Megan Palumbo & Danielle Hogan – Co-Editor-in-Chief & Arts Editor
Artists and guests ooded the gallery admiring the different interpretations of truth. (R) Professor Baldizar’s “OUT OF MANY, ONE” was inspired by many immigrant faces coming together to create a diverse and united country. (L)
The Wedeman Gallery held its monthly artists’ reception on Saturday, March 2 from 7-10 p.m. in the Yamawaki Center for the Arts to celebrate this month’s exhibit “Truth Stories,” presented by ART/Word. The exhibit began Feb. 26 and was on display until March 23.
By Megan Palumbo & Holly Feola – Co-Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
On March 19, Fenway Health held a “Safer Sex Decathlon” in Arnow Campus Center to educate students about safe sex and different sexualities through 10 short activities.
The event was organized by Assistant Director of the Donahue Institute Thomas Morgan. It started with Fenway Health representatives introducing themselves and giving a presentation before the activities started, so everyone would have a baseline of knowledge.
The Lasell community came together for Relay for Life on Saturday, March 23rd to celebrate loved ones and survivors. Check out the photo gallery below to see what this special night was all about!
Photos by Jenny Granger, Emily Harrington, Rosa Del Carmen Gomez and Colin Froment – OSA and 1851 Staff
Anna Wall- 1851 Staff
The members of HerCampus served some tasty treats to the Lasell College community on February 14, 2019. Eight members gathered in the Hoag dormitory kitchen and created three types of treats, Oreo wands, grilled cheese and marshmallow pops. Their goal was to make enough money to buy shirts, and their end result allowed them to do even more.
The group needed to raise $100. HerCampus spent three days tabling outside Valentine Dining Hall, taking pre-orders for the event. They accepted both cash and Venmo, which helped the fundraising immensely. The first day’s sales were not as high as they expected, but when news of the event spread to the parent’s pages of Facebook the day of the event, order growth grew more rapidly than they could imagine.
Parents had ordered so many treats to send to their children that members of the club were forced to go back to the grocery store and buy more ingredients. Members said that this was overwhelming but that it brought in the funds that made the fundraiser so successful. Parents also left messages for the club, saying they loved the idea and thought it was a great gift to send to their kids.
By Valencia Vixama – 1851 Contributor
Professor Jessie Tauriac, 46, Chief Diversity Officer and Director of the Donahue Institute sits down to chat with student Valencia Vixama and reflects on his current career and time at Lasell.
Megan Palumbo, Mackenzie Dineen, & Avery Stankus – Co-editor-in-chief, Features Editor & 1851 Staff
Coming back to Lasell after a semester abroad is challenging. As soon as you adjust to new culture, language, sights, and cuisine, it is time to pack your bags and go home.
Rosa Del Carmen Gomez — 1851 Staff
On Dec. 10, 2018, Lasell hired Chelsea Gwyther to be the next candidate for Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations.
Gwyther earned her bachelor’s degree from Prescott College in Arizona and her master’s at the University of North Carolina. Gwyther has two children, a 16 and 20-year- old. Her husband is a firefighter in Amherst, Mass.
By Megan Palumbo & Claire Crittendon – Co-editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
Part of living on campus means relying on the dining services to cook up something delicious three meals a day. After the breakfast, lunch and dinner rush in the dining hall, you may head to class or go back to your dorm feeling stuffed, but have you ever thought about what happens to the leftover food?