Lasers dominate Anna Maria on senior day

By Cameron Deniso – 1851 Contributor

L-R Senior Zach Scott, senior EJ Day, senior Liam Jacobs, fifth-year Jonathan Friberg, fifth-year Kevin Vanderhorst, and senior Kevin Nunez are honored for Senior Night just before tip-off. Photo courtesy of Janard Jones.

Six players were honored Friday evening at the Athletic Center, as the Lasers celebrated their senior night with a 99-64 victory over Anna Maria College. Jonathan Friberg, Liam Jacobs, Zach Scott, and 1,000-point-scorers Kevin Vanderhorst, EJ Day, and Kevin Nunez were honored before tip-off. 

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Staff and faculty members say goodbye

By LJ VP LaFiura & Cam Deniso1851 Contributors

Jenny Granger Sullivan, who used to be the beloved Director of Student Activities. Photo courtesy of Jenny Granger Sullivan

This campus has seen many changes over the years, including to its staff, professors and administrators. This semester has seen the farewell of several prominent staff and faculty members, including Kathleen Potter, Kent Cherrington, Erin Vicente, Jenny Granger Sullivan, Sarah Abbott, and Ester Pearson.

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Fall teams celebrate senior day

By LJ VP LaFiura & Cam Deniso -1851 Contributors

Lasers, their coaches, and their families gathered for pictures at their respective playing surfaces during Senior Day. Many of them have been teammates since their first year at Lasell.

With fall sports seasons winding down, veteran Lasers were able to celebrate their Senior Days across campus. The soccer teams and the field hockey team enjoyed these festivities during the spotlight of Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend, including a soccer doubleheader at Taylor Field. The women’s volleyball team celebrated later that week on October 21.

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Alum Zac Vierra brings passion to his MLB job

By Cameron Deniso – 1851 Contributor

Zac Vierra with the four World Series trophies for the Boston Red Sox.
Photo courtesy of Zac Vierra

How would you describe someone that’s passionate about something? Can it be defined as sleeping in a tent outside from 1 a.m. to 5 p.m.? What about moving 2,471.6 miles alone to a place you’ve never been before? Zac Vierra has done both these things, all because of his passion for baseball. Vierra slept outside in a tent in 2013 so he could be first in line to get tickets for the World Series. Then, to start his career, he moved to Montana so he could gain experience writing stories and learn the ways of calling a baseball game.

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