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
By Ruth Kehinde – 1851 Staff
Speaker Monti Washington hosted his presentation “From the Streets to the Stage” on February 22. Washington discussed how his rough upbringing made him a better person and stressed the importance of being yourself. Photo by Katie Schneider
Award winning poet, actor, and motivational speaker Monti Washington talked about the fundamentals of life in his presentation, “From the Streets to the Stage,” in de Witt Hall on February 22. In his presentation he described the goals that individuals have are dreams and in order to make them come true, we need to have confidence within ourselves for without it, progression will never be possible. More…
By Megan Palumbo & Shannon Hart – Sports Editor & 1851 Staff
Lasell ‘13 alum Sarah Andler will run in the 2018 Boston Marathon, representing Tufts Medical Center. Photo courtesy of Rochester Marathon
When the Boston Marathon first began in 1897, only 15 runners entered to race. Today, the infamous race includes nearly 30,000 participants. We all know at least one person that knows someone else rooting for a family member or friend throughout the day. On April 16, Lasell alumnus Sarah Andler will be running the Boston Marathon for the first time. More…
By Morgan VanWickler & Megan Palumbo – Art Director & Sports Editor
The Lasell Fashion Collection is located in the Donahue building. The collection showcases a number of historical garments for fashion students to reference when making their garments. Photo by Morgan VanWickler
From a dream made into reality, Lasell’s Fashion Collection was established in 1996 through the volunteer work done by Fashion Professor Jill Carey. For two years, Carey volunteered with Morgan Memorial Goodwill in Boston, where she was documenting a collection that the organization had received. Lasell saw this as an opportunity to bring in physical historical garments for fashion students to reference and use during class. More…
By Alex Balletto – Copy Editor
Representing Lasell College in the American Mock Trial Association regionals on Feb. 24-25 at Boston College. (L-R) Alex Balletto, Jessie Jean, Emmanuella Jean-Louis, Connor Mankouski, Leslie Young, Korinna Locke, Cassandra Langtry, Kyle Bray, Brett Sherron, Professor Steve Rosenthal. Photo courtesy of Alex Balletto
Last month at regionals, Lasell’s Mock Trial team tried Dylan Hendricks v. State of Midlands at Boston College. More…
By Avery Stankus & Katie Schneider – 1851 Staff
Freshman Danny Burns recently became the first male member of the Lasell College Dance Team. Photo by Katie Schneider
Like most incoming freshmen, Danny Burns wanted to get involved.
At the beginning of this semester, Burns became the newest member of the Lasell College Dance Team. The recent addition to the team makes Burns the first male student to be a part of the team. More…
By Olivia Angerosa – 1851 Staff
The Museum of Fine Arts offers a variety of student discounts. Lasell College students receive free admission to the MFA. Photo by Leanne Signoriello
We all enjoy a little extra savings, but to college students it’s even more important to save money wherever you can. Check out these great student deals in the Boston area to help you save cash on your next night out. Note that all discounts are applied when showing a valid college student ID.
By Seán McGlone & Justin Fosdick – Editor-in-Chief & 1851 Staff
Jay Henderson comes to Lasell after previously working at Southern Connecticut State University. Photo by Seán McGlone
Jay Henderson was hired as the new Coordinator for Student Organizations in the Office of Student Activities at the end of the fall semester.
While the idea of stepping into a new role after a school year has already started may be daunting, Henderson says his background working with a variety of different departments helped make his transition to Lasell easier than most people might expect. More…