On Feb. 1, the celebration for Black History Month was attended by Lasell citizens in the Lasell Intercultural Center & Commuter Cottage (IC3). This commemoration was to have the month of February start with not only stomachs filled with delicious, Caribbean and African food but also a month for individuals to be aware of the various cultures that are represented on campus.
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At the family-friendly event, Lasell U-Belong Celebration, Newton residents and Lasell students came together to celebrate Lasell officially becoming a university. This celebration presented a variety of fun inflatable obstacles and courses, foods, and ice cream trucks for event-goers to enjoy.
PRIDE hosted Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Arnow Campus Center, Nov. 15. The event that brought attention to transgender issues featured Carter, a 24-year-old non-binary trans masculine man who shared his story of coming into his identity. Born a girl, he had known that he was trans from a very young age but didn’t get to learn about his identity until college. Most of his adolescence, he was encouraged to wear makeup and skinny jeans. His father would give him lectures on dating and boys.
Fall sports teams honored their senior athletes on Oct. 13. Men’s soccer fell 2-0 against Salve Regina University. Women’s soccer hosted their Breast Cancer Awareness game on Senior Day, clinching a 2-1 victory against Regis College. Women’s field hockey triumphed over Rivier University 5-4 in overtime. The men’s and women’s cross country team ran on Friday, Oct. 12 at the Suffolk University invitational held at Franklin Park. The women’s team finished 12th out of 19 teams, while the men’s team came in 16th place out of 19 teams. Women’s volleyball both honored their two seniors and dominated Emmanuel College 3-1. Photos courtesy of Lasell Athletics & Andrew Modugno