Colin Froment & Katie Peters – Co-editor-in-chief & 1851 Staff
Colin Froment — Co-Editor-in-Chief
The Lasell cross country teams raced in the UNE Invitational on Sept. 8. Photos courtesy of Lasell Athletics
The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the University of New England (UNE) Invitational race at Rotary Park in Biddeford, Maine on Sept. 8.
The men’s team ran an 8k (4.97 miles) race and the women’s team ran a 5k (3.1 miles). Senior Ryan Dalaba and sophomore Amanda Hawkes were among the top finishers of the day. Dalaba finished early for the Lasers coming in at 29 minutes and seven seconds, earning him 15th place out of 63 runners. Hawkes came in 32nd place out of 80 runners (22nd among scorers), completing the race in 22 minutes and 38 seconds.
Mackenzie Dineen & Colin Froment – Features Editor & Co-Editor-in-Chief
Two new Area Coordinators, Cyntoya Simmons and Kelly Levine, are among the new employees hired by Residential Life for this year.
By Colin Froment & Ruth Kehinde – News Editor & 1851 Staff
Thirty Seconds to Mars’s fifth album “America” springs out multiple messages of activism and religious imagery throughout its verses. However, the album succeeds where others don’t; the band doesn’t allow their cries of hope to overshadow the strong quality of their music.
By Colin Froment & Megan Palumbo – News Editor & Sports Editor
Open forums discussing racism and the campus climate took place on April 9 and 10 in the Athletic Center. The meetings were hosted by President Michael Alexander, Director of Donahue Institute and Associate Professor Jesse Tauriac, and a student panel, who shared their experiences with racism on campus to a mass audience of students and faculty. The forums were established in response to recent reports of racist incidents occurring on campus.
By Colin Froment – News Editor
The men’s lacrosse team traveled to Baltimore this past spring break to play University of New England at Johns Hopkins University. Although the team was defeated 16-9, they toured various aspects of Maryland throughout their stay.
By Colin Froment & Justin Fosdick – News Editor & 1851 Staff
The film “Black Panther” was highly anticipated not just by Marvel fans, but also by the general public for highlighting one of the most racially diverse casts in a recent movie. This cast serves as one of the film’s main strengths, while combing dazzling visuals and underlying political themes to provide another entertaining superhero adventure. More…
Megan Palumbo & Colin Froment – Sports Editor & News Editor
It isn’t every day a college student can feel like a VIP, especially at exclusive events such as Coachella or the NBA All-Star game. For Lasell alumnus, Brandon Gilson, this is not only a lifestyle, but his career. Gilson graduated in 2012 with a degree in marketing and a minor in sports communication. This was the same year in which he founded The Best Seats VIP and became the President and CEO at just 20 years old. More…