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.
Rosa del Carmen Gomez – 1851 Staff
Commuter students do homework at the IC3 during their mid-day breaks on campus. Photo by Megan Palumbo
The commuter lounge has been re-imagined as the Intercultural Center & Commuter Cottage (IC3) and transferred from Brennan Library to the Dean’s Cottage, located at 70 Maple Street.
Mackenzie Dineen & Casey DiBari – Features Editor & 1851 Staff
The first floor of Arnow Campus Center has gone through a quick remodel, and is expected to open the first week of October. Photo by Mackenzie Dineen.
Students were surprised this summer when they stopped by Arnow Campus Center and found it closed for construction. After about two years of planning, new renovations are currently underway, and students have con- cerns regarding what will be inside and when it will open.
By Mackenzie Dineen – Global Correspondent
Firenze, each time I attempt to write about you, my hand can pen nothing but poetry.
Mackenzie Dineen is currently studying abroad in Florence, Italy, where she had the opportunity to hang out in ancient pottery located in Bardini Gardens. Photo courtesy of Mackenzie Dineen
By James Macey – 1851 Staff
Lasell alum Alice O’Connor (‘17) recently experienced a rare opportuity – the chance to represent Team USA in the 2018 World Synchronized Skating Championship in Sweden in March.
Alice O’Connor, who has been skating since age five, recently competed in the 2018 World Synchronized Skating Championship in Sweden. Photo courtesy of Alice O’Connor
By Megan Palumbo & Morgan Van Wickler – Sports Editor & Art Director
The Public Relations Alliance (PRA) has returned and is certainly a force to be reckoned with. After a two-year hiatus, underclassmen have revived the organization and have big plans for their next few years being involved.
The Public Relations Alliance debuted on March 20, putting together a NESN’s Next Producer viewing party for finalists Greg Camillone and Allie Clancy. (L-R) James Kappatos, Communication Program Director Meryl Perlson, Carly Smith, Greg Camillone, Mary Fran Hansen, Allie Cancy, Lilly Rivera, Emily Long, and Taylor O’Neil. Photo courtesy of Matthew Searth
By Danielle Hogan – Arts Editor
Empty Bowls hosted their second community event on Friday April 13 in de Witt Hall.
Guests were provided food, live entertainment and, for a $10 donation, a person could select a handcrafted ceramic bowl of their choice to take home. The group raised $1,500 to donate to the Centre Street Food Pantry in Newton, as efforts to fight hunger.
The Lasell Empty Bowls club meets every Wednesday night to make ceramic bowls in preparation of their community event. This year’s event was on April 13 in de Witt Hall. Photo by Danielle Hogan
By Leanne Signoriello – Features Editor
This past semester, the Saudi Student Association hosted several introductory Arabic language courses, allowing members of the community to learn concepts such as basic conversational phrases and the alphabet.
Saudi Student Association’s President Ahmed Almutairi teaches participants phrases and the Arabic alphabet. Photo by Leanne Signoriello