Alternative Spring Break travels to New Orleans Reply

 

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Danielle Cutillo & Tier Gibbons – 1851 Staff

Last month, 12 students and two staff members headed to New Orleans, for the annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip. The plan was to mend the damage from Hurricane Katrina and sort Mardi Gras beads, but the team did not realize they were in for a life changing experience. More…

Making a change for homeless youth 2

Kevin Lilly poses for a photograph after his interview. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Kevin Lilly poses for a photograph after his interview. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Danielle Cutillo – 1851 Staff

Lasell senior Kevin Lilly is taking a stand against youth homelessness, a
huge issue around the country, especially in Boston. Growing up in the Boston
area, Lilly has seen an increase of unaccompanied youth; people who are
24-years-old and younger that are experiencing homelessness on their own. More…

Johnny Cupcakes offers advice Reply

 

Johnny Earle, creator of Johnny Cupcakes, signs autographs on free merchandise he gave away to students after his presentation. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Johnny Earle, creator of Johnny Cupcakes, signs autographs on free merchandise he gave away to students after his presentation. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Danielle Cutillo – 1851 Staff

Last month, Johnny Cupcakes founder Johnny Earle came to speak in de Witt Hall about entrepreneurship and the business he started in Boston.  More…

Dean Austin is a traveler and fashionista Reply

Vice President of Student Affairs Diane Austin is a vintage clothing afficionado and picks up many pieces during her travels in the country and around the world. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Vice President of Student Affairs Diane Austin is a vintage clothing afficionado and picks up many pieces during her travels in the country and around the world. (Photo by Danielle Cutillo)

Danielle Cutillo – 1851 Staff

Some may know Diane Austin as the Vice President of Student Affairs who is in her 19th year here at Lasell. “I came to Lasell because of the wonderful opportunity to take on responsibility and to grow,” said Austin. She describes her days at Lasell as challenging, exciting, and always changing.

What some might not know about Austin is her love of traveling and fashion. Austin caught the “travel bug” after almost 14 years of being married and realized there was so much more she wanted to experience. More…

Carlos Arredondo speaks on Boston Marathon bombing Reply

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Carlos and Melida Arredondo spoke to the Lasell community on October 2. Arredondo made headlines as “The Cowboy Hero” after he was photographed helping others during the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo by Leneai Stuart)

Danielle Cutillo – 1851 Staff

On October 2, Boston Marathon bombing hero Carlos Arredondo came to speak to students with his wife Melida Arredondo. They sat in front of a packed Rosen Auditorium at an event sponsored by Lasell College Radio (LCR).

Arredondo began with, “In case you don’t recognize my accent, I’m from Boston.” The audience laughed; his accent was not from Boston. Arredondo came to America as an illegal immigrant in 1980, later becoming an American citizen.

On April 15, 2013, Arredondo made headlines when two bombs went off at the annual Boston Marathon, killing four and injuring 250 people. Although many people fled the scene, Arredondo ran towards the injured to come to their aid. “I didn’t hesitate,” said Arredondo. “I just jumped the barriers and started to help.” More…