Men’s volleyball sets up 2018 season Reply

By Cassidy Murray & Katie Schneider – 1851 Staff

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Junior Jordan Aprea is a captain for the men’s volleyball team this season as the team looks to rebuild after graduating five seniors last year. Photo by Katie Schneider

The men’s volleyball team have had a rocky start this season with a current record of 1-6 overall and 0-0 in conference play. The Lasers kicked off the season with two losses in their first invitational at Springfield College. Junior Nate Gallo led the team with 15 kills and 13 digs against the Baruch Bearcats. Junior Jordan Aprea had a team high eight kills against the Springfield Pride.  More…

Track team surpasses personal records Reply

By Cassidy Murray – 1851 Staff

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Sophomore Massimo Cugno was one of three team members who ran the 200M at the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational. Cugno finished at 25.33 seconds. Photo courtesy of Allie Amos

The men and women’s track and field excelled during the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational on January 26 and 27. The meet took place at the BU Track and Tennis Center. More…

Winter sports underway in 2018 Reply

Winter sports are about halfway through their respective seasons. Men’s basketball is currently in 4th place in the GNAC looking towards the playoffs. Women’s basketball recently won their senior day game against St. Joseph’s (Conn.) 68-42. Indoor track & field recently competed in the 2018 Boston University John Thomas Terrier Indoor Invitational. Men’s volleyball is looking towards their first conference game of the season.

Photos by Katie Schneider, Cassidy Murray and Allie Amos

Doughnuts you won’t forget Reply

By Megan Palumbo & Cassidy Murray – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff

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Flavors at Blackbird Doughnuts include marshmallow coconut, guava glaze, “old fashioned” chocolate, and chocolate stout pretzel. Photo by Cassidy Murray

When it comes to doughnuts, Dunkin’ Donuts always crosses the mind, but now there’s a new enticing game changer: Blackbird Doughnuts. This artisanal doughnut shop stands out in the South End of Boston and recently opened another store in Fenway last year.  More…

Major League Lacrosse partners with Lasell Reply

By Matt Ferris & Cassidy Murray – 1851 Staff

Last month, Lasell established a partnership with Major League Lacrosse (MLL), providing students preferred access to job and internship opportunities.In addition, the school will offer discounted tuition rates to current MLL players and coaches pursuing their undergraduate and graduate degrees.  More…

Machado says goodbye, takes job at Wentworth Reply

By Seán McGlone & Cassidy Murray – Editor-in-Chief & Sports Editor

Sports Information Director and Lasell alum Emily Machado recently announced she would be leaving Lasell after four years as SID. Machado will take over as Athletic Communications Coordinator at Wentworth Institute of Technology.  More…

Winter must-dos in Boston metro Reply

By Cassidy Murray – Sports Editor

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Boston offers a variety of sights and events around the holiday season, including ice skating, holiday tree lighting ceremonies, and performances such as Elf the Musical at the Wang Theatre. Photo by Michael Bueno

Looking for something to do on your day off this winter? Check out these fun activities to do in the Boston area! More…

Sport Management Day debut Reply

By Leanne Signoriello & Cassidy Murray – Features Editor & Sports Editor

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(L to R) Junior AJ Lajoie, Director of Sports and Operations for Bay State Games Peter Leclerc, senior David Harwood, President and CEO of Boys and Girls Club and President of the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Josh Kraft, Director of Operations for the John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club Michael Finnegan, and senior Kelsey Hagan. Photo by Cassidy Murray.

Lasell hosted its first Sport Management Day on Tuesday, November 14. Like COM Day and Hospitality Day, the one-day event was open to all students, though the events and panels were tailored to sport management majors.

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