Campus improvements enhance learning environment 1

Changes made to campus over the summer included the new math computer lab.  (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Changes made to campus over the summer included the new math computer lab. (Photo by Tina Nalepa)

Tina Nalepa Arts Editor

This summer, Wolfe Hall got a modern addition, geared for the math department. “The Math Lab,” the unofficial name for the new computer lab, is located on the ground floor of Wolfe Hall. The lab includes a glass test center, new floors, new walls, new Apple computers, round tables and several flat screen TVs.

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Communication students attend journalism convention Reply

Bill Cole (left) of AP New England interviews Phil Balboni (right) during the convention. (Photo by Chelsea Curley)

Bill Cole (left) of AP New England interviews Phil Balboni (right) during the convention. (Photo by Chelsea Curley)

Ryan Macleod – 1851 Staff

Students from Professor Marie Franklin’s journalism and media ethics classes spent an afternoon at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s annual convention in Natick on October 9. The convention included panel discussions on social media in the newsroom, relationships between the police and the press, and a live interview of Phil Balboni, the Co-Founder and CEO of GlobalPost, employer of beheaded journalist James Foley.

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‘Rob’ to leave police station Reply

Rob Davis, Lasell's beloved shuttle driver.  (Photo courtesy of Lasell College)

Rob Davis, Lasell’s beloved shuttle driver. (Photo courtesy of Lasell College)

Colin Bracken – Contributing Writer

Rob Davis, the famous shuttle driver at Lasell, will be changing careers. Davis was a consistent face behind the wheel of the shuttle in years past and, starting this fall he worked in the Campus Police station. Davis will leave his position in the station and will stay with Lasell part-time as the Saturday Natick Mall driver and will be on-call to drive the shuttle if needed during other times.

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Campus clubs lead forward Reply

More than 700 students signed up for the nearly 200 clubs and organizations offered on campus at this year's Activities Fair. (Photo courtesy of Lasell College)

More than 700 students signed up for the nearly 200 clubs and organizations offered on campus at this year’s Activities Fair. (Photo courtesy of Lasell College)

Ryan Fitzgerald – 1851 Staff

Among the many clubs offered this fall are six new groups that are quickly becoming popular. The number of clubs on campus has more than tripled since 2006, increasing from 19 to 65, according to Justin Bruce, Coordinator of Student Organizations.

One of the clubs new to Lasell this fall is Yoga Club, started by sophomore Kelsey Desjardins. Desjardins, who has been practicing yoga for 10 years, is a certified yoga instructor and is excited to bring her interest to students on campus.

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Study abroad sees largest numbers Reply

Designed by Kristina Kaufmann

Designed by Kristina Kaufmann

Max Berkowitz – 1851 Staff

The study abroad program at Lasell reached record numbers this semester when 85 students were approved by the Office of International Services to study in countries around the globe.

With the number of students increasing since 2009, Lena Berc, Director of International Services, has been essential to the growth of the program, benefiting students who choose to expand their knowledge in global outputs.

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Does winning an Oscar matter 2

Natalie Kfoury- Co-Editor-In-Chief

Whether or not you care about them, you most likely heard about this year’s Academy Awards. You probably heard about how beautiful and great Jared Leto looked, how many awards “Gravity” won, what Jennifer Lawrence wore, and Ellen Degeneres took selfies with and ordered pizza for the stars in the audience.  More…

Laser Photography of the Week Reply

Laser Photography of the Week

From left: A scenic shot of Boston, the front deck of Lasell’s Keever House. Photos by Catrina Joki.

The 1851 Chronicle is proud to showcase these beautiful photographs submitted by senior graphic design major Catrina Joki. To submit your photographs of Lasell, Boston, or anything else you want to share for our website and social media, tag your Instagrams with #1851Chronicle or email photos to Natalie Kfoury at nkfoury@lasell.edu. Our favorite photos may appear in the paper as well!