Lasell’s college character Reply

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor

It’s a quaint place here – and it has been since 1851… Lasell is one of the oldest institutions in the area, pinned in Auburndale for over 150 years. The College has held former names in the past – some being Lasell Female Seminary and Lasell Junior College – but has, since 1989, maintained its four-year college status. Recently, however, Lasell has entertained discussion on a possible switch to a university.

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Perez scores weekly honor Reply

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(Top) Kiana Perez (second from right) celebrating mid set. (Bottom) Perez serves the ball to the opposing team. Photos by Katie Schneider

Freshman volleyball player Kiana Perez is taking charge on the court.  She is a statistical leader for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) in number of kills and numbers of kills per set (172 recorded kills, 21 service aces and 136 digs).  Perez was named GNAC Rookie of the Week on Sept. 17. 

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News Briefs Reply

By Leanne Signoriello, Alex Balletto, and Seán McGlone – Features Editor, Copy Editor, and Editor-in-Chief

Student Government Association announces new leaders

On Friday, April 6, Student Government Association (SGA) held elections for positions on the board for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. Students had the opportunity to vote for candidates online throughout the day.  More…

Mock Trial competes at regionals Reply

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor

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Representing Lasell College in the American Mock Trial Association regionals on Feb. 24-25 at Boston College. (L-R) Alex Balletto, Jessie Jean, Emmanuella Jean-Louis, Connor Mankouski, Leslie Young, Korinna Locke, Cassandra Langtry, Kyle Bray, Brett Sherron, Professor Steve Rosenthal. Photo courtesy of Alex Balletto

Last month at regionals, Lasell’s Mock Trial team tried Dylan Hendricks v. State of Midlands at Boston College.   More…

Hanks, Streep deliver in “The Post” Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Alex Balletto – Features Editor & Copy Editor

Steven Spielberg and his star-studded cast in “The Post” allow audiences to accurately revisit tumultuous 1971. “The Post” focused on the publication of U.S. Pentagon papers, exposing the secrets that the federal government lied to citizens about the Vietnam War, leading to the Watergate scandal. More…

Speaker addresses Islamophobia in campus talk Reply

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor 

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Dr. Amer Ahmed (L) and Dr. Jesse Tauriac (R) put on the 
“Addressing Islamophobia” event in de Witt on January 25. Photo by Alex Balletto

The Lasell community  gathered in de Witt hall to hear Dr. Amer Ahmed discuss Islamophobia on January 25.  Amhed, a prominent national speaker, serves as Director of Intercultural Teaching and Faculty Development at UMass-Amherst.  More…