Open Letter: Dear Sunflower Reply

By Adam HallenbeckSports Editor 

 

Dear Sunflower,

 

When I think about that first time I saw you, I don’t think about what was going on in my life or where we were or really anything along those lines like normal people would think about. I remember your eyes. The blue that surrounds your pupil seems deep as an ocean, but that wasn’t what caught my eye. It was the beautiful yellows and slight orange accents sitting on top, creating what looks like a sunflower. 

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Rowing through second semester Reply

By Adam Hallenbeck & Josh WolmerSports Editor & 1851 Staff

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(second to last on left) First-year Mike Maruk encourages his teammates as they push to finish their heats in the C.R.A.S.H- B sprints championship.

The Lasell Crew team had their first and only meeting of the season as they traveled to the indoor track at Boston University for the Charles River All-Star for Has-Beens, (formally known as CRASH-B) World Indoor Rowing Championships on March 1.  

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Meeting Lasell: Matt Berentsen 1

By Adam Hallenbeck Sports Editor

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Matt Berentsen, a senior at Lasell, walks among the student population no different than anyone else, heading to and from class and making the most out of his four years in college. As the station manager for WLAS 102.9 FM, he has led the student radio station to 18 Interscholastic Broadcasting System Award nominations and now preparing for the real world, he reflects on how he has changed. This is Matt Berentsen. 

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Little Reviews of 2019’s End Game

By Adam Hallenbeck & Hannah AkerlySports Editor & 1851 Staff

Two movies that came out this year, “Little Women” and “Avengers: Endgame,” left audience members in awe and left lasting impressions. Photos Courtesy od IMDB and Newstatesman.com

 

How can one truly tell what the best movie is? According to Statista, 786 movies were released in North America (the United States and Canada, specifically) last year. If every movie lasted exactly two hours, which they do not, then you would need to watch 1,572 hours of content spanning throughout multiple different styles and genres.

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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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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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PRA hosts second annual Professional panel Reply

By Adam HallenbeckSports Editor

On Nov. 12, the Public Relations Alliance (PRA) hosted the second annual professional panel on the first floor of the Arnow Campus Center, creating a networking and learning opportunity with communication professionals from various industries for students at Lasell.

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Nick Colletti “what the F is up,” [Lasell?] Reply

By Adam Hallenbeck, Katie Peters & Elliette BarrowsSports Editor, Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

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Nick Colletti on stage in Arnow Campus Center performing stand-up comedy.
Photo by Mindy Esposito.

Former Vine star Nick Colletti was welcomed by a massive crowd at Arnow on Oct. 5 for a live comedy show. Held in conjunction with Campus Activities Board (CAB), this event had people lining up hours before Colletti was scheduled to take the stage.

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