Are scholarships awarding scholars?

By Mackenzie Dineen & Chris Bretti – Features Editor & 1851 Staff

What does a GPA say about a student? It may reflect their test-taking abilities, attendance and completion of assignments. However, there are infinite factors that could make up this number. A biased high school teacher, a leave of absence or even a technological issue could drastically change this number. Furthermore, why must students be judged as a number? Isn’t that a bit de-humanizing? Are the skills evaluated by this number evident the student learned anything?

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Men’s Soccer

The Lasell men’s soccer team hosted a Pediatric Cancer Awareness Game on Sept. 19 against Regis College Lions. The honorary game was in tribute to Sophia’s Fund, a non-profit organization that helps families fight pediatric cancer. Both teams battled into double overtime ending the game in a 1-1 tie. Photos by Chris Bretti

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Clancy reflects on winning NESN’s “Next Producer”

Megan Palumbo & Chris Bretti – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff

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Communications major Allie Clancy won NESN’s “Next Producer”, a $20,000 check and an internship at NESN last summer. Photo courtesy of Allie Clancy

On May 18, junior Allie Clancy learned that she won the New England Sports Net- work (NESN) Next Producer competition. Her title was accompanied by a grand prize of $20,000 and a summer internship at NESN. NESN’s “Next Producer” is a series that showcases short sport films submitted by college students from the New England area.

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