Students celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year Reply

By Katie Peters & Madison RaffoneArts Editor & Copy Editor

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Students fill their plates with Chinese cuisine inspired by various influential Chinese chefs in Valentine Dining Hall during the Chinese New Year Celebration. Photo Courtesy of Robby Rowe. 

Students and faculty celebrated the Chinese New Year in Valentine Dining Hall on Friday, January 24 with traditional Chinese cuisine, dumpling making demonstrations and other celebratory activities. This event came one day before the actual Chinese New Year on January 25. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2020 is the year of the rat.

When swiping your torch card, there was a glass bowl of red envelopes filled with a decorative card and a fortune, a theme of red and gold was sprinkled around the dining hall. Chinese lanterns with trivia questions attached hung from the ceiling above where traditional Chinese dishes were served. Recipes inspired by influential Chinese chefs included boneless spare ribs, Chinese pork roast, and Asian beef and broccoli stir fry.

There was an array of food options, including vegan seitan steak, pepper pecans, and teriyaki mushrooms. Flyers advertising the event were posted around Arnow Campus Center and Valentine Dining Hall.

Guests were also invited to make dumplings with the instruction of senior Betty Song. She demonstrated how to carefully construct the dough pouches to be filled with either meat or vegetables. Dumplings made by guests were cooked to be enjoyed by those who made them.

Those who didn’t get the chance to make their own dumplings still had the opportunity to try some. Steamed dumplings were made and served during the lunch buffet with options of vegan and meat.

“It made me really happy to see an activity where students and professors can explore other cultures different from what they’re used to when eating at the dining hall,” said first-year Joshua Varghese after attending the event and enjoying the vegan food options.

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By Adam HallenbeckSports Editor

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By Olivia Fernandes – 1851 Staff

 

At the Arnow Campus Center, a full house of students attended Lasell’s first Indigenous People’s Day Celebration hosted by junior Duffy Martin in collaboration with Lasell’s Donahue Institute. The speakers of the event were one of the remaining Lobster Women Marilynn-Leigh Francis and mother Marilynn Francis, who taught Marilynn-Leigh the way of the Lobster People. More…

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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.

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A common goal, 11 different journeys Reply

By Casey DeBari – Opinion Editor
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Photo Courtesy of the Office of Student Activities and Orientation Facebook page. 
(L-R) Olivia Tata and Dylan Alves during orientation, representing their Arnow Aliens.

Last spring, juniors Olivia Tata and Dylan Alves were selected to be two of 11 summer 2019 orientation leaders (OLs). They were tasked with greeting the newest, and first class of Lasell University to campus. As OLs, Tata and Alves are the first friendly faces these students would get to know before the start of school.

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Members of the LGBT Community and Allies Gather for Drag Night Reply

By Olivia Fernandes – 1851 Contributor 

 

Destiny performs at the Arnow Campus Center for Lasell University’s Drag Night. Photos by Olivia Fernandes.

Members of both the LGBT and ally community gathered in the Arnow Campus Center on Tuesday, September 24, to attend the second ever Lasell University Drag Night event, starring two-time performer Destiny, and Dylan, of Pride Club.

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