Baseball is back in full swing Reply

By Seán McGlone & Casey DiBari – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

While it may not feel like springtime in some parts of the country, that hasn’t stopped the start of the 2018 baseball season. All of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams started their season on March 29, which is the earliest start in the history of the league. The season seems to be going quite nicely for the teams, sans some brawls that happened recently, and baseball fans are feeling thrilled. And they should.  More…

On the road for spring break Reply

Lasell’s Softball and Baseball teams took their annual spring break trips. Softball played in a tournament in Claremont, FL, finishing the week 1-9 versus other east coast teams. Baseball toured the east coast traveling to St. Mary’s City, MD, Cary, NC, and Kings Point, NY. The Lasers went 0-6 against St. Mary’s (MD), Guilford College and United States Merchant Marine Academy. Photos courtesy of Christian Berk & Ashley Gatchell 

Student athletes on road for spring break Reply

By Tristan Davis – Features Editor

While various members of the men’s volleyball team ventured to Niagara Falls and the Mohegan Sun Casino, the rest of Lasell’s athletes dispersed throughout North America in search of more 2016 victories. Panning out as far as Puerto Rico and Florida, the Lasers collected key wins over schools from MA, NY, and PA.

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Chronicle’d Podcast: Episode 8, Let’s talk spring break Reply

By Tristan Davis and Rosemary Leger

“1851 Chronicle” editors Tristan Davis and Rosemary Leger come together to discuss spring break before embarking on their own adventures. In this episode, they also talk plans for three athletic teams, two Alternative Spring Breaks, and one hospitality class. No matter where you’re headed, enjoy the week off, Lasers!

Background music is “Cake By The Ocean” by DNCE.

Severe winter impacts baseball season Reply

Photo by Tom Horak

Photo by Tom Horak

Samantha Plumley and Michelle Port  – 1851 Staff

The mountains of snow that plagued New England this winter proved to be more impactful than anyone expected. Lasell’s baseball team experienced a slow start to their season, but overcame their frustrating situation.

Each year, the baseball team travels to to Fort Myers, Florida to escape the cold and improve their skills. Spring training allows the team to practice in ideal weather and provides the opportunity to play a string of games, which are not impacted by the erratic weather. More…

Storify: Lasell reacts to Sox World Series victory Reply

Zachary Gray – Co-Editor-In-Chief

The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 of the World Series to capture its third title in 10 seasons. Boston slugger David Ortiz was named World Series MVP. The Red Sox clinched the World Series at Fenway Park for the first time since 1918.

Members of the Lasell community took in the game at Boston bars, dorms, and even at Fenway Park. Many people used the hashtag #BostonStrong when Tweeting about the victory, as the Red Sox became the symbol of hope and strength following the Boston Marathon bombings.

Click the image below to read a compilation of tweets by the Lasell community as they put their thoughts on the championship into words.

Storify

A Storify compilation of Tweets by the Lasell community on the Red Sox championship.