Flow Yoga stretches the soul Reply

By Ruth Kehinde1851 Staff

A group of community members pose with Jeff and Leslie Jones (center) at Afro Flow. Photo courtesy of Emmanuella Jean-Louis

On Feb. 27, students were introduced to multiple invigorating African Diaspora dance movements in de Witt Hall by Afro Flow Yoga.

This workshop uses African culture to teach participants customs and the inner workings of connection with the human world and oneself. The goal that Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff W. Jones had while creating this organization was to build a sense of community and unite others.


Tila spices up the dining hall Reply

By Casey DibariOpinion Editor 

Food Network’s chef Jet Tila posing at Lasell College with his book, “101 Asian Dishes You
Need to Cook Before You Die.” Photo by Casey Dibari

On Feb. 26, Chartwells brought in Food Network chef Jet Tila as the first special guest chef this school year. Tila is famously known for appearing on Food Network shows such as “Chopped,” “Cutthroat Kitchen” and “Iron Chef America.” He also has authored several cookbooks, such as “101 Epic Dishes” and “101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die.”


Men’s volleyball digs a steady record Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Brian Cohen – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

The men’s volleyball team is coming off of two consecutive conference wins the week of March 18. The Lasers clinched a 3-2 win on Tuesday, March 19 in the fifth match against Johnson & Wales University ( JWU). On Thursday, March 21, they took down Colby-Sawyer 3-0, sweeping. The Lasers have been on the move with a 12-12 overall record.


Getting to the core of student voices Reply

By Avery Stankus & Claire Crittendon1851 Staff

(L-R) Taylor Hughey, Molly Parrott, Professor Dennis Frey, Professor Marisa Hastie, Evan
Andrews, and Taylor Smith developing a strategic plan for the Core Scholars project. Photo by Avery Stankus

Six Lasell students, Associate Professor of History Dennis Frey and Associate Professor of Exercise Science Marisa Hastie have collaborated on a new initiative titled “Core Scholars.”


Brainstorming for Lasell’s future Reply

By Holly Feola & Chris Bretti – 1851 Chronicle Staff

Lasell held their monthly town hall meeting on March 21 to discuss goals for the next fifteen months as a part of the Vision 2022 Strategic Plan. As a partial continuation from last month’s meeting, President Alexander focused on short-term projects that benefit various parts of the campus, students, staff, and faculty.


News Briefs Reply

 By Marissa Gugala, Ruth Kehinde, Chris Bretti

Congressman Kennedy is 2019 Commencement Speaker

Congressman Joe Kennedy III was announced as this year’s Commencement speaker on March 6 via email sent by President Michael Alexander. Kennedy will be giving the keynote address at the school’s 165th Commencement ceremony on May 11, 2019.

Kennedy obtained his bachelor’s degree in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard University. He served as the Assistant District Attorney representing Middlesex County and the Cape and Islands before being elected to Congress in 2013. He currently serves as the Congressman for the fourth district of Massachusetts.