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?
Chris Bretti – 1851 Staff
With Halloween approaching fast, selecting costumes becomes a priority for many students. It is an opportunity for us to get creative, collaborate themes with friends and show off our costumes. But when it comes to choosing the costume, there has to be some consideration for the people around us.
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
Megan Palumbo & Chris Bretti – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
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.