You know de Witt Hall, do you know Thomas de Witt?

By Taylor Viles -Print Sports Editor

Thomas de Witt pictured at 1993 River Day. Photo Courtesy of Lasell Archives

Students know de Witt Hall for the different social events it holds, such as the recent Halloween concert. Students remember the large group history and ethics classes held between its walls and department events like SoCA Day and School of Business Day. But as students walk through the entrance under the plaque that reads “de Witt,” few wonder who de Witt is and what gives him significance to Lasell.

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Students recognized for leadership on campus

By Paris Adams – 1851 Staff

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Winners of the Lasell Bowls (L-R) Emma Cipriani, Seán McGlone, Megan Croce, James Rossano, Shelby Jendrewski, and Azhar Aluzaib. Photo by Katie Schneider

The annual Lasell College Awards Banquet was held on Thursday, April 12 in de Witt Hall to recognize and celebrate the various students and organizations who demonstrate leadership and commitment to Lasell. The event was hosted by the Office of Student Activities.  Continue reading “Students recognized for leadership on campus”

Speaker addresses Islamophobia in campus talk

By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor 

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Dr. Amer Ahmed (L) and Dr. Jesse Tauriac (R) put on the 
“Addressing Islamophobia” event in de Witt on January 25. Photo by Alex Balletto

The Lasell community  gathered in de Witt hall to hear Dr. Amer Ahmed discuss Islamophobia on January 25.  Amhed, a prominent national speaker, serves as Director of Intercultural Teaching and Faculty Development at UMass-Amherst.  Continue reading “Speaker addresses Islamophobia in campus talk”

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